Databases by Title using Old Passwords

Login Information for Library Databases

From the main campus in Central or from any of the Regional Education Centers, use the SAME username/password that you use to log in to MySWU or your SWU email.  If you have problems logging in, try resetting your password using the link on the login screen of MySWU, or visit our troubleshooting guide. Please contact us if you have trouble logging in. 

From home, your place of employment, or other location, use the SAME username/password that you use to log in to MySWU or your SWU email.  If you have problems logging in, try resetting your password using the link on the login screen of MySWU, or visit our troubleshooting guide. Please contact us if you have trouble logging in. 

Login hints for accessing databases by title using old passwords 

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User ID: starts with r

Password: starts with w

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Student ID number is no longer used.

Use the password for EBSCOhost databases.

  • The orange sheet you received at orientation provides the current login information.
  • MySWU also has login information on the Library's page. You will need to login to MySWU for the page to load.
  • Contact the Library if you need additional assistance.

From a library other than Rickman Library, you may encounter difficulties if the other library does not subscribe to the same databases as does SWU. Ask for assistance from a librarian at the library you are using or from us.

Click HERE for a list of databases by SUBJECT.

Note: This is an incomplete list of databases available from Rickman Library, and is intended to connect you to the most popular databases in the event of login problems.

Academic Search Complete

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Description
This database covers most topics and disciplines. Full text is available for nearly 4500 journals.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

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Description
This database indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Many full-text articles are available.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Biography in Context

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Description
This database provides biographical information on current and historical figures, gathered from Thomson Gale biographies, magazine articles, and websites.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Britannica Online Academic Edition

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Description
A comprehensive source of encyclopedia content and related materials:

  • Includes Encyclopaedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus
  • Links to Web sites for The New York Times and BBC News
  • Additional content sources include World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations and Gateway to the Classics
  • Access to the Britannica Blog, stimulating dialogue covering a wide range of topics

Offsite Access
This database can be accessed by anyone.

Business Source Premier

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Description
This database provides citations and much full text for scholarly and popular journals in all areas of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, economics, MIS, and POM.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Business Source Complete

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Description
This database provides citations and much full text for scholarly and popular journals in all areas of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, economics, MIS, and POM.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Christian Periodical Index

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Description
The Christian Periodical Index is a bibliographic citation index updated four times per year. It is produced and owned by the Association of Christian Librarians. Its purpose is to provide access to articles and reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community. Beginning in 1956 with twenty titles, CPI currently indexes over 130 selected publications from the broad spectrum of knowledge including religion, science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education. Coverage is representative of the major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity. The online version includes added current indexing as well as ongoing efforts to provide retrospective indexing for titles back to their initiation or the beginning of the index.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text

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Description
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is a comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 640 journals.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Classical Music Library

Computer Source

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Description
This database provides information and current trends in high technology though citations and abstracts for 450 publications and full text for 300 publications.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

CultureGrams

Credo Reference

Encyclopedia Britannica

ERIC

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Description
The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) contains citations for education and education-related journals and documents.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

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Description
This database provides over 25,000 entries on a variety of topics. It is a general encyclopedia and may not be an acceptable source for many assignments.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Description
This database brings together encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

GreenFILE

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Description
This database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with full text for more than 4,600 records.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

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Description
This database provides consumer information on many health topics, including medical information, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Full text is provided for 130 consumer health magazines.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Health Source - Nursing / Academic Edition

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Description
This database provides indexing, abstracts, and full text for journal articles in the medical field. 550 scholarly journals are provided in full text.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Institute of Physics

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Description
This database contains journal archives of the Institute of Physics between 1874 and 1992.

Offsite Access
This database is available at any Southern Wesleyan University learning site, including the main campus.

JSTOR

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Description
This interdisciplinary database contains complete coverage of selected journal titles from the journal's inception until 5 years ago. The library currently subscribes to the Arts & Sciences I Collection, which includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. (View Arts & Sciences I title list.)

Offsite Access
This database is only available at Southern Wesleyan University learning sites, including the main campus.

Learning Express Library

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

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Description
This database covers librarianship, online retrieval, and informatin managment through indexing of periodicals, books, conference proceedings, and research reports.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Liebert Online

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Description
This database contains the full text archives of over 60 journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The journals include the disciplines of biotechnology, medicine, life sciences, complimentary/alternative medicine, engineering, law, philanthropy, psychology, and public health/policy.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Literature Resource Center

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Description
This database contains biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers. It also contains materials from the Scribner Writers Series, Twayne's World Authors Series, Twayne's U.S. Authors Series, and Twayne's English Authors Series.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

MAS Ultra - School Edition

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Description
This database is designed to provide high school students with magazine articles, reference information, biographies, primary documents, photos, maps, and flag images.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

MEDLINE

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Description
Created by the National Library of Medicine, this database provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Citations and limited full text are available for over 4,800 biomedical journals.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Military & Government Collection

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Description
This database provides current news and academic journal articles relating to all branches of the military and government.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

MLA International Bibliography

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Description
This database provides a bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations about language and literature published since the 1920s. A directory is available that lists periodicals that are indexed.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Music Index

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Description
This database includes book reviews, obituaries, news periodicals, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry. The Music Index online coverage spans from 1976 to the present and contains surveyed data from 775 international music periodicals from over 40 countries, with English translations from 22 languages.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Description
This is a database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills and information literacy. It contains more than 400 reference book titles, more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles, and a variety of periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts, and graphs.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Primary Search

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Description
This database provides full text for nearly 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. Books, images, and primary source documents are also included.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

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Description
This database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles are available in full text.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Regional Business News

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Description
This database contains coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

Science Reference Center

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Description
This is a comprehensive curriculum-oriented database of reference and periodical content covering Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science. It includes more than 30 reference titles, more than 300 periodicals (scholarly and general), multimedia content, Web site links, and a selection of newspaper science sections. The content is correlated to national and state high school curriculum standards.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.

SocINDEX with Full Text

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Description
This database covers sociology and related disciplines and features more than 1,910,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 397 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1908, and 150 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for more than 720 books and monographs, and full text for 6,743 conference papers.

Offsite Access
Offsite access is available with your Southern Wesleyan University ID number and password. If your ID number and password does not work, try using the user name and password on the orange sheet provided to you at orientation, or contact the library. The password is also available in MySWU. Select the Library section and look for the passwords under the "Online Databases" header.