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  • Academic Search Complete  
    Begin your search with this database! Contains more than 8,500 full text periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals. Includes multiple languages. Journals offered cover all areas of study.
  • ACM Digital Library  
    Collection of full text and citations from ACM journal and newsletter articles, conference proceedings, and other publications that have been published, co-published, or co-marketed by ACM.
  • Agricola  
    Citations of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
  • Alt HealthWatch  Icon
    Database of articles and reports with a focus on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Some full text articles.
  • American Indian Histories and Culture  
    Manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Also includes rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, historic maps, and travel journals
  • American West  
    Primary source material of Western Americana. Includes manuscripts, maps, rare book sources, and ephemeral material.
  • Annual Reviews  
    Provides systematic, periodic examinations of scholarly advances in a number of fields of science through critical authoritative reviews.
  • arXiv
    Free archive of pre-print and other articles in physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology, and statistics.
  • ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index  
    Indexes articles and book reviews from Catholic scholarly journals and general interest magazines. Coverage is from 1981 to the present.


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  • Bibliography of Native North Americans  Icon
    Citations for journal articles, books, essays, and government publications covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Dates of coverage range from the sixteenth century to the present. Limited full text.
  • Book Review Digest Plus  Icon
    Book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Includes reviews on academic works.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text  Icon
    Business article database. Also provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Business Source Complete  
    Key database for business and economics research. Includes scholarly journals, business magazines, industry magazines, country reports, company and industry reports, videos, and more.


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  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Business  Icon  Icon
    Directories of journals in accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing. Entries include information on style, format, topic areas, review process, acceptance rate, and publication fees charged by each journal.
  • Catholic Periodical and Literature Index  
    Indexes articles and book reviews from Catholic scholarly journals and general interest magazines. Coverage is from 1981 to the present.
  • Choice Book Reviews  Icon
    Choice reviews significant books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education.
  • CIAONet (Columbia International Affairs Online)  Icon  Icon
    A full text source for theory and research in international affairs. Coverage from 1991 to present. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
  • CiteSeerX  Icon
    Free scientific literature digital library and search engine focused on the literature in computer and information science.
  • Computer Source  Icon
    Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.
  • Contemporary Authors  
    Information on modern authors, including those who were active prior to 1960 and whose works continue to influence contemporary literature.
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism  
    Presents published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959.
  • CQ Press Electronic Library  
    A combined search of titles from the CQ Political Reference Suite and the CQ Researcher.
  • CQ Press Political Reference Suite  Icon
    Online access to the full text of CQ Press publications: Historic Documents, Politics in America, Political Handbook of the World, Congress and the Nation, and CQ Almanac.
  • CQ Researcher  
    Offers single-themed, 12,000-word report provides researchers with 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.
  • Credo Reference  Icon
    Hundreds of full text reference works from the best reference publishers, covering all disciplines.


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  • Dictionary of Literary Biography  Icon
    Offers essays that outline the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres and summarize the critical response to their work. Principal works of the author are noted as well as a list of further readings about the author.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals  
    Multi-disciplinary database that provides indexing, abstracting, and free full text access for selected international scholarly journals.
  • Discovery Texas  Icon  Icon
    Search across multiple Texas library catalogs and databases with a single search.
  • Dissertations (St. Mary's only)  
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    Dissertations written by St. Mary's University doctoral students. Graduating doctoral students must upload an electronic copy of their dissertations to Proquest after graduate school approval and before the graduation deadline. Do not upload theses for Masters' programs.


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  • EBSCO eBooks  Icon
    Find digital books in the Library's largest eBook collection. Download and read selected titles on your computer or eReader. Check out the eBook Guide for more information.
  • EBSCO Image Quick View  Icon
    Search for all images found in EBSCO databases.
  • EBSCO: Search All EBSCO Databases  Icon
    Choose and search a wide variety of the EBSCO databases using a single search. This page also has links to title lists of the EBSCO databases, help, and training documentation.
  • EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Online  Icon
    Find a specific online journal or browse through a list of online journals hosted by EBSCO.
  • EBSCOhost Mobile  Icon
    Access to EBSCO databases via the web on your mobile phone.
  • Educational Administration Abstracts  Icon
    Indexes and abstracts articles covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of relevance.
  • Enhanced Business Search Interface  Icon
    Another search interface for Business Source Complete.
  • ERIC (free access)  
    Free access to the ERIC education article and reports database.
  • ERIC (from EBSCO)  
    Key education database. Citations, abstracts, and some full text articles from education journals and other literature.
  • ESG Manager (formerly KLD Socrates)  
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    An integrated suite of tools to conduct research and analysis across a broad spectrum of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
  • Essay and General Literature Index  
    Reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.


