The Wellehan Library
subscribes to over 70 online databases. In many cases, the databases provide
access to full-text journal articles. Additionally, newspapers, popular
magazines, trade publications, and other resources are available.
Databases are accessible to
all Saint Joseph's College students, faculty, and staff.
The databases can be accessed from campus or off campus.
An alphabetical listing of
the Wellehan Library databases. Click on a database's title link to begin your
A listing of subjects or
disciplines. Click on the subject on which you are doing research, and the
databases that are listed provide the best coverage of topics related to your
Using EBSCO Databases:
Many of our best databases (ATLA, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, ERIC, PsycArticles, SocINDEX, SPORTDiscus)
are available through EBSCO. Tutorials are not available for all of
these databases, so we have created three tutorials for the Academic Search Complete database. These tutorials review searching features that are similar across most EBSCO databases. Academic Search Complete is a great multidisciplinary database that includes a large number of
articles from scholarly resources, so you might want to include it when conducting your research.
Academic Search Complete Basic Search Tutorial
This tutorial provides instruction for building a basic search on a
single topic. It offers suggestions for finding articles in peer
reviewed journals that were published within a selected data range.
Academic Search Complete Advanced Search Tutorial
This tutorial provides instruction for building an advanced search by
combining keywords. Effective use of Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT)
and limiters are discussed.
Academic Search Complete Subject Heading Search Tutorial
This tutorial examines how to find and use subject terms to build an
effective search. Strategies for searching subject terms and
alternative approaches to building searches are identified.