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Library Database

Many of the sources in our databases are available online in full text. To log in to Louis databases from off-campus, follow these instructions:

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LOUIS Databases

Bloomsbury Collections
Delivers online access to scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s award-winning Academic division. Spanning the humanities and social sciences, the site features the latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press. New frontlist collections are added each year.

Bloom's Literature
Bloom's Literature contains a wide range of reference essays and scholarly criticism examining great authors -- from William Shakespere to J. K. Rowling -- and their works.

EBSCO Discovery Service
Searches across the Delta Library catalog and many of its databases and online resources.

EBSCOHOST is a comprehensive database containing multi-disciplinary subject databases and subject specific databases of articles

Gale Group
The Gale Group databases compile Biography Resource Center, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Series and The Twayne Authors Series

JSTOR is a full-text scholarly journal database

Nexis UNI
Contains full-text articles and abstracts from newspapers, magazines and reference sources

Link Source A to Z
Use Link Source to search for articles by journal title

Oxford English Dictionary
The definitive record of the English language.

ProQuest provides access to several databases including Nursing and Allied Health Source. Nursing and Allied Health Source provides access to full-text articles from leading nursing, allied health and related publications

Learning Express
This resource has over 800 tutorials, practice exams, and ebooks for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation and career advancement.

MathSciNet is a database covering the world’s mathematical literature

Bayou State Periodical Index
Index Louisiana resources

Dissertation Abstracts
This database provides abstracts and citations for doctoral and masters’ dissertations

The Civil War
450 primary source documents with an overview of military, diplomatic history, cultural history, legal history and more

Credo Reference
An online reference resource from LOUIS.

Vocational and Career Collection
Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals.

Other Databases

The World Factbook
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing
An international forum for the advancement of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice.

America’s Newspapers
America's Historical Newspapers makes it easy for students to search and browse hundreds of U.S. newspapers published from 1690 through the 20th Century, including titles from all 50 present states. This coverage of topics, issues, events and people gives students a better understanding of not only the past, but also its lingering impact on the present.

Mometrix Test Preparation

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help students find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Opposing Viewpoints Resources Center
A one-stop source for information on current social issues. 

Journal of Forensic Sciences