Find the best library databases for your research.
NOTE: The use of many of the University Library’s resources is governed by license agreements which restrict the use to the GSU community and to individuals who use the GSU Libraries’ facilities. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, noncommercial purposes, without systematically downloading or distributing substantial portions of information. The use of software such as scripts, agents or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire GSU community.
The following are the most frequently used databases:
Academic Search Complete provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. The collection includes peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, and books, for STM research, the Social Sciences, Humanities, and other areas of academic studies. PDF content dates back as far as 1887.
A digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. It offers an interdisciplinary journal archive across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The archive offers an interlinked aggregation of scholarly works as well as long-term preservation.
Web of Science provides seamless access to the Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index as well as Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
New and Trial Access
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A comprehensive video collection that delivers over 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Use link to sign in via our institution. Includes films from producers such as California Newsreel, Sony Pictures Classics, Music Box, Oscilloscope, BBC, Collective Eye, Royal Shakespeare Company, BroadwayHD, and more.
In addition to 24/7 breaking news, this resource includes access to The New York Times Archives (dating back to 1851), Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (found in the App), Daily 360 content (with mobile device or using a mouse), Podcasts, and Newsletters. To access: Log in using the link above. Enter your GSU username and password, then "Create Account" on the Academic Pass page. Create an account using your GSU email and a new password (this password will be for NYTimes only). Access to NY Times is being provided by the Office of the Dean of Students
Faculty – With access to the research performance of over 20,000 research institutions and their researchers from 230 nations worldwide, SciVal empowers you to visualize your research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, identify, and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports. SciVals’s more than 300 trillion metric values enable you to generate powerful analyses and data visualizations on demand to inform your decision-making processes. Note: You must "Sign in via your institution" and "Sign in with email" to create an individual Elsevier profile in order to utilize SciVal. Access provided by the Office of International Initiatives