Recommended Websites

General Research

  • Digital Commons Network - Dates vary. Free, open access, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals - (Lund University Libraries) Dates vary. Free open access, full-text scientific and scholarly journals.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library - A Partnership of academic research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles (many full-text) digitized from libraries around the world. A great resource for primary sources. Some titles/collections are limited.
  • Worldcat - Searchable catalog of books in public and academic libraries across the country.

Art and Architecture

Business and Economics



Health and Nutrition


  • AllNurses - A nursing discussion board, where nurses and nursing students can discuss relevant topics. Also contains links to blogs, articles, and websites.
  • Nursing World - Website for the American Nurses Association. Presents information about the profession, including ethical standards and policies.


Ancient/Classical History

Texas History

  • Concordia University Texas Archival Collection: Digital Resources - Library Guide providing additional information about Concordia's online archival holdings.
  • Crossing Jordan -  Crossing Jordan (2009) chronicles the history of what is now Concordia University Texas. It details its origins as a Lutheran boys school in 1926 to a co-educational university within the context of the final academic year (2008) at the campus' original location in central Austin. The documentary contains primary source photographs & interviews with current students, alumni, staff & faculty. [Please use the Chrome browser for best results]
  • Handbook of Texas - Encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.
  • Portal to Texas History: Concordia University - Gateway to Texas history materials, plus historical photographs of Concordia University.
  • Resources 4 Educators - Portal from UNT containing documents from Texas history.
  • Texas Almanac - Includes information about Texas history, culture, religion and townships.
  • Texas Beyond History - Archaeological and historical research on the cultural heritage of Texas.
  • Texas Heritage Portal - Access to Texas' historical documents and images.

U.S. History

World General History

Journalism and News

  • BBC News - World news from the BBC.
  • The Center for Public Integrity - Non-profit dedicated to producing responsible investigative journalism.
  • HeadlineSpot - Searchable site includes links to countless online news sources.
  • - Offers journalism resources, state of the news briefings and daily headlines.
  • Newseum - Includes hundreds of full-color front pages from around the world and links to newspaper sites.

Literature and Film



Performing Arts



Religious Studies


General Resources

Biology, Environmental Science

Astronomy, Geology, Physical Science

Sociology and Anthropology

Sports and Kinesiology

U.S. Government