Library Research Resources

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a web search engine that specifically searches scholarly literature and academic resources. It provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.


ProQuest powers research in academic, corporate, government, public and school libraries around the world with unique content. It’s an easy-to-use multimedia resource that supports research in business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and dozens of other disciplines features in scholarly journals, eBooks, magazines, and newspapers.

Microsoft Academic

Microsoft Academic is a. Microsoft Academic is a web search engine for academic publications and literature, developed by Research. It is rich data tool for exploring connections in research through the publication records of individuals, universities, and government agencies The tool features an entirely new data structure and search engine using semantic search technologies. It currently indexes over 220 million publications, 88 million of which are journal articles.

The Social Science Research Network

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a collection of papers from the social sciences community. The site offers more than 700,000 abstracts and more than 600,000 full-text papers.

Scientific Research Publishing

Scientific Research Publishing is an academic publisher of peer-reviewed open-access electronic journals, conference proceedings, and scientific anthologies. It offers English language open access journals in the areas of science, technology, business, economy, and medicine.