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APU subscribes to well over 100 library information systems and databases. These provide access to e-books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and other information sources. APU students: Use the links below to access databases. University College students: Please click here to access the databases through the University College proxy.

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Cambridge Companions: Philosophy,Religion,Culture - This online collection contains over 1300 downloadable essays taken from the Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture (more than 150 volumes). Each volume also includes a substantial bibliography and other elements such as glossaries and timelines. [About]
Cambridge Companions to Literature - Digital full-text access to 219 volumes from the Cambridge Companions to Literature series. Part of the Literature Online database.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online - Indexes articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. [About]
Charleston Advisor - Offers critical, peer-reviewed reviews of web resources for libraries. [About]
Chemistry Journals - This collection contains over 30 journals published by the American Chemical Society. Full-text is provided for every article, and the dates of coverage are 1879 to the present. [About]
Christian Periodical Index - Citations and some full text for English language articles and reviews in Christian periodicals written from an evangelical perspective, with coverage of over 130 titles from a broad spectrum of subject areas. [About]
CINAHL Plus with Full Text - Provides citations and some full text for 3024 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. Also contains searchable cited references for more than 1160 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. [About]
Classical Music Library - Listen to more than 50,000 classical audio recordings. Searchable by instrument, artist, ensemble, genre, work title, or basic keyword. [About] - Registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. [About]
Cochrane Library - A collection of high quality evidence-based medicine databases. Includes reviews, treatment protocols, and citations for articles from nursing and medicine journals. [About]
College Source - Full PDF versions of college course catalogs from thousands of 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. [About]
Communication & Mass Media Complete - Articles related to communication and mass media. [About]
CQ Press Political Reference Suite - Access portal for CQ Press's political reference titles, including the Encyclopedia of Political Science. [About]
CQ Public Affairs Collection - Full text collection of information on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas. [About]
CQ Researcher - In-depth political reports on issues related to health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. [About]
CQ Supreme Court Collection - Full text commentary of Supreme Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution. [About]
Credo Reference - Now found within the [Literati database]. Contains a collection of more than 600 dictionaries and encyclopedias, along with thousands of topic pages to help you start research projects.

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