Library Research Databases

Emory University alumni have access to premium information resources through EBSCOhost®, offering the latest full-text information in many areas of academic, business and health-related fields to meet virtually any research need. Alumni must be registered members of EagleNet, a comprehensive suite of online services available exclusively to Emory alumni, to access these resources.

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Academic Search Alumni Edition

Designed for the research needs of the post-college professional, this database provides full text for more than 3,350 journals—including more than 3,000 peer-reviewed journals—as well as indexing and abstracting for more than 8,200 journals. the database offers information in nearly every area of academic study.

Academic Search Alumni Edition also includes valuable peer-reviewed full-text journals, offering critical information from many sources.

ATLA Database Access for Alumni

ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) is an online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals used by libraries, librarians, religion scholars, theologians, and clergy. ATLAS provides coverage of 302 journals with more than 496,900 records. This electronic collection of journals plus bibliographic citations, featuring PDFs, with searchable texts of articles and reviews is updated quarterly. ATLAS covers the following subjects areas: Bible, archaeology, and antiquities; human culture and society; church history, mission, and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; theology, philosophy, and ethics.

Business Source Alumni Edition

Providing access to nearly 1,450 full-text business magazines and journals—of which over 750 are peer-reviewed—this resource was created specifically to meet the research needs of the post-college professional. This database includes publications in nearly every area of business.

Business Source Alumni Edition includes full-text sources ranging from general periodicals to trade publications and top management journals. Additional full-text sources include country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles and more.


Discover well-researched information, covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, with GreenFILE. this collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (LISTA) is available free to any library — compliments of EBSCO Publishing. LiStA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.

The thesauri in both, LISTA and Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ with Full Text databases, include 6,800 terms, 2,700 of which are preferred terms. Both databases also include author profiles. Customers can review information on 5,000 of the frequently indexed authors in LISTA, such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published.

Business Book Summaries

EBSCO's Business Book Summaries (BBS) provides concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Individual users can keep up with the best business books available; while organizations can use BBS to educate and train leaders and staff on learning objectives. Each summary features:

Subject coverage includes  Business Strategy – Communication – Entrepreneurship - Global Business - Human Resources – Innovation -  Leadership Development – Management – Marketing - Social Responsibility – Teams – Technology and many more.


CINAHL provides indexing of the top nursing and allied health literature available including nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing, and the American Nurses' Association. Literature covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative / complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

In addition, CINAHL provides access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals and book chapters. Full-text material includes more than 70 journals, as well as legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, research instruments and clinical trials.


This trusted database features indexing for over 4,500 of peer reviewed journals, books/monographs, magazines, conference papers, and other non-periodical content. Searchable cited references are provided and over 25,000 detailed Author Profiles cover the most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.

SocINDEX offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology and criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, political sociology, religion, rural and urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse and other addictions, violence and many others.