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Discovery Search!

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

Articles Databases

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

JSTOR - archive of scholarly journal articles and reviews.

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

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

Nexis Uni - 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.

Oxford Handbooks - research starters in many different fields.


EBSCO eBooks – a collection of nearly 200,000 eBooks

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

Google Books - some previews and some full books.

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 9 languages.