Accessing eResources Remotely

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To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.

For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain the login credentials for licensed eResources, see this IT FAQ entry.

Subscription Database Index

  Academic Search Complete  

A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with nearly 9,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,700 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 13,000 journals and a total of more than 10,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, ethnic & multicultural studies, technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

  American Chemical Society Publications

Accesses 33 ACS publications with content from 1996 through the current year.
The American Chemical Society also has a YouTube channel here.

  Annual Reviews

Includes over 30,000 articles and over 41,000 images and figures in current and previous journals covering 34 topics including social sciences, biomedical sciences, and physical sciences reviews.

Analytical ChemistryAnthropologyAstronomy & AstrophysicsBiochemistryBiomedical EngineeringBiophysics
Cell and Developmental BiologyClinical PsychologyComputer ScienceEarth and Planetary Sciences
Ecology, Evolution and SystematicsEntomologyEnvironment and Resources
Fluid MechanicsGeneticsGenomics and Human GeneticsImmunology
Law and Social ScienceMaterials ResearchMedicineMicrobiology
NeuroscienceNuclear and Particle ScienceNutritionPathology: Mechanisms of Disease
Pharmacology and ToxicologyPhysical ChemistryPhysiologyPhytopathologyPlant BiologyPolitical Science
PsychologyPublic HealthSociologyVirologyVision Science Complimentary access through January, 2016.

  Biography in Context

Contains more than 440,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history. It combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with more than 325 full-text periodicals and journals, more than 27,000 portraits and thousands of Recent News briefs on high-interest individuals.

Choice Reviews Online for faculty use ONLY for Book Ordering
Internet version of the print magazine CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Begun in 1964, CHOICE is published in printed magazine format 11 times annually. CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes over 7,000 reviews by subject experts.

CQ Researcher

Covers issues from 1991 to the present in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by an experienced journalist. There is an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. PDF files are available for reports from January 1996; color PDFs are available for reports published after January 2001.

EBSCO Databases   

Abstracts in Social Gerontology
Academic Search Complete
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Alt Health Watch
American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955
Art Full Text
Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Business Source Complete
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Computer Source
E-Book Academic Collection
E-Book Collection
Educational Administration Abstracts
Environment Index
ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Family Studies Abstracts
Fuente Academica
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
History Reference Center
Hospitality & Tourism Index
Human Resources Abstracts
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)
Legal Collection
Library/Information Sciences & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text
Literary Reference Center
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Military & Government Collection
MLA Directory of Periodicals
MLA International Bibliography
Newspaper Source
Peace Research Abstracts
Philosopher's Index
Primary Search
Professional Development Collection
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Public Administration Abstracts
Race Relations Abstracts
Regional Business News
Religion and Philosophy Collection
Science & Technology Collection
Serials Directory
Shock & Vibration Digest
SocINDEX with Full Text
Teacher Reference Center
Urban Studies Abstracts
Vente et Gestion

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

The text of the 32-volume Encyclopædia Britannica plus thousands of additional articles updated to provide the most current information possible. Includes Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica's Internet Guide, Multimedia files, an interactive world atlas, timelines, Book of the Year, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Collegiate Thesaurus 10th Edition, and full-text articles from EBSCO.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

ERIC currently indexes literature content published by 1,057 selected centers, agencies, programs, associations and non-profit organizations, including information from conferences, meetings, government reports, theses, dissertations, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

  Gale Virtual Reference Library  

A database of 209 encyclopedias and specialized e-book reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

GeoScience World

A comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked with GeoReflease (GeoRef). The GSW Millennium Collection, includes peer-reviewed articles and other materials with linked reference lists from more than 41 high-impact journals in a broad range of geoscience areas from 27 global publishers. A Literature Archive of pre-2000 articles enhances the collection.

Import Genius databases give academics unprecedented insights into the shipping activities of importers and exporters around the world. Login with your Centenary College email address for access.
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Ingentaconnect offers one of the most comprehensive collections of academic and professional research articles online - some 5 million articles from 10,000 publications. ingentaconnect provides researchers with online access to the full text of electronic articles, through online purchase of individual articles, or through subscriptions to publications.


JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections
JSTOR is an online library of journals, academic ebooks, and primary sources. Archive of over 483 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Each of the three core Arts & Sciences Collections introduces new academic disciplines into the archive. The Arts & Sciences Complement enables institutions to build upon these core collections, adding new journals in existing disciplines and cross-disciplinary fields over time. There are no overlaps (titles included in more than one collection) among the Arts & Sciences Collections. The Biological Sciences Collection is an interdisciplinary archive of journals covering the life sciences. The Biological Sciences Collection has minimal overlap with the Arts & Sciences I Collection and is JSTOR's first multidisciplinary collection branching out into the natural and applied sciences.

LearningExpress Library   

An interactive online learning platform of practice tests (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, and MCAT) and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, both students and adult learners, succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Fill out the free registration form in order to access the materials.

LexisNexis / Academic Universe

Access over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. The news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Also provides access to Shepard's Citations service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789. Contains full text articles from key journals and is valuable for business, management, tax, and legal research. Included are international newspapers and papers from within the United States; business, legal, and medical journals and news; corporate financial information; federal laws, regulations, and all court decision; state laws and court decisions in full text; and quotations; biographies; and business directories.

For a brief overview of the new LexisNexis interface, refer to the following video tutorial:


A unique cross-referencing technology, Literati empowers librarians and delivers with authoritative answers to millions of researchers worldwide. Publisher and Subject Collections offer libraries deep reference content from over 1200 reference titles.

  Literature Resource Center

Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.

Magill's Literary Annual

A source which recalls the plots of the world's great works of literature or provides a concise summary of books worth reading.

MathSci Net  

MathSciNet contains over 3 million publications and nearly 2 million direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from digitized articles dates back to the early 1800s. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from approximately 1,800 journals. This web of citations allows users to track the history and influence of research publications in the mathematical sciences.

Oxford English Dictionary

Full-text searching of all OED's definitions, etymologies, and quotations.

  Proquest Dissertations and Theses  

This is the world's most comprehensive collection of multidisciplinary dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day including 1.2 million full text dissertations and over 2.1 million titles available for purchase. Coverage includes business, health and medicine, history, literature and language, science and technology, social sciences, and the arts.

  Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Source  

his database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.

  Sanborn Maps of Louisiana

ProQuest's Digital Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps, allowing for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections.

  Scribner Writers Series

Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.

   Twayne Author Series  

Provides full-text critiques of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 900 individual titles.

   WorldCat Discovery Services

Search Magale's online catalog as well as collections all over the world for articles, conference proceedings government documents, monographs, videos and e-resources. NOTE: Magale's resources will appear first in the results list. Submit an ILL for items not included in Magale's collection.