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

Database Description

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.

Reader's Guide Retrospective

Indexes periodical literature published between 1890 and 1982 (covers volumes 1-40 of the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature).

SAGE Premier

This database gives access to more than 570 journals. Over 292,000 full-text articles cover a variety of subject areas, including social sciences and humanities.


ScienceDirect: Health & Life Sciences

900 full-text titles from: Forensic Science, Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, Immunology and Microbiology, Neuroscience, Medicine and Dentistry, Nursing and Health Professions, Pharmacology, and Toxicology. 

SciFinder Registration Page

You must register an account with SciFinder, from on-campus and using your official NWU email address, in order to search that database.

SciFinder; on-campus registration required.
SocINDEX with Fulltext

SocINDEX™ with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers.

SportDiscus with Full Text

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 530 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

A multidisciplinary database that provides 100% full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, from the following Wilson databases: Art Full Text, Applied Science and Technology Full Text, Biological and Agricultural Index, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature and Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text.

World Almanac

Includes the contents of: several almanacs, such as The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A., The World Almanac of U.S. Politics and The World Almanac for Kids. This resource is updated annually.


1000 BCE - current

World's largest catalog of materials with over 52 million records in over 400 languages. Users can see library holdings for each item in the database. This database was developed and is maintained through the cataloging efforts of OCLC member libraries. It is a useful resource for interlibrary loan. Includes books, videos, journal titles (but not citations to articles), microfiche, computer programs, music CDs, etc. WorldCat is updated daily.

Access Policy

Access to the archival collections is monitored because its holdings are unique and in many instances irreplaceable.

United Methodist Archives

Located on the lower level of the Cochrane-Woods Library, the Nebraska United Methodist Historical Center/Archives was created in 1968 to preserve the history of United Methodism and its predecesso

Archives and Special Collections

Cochrane-Woods Library houses the Nebraska Wesleyan University Archives and Special Collections, which consist of documents identified as having permanent informational and historical value to the

Library Policies


A valid NWU ID or Cochrane-Woods library courtesy card is required to check out library materials.  Materials checked out on an NWU ID or courtesy card are the resp

Cochrane-Woods Library

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