Databases for Alumni

In addition to the list below, alumni can also access the Chicago Manual of Style, e-Duke, and World Shakespeare Bibliography databases. 

Connect to these databases using the Tufts Alumni Community.

ABI/INFORM Collection

Scholarly and trade journal articles in business, management, and trade; dissertations, market and industry reports. Includes full text of The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition.

ACLS Humanities E-Book

A collection of scholarly e-books in the Humanities. Strongest in history, the collection also includes works in Art History, Folklore, Literature, Musicology, Philosophy, and Religion.

Annual Reviews

Literature reviews of primary research in the sciences and social sciences.

CQ Press Library

Background information on U.S. congress, public policy, and current affairs.

Dissertations & Theses @ Tufts University

This database gives access to the dissertations and theses produced by students at Tufts University.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Index to journals in the social sciences, sciences, and humanities, with abstract or full-text for each entry.

JoVE Science Education

JoVE Science Education is a video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations.

JSTOR Archive Collection

Full-text back issues of scholarly journals in science, history, economics, political science, mathematics and other fields, with access starting from the first year through to 3 or 5 years ago.

Naxos Music Library

The online streaming audio collection of the Naxos recording label -- the current leading producer of classical music. The equivalent of more than 5,500 compact discs representing over 2,500 composers, the Naxos Library offers streams of not only Classical music, but also selected works in Jazz, Folk, and World music, as well as useful educational content, such as recording liner notes, biographical and historical essays, opera synopses and libretti, a glossary and pronunciation guide.

Ovid Databases

An aggregate of databases and journals in fields of: medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, health and dentistry, and basic sciences.


PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy.

Project MUSE

Journal collection in the humanities and social sciences.


A web-based reference/citation and bibliography manager. Allows users to download citations for use in footnotes and bibliographies.

If you need further assistance, contact a reference librarian or see Tisch Library's How to Use Refworks guide.

SAGE Knowledge

The SAGE Knowledge platform provides cross-searching of SAGE resources including reference works, ebooks, and CQ Press. Included titles represent many disciplines within the social sciences such as juvenile justice, terrorism, social theory, crime, African American society, social welfare, education and many more themes.

Women Writers Online

A full-text collection of works written by women, in English or in English translation, before 1850.