Databases & Periodicals Holdings

The SNU Library offers database access to the student body and faculty of Southern Nazarene University. Some of these links will open in a new window, so be sure pop-up blocking software is not preventing them from opening properly. The databases we currently offer are:

  • 360 Core
    Search by journal title to find databases where the SNU Library has access to a specific journal title! Includes SNU Library's print and electronic periodical collections. 
  • American Chemical Society Journals
    Provides access to over 30 peer-reviewed journals and magazines, 90,000 pages of additional material culled from the Web, and searchable access to 3 million pages of original chemistry dating back to 1879.
  • Biblical Archeology Society: Online Archive
    BAS online archive contains all of the editorial content of Biblical Archaeology Review from 1975-present. Bible Review and Archaeology Odyssey as well as five of BAS's best-selling books.
  • Classical Music Library
    This database contains over 50,000 recordings of classical music for listening and searching.

  • Credo Reference
    Credo Reference has over 500 full-text reference titles available in a wide variety of subjects. Credo also includes downloadable video clips.  
  • CultureGrams
    CultureGrams provides cultural reports for more than 200 countries on topics such as land and climate, history, personal appearance, greetings, gestures, family, diet, holidays, economy, education, health, events, and trends.  Perfect for intercultural exchange students and those planning to travel to other countries. 
  • Ebrary
    Ebrary provides access to over 100,000 ebooks in 16 different subject databases, like nursing, psychology, literature, and education.
  • EBSCOhost
    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. 
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    The complete Encyclopædia Britannica Online plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopædia, and the Britannica Book of the Year.  Britannica includes downloadable video clips.
  • Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
    A free online resource published by the Oklahoma Historical Society during the State's Centennial. 

  • FirstSearch
    Provides access to dozens of databases and more than 10 million full-text and full-image articles.  Includes listings in the SNU and area library catalogs.
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
    IPA provides transcriptions and literal translations of foreign language texts into English of opera arias and art songs.  All material on the site is considered in the public domain according to United States copyright law. 
  • JSTOR
    This database provides access to scholarly journals covering, but not limited to, such topics as art and art history, biological sciences, education, philosophy, political science, and sociology.
  • LexisNexis
    LexisNexis includes full text of hundreds of US and world-wide newspapers, magazines, and newswires, major broadcast transcripts, campus news (including the Chronicle of Higher Education), patents, federal and state case law, detailed financial data for 43 million US and international companies, SEC filings, and business and trade publications.
  • Literature Resource Center
    This database contains sections that focus on biographical information, overviews, and literary criticism and reviews for over 130,000 writers from numerous disciplines.  Includes Children's Literature Review.
  • Oklahoma Online
    Access to American Indian Materials, Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Science and Technology.  
  • Oklahoman Archives
    The Oklahoman Newspaper collection contains searchable digital facsimiles of 100+ years of the newspaper.  Browse by date or keyword across articles, advertisements, and photo captions
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Opposing Viewpoints provides information on current topics/events that helps students explore the important issues from various perspectives. It includes pro/con essays, topic overviews, primary and secondary sources, court case reviews, statistical info, articles, and biographies of social activists and reformers. 
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online
    The OED is 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
    Formerly Grove Music Online. This database provides access to: The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music

  • Oxford Reference Online
    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.  
  • PsycINFO
    Provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines.
  • The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database (In the library only)
    Contains information on 27,000 voyages of Africans across the Atlantic to the Americas that occurred from 1585-1866.
  • Wesleyan-Holiness Digital Library
    Access the Nazarene denomination's free, open-access liberal-arts library providing multilingual resources to support scholarship, research, ministerial development, and life-long learning!
  • WorldCat
    Search the holdings of other libraries.

  • World Fact Book (CIA)
    Detailed statistics about and tools for analysis and display of the countries of the world.