The ORU Library's databases and other selected electronic resources organized by format & content type.
Last Updated: May 27, 2016
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Unless labeled open access, these databases are restricted to use by current Oral Roberts University students, faculty, and staff only.
Click one of the subject areas to go to the page that lists the library databases and other e-resources in that category.
General resources related to multiple disciplines
- Behavioral Sciences
Psychology, sociology, and social work
Business administration, finance, and marketing
- Communication Arts
Oral communication, journalism, advertising, mass media, drama, and art
Early childhood, elementary, secondary, special, and higher education
- Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science
- English & Modern Languages
English, French, and Spanish languages and literature
- History, Humanities & Government
- Global Studies
- Library & Research
- Nursing, Health, Leisure & Sport Sciences
Nursing, medicine, health, leisure & sport sciences
Biology, chemistry, physics, environmentalism, and general science
- Theology & Ministry
Bible, systematic theology, church history, Christian & Judaic studies, and practical ministries
Go back to: eBook databases
- Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
A collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy
- American Verse Project
An electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920
- The ARTFL Project
North America's largest collection of digitized French resources
- Australian Literary & Historical Texts
A collection of Australian fiction, poetry, plays and non-fictional works
- Bartleby: Great Books Online
A digital collection of fiction, nonfiction, verse, and reference
A collection of Bible study tools in many languages, including Bible versions/translations, an online parallel Bible, and Greek and Hebrew interlinear Bibles
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library
- Digital Book Index
A collection of full-text digital books from 1,800+ publishers, universities, and private sites. Of the 165,000+ titles in the collection, 140,000+ are open access.
- Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
- Early Canadiana Online
A collection of 80,000+ books, magazines and government publications from the 1600s to the 1940s.
- The Free Library
Includes articles as well as books
- Google Books
- HathiTrust Digital Library
Catalog of digitized collections provided through the cooperative efforts of a number of research libraries. Over 3 million works in the public domain, comprising ~30% of the total collection, are available full text.
- Internet Archive
- IntraText Digital Library
- The National Academies Press
Hundreds of NAP titles may be downloaded for free in digital PDF format. Print copies may be purchased online.
- The Online Books Page
More than 40,000 English works in various formats
- The Online Medieval and Classical Library
- Project Gutenberg
Over 40,000 free ebooks, including ePub books and Kindle books, which may be downloaded or read online.
- The Universal Digital Library
- University of California Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
Of almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction, more than 500 are available free to the public.
- WAC Clearinghouse
eBooks related to Writing Across the Curriculum
Most of the EBSCO eBooks are searchable in the ORU Library catalog.