Databases A-Z

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.

Freely available online. A growing collection of open-access e-books from the university presses of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The first collection focuses on Gender and Sexuality studies.

1919-2010. Coverage focuses on the African American community in Kansas City, Missouri and includes topics such as civil rights, voter registration, school segregation, and urban development. 

eBooks & audiobooks available in the Libby app or on the OverDrive website. Includes popular & scholarly titles. This collection is shared with other libraries in MOBIUS, though some titles are only available to SLU users.

1881-2014. Historical archive of LA Times articles in PDF format.

Searchable database of digitally-encoded, collaboratively-authored scholarship about the history of women's writing, including documents about authors’ lives and works as well as contextual historical material.
Provides access to millions of primary source, full-text/full-image documents on the most widely studied topics in 19th and 20th-century American history. Includes sources related to slavery, civil rights (NAACP papers), women's rights, labor, international relations and military conflicts, Latinx history, and American politics and the Catholic church (John A Ryan papers).

Brings together primary source content relevant to U.S. environmental policy with statistics and data from federal government sources and provides context with topic pages, timelines, and newspaper articles.

An AI-powered research collaboration platform for completing evidence synthesis projects, including systematic reviews. Upload article data to take advantage of AI-powered features including deduplication, decision tracking, and PICO keyword identification. PRISMA diagramming is also available. Mobile app available for Apple and Android.

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A streaming library of feature films, documentaries, foreign films, and television episodes content to complement the curriculum of any course. SLU Libraries has access to the Top 1,000 collection, as well as additional individual titles.more.

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