An essay by English faculty Jay Ponteri, In Defense of Navel Gazing, was selected as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2015.
Resources with Full-Text
Resources with Digital Media
Search several databases for citations, abstracts and thousands of full-text articles. This is the place to start your search for articles.
Gale Power Search
Provides a large collection of current periodical literature including newspapers, magazines and some academic journals.
JSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collection
Provides a retrospective, full-text collection that includes many of the core research and society published journals in key fields in the humanities and social sciences.
Sage Journals Online
Provides full-text coverage of nearly 500 Sage journals covering many fields including social sciences and management.
Provides full-text, in-depth coverage of current political and social issues.
Google Scholar @ Marylhurst
The Google Scholar search is configured to connect to Shoen Library's resources improving the availability of some content.
Type: Web Page
Marylhurst Digital Thesis Collection
Theses from Marylhurst graduates are available online through this portal. Each thesis has been added at the request of the author.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The database provides viewpoint articles on controversial issues including capital punishment, medical ethics, right to privacy and many more topics.
Britannica Academic Edition
Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.
Virtual Reference Library
Features subject specific encyclopedias in social sciences, health and religion.
AIS: Association for Interdisciplinary Studies
Provides related news and information in the field of interdisciplinary studies.
Type: Web Page
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