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Literary Reference Center
This database covers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes, combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO.
Academic Search Ultimate
This is a multidisciplinary collection of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers and other sources.
Need the PDF/full-text?
Use Article Linker to search for full-text across all databases. If the article isn't available, choose Request via ILLiad or use interlibrary services to request a copy from another library.
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Looking for more databases?
Find lists of research tools for different subjects on the USU Libraries' website.
Find Books & Background Info
Find print and electronic books available from USU Libraries, as well as videos and other materials.
Need a book we don't own?
Use interlibrary services to request books, articles, and more from other libraries.
Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
Gather background information from various general and specialized reference books, including dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Government Data & Statistics
Find data and statistics from U.S. government agencies about various topics- including business, economics, education, health, and immigration. It also includes access to Data.gov, a centralized location for open government data.
Help for Statewide Campus/Online Students
As a USU Statewide or Online student, you can access all of the library's databases, articles, and e-books from home or anywhere with Internet. To access library resources from the USU Libraries website, a research guide (like this!), or your Canvas course, you will be prompted to enter your A number and password. For more information on how to order physical books, get research help, and other time-saving tips, visit the Library Services for Statewide and Online Users website.