Databases by Letter - S

S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage

A comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to S&P Capital IQ independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries. Video Tutorial


This collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more.

Safari Books Online

A collection of over 12,000 e-books about technology, business, and engineering. You can search for e-books or browse by subject area and then view the e-books online in a one or two page view.

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools.

Salem Press

Online access to award winning content from Salem Press. The e-books can be viewed in a browser or individual chapters/entries can be downloaded as PDFs.

Scholars Crossing

All Liberty University theses and dissertations, beginning with Fall 2006, are available electronically through the Digital Commons. In addition, some theses and dissertations completed prior to Fall 2006 have been scanned and are also available in the Commons.

Science in Context

Full-text articles that include national and global publications as well as experiments, projects, and top reference content, providing contextual information on today's most significant science topics and how they relate to real-world issues


The world's leading source for scientific, technical, and medical research. Video Tutorial

ScienceDirect College Edition

Peer reviewed journals in the Health & Life Sciences and Social & Behavioral Sciences. Includes full-text and bibliographic information.

ScienceDirect Health Sciences Full Text

Includes coverage in Medicine and Dentistry, Nursing and Health Professions, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Veterinary Science

ScienceDirect Life Sciences Full Text

Includes coverage in Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Genetics, Environmental Science, Immunology and Microbiology, and Neuroscience

ScienceDirect Physical Sciences and Engineering

Includes coverage in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Energy, Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy

ScienceDirect Social Science Full Text

Includes coverage in Arts and Humanities, Business, Management and Accounting, Decision Sciences, Economics and Econometrics, Psychology, and Social Sciences


SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!


Abstracts and citations of peer-reviewed scholarly literature from journals, books, and conference proceedings in the fields of science, mathematics, engineering, technology, health and medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. This resource can be used by researchers to determine the impact of research and to monitor global research trends. Updated daily.

SMA/SportsMarketAnalytics (formerly SBRnet)

Focuses on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry to provide a continuously updated resource featuring full text market research and industry news covering all facets of the industry…sports equipment sales, sports participation, sports broadcasting, sports sponsorship and sports marketing.

Small Business Collection

Full-text periodicals for business schools and entrepreneurs that provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories (Updated daily)

Social Science Premium

Exhaustive coverage in all areas of the social sciences – something that’s increasingly important as research becomes more interdisciplinary. Plus, deep discipline coverage in the applied social sciences, criminal justice, education, and linguistics and language behavior.

Social Services Abstracts

Covers current research on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development. It abstracts and indexes over 1,300 periodicals, including abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. Starts in 1979 and updates monthly.

Social Theory

Social Theory offers an extensive selection of documents that explore the complexities and interpret the nature of social behavior and organization.

Social Work Abstracts

This comprehensive collection offers extensive coverage of more than 850 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Contains full text for over 850 journals dating back to 1908. It also includes full text for more than 800 books and monographs, and full text for 16,000 conference papers. It has a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus to help develop searches. Video Tutorial

Sociological Abstracts

Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Covers articles and book reviews from over 1,800 periodicals as well as books, dissertations, and conference papers. Records start in 1952 and update monthly.

Southern Baptist Periodical Index

An index to around 30-50 periodicals issued each year by historically Southern Baptist Convention-related agencies. Subject coverage includes theology, Baptist history and practice, worship, church music, church administration and development, religious education and ministry, Baptist colleges/universities/seminaries, missions and missions education, family life and parenting, and Christian life.

Spanish Reference Center

This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Offers comprehensive coverage of sport, fitness, and related disciplines. This database is designed for anyone working in sports including coaches, sport scientists, physical educators, and fitness enthusiasts. Includes some links to full text articles. Video Tutorial

Springer Americas

Provides full-text access to nearly 2,000 e-journals in various disciplines, including: biomedical and life sciences, business, computer science, engineering and medicine.

SpringerLink Behavioral Science E-Book Collection

A database of Springer e-books about behavioral science, clinical psychology, medicine, and more. E-books we have access to are marked with a green box to the left of the cover image. The e-books can be viewed in your browser of downloaded as chapter PDFs.

SpringerLink Computer Science E-Book Collection

A database of Springer e-books about computer science, artificial intelligence, algorithm analysis, and more. E-books we have access to are marked with a green box to the left of the cover image. The e-books can be viewed in your browser of downloaded as chapter PDFs.

SpringerLink Engineering E-Book Collection

A database of Springer e-books about general engineering, computational methods, physics, automation, and more. E-books we have access to are marked with a green box to the left of the cover image. The e-books can be viewed in your browser of downloaded as chapter PDFs.

SpringerLink Professional Computing and Web Design E-Book Collection

A database of Springer e-books about computer science, programming, databases, operating systems, and more. E-books we have access to are marked with a green box to the left of the cover image. The e-books can be viewed in your browser of downloaded as chapter PDFs.

Stahl Online

Entire current Cambridge portfolio of neuropsychopharmacology books by Dr. Stahl, including prescribing information, patient guidance materials, and an image library of illustrative teaching content

Stratfor Worldview

Called "the civilian CIA," Strategic Forecasting provides analysis of the major geopolitical events of the day. Stratfor goes deeper than headline news and explains the complex causes and effects of world events.

Swank Digital Campus

Video streams of films and documentaries in categories such as drama, adventure, comedy, fantasy, science fiction, and western