The following resources are accessible through OpenAthens using your FUS credentials, unless "on campus" only is indicated.

Discovery Search!

Use  Worldcat Discovery to search our entire collection of books and articles.

Databases for Academic Articles

EBSCO - general resources as well as specific collections for Franklin's areas of study.

JSTOR - archive of scholarly journal articles and reviews.

HeinOnline - (trial subscription until Dec 15th) multidisciplinary periodicals, essential government documents, international resources, case law, and much more. Includes resources on Social Justice and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Project MUSE - full-text humanities source from Johns Hopkins.

Directory of Open Access Journals - includes business, economic, and social sciences subject matter.

Nexis Uni - on campus only - features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types.

Encyclopaedia Judaica - the standard work on Judaism, includes more than 21,000 signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion.

Online Newspapers

Chronicle of Higher Education - News covering (US) colleges and universities. Real-time news and deep insights, plus the essential tools, career opportunities, and knowledge to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Financial Times Online -  You'll need to sign up using your institutional email


EBSCO eBooks – a collection of nearly 200,000 eBooks

Oxford Handbooks - on campus only - research starters in many different fields.

Project Gutenberg - an ambitious program to get all the important world literature online, more than 4,000 texts are included.

Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes - Spanish-language eBooks.

National Academies Press - free PDFs of many National Academies Press books.


Statista - a provider of data and graphs

UN data - a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies.

Art and Images databases

ARTstor - an art image database.

Smarthistory - offers over 1500 videos and essays on art.


Pons - is an online dictionary, text translator and vocabulary trainer. From and to over 20 languages.