Academic Research


All resources are available for use within the Library. Resources marked with require a Resident* Library Card.

*Resident areas include Iowa City, Hills, University Heights, Lone Tree, and rural Johnson County.



NEW! A Gale resource for peer-reviewed articles from research journals across every field.

An EBSCO general academic index to scholarly periodicals and journals

A FirstSearch Index to journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.


Business research database, a Gale resource, featuring full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.


NEW! Provides full-text online access to hundreds of multidisciplinary reference book collections, including art, history, law, medicine, psychology, technology, bilingual dictionaries and encyclopedias


A FirstSearch resource of journal articles and reports in education.


An EBSCO resource of full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines, proving indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.


A FirstSearch resource. Index to periodical articles covering biomedical research and the clinical sciences including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences.