This list combines several types of online resources: journal databases, reference sources and some selected web sites and journals. For more online resources, consult a subject Research Guide, the databases by subject list, see the A-Z list of electronic journals, or get help from a reference librarian. Please note that subscription resources are only available to Knox College students, faculty and staff.
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Annual Reviews This journal collection focuses on the sciences and social sciences. Annual Reviews articles are review articles summarizing the research on topics within fields like econonmics, anthropology, sociology, and most areas of the sciences.
Anthrosource From the American Anthropological Association, this collection of 32 academic journals in the area of anthropology provides full text from the start of publication for all the journals in the collection.
ATLA Religion From the American Theological Library Association, this database covers the scholarly literature of religious studies: Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. The database covers academic journals, essay collections and book reviews from 1949 to the present.
Book Review Index Plus A comprehensive online guide to book reviews that includes more than five million review citations from thousands of publications, with linking to more than 630,000 full-text reviews.
Chicago Tribune (Historical: 1849-1989)
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online Columbia International Affairs Online is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Consumer Health Complete Oriented towards the health consumer, this database provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Filmakers Library Online (video collection)
GeoRef A comprehensive index to geology and related geosciences literature from journals, conference reports, government documents, maps and more. The geology literature covering North America dates back to 1785 and back to 1933 for the rest of the world.
GPO An index to all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.) from 1976 to the present.
GreenFILE Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Handbook of Latin American Studies A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the Handbook focuses on the social sciences and the humanities.
HarpWeek (Harper's Weekly)
Health Source--Consumer Edition A collection of consumer health information providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
Historic American newspapers -- see Chronicling America
Historical Abstracts Provides citations to articles in over 1,800 scholarly journals in over 40 languages on the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 forward. Citations in the database date back to 1955.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance A good resource for the study of theatre and the performing arts. Covers journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertations on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
JSTOR Plant Science JSTOR Plant Science provides access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, and scientific literature in the form of academic journals, conference proceedings and monographs.
Literary Reference Center Provides a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day on all topics related to literature studies. Sources include books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias, reference works, and literary journals.
MasterFILE Premier This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Also contains an image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags.
National Journal collection From the National Journal Group, this collection is a comprehensive resource on politics and public policy for the academic community. Contains the magazine National Journal, the reference source The Almanac of American Politics and much more.
NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts This database contains summaries of more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.
Oxford Companion to Music (via Oxford Music Online)
Policy Central (see National Journal collection)
Political Science Complete Provides full text and indexing of scholarly journals in all areas related to political science. The database also features 330 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full text conference papers.
Professional Development Collection Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
PsycInfo Has abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in psychology. Journal coverage spans from the 1800s to present and includes international material selected from around 2,400 periodicals.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Contains citations to publications on music from all over the world. The database covers all document types: articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more.
Salem History-- reference books from Salem Press
Salem Literature -- reference books from Salem Press
SocINDEX A sociology research database containing full text for more than 820 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for 14,636 conference papers.
TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Interest to Classicists) provides the tables of contents of about 185 journals of interest to classicists.
Web of Knowledge (Web of Science) An index of approximately 11,400 journals from over 45 different languages across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. The Web of Knowledge also allows for citation searching.
Women & Social Movements Focusing on U.S. women's history and organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection currently includes 94 document projects and archives with more than 3,750 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and almost 2,100 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.