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  • Gale Literary Databases  Icon
    combined search of Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Gale Powersearch  Icon
    Search across the Gale databases with the ability to limit by database or by individual title.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Search multiple encyclopedias and other reference works with a single search.
  • GaleGroup Databases (All)  
    Search several Gale databases simultaneously.
  • Global Road Warrior  Icon  Icon
    Practical information for business people and travelers about each country in the world.
  • Google Books  Icon
    Search across the full text of millions of books. Most books are not available full text. Book pages link to Worldcat to find the book in a library.
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Search for scholarly works from a wide variety of disciplines.
  • GPO Government Publications Catalog (free access)
    Covers U.S. government documents such as congressional reports, hearings, debates, judiciary materials and more. Consists of records published by the Government Publishing Office since July 1976. Includes documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
  • GreenFILE  Icon
    A database of scholarly and general interest titles offering a perspective on the positive and negative impact of humans on the environment. Some full text.


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  • Handbook of Texas  
    An encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories.
  • Health Reference Center Academic  Icon
    Collection of medical and professional periodicals, general interest health and fitness magazines, reference books and pamphlets. Some full text articles.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition  Icon
    Full text journal database of consumer health information.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  Icon
    Focuses on many medical disciplines. Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals and abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
  • Hein Online  
    Full text law journals, case law, and treaties. Note: This database is not available for off-campus use.
  • HeritageQuest  
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    US Federal Census records from 1790-1930 and over 25,000 genealogical books on local history, genealogy, and primary source materials.
  • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980  Icon
    Full text of about 350 Hispanic American newspapers from 1808-1980, some published only in Spanish and some published in English and Spanish.
  • New York Times - Historical  Icon
    Full text of the New York Times from 1851-2011.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center  
    How-to database with full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts, and recreation activities today. Includes more than 740 magazines and books, as well as access to more than 720 videos and over 140 hobby reports.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center  
    Full text database with a focus on home improvement and home repair. Articles show instructions, tips, and suggestions for a variety of home improvement projects.
  • Homeland Security Digital Library  
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    Includes homeland security strategy, policy and research documents published by federal, state and local government agencies, international governments and institutions, research institutions, universities, and think tanks. St.Mary's students and faculty may request individual research accounts directly from HDSL. Be sure to use your St. Mary's email account.
  • Humanities Full Text  
    Academic journals in the humanities with some full text articles. Includes feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, and performance and media reviews.


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  • IBISWorld  Icon
    Reports and rankings on hundreds of US industries. Also includes information on over 8000 publicly-traded US companies. Also provides economic and demographic information via business environment research reports.
  • IEEE Xplore (no full text)
    Indexes and abstracts for journals, conference proceedings, and other materials published by IEEE. For full text access, request articles using Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • Index to Texas Magazines and Documents  Icon
    An index of magazines and documents on topics specific to Texas with an emphasis on business, education, history, and government.
  • Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA)  Icon
    Indexes journal articles plus books, research reports, and conference proceedings and patents in the field of information science. Coverage dates back to the mid-1960s.
  • IOPScience  Icon
    Full text physics journals.


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  • JSTOR  Icon
    An interdisciplinary database of leading academic journals with full text articles. Most articles are 3-5 years or older. Full text available for many titles.


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  • Kids Search  Icon
    A combined search interface for Middle Search Plus, Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Animals, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, and TOPICsearch.


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  • Learning Express Library  
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    Materials to help with job preparation, career advancement, career changes, and re-entry into the workforce. Includes SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT test prep, and other certification, licensing, and aptitude tests. Note: You need to create a free user account.
  • Legal Collection  Icon
    Contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic  
    Search the full text of current and historic news, non-English language news, retrieve company news and financial information, federal, state and international legal materials, medical and health information, biographies and other reference information.
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts  Icon
    Database focusing on librarianship. Indexes periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
  • Literary Reference Center  Icon
    Information on authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticisms, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, poems and short stories, author interviews, and classic texts.
  • Literature Resource Center  Icon
    Contains information on both classical and contemporary authors and their works and biographies of authors, bibliographies of all they have written, critical essays and contextual information. Includes Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
  • LLMC Digital (Law Library Microfiche Consortium)  
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    Searchable online access to government and legal literature.


