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The Archibald Library subscribes to a wide range of electronic databases containing newspapers, magazines, journals, and books. Choose a subject area from the menu below for a listing of appropriate databases to search. We have also included some free online journals, databases, repositories and websites of particular value to academic research.

Alphabetical Listing of all Databases

Databases by subject area:

Anthropology / Sociology General Reference Native Studies
Biblical Studies History: North America Natural Sciences
Business, Economics,
Leaderhip & Management
History: Religions Philosophy
Christian Ministry
(including Worship)
History: World TESOL
Counselling & Psychology Kinesiology Theology
Education Music  
English Literature    


Scholarly content made free during COVID-19:

  • JSTOR (expanded access)
    JSTOR has opened access to all unlicensed collections and partnered with publishers to provide access to over 25,000 books. Search by book or chapter title.
  • Project Muse
  • Select publishers are temporarily making scholarly content, including books and journal articles, free on Project MUSE during COVID-19. The Project MUSE link above directs you to the advanced search page. You can choose to search by a specific publisher (a list of publishers providing free content found here:, or you can simply select “Only content I have access to” and conduct a search of all free content.


Databases by type of content:

High School E-Book Databases
Theses/Dissertations A-Z List of all Subscribed Databases


Troubleshooting note:

Sometimes your Internet browser will bypass the proper login screen (with the BCS logo and blue band across the screen) because you have previously logged in, but the database will block access because you have not actually logged in during your current session. Restarting your computer should resolve this problem.

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