Research Databases and Online Resources
MACU students, faculty and staff have free access to these databases and resources for both academic and leisure purposes. These links will open in a new window, so be sure pop-up blocking software is not preventing them from opening properly. The databases the library currently purchases access to are:
Mid-America Christian University provides students with access to a variety of online resources. Journal articles, books, videos, encyclopedia entries, and more are available through the MACU library. Come visit us in-person or online!
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Features the complete Encyclopædia Britannica Online plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopædia, and the Britannica Book of the Year.
Provides a database of 133,210 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.
Features over 500 full-text reference titles available in a wide variety of subjects.
A massive collection of databases providing access to thousands of publications such as journals, biographies, primary source documents, reference books, photos, maps, etc.. Topics covered include religion, nursing, clinical pharmacology, animals, education, consumer health, various medical disciplines, literature, military, government, psychology, business, music literature, sport and fitness, social, political and economic issues, etc.
This database is updated regularly and includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
Houses a list of all journals subscribed to by the university, as well as information on how they are accessed.
Literature Resource Center
Literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.
Oxford English Dictionary
The world's most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. It traces the development of English from the earliest records to the present day.
Oxford Music Online
The authoritative resource for music research with over 51,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe.
Contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press as well as the Oxford Companions series and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotes.
Houses a wide variety of academic eBooks.
Connects you to thousands of libraries whose entire collections can be viewed at a glance and requested through Interlibrary Loan.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
Places more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources at your fingertips, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
Other Online Resources
Provides self-paced lessons on 71 different languages, as well as a translation tool.
Gives you instant access to thousands of Bible study videos and kid's episodes. Powerful Biblical video content anywhere, anytime for you and your family!
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your computer or mobile devices.
Flims on Demand
Access curriculum-focused, streaming video titles on subjects such as counseling, anthropology, philosophy, and religion.