Below is a list of library databases to which George Fox University subscribes.
Licensed databases are restricted to members of the George Fox community. George Fox students and faculty may also request Interlibrary Loan Service for items not held in George Fox library collections.
Academic Search Premier
Large scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains full text for thousands of peer-reviewed publications, in nearly all academic areas of study.
Dozens of research journals published by the American Chemical Society. Also includes Chemical & Engineering News, the ACS weekly newsmagazine covering the chemical enterprise.
Research and information on all aspects of agriculture. Coverage: 1970 to present. Millions of citations from the National Agricultural Library with links to over 240 full-text magazines/journals.
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory - present.
American Writers Collection
Biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers.
Art Full Text
Covers hundreds of international peer-selected publications, including Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Areas covered include Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Computers in Art, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Fashion Design, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, and Video.
Covers science, technology, medicine, social science, business and the humanities and popular culture from 1990-present.
ATLA Full Text Plus
Covers works in and related to the field of religion. Provides citations and full text for journals, essays in multiauthor works, book reviews, and doctor of ministry projects. Tutorial videos
Berg Fashion Library
World dress and fashion throughout history. Includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an extensive e-book collection, a vast image bank, extra reference resources and more. (Subscription is for one simultaneous user.)
Full-text, thoroughly linked database of journal articles in biology. Coverage begins in 2000.
Worldwide coverage of research in the biological and biomedical sciences. George Fox coverage: 1991-2004.
Birds of North America Online
Comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American birds. Contains image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. Hear recordings of birds' songs and calls.
Book Review Digest Plus
More than 1.3 million reviews on more than 550,000 books. Updated daily with retrospective coverage back to 1983.
Critical and biographical analysis of writers of British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th-century-present.
Business Source Complete
Covers thousands of journals in all business disciplines, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes industry reports, company profiles, country reports, case studies, market research reports, SWOT analyses, financial data, and more.
Designed to help professors, graduate students and researchers publish their manuscripts.
Cambridge Histories Online
Renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series.
Cambridge Journals Online
200+ full-text journals from Cambridge.
Christian Periodical Index
Article and review indexing for evangelical Christian journals dating back to 1976.
CINAHL with Full Text
Indexing for 3,000 journals in the fields of nursing and allied health, with full text for more than 600.
Cochrane Collection Plus
Articles, books, research reports, and conference proceedings related to the effects of healthcare, the conduct of controlled trials, the cost and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures, and systematic reviews of healthcare.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Covers hundreds of journals. Includes a sophisticated Communication Thesaurus and thousands of author profiles.
The Conference Board
Best known for the Consumer Confidence Index and the Leading Economic Indicators, the Conference Board publishes approximately 1,500 reports, articles, newsletters and indicator releases.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
Large collection of transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions, first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, and reference works. New material added on a biweekly basis.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Video collection covering social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
CQ Researcher (Congressional Quarterly)
Reports offering in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
Credo General Reference 100
100 reference titles.
Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (Cochrane)
Abstracts for systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world.
EBL: E-Book Library
Over 16,000 e-books available through the Orbis Cascade Alliance consortium.
Access to over 75,000 e-books.
EBSCO database selection page
Search dozens of EBSCO databases simultaneously.
Huge index covering virtually every area related to economics.
Education Full Text
Indexing/abstracting for hundreds of education periodicals.
Education Research Complete (includes Professional Development Collection)
Covers all areas of education. Indexes more than 2,400 journals, with more than 1,400 full text and also contains full text for numerous education-related conference papers. From EBSCO.
Encyclopedia of Associations
Directory of non profit membership organizations providing contact information and descriptions of professional societies, trade associations, labor unions, cultural and religious organizations, fan clubs, and other groups.
Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database.
Covers published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, conference papers, theses, curricula, etc. Now contains full-text ERIC documents.
Films on Demand
Over 40 videos on topics including addiction, religion, counseling, psychology, philosophy, and literature.
Nearly 450 scholarly, full-text periodicals from the Spanish-speaking world. Includes Revista de Arquitectura, Estudios Sobre Educacion, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, Comunicacion y Sociedad, Revista de Ciencia Politica, and Revista Historia.
Gale Academic OneFile
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from diverse disciplines.
Gale Agriculture Collection
Covers hundreds of agricultural periodicals as well as relevant, in-depth reference titles.
Gale Business Economics & Theory
Full-text academic journals with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index.
Gale Communications and Mass Media Collection
Specialized collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
Gale Computer Database
Periodicals on the computer, telecommunications and electronics industries.
Gale Criminal Justice Collection
Information from hundreds of criminal justice publications. Both full text articles and abstracts.
Gale Culinary Arts Collection
Over 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, and many reference titles. Provides recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information and practical instruction.
Gale Discovering Collection
Comprehensive coverage of core classroom subject areas geared for students from middle school to high school.
Gale Educator's Reference Complete
Covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty.
Gale Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Journals and reference titles on environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers and corporate interests.
Gale Fine Arts and Music Collection
Provides information on hundreds of arts-related topics.
Gale Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
Dozens of journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources.
Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Includes the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Find full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources and links to many pertinent websites.
Gale Health Reference Center Academic
Contains millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health related multimedia.
Gale Home Improvement Collection
This collection of more than 180 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
Gale Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure
This collection of more than 800 journals and 29 subject specific reference titles provide well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields.
Full-text articles from the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals.
Gale InfoTrac Junior Edition
Features full-text titles that support school curriculum, including major magazines, newspapers and reference works.
Gale InfoTrac Newsstand
A collection of more than 1,000 newspapers.
Gale InfoTrac OneFile
A comprehensive periodical resource for popular, business and professional topics with backfile coverage from 1980.
Gale InfoTrac Student Edition
Designed especially for secondary schools. Features titles most critical to their libraries and curriculum. Includes, podcasts, ready reference titles, historical images, Rand McNally maps, newspaper articles, broadcast transcripts and over 1000 full‐text curriculum‐related and general interest magazines. Backfiles to 1985, updated daily.
Gale Junior Reference Collection
With thousands of biographies, topic overviews, plot summaries and primary sources, this is a one-stop database for in-depth coverage of middle grades curriculum subjects.
Provides indexing for hundreds of titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Each title included in LegalTrac™ is selected on the basis of criteria provided by a special advisory committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. LegalTrac™ also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.
Gale Nursing and Allied Health Collection
With over 4 million articles related to specialized care, treatment and management of all types of patients.
Gale Nursing Resource Center
This resource brings together respected medical titles from Gale and Macmillan with, thorough nursing-specific texts from Thomson Delmar. Designed to match the "nursing process" workflow, the interface is intuitive to students and facilitates connections between the content and clinical practice.
Gale Popular Magazines
This is a 100% full-text database with a focus on current event, sports, science, and health.
Gale Psychology Collection
Access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Gale Small Business Resource Center
This comprehensive database covers all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes and more via a combination of periodicals and reference content.
Gale Student Resource Center Gold
With award-winning content based on national curriculum standards, this database covers the major subject areas and provides a premium selection of reference, thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.
Global Reference Center
From Encyclopedia Britannica. Comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Global Road Warrior
Provides business and travel information for countries around the world. Sections include Country Facts, Society & Culture, Health & Medical, Technical/Electrical and more. Also included is a Resource Guide that provides useful and practical information on how to do basic things such as making a phone call into or out of a foreign country.
Use this link to have Google Scholar recognize you as a George Fox user, and link you to our full text subscriptions. Google Scholar indexes a broad array of scholarly literature.
A multidisciplinary database that draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Includes almost 100 indexed and abstracted magazines/journals, 75 full text magazines/journals, 155 full text health reports, over 130 full text health books, the Mirriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary, over 5,100 Clinical Reference System reports, and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Nearly 550 full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
Health Technology Assessments
Provides details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of healthcare interventions). Aim is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present.
Database of documents related to taxation in the United States. Offers official government publications related to tax, interpretive material and current awareness services. (create personal account)
International Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 440 international music periodicals, plus full text for 130 journals.
Inter-Play provides easy access to the locations of printed plays in collections, anthologies, and periodicals. Most of the plays cited are not indexed in the standard printed play indexes such as Ottemiller's Index to Plays in Collections or H.W. Wilson's Play Index.
Backfiles of hundreds of important journals in the arts and sciences.
JSTOR Plant Science
Access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials. Useful for those researching, teaching or studying botany, biology, ecology, environmental and conservation studies.
Integrates technical information with analytical and search tools. Interactive graphs and equations allow users to accurately plot points, test ranges for 'what-if' scenarios and solve real-world problems from tables and charts in references that would otherwise be static images on the page. Collections are: Biochemistry, Biology and Biotechnology; Civil Engineering and Construction Materials; Electronics and Semiconductors; and Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering.
Provides online test preparation resources. To begin using this resource follow these instructions:
- Click the Register button under the New Users section at the bottom of the page.
- Enter a username, create a password, verify your password, and then click the Register button. Usernames and passwords must be a minimum of 6 characters and should not include spaces. Please save your username and password as they will be required each time you logon to the site.
- Choose one of the Learning Centers on the left to access our resources.
Comprehensive news, business, and legal information, entirely full-text.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
LISTA indexes more than 690 periodicals and offers full-text links to at least 70 titles. Coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Lippincott Premier Nursing Journals
Full text for over 40 research- and practitioner-based peer-reviewed journals.
Literature Criticism Online
Includes the Gale print sets of Nineteenth-Century, Twentieth-Century, and Contemporary Criticism from 1971-2011 as well as the print set of Something about the Author from 1970-current. This is an extensive collection of scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.
Literature Resource Center
Gales’ mega-database containing information on almost all facets of literature. It provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
Loeb Classical Library
Virtual library of 500+ volumes of Greek and Latin literature.
Information on thousands of public and private companies, and key macro-economic, social, demographic and industry statistics countries worldwide.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Full-text for more than 500 periodicals, 360 reference books, over 85,000 biographies, and more than 105,780 primary source documents. Also includes the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. This database provides lexile reading level indicators and is designed for high school libraries.
