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Electronic Databases

  • A to Z Listing of All MSU Libraries' Databases

    If you can't find what you want in any of the databases listed below, try looking through the entire list of MSU Libraries' databases.

  • African American Newspapers 1827 - 1998

    Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.

  • America: History and Life with Full Text (EBSCO)

    This database provides concrete literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

  • American Factfinder 2

    American FactFinder 2 is an updated source for population, housing, economic and geographic data from Census 2010.

  • American Memory

    Free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions.

  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials (EBSCO)

    Information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues.

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans (EBSCO)

    Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life, including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals

    A comprehensive database covering all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.

  • Evans Digital Collection

    Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 is the definitive resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and just about any other topic imaginable. It consists of more than 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides.

  • Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)

    The premier scholarly resource on Latin America. Alternating annually between the social sciences and the humanities, it includes books, journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, and electronic resources in anthropology, art, economics, geography, government and politics, history, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, and sociology.

  • Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) OPAC

    Though it covers fewer volumes than HLAS Online, HLAS OPAC offers better search and export features.

  • ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)

    ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.

  • Making of America (Cornell University)

    Making of America (University of Michigan)

    A digital library of primary sources in 19th-century American social history from the antebellum period through Reconstruction.

  • Philosopher's Index (EBSCO)

    The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)

    A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

  • Public Affairs Index (EBSCO)

    Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues, ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications, and government documents to provide up-to-date information.

  • Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

    This database is a comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With more than 300 full text journals and unparalleled coverage of the subject areas listed above, the Religion & Philosophy Collection™ is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.