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  • Magill's Literary Annual (Salem Literature)  Icon
    Full text of Magill's Literary Annual from 1977-present, an annual publication that critically evaluates 200 major examples of serious literature, both fiction and nonfiction, published during the previous year.
  • MAS Ultra: School Edition  
    Targeted at high school audiences, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications.
  • MasterFILE Premier  Icon
    Offers articles on a broad variety of subjects. Searchable full text for popular magazines, book and music reviews, journals, company records and historical documents.
  • MedicLatina  Icon
    Collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals. Spanish language.
    Provides authoritative medical information via abstracts and indexing for over 3,800 current biomedical journals published in the U.S. and internationally. Some full text available.
  • Middle Search Plus  
    Targeted at middle and junior high school audiences, the database provides access to popular magazines and other information.
  • Military and Government Collection  
    Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government by providing a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, pamphlets, and more.
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals  Icon
    Information on journals and series in the MLA International Bibliography. Includes editorial contact information and details about frequency, circulation, submission guidelines, and subscription prices.
  • MLA International Bibliography  
    This database is the definitive bibliography for scholarly materials in the humanities. Subjects covered include criticism, drama, folklore, humanities, language, and literature. Indexes journals, monographs and other books, dissertations, bibliographies and other sources.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center  
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    Analysis of stocks and mutual funds include analysts' recommendations; users may generate reports and analyze customized portfolios. Includes stock, mutual fund, and ETF screeners.


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  • Natural and Alternative Treatments  Icon
    Contains articles on medical conditions, presenting in an evidence-based manner the alternative medicine therapies proposed for use in their treatment as well as information on herbs, supplements, functional foods, and alternative therapies.
  • NetAdvantage (Standard and Poor's)  
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    Standard & Poor’s analysis and information on companies, industries, stocks and bonds, mutual funds/ETFs, S&P indices, and more.
  • New York Times - Historical  Icon
    Full text of the New York Times from 1851-2011.
  • Newspaper Source  Icon
    Provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Also contains full text television and radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers.


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  • Open Library  Icon  Icon
    Open Library is a partnership of libraries to offer interlibrary loan of eBooks directly to library patrons. Account holders can borrow eBooks from the site. St. Mary's University is a participant in the Open Library initiative. Create an account to start using Open Library. Take a look at the How It Works page for more information.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)  Icon  Icon
    A historical dictionary that is the accepted authority on the English language as an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words, past and present, from across the English-speaking world.
  • Oxford Reference  Icon
    Searchable full text encyclopedias and other reference works published by Oxford University Press


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  • Philosopher's Index  Icon
    Contains research published since 1940 including over 680 journals from more than 50 countries in all fields of research in philosophy. Note: limited to 4 simultaneous users.
  • Play Index  
    Index to finding plays written in or translated into English, with over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present.
  • PQDT Open  Icon
    A repository of dissertations and theses published on an open access basis with the full text of each available for free.
  • Primary Search  
    Provides full text for nearly 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. Coverage back as far as 1990.
  • Professional Development Collection  Icon
    Collection of nearly 550 education journals and more than 200 educational reports.
  • Project Muse  Icon
    Access to a selection of prestigious journals in the humanities and social sciences. The library's subscription includes full text access to a subset of the full collection.
  • PsycARTICLES  
    Database of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Coverage spans 1985 to present.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  Icon
    This psychology focused database provides about 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
  • PsycINFO  Icon
    Key psychology database of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports. Focus on psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines. Limited full text. Coverage from 1887-present.
  • PubMed (MEDLINE)
    PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations includes some full text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.


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  • Race Relations Abstracts  Icon
    Indexes and abstracts articles covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance.
  • Regional Business News  Icon
    Offers full text content for selected international newswires and regional business publications.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection  Icon
    Offers full text journals for researchers of theology and philosophical studies. Covers topics such as world religions, denominations, biblical studies, religious history, and philosophy.


