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Databases & Online Periodicals

Databases & Online Periodicals

Luther Library Databases

Please use your Midland University username and password to log in to the databases listed below:

Academic Search Complete

Coverage of most academic areas including business, social sciences, general academic, and general sciences.  

Audiobook Collection

Collection of audiobooks with a wide range of subjects.

Biography Reference Bank (H.W.) Wilson

In-depth, full-text profiles, with more than 32,000 photographs.  

Biography Reference Center

Full-text reference works and narrative biographies for over 460,000 notable people.  

Biography Reference Bank eBook Collection

eBook reference to biographical collections.  

Business Source Elite

This database features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines. In addition, it includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.   

CINAHL Complete

This database provides full text and abstracts for nursing and allied health journals. Additional materials include evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons that provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options.  

Consumer Health Complete

Health and medical information from over 560 Journals and several thousand reference books. 

Consumer Health Reference eBook Collection

eBook titles ranging from general health topics, disorders, senior care, emotional health, and more.

eBook Academic Collection

Collection of text from a wide range of academic disciplines.  

eBook Collection

Collection of eBooks with a wide range of subjects.  

Education Research Complete

Online resource for everything education of all levels and specialties. 


Covers all aspects of education published in the journal, book, and grey literature including dissertations and conference proceedings.  

Explora Primary Schools

Research topics focused on elementary school projects.

Explora Public Libraries

Content is focused on the public library patron. It contains reliable information from leading magazines, journals, and reference books.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Over 25,000 results of encyclopedia entries in a wide range of subjects.  


A database pertaining to the impact on the environment including pollution, recycling, agriculture, global warming, etc.  


This database includes two Arts and Sciences collections. The first collection includes full-text articles focusing on the social sciences and science theory, data, and analysis. The second collection includes full-text articles focusing on education, law, political science, criminology and criminal justice, history, psychology, social work, and sociology. Additional journals cover African studies, Asian studies, and Middle East studies.

Legal Information Reference Center

Full-text reference works (NOLO Press publications) and legal forms.  

Literary Reference eBook Collection

eBook collection of literary-related subjects including criticisms, classics, study guides, and more.

Market Research Academic: The Freedonia Focus Reports

Market Research Off-Campus Link

The Freedonia Focus Reports cover 15 industries with international content. Topics run the gamut from raw materials to finished manufactured products and various consumer goods and services.

MAS Reference eBook Collection

eBook collection resource for high school students. Topics include history, literature, health, math, science, and more.

MAS Ultra – School Edition

Database created for High School libraries containing magazines, books, biographies, maps, and more.  

MasterFILE Complete

Thousands of full-text magazines, journals, and reference works; more than one million images. Includes Consumer Reports and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.  

MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection

eBook collection of general subjects such as history, cooking, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, and much more.  

Military & Government Collection

News from journals and periodicals covering all branches of the military and government.  

MyHeritage Library Edition

Trace your family history through global genealogy resources.


NebraskAccess is a clearinghouse of databases funded by the Nebraska Library Commission.  


NewsBank Off-Campus Link

Research diverse perspectives, topics, and trends that align with curricular areas such as Political Science, English, Sociology, Humanities, Business, International Studies, and more. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national, and local news sources, including the Omaha World-Herald.

New York Times

Create a login for free and read articles from the New York Times.  

Nexis Uni

A database that provides information on Law reviews, court cases, company info, country info, business, criminal justice, political science, etc.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Reading recommendations for the younger crowd, tools for teachers and parents.  

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations for fiction and nonfiction titles, book summaries, reviews, and series information.  

Points of View Reference Center

Critical analysis with overview, point, and counterpoint on hundreds of topics.  

Primary Search

Database containing magazines pertaining to elementary school research and education.  

Primary Search Reference eBook Collection

eBook collection of general subjects pertaining to elementary school students. Subjects include history, math, science, arts, etc.  


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

A collection of journals providing information on psychology, psychiatry, mental health, etc.  

Regional Business News

Database that includes publications on business news in both urban and rural areas of the United States.  

Science and Technology Collection

Database containing journals with information on chemistry, computer science, physics, aeronautics, etc.  

Small Business Reference Center

A source for small business owners. The database includes topics on business strategies, business plans, reports, videos, books, etc.  

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