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ABC-CLIO Greenwood Press publishes biographies of major current and historical figures, as well as titles covering current affairs in politics and culture.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO Greenwood

With AccessPharmacy, you can browse core pharmacy curriculum topics, browse by organ system, review textbooks, and search across leading pharmacy online references. AccessPharmacy includes drug monographs, information on common diagnostic tests, calculators, and a wide variety of cases and care plans. At the core of AccessPharmacy is a set of over 20 pharmacy and medical references.

  • Core AccessPharmacy titles:
    • Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach
    • Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach
    • Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
    • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
    • Applied Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
    • Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
    • Casarett and Doull's Essentials of Toxicology
    • CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care
    • Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists
    • Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology
    • Pharmacy and Federal Drug Law Review
    • Pharmacy Student Survival Guide
    • Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited

This resource provides full text and indexing to major periodicals for art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general researchers. Art and Architecture Complete also provides 150+ full text books. Use this database to research antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Get comprehensive, yet concise summaries of the best business books available. Abstracts, extended summaries, and reviews give you key business insights in less time.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Consumer Health Complete provides consumer-oriented health content that's designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. It contains the full text of more than 250 health reference books and encyclopedias, as well as thousands of images and videos.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Credo Reference contains hundreds of reference books covering every major subject. There are over 2.5 million entries, 65,000+ images (art, diagrams, maps and photos) and over 93,000 audio pronunciation files. The content is enriched by a network of cross-reference links that cut across topics, titles and publishers to give you accurate facts that you can reliably cite in your papers and presentations.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Credo

The DPLA brings together digitized works from America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes these materials freely available. Use the DPLA to find written works (including articles, books, and plays), photographs, videos, sound recordings, and data sets.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
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  • Vendor: DPLA
  • Publisher: DPLA

Search, browse, and read the complete text of thousands of ebooks. EBSCO's eBook Collection has titles from major scholarly, academic, and technical publishers such as Cambridge University Press, the University of Oklahoma Press, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, O'Reilly, and many more. Books can be downloaded for off-line reading on Windows and Macs using Adobe Digital Editions

Some ebooks may only allow one user to view the book at a time. eBook Collection was previously named NetLibrary.

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

EBSCO recommends Bluefire Reader for viewing eBook Collection books on phones and tablets.


ebrary provides thousands of ebooks in a broad range of subject areas, including business, technology, health and medicine, literature and the humanities, physical sciences, social sciences, and interdisciplinary studies. Many ebrary books can be downloaded and read off-line using Adobe Digital Editions for Windows and Macs.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: ProQuest

ebrary recommends Bluefire Reader for viewing ebrary books on phones and tablets.


Gale Virtual Reference Library is a multidisciplinary collection of reference ebooks. Areas of coverage include zoology, history, and the social sciences.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning

This resource is a collection of digital ebooks created from the collections of major research libraries. Thousands of public domain works can be searched and viewed online. 

Important: Not every book in Hathi is available in full text. See the User's Guide to HathiTrust (PDF) for more information. SWOSU students and employees can request a copy of any title which is not in full text by filling out the library's interlibrary loan form.

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  • Publisher: HathiTrust

LRC is a comprehensive literary reference database which provides a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. MagillOnLiterature Plus is included in LRC.

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

The Merck Manual describes symptoms, common clinical procedures, laboratory tests, and virtually all the disorders that a general internist might encounter. The Manual also deals with problems of pregnancy and delivery; common and serious disorders of neonates, infants, and children; genetics; drug dependency; psychiatric disorders; and many disorders covered by other specialties.

See The Merck Veterinary Manual for animal health information. 

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Merck

NRC is a reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals directly at the point-of-care. This database offers the best available and most recent clinical evidence from thousands of full-text documents. This database provides in-depth information on conditions and diseases, patient education resources, drug information, continuing education, lab and diagnosis detail, best practice guidelines, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

Project Gutenberg provides free ebooks for works in the public domain. Authors include Shakespeare, Poe, Dante, Conan Doyle, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jane Austen, and many others. Due to copyright restrictions, most works in Project Gutenberg were published prior to 1923.

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  • Publisher: Project Gutenberg

Online access to the Salem Press Critical Insights reference series. Critical Insights titles cover famous authors, landmark literary works, and important literary themes.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
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  • Publisher: Salem Press

Small Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business. SBRC includes ebooks, full-text periodicals, and over 170 videos on creating and maintaining a successful business.

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  • Publisher: EBSCO

SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology research database. Topics include criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, religion, social development, social psychology, social work, substance abuse and addiction, violence, and many others.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO