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Find the best library databases for your research.


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    Additional software download required

    Online Tutorial / Training available

Windows App Icon     Windows app available for download

Google play app logo    Android app available for download

     iTunes (iOS) app available for download


   Electronic Book (eBook)

    Open Access Resource

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Off Campus Access

You will be required to enter your name and the 14 digit barcode from the back of your Widener ID Card or Library Research Card to access databases from Off Campus.

Note: Be sure to enter your name exactly as it appears on your ID (ie: include hyphens and/or middle initials)

Widener ID Card:

If you do not have a Widener ID please make arrangements with the Campus1Card office 610-499-4145 to obtain one.

Library Research Card:

sample library research card

If you are only registered in a distance education program contact the Campus1Card office 610-499-4145 to obtain a Library Research Card.

New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
  • Open access resource
  • Website
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
  • Access to this resource is only available for Widener University students, faculty and staff.
  • Online Tutorial Available
  • Mobile friendly site
MathSciNet® is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.
Online Tutorial Available Here
  • Access to this resource is only available for Widener University students, faculty and staff.
  • Electronic / eBook
SAGE Knowledge is home to an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content containing over 5,100 titles. Content includes reference works, academic books, professional development titles and more.
Wolfgram Library subscribes to the SAGE knowledge books, reference, navigator and CQ Press - we do not have access to the Video titles or the business cases
The Intelligent Technologies and Robotics eBook collection offers established knowledge as well as cutting-edge research in over 350 publications.
Zotero is a free reference manager designed to store, manage, and cite bibliographic references such as books, articles, videos, legislation, podcasts, and websites.

Online Tutorial Available Here