Find the best library databases for your research.
The most frequently-used databases
Academic Search Premier
This link opens in a new windowMagazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and much full-text.
This link opens in a new windowContains core academic journals going back to volume one, but lacking the most recent 3-5 years. Covers fields in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
This link opens in a new windowThe Lenoir-Rhyne Academic Institutional Repository (LAIR) is managed by the University Libraries and has been established to preserve and make broadly available the scholarly works of the LR community. LAIR is appropriate for article pre-prints and manuscripts, conference papers, instructional material, as well as student projects, theses, and dissertations. The repository also provides a digital home for the university’s historical and cultural collections.
This link opens in a new windowDatabase with records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
This link opens in a new windowProvides access to 700 US NAICS industry reports, 700 risk ratings and iExpert reports, and benchmarking for over 5000 public and private companies
SIRS Issues Researcher
This link opens in a new windowProvides information on over 300 social issues "by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources."
SIRS Knowledge Source Package
SIRS Issues Researcher combines SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Knowledge Source, and SIRS Renaissance into a single resource.