Access to information on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, health, and multicultural. Designed specifically for public libraries, it provides indexing/abstracting for over 2,600 journals/magazines, with full text for 1,749. The database also includes over 96,600 full-text biographies, approximately 130,250 full-text primary source documents, and 495 full-text reference books.
A Spanish-language collection of medical research and investigative journals published in Latin America. Full-text for over 100 peer-reviewed medical journals.
Medline via Ebsco
Covers the literature of biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences. 1965 to the present.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
Mergent Online is an Internet-based suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research.
Middle Search Plus
Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events. Full-text for more than 140 titles. Each article is assigned a Lexile number (a reading level indicator).
MLA International Bibliography
Covers literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from 4,400 journals and series worldwide. Coverage from 1926 to the present.
MyiLibrary provides access to e-books from major academic publishers.
NAXOS Music Libraries:
Provides selected full-text for 35 national and international newspapers. The database also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full-text for approximately 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
NHS Economic Evaluation Database
Provides information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures. Economic evaluations - the cost-benefit analysis of two or more different medical treatments - are systematically identified, described and appraised for quality while their relative strengths and weaknesses are explored and highlighted.
Nursing Reference Center
Provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. Delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface.
Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive record of the Engish language.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
A full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Oregon Newspapers Index
An index to several Oregon newspapers and to magazine articles about Oregon.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Six Oxford editions of the Bible, with commentary, reference material, maps and other tools. Oxford's Bible scholarship, integrated into a single resource.
Research guides on finding scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
Oxford Business Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management bring together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in business and management. Containing specially commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars, advanced students, and practitioners. (2 simultaneous user limit)
Oxford Handbooks in Religion
Oxford Handbooks in Religion bring together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in religion. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students. (2 simultaneous user limit)
Over 200 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection
Access the content of more than 100 Oxford reference books with a single search.
Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop and meeting added to the British Library Document Supply Centre's vast proceedings collection since October 1993.
Past Masters: Complete Works of Aristotle
Collection of primary source documents
Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)
A bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the 15 fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
Physical Education Index
Includes abstracts that feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.
Political Science Complete
Contains full text for over 400 journals, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product, such as British Politics, Ethnopolitics and the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Abstracts and indexing for 90 popular elementary-school magazines, with over 70 full-text. Each article is assigned a Lexile number (a reading level indicator). It also includes Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia and an Encyclopedia of Animals.
Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of papers presented at each conference. Is a companion database to PapersFirst.
ProQuest Education Journals
Covers 550 periodical titles, with almost 400 full text.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. It provides abstracting and indexing for more than 780 titles, with over 650 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations.
Coverage of religious affairs and religious thinking from top periodicals, most with full text.
A database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association.
A database from the APA of over 30,000 chapters in PDF from nearly 2,000 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. It also includes close to 1,500 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 the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Full-text reviews of books in psychology. Formerly Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.
Covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, and linguistics. This is a bibliographic database with abstracts covering 1806 to the present.
Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection
This is a comprehensive database from EBSCO covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 600 journals.
From the National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes MEDLINE and related databases. Over 18 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. PubMed may link to content we don't have online access to; please contact a librarian if you need assistance.
Find businesses in the US and Canada based on sales volume, employee size, type of business, and location.
Regional Business News
Indexed and abstracted titles from 65 business journals with 51 of those available in full text. Also includes newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Daily updates.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
This EBSCO collection provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion and Philosophy Collection offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 260 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
Religion Index - See ATLAS Fulltext Plus
Religious and Theological Abstracts
Abtracts of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of religion and theology.
Religious Periodicals - See ProQuest Religion
Routledge Religion Resource
Online access to the best reference titles on Religion in a single fully searchable and extensively cross-referenced resource, including classics such as The Encyclopedia of Protestantism, The Papacy: An Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom.
Safari Tech Books Online
Full text of 50 current Computer Science titles from publishers like O’Reilly, Inc., Apress, Morgan Kaufman and others.
ScienceDirect College Edition
Journal articles in the physical sciences and life sciences.
SocIndex with Full Text
Covers hundreds of journals in the fields of sociology and social work.
Something About the Author
Illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and artists.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Covers biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health & therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports & exercise psychology,coaching & education, and sports medicine.
Thousands of high-quality full text journals and e-books in a user-friendly interface across a wide variety of subject areas.
Includes Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology, The Prescriber's Guide, Stahl's Illustrated, and more.
Taylor & Francis Social Sciences and Humanities
Contains 1,000 journals, with full text access back to 1997.
Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN)
Access to over 20,000 dissertations and theses from 135 institutions, plus many conference proceedings.
Explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
Vocational & Career Collection
This collection from EBSCO provides full text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry-related periodicals along with indexing/abstracting for over 600 periodicals.
Wall Street Journal
Full text from 1984 to the present.
Web of Science
Provides the Science Citation Index Expanded from 1979 to the present, and the Social Sciences Citation Index from 1994 to present.
Full text for most of Wiley's several hundred journals.
A catalog of over 110,000,000 bibliographic records held by thousands of libraries.