Library Databases

Subscription Databases: These databases are provided through subscriptions paid for by the Library, funding through Title III, and MORENet, the Internet provider of state colleges and universities. For both on and off-campus access, click on the database of your choice. A
login page will appear. Enter your HSSU email and email password as your login information. This gives you access not only to the database you choose, but to any other subscription database during your research session. If you have any issues or questions with these resources
please call the Library at (314) 480-4867 or 4868 for more information.

Bridges Cluster Catalog 
Access to the library collections of ten St. Louis academic libraries including the Harris-Stowe AT&T Library. [Subscription: No] 
Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a digital reference library that places a world of factual information at your fingertips. Containing a selection from 645 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, Credo Reference is the ideal place to start any research. [Subscription: Yes]

Academic Search Elite: offers access to thousands of magazines, journals, images, and reports, many of them available in full-text. There are also four K-12 appropriate databases which provide quick access to the curriculum standards of all 50 states.Academic Search Premier: An index offering access to more than 3,000 magazines, journals, images and reports, many available in full text. Business Source Premier: A business specific database offering access to 1,100 magazines and journals as well as company reports, industry overviews, directories, and many other industry and business specific publications. There is also a mobile access for IPhone and android devices. Other databases available at this site are listed on their text menu. [Subscription: Yes]

The Education Week Research Center is a division of Editorial Projects in Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Education Week.  It is known for providing both news and analysis, along with explanatory and investigative journalism across a range of digital, print, and broadcast platforms as well as through live and virtual events. The Research Center conducts original surveys and in-depth data analyses informing news coverage, as well as independent, unbiased research projects for outside organizations on a grant or contract basis. [Subscription: Yes] 

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
This premier general encyclopedia offers 75,000 articles with over 23,000 biographies in their "Year in Review," is available to browse all the way back to 1993, and includes access to Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations, BBC and New York Times daily headlines, their "World Atlas", as well as a variety of Web sites, carefully chosen by Britannica's editorial department. World Analyst: Britannica's exclusive database of current and past statistics on the countries of the world. [Subscription: Yes]

Gale Databases:
The premier online resource covering today's most compelling social issues, from capital punishment, to immigration, to violent video. It is multidisciplinary and supports science, social science, and education courses. [Subscription: Yes]

Google Scholar
Through this address Google makes it possible to search scholarly literature including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. [Subscription: Yes] 

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in historical research by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more. 

A high-quality interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over 1000 leading academic journals across the academic fields, as well as selected monographs and other valuable scholarly materials. The articles and other materials that are now in the Public Domain are freely available. These materials are generally historical in nature within their disciplines.
[Subscription: Yes]
Internet Public Library
A public library for the World Wide Web developed and maintained by the students from the IPL Consortium; a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science. [Subscription: No] 
Learning Express Library
Off campus access is available after personal account is established.
Free online practice tests for ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, PRAXIS, and more. A resume building software is also available on this site. This site is made available by MOREnet.

The central catalog of the MOBIUS Library Consortium, providing access to over 20,000,000 items available from the 60 member academic libraries and two cooperating partner public libraries across the state of Missouri. [Subscription: No]

NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded Web site sponsored by just about all the justice related federal agencies currently in existence. A major source of information on criminal justice, substance abuse, firearms control, corrections information and everything else in the justice field. This database offers both abstract and full-text document publications. [Subscription: No] 


A full-text index and database of newspapers from across the U.S.A special service labeled "Missouri Newspapers", is provided by state appropriation through MORENet. [Subscription: Yes]

Oxford English Dictionary
The world's most trusted English Dictionary and Thesaurus. Find definitions, meanings, and word origins as well as help with writing, spelling, and grammar. [Subscription: Yes]

Oxford Reference Online
All access is via userID and password provided by Student Support Services. A collection of over 130 subject dictionaries, English and bi-lingual dictionaries. The Oxford World Encylcopedia, the Osford Dictionary of Quotations, and the expanding collection of Oxford Companion reference books covering at least 25 subjects. Over 500 full-color maps and flags and timelines linking over 2,000 key events of the 20th century with developments in arts, architecture, literature, performing arts, politics & government, science, technology & medicine, society, and war. This database is offered to the students, faculty, of HSSU through Student Support Services. [Subscription: Yes]

ProQuest Psychology Journals
A database encompassing a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic journals. Subjects include clinical and social psychology, as well as related disciplines such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, neurology, social welfare, and more.  [Subscription: Yes]
A not-for-profit search site dedicated to providing verifiable, reliable information on the Web from identifiable sources.  [Subscription: No]

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice
This is the online version of a work published by the State University of New York at Albany and the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. It includes links to other Web sites. [Subscription: No]

St. Louis Public Library The catalog of the St. Louis Public Library. Need we say more? [Subscription: No]

State and Local Government on the Net
The site provides links to all 50 states, many counties and some city governments including tribal governments as well as Puerto Rico, Guam and other U.S. territories. [Subscription: No]

The Web site of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. [Subscription: No]
Provides easy one-step access to all online federal government resources. Formerly called "Firstgov." [Subscription: No]

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