Over 80 of the library's databases are on EBSCO, including our most heavily-used database, Academic Search Complete. Browse a list of all EBSCO databases here or use the link above to search them all at the same time. You can also connect to EBSCO then click on "Choose Databases" to link to specific EBSCO databases.
Over a thousand full-text scholarly journals and books covering all subjects in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. History, economics, art, literature, and mathematics are particularly strong. All journal titles are archived back to the first issue, many dating from the early 1800s.
A streaming service for thousands of videos from major educational film producers and distributors. Kanopy will be limited to the 600 films for which BGSU has purchased licenses from April 18, 2018 to June 1, 2018. After that, the portal will include all titles again.
Full-text newspapers, business information, and legal publications, including current news, company profiles, industry information, and federal and state laws and legislation. Formerly called LexisNexis Academic. 8/30/17: Some content is unavailable in the Nexis Uni platform. Access the old LexisNexis Academic for complete content.
1980s to present
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
50 full-text collections of historical American periodicals, provided by the American Antiquarian Society and published between 1691 and 1912. The collection is fully searchable via a number of filters, and offers multiple navigation options.
govinfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government, with comprehensive advanced search and browse options. Some things you can find in govinfo include: Budget of the United States, Commerce Business Daily, Congressional Directory, Congressional Record, Economic Indicators, Economic Report of the President, Government Accountability Office Reports, U.S. Government Manual, and the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents. govinfo will replace FDsys in 2018.
This collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with the topic of gun regulation and legislation in America. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, links to scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and a balanced selection of external resources to further research the subject.
Digitized 20th and 21st century popular music magazines focused on rock, folk, and hip-hop & rap, including content from the BGSU and Rock Hall libraries. These materials support scholarly research areas such as race, class, gender, American studies, youth culture, and more. All material is represented in the original publications, preserved in its original context, fully searchable and in high-resolution full color.
The NTRL provides access to more than 3 million historical and current government technical reports, more than 800,000 of which are full text. Although the emphasis is on science and medicine, there are numerous historical and social science reports covering events such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Cold War, Harry Truman, Chinas influence in Latin America, etc.