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  • Sage Journals  Icon
    Electronic access to 600+ peer-reviewed, full text journals in most disciplines, with content dating back to 1999.
  • Salud en Español (Consumer Health Complete in Spanish)  Icon
    Consumer health articles and other information in Spanish.
  • Science and Technology Collection  
    Contains full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications.
  • ScienceDirect  Icon
    Database of journals in the physical sciences and engineering, life sciences and medicine, social sciences and psychology/counseling. Science Direct includes thousands of full text journals.
  • Scribner Writers  Icon
    Access to original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world.
  • Searchasaurus  Icon
    A kid-friendly search interface for Middle Search Plus, Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Animals, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, Primary Search, and a collection of images.
  • Serials Directory  
    Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials.
  • Short Story Index  
    Index of short story collections and anthologies.
  • Small Business Reference Center  
    Gives up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management, and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Includes videos.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center  
    Full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer. Clymer repair manuals provide step-by-step procedures based upon the complete disassembly of the machine.
  • SPIN  Icon  Icon
    A searchable database of grant and funding opportunities.
  • Student Research Center  Icon
    A combined search interface for Health Source: Consumer Edition, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, MAS Ultra: School Edition, Columbia Encyclopedia, and the Vocational and Career Collection.
  • Springer Link  Icon
    Database of full text journal articles in a variety of disciplines with an emphasis in the sciences and professional fields.


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  • Teacher Reference Center  Icon
    Includes more than 260 titles including books, teacher and administrator trade journals and periodicals providing coverage of educational topics.
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970)  
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    Provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of over 12,000 American towns and cities.
  • Texas Reference Center  Icon
    Full text journals and books about Texas. Also contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans, several Texas newspapers, and more.
  • TOPICsearch  Icon
    This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.
  • Twayne's Authors Series  
    Offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres.
  • Twentieth Century Poetry (American and English)  Icon
    American - Includes 52,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 American poets. English - Incorporates the works of 285 of the most widely studied poets of the British Isles and beyond, including over forty distinguished authors from The Faber Poetry Library.


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  • Value Line Investment Survey  Icon  Icon
    Current and historical market and financial data on publicly held companies, along with analytical tools, rankings and expert analysis of the data.
  • Vocational and Career Collection  Icon
    Full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related magazines and journals. Focuses on topics relating to careers and jobs.


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  • Wall Street Journal  
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    Searchable full text of the Eastern edition of the Wall Street Journal.
  • WorldCat FirstSearch  
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    Information on the holdings of the world's libraries.
  • WorldCat Local  Icon
    Search the Blume Library's collection and many other libraries worldwide using WorldCat, the world's largest network of library-based content and services.

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Journals List

Looking for a specific journal?  The Blume Library's Journals List search allows you to search for a specific journal, newspaper, or magazine and tell if the library offers online or print access.


Remote Access to Databases

Access to subscription databases is limited to St. Mary's University faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students. Subscription databases are marked by a key . Most subscription databases may be accessed off campus via EzProxy.

Login Tips

You will be prompted to enter your username and password to access subscription databases when you are off-campus. Your username is your ID number (found on your Rattler Card). Your password is your last name. DO NOT USE YOUR GATEWAY LOGIN.

If you are not able to login, please call the on-duty librarian at Research Desk at (210) 436-3508. If a librarian is unavailable, please email the library using the Ask Us email service and include a description of your database access problem.

Examples Login Accounts

Username: Your username is your ID number (found on your Rattler Card). Username Example: 4565678

Tip: Don't use letters or leading zeros. If your ID number is 0004565678 then use 4565678 as your username. If your number is s00056789, then use 56789. Your password is your last name.

Password: Your password is your last name.

Password Example: Smith
Password Example: Smith-Jones
Password Example: De Leon
Password Example: McNaughton
Password Example: O'Bannion
Password Example: Smitherish-Jones

Tip: Type your last name in with the first letter capital and remaining letters lowercase. EzProxy is case sensitive and won't work if you don't type your name correctly. Use spaces, dashes, and apostrophes if your last name includes them. If you registered with the University under a different name than the one you are currently using, please try both variations of your name .

Note: If you are at a place of business that uses a firewall, you probably won't be able to connect to the proxy server. Please try again from a computer that is not behind a firewall. If you use a personal firewall and you can't connect, please turn the firewall off temporarily and try again.


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