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Online Databases

Mercy Library subscribes to the following online databases. Faculty and students may access these services on campus and at home. Please email Courtney Goldbeck at  for usernames and passwords. Further instructions can be found on Plus Portal.

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. JSTOR will help you to explore a wide range of scholarly content while collaborating with the academic community to help libraries connect students and faculty to vital content.



Encyclopedia Britannica School offers a resource containing all the text found in the print version plus an additional 11,000 articles online. Features include multimedia clips, pictures, maps and Internet links. 

Global Issues in Context covers current global topics, allowing students to search for and examine multiple sources and perspectives. In addition to text, it contains images, video, and audio resources. The database also features links to daily news sources from around the world 
ProQuest is a periodical database with access to over 6000 scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers.
Sailor is a service of Maryland's public libraries that contains a range of databases, including History Reference CenterScience Reference Center and MasterFILE Premier.
Gale Virtual Reference Library contains electronic reference works on a range of topics, such as history, literature, religion and science. The entire e-reference collection is keyword searchable and offers simultaneous access to multiple users.