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This is an alphabetical listing of the online databases available to Nebraska Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.

Database Description

1965 - current

Indexes more than 9,580 medical and health-related journals published all over the world. It is produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and is updated monthly. Articles indexed tend to be highly specialized, as the periodicals are aimed primarily at doctors and researchers.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

MLA Directory of Periodicals: The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography

MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers. –Ebsco Website

Music Index

Featuring digitized content from 1970 to the present, the Music Index contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. It also provides selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 25,370 CDs with more than 362,900 tracks. On average, 500 new CDs are added to the library every month.

The library offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month.

Nebraska Wesleyan Picture and Archive Collection

Nebraska Wesleyan Picture Archive is a collection of digitized photographs featuring campus buildings, students, faculty, and life in general at Nebraska Wesleyan University throughout the years.  The collection is updated daily.


A collection of databases, full-text articles, and web resources compiled and maintained by the Nebraska Library Commission. Topics vary, covering the humanities, social sciences, general sciences, education, among others.

Newspaper Source Plus

Provides more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 39 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspaper. Some titles are: Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle,  The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK),Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC), The Philadelphia Inquirer, Houston Chronicle, Star Tribune (Minneapolis).

NWU Journal Titles

Search the Journal Database by title (or browse by subject) to find out if our library subscribes to a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper.

Oxford English Dictionary Online

"The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet...

It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books." - from the OED website

PAIS International

1972 - current

Contains references to more than 553,000 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, and more.


1993 - current

Indexes papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library. This resource is updated 24 times a year.

Philosopher's Index

1940 - current

The Philosopher's Index, considered the most thorough index of journal literature on the subject, features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. The database covers the fifteen fields of philosophy and contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages."


1993 - current

Citations and some full text content of every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library. This resource is updated 24 times a year.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.  Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. –ProjectMuse

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health SourceTM  provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1,070 titles, with over 890 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,300 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.


Definitive source for full text articles on current issues in psychology. Search 39,000 articles from 52 scholarly, professional journals.


"PsycBOOKS® from the American Psychological Association (APA), includes over 38,000 chapters in PDF from over 2,500 books, published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection . It also contains over 1,600 classic books of landmark, historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology." - EBSCO



1887 - current

From psychology journals and books. Contains nearly two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in over 35 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year. PsycINFO also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.


1950s - current

"A service of the National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes over 15 million citations for biomedical articles...These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources."
- NIH website.