Alumni do not have off-campus access to subscription databases and journals.
Access to licensed, subscription resources, i.e., databases and journals is available by coming to the JFK Library in person and using our guest computers. You are always welcome to come into the library and use guest stations anytime when the library opens.
Alumni can use Library Catalog to find open access articles and books.
Check your local public library for databases. Some of these may include scholarly, peer reviewed materials.
Use your local public library interlibrary loan services for the full text of restricted access scholarly journal articles.
What is Open Access?
Open access (OA) refers to freely available, digital, online information. Open access scholarly literature is free of charge and has less restrictive copyright. See SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
Contains "information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more" from the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Free, government-sponsored version of this comprehensive database for education, indexing journals and magazines, as well as books, videos, conference papers and technical reports. Recent ERIC Documents are linked to full text online.
Use Google Scholar to search for scholarly articles across the Web (this can be a good complement to subscription databases). Note the citation tracking feature. This link includes Eastern Washington University indicators. You will see "Find it @ EWU" in your results, if we have the article full text in one of our databases.
NCJRS Virtual Library hosts a collection of over 235,000 information resources on criminal justice subjects, including corrections, courts, drugs, law enforcement, juvenile justice, victims of crime, and related topics. T
Comprehensive index to all aspects of medicine back to 1946. Freely available from the National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes all MEDLINE content, plus additional selected biomedical sources. Look for the "Check for Full Text at EWU" button within individual PubMed records.
"PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)." PMC is an electronic archive of full-text journal articles while PubMed is a database of citations and abstracts.
SSRN provides 1,323,163 research papers from 1,516,639 researchers in 70 disciplines. SocArXiv is a repository of articles that have been made available by authors (often referred to as pre-print, post-print, or author accepted).