Find Books, Articles and More

The Brandeis Library provides access to a wealth of information resources in many formats. Our goal is to transition of as much scholarly content as possible from print to electronic form, enabling more powerful searching and 24/7 remote access to these resources.

Articles, e-Journals and Databases

The Brandeis Library has more than 250 databases and 30,000 electronic journals covering a wide range of subjects. Library databases search journals, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, government documents, and other digital content.

OneSearch is the Library’s research tool to help you search millions of resources at once. Quickly see what’s available without having to search individual databases and the catalog. Use OneSearch to get the overview you need when you’re beginning your research, or if you know the title and/or author of a specific book, use OneSearch to find it quickly.

See a full list of all of our databases.

Search the complete list of all of our electronic journals. To find a complete record of all journals including print journals owned by the library, please search the Library Catalog. Learn more about how Get It! can connect you to full text articles.

Open access resources are digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. Learn more about open access resources.

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See a list of new resources we currently have on trial. Library database trials provide temporary access to new resources so that the Brandeis community can try out a resource and evaluate its content, functionality, and value.

Find Books and More

The Brandeis community currently has access to more than 30,000 electronic journals and 250 scholarly databases, including primary source materials, indexes and abstracts, full-text and multimedia content, electronic reference works, news media and much more.

Use the Library Catalog to access over 1.5 million books, e-books, journals, microforms.

Brandeis Library subscribes to several e-book collections giving you access to thousands of books online, covering a wide variety of subjects.

Search the catalogs of local and foreign libraries.

Search more than 10,000 OCLC member libraries worldwide.

Access books digitized by Brandeis and other libraries as part of the Open Content Alliance.

ScholarWorks is Brandeis University’s portal for showcasing the many types of scholarship, expertise and activities of our community of scholars.