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 Association.

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.

AM Explorer

Through AM Explorer, you can search millions of pages of primary sources spanning the 15th–21st centuries, including a wealth of new content added every year. Resources span the social sciences and humanities, developed in collaboration with leading libraries and archives.
African American Communities
Age of Exploration
America in World War Two
American Consumer Culture
American History
American Indian Histories and Cultures
American Indian Newspapers
American West
Apartheid South Africa, 1948 - 1980
Archives Direct
China, America and the Pacific
China: Culture and Society
China: Trade, Politics and Culture
Church Missionary Society
Colonial America
Confidential Print: Africa
Confidential Print: Latin America
Confidential Print: Middle East
Confidential Print: North America
Defining Gender
Eighteenth Century Drama
Eighteenth Century Journals
Empire Online
Everyday Life and Women in America
First World War
Foreign Office Files for China
Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980
Gender Identity and Social Change
Global Commodities
Grand Tour
India, Raj and Empire
Jewish Life in America c.1654-1954
Literary Manuscripts Berg
Literary Manuscripts Leeds
Literary Print Culture
London Low Life
Macmillan Cabinet Papers
Market Research and American Business
Mass Observation Online
Medical Services and Warfare
Medieval Family Life
Medieval Travel
Meiji Japan
Migration to New Worlds
Nixon Years
Perdita Manuscripts
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900
Race Relations in America
Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Service Newspapers of World War Two
Shakespeare in Performance
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice
Socialism on Film
Trade Catalogs and the American Home
Travel Writing
Victorian Popular Culture
Virginia Company Archives
Women in the National Archives
World's Fairs

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.

HS Talks: Business & Management Collection

A curated collection of over 1,300 multimedia case studies, video lectures, and industry insights presented by experts from both academia and industry. This diverse collection, available to Tufts University students and graduates, covers topics from business start-up and entrepreneurship to Blockchain, Big Data, global business and trade as well as videos on marketing, management and leadership skills, making it an invaluable resource for continued professional development.

JoVE Science Education

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

JoVE Science Education, Psychology

JoVE Science Education, Psychology is a video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations. The Psychology collection provides a framework for observing how psychological experiments are embedded in the actual research process, starting from the initial research design to arriving at conclusions in a study.

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.

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.