Databases to start your research
Suggested Databases for Basic Research
CQ Researcher – Research reports on a wide range of topics.
Congressional Digest and Supreme Court Debates - Provides research and balanced presentation of important debates before Congress, the Supreme Court, and international bodies help you understand the issues and form your own opinions.
British Broadcasting Company Religion Page
Provides a list of the world's religions with descriptions and viewpoints regarding beliefs, ethics, history, rights and rituals etc.
Books and DVDs –
Locate books and DVDs that are located physically in the Bellarmine University library.
Locate electronic copies of books that can be read online.
On the library webpage, click on databases A-Z, look for the following databases:
A database of over 34,000 electronic books.
eBooks from EBSCOhost
Electronic books are digital full text versions of books.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Academic Search (EBSCOhost)
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
This database provides full-text access to more than 2000 scholarly and professional journals as well as popular magazines. Provides citations and abstracts for articles published since 1986 or later, frequently with full-text of articles published since 1992 or later.
This database provides full-text articles from U.S. and international newspapers and business publications.
This database provides full-text back (archival) files for approximately 250 scholarly journals in 21 academic disciplines.
Over 300 humanities and social sciences journals from academic publishers.