The ORU Library's databases and other selected electronic resources organized by format & content type.
Last Updated: May 21, 2015
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
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Unless labeled open access, these databases are restricted to use by current Oral Roberts University students, faculty, and staff only.