Franklin College Hamilton Library
Alumni Online Library is a FREE service for all Franklin College alumni.
Providing access to hundreds of academic journals, the Alumni Online Library gives you valuable access to scholarly information for your lifelong professional and personal research needs.
Access Information:
When you click on a resource, you will be asked to enter a username/password.
If you graduated 2009 or later, your FC username and password grants you access to each resource.
If you graduated prior to 2009, contact for a username and password.
Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are recommended, unless otherwise noted.
Scroll down to view and access the nine online resources for alumni use.
Need help?  Email us,, and someone will assist you within one business day.
Alumni Online ResourceDescription
AtoZ: The World Multidisciplinary

Select any country in the world.
Choose to learn about its culture/society, education, music, religion, and more.

DOAJ Athletic Training, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Physics

Search The Directory of Open Access Journals, scientific and scholarly journals.

Franklin Archive, The History, Multidisciplinary, Multimedia Journalism

Search or browse digitized copies of the Franklin College newspaper, The Franklin.
Coverage ranges from October 1908 - March 2015.

Use Internet Explorer for best results.
Enable pop-ups for optimal viewing.

Visit The Franklin Archive Research Guide for tips, tricks, and help.

Oxford Art Online Art History, Art Studio

Conduct art research through Oxford's art reference titles, such as Grove Art Online, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art.

Oxford English Dictionary English, Multidisciplinary, Rhetoric

Browse this complete English language dictionary.

Oxford Music Online Music

Access Oxford music reference titles, such as the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and Oxford Companion to Music.

Oxford Reference Online Multidisciplinary

Gather background information on your topic.
Access dictionary, language reference, and subject reference.

Project Muse English, Multidisciplinary

Find more than 300 quality journal titles covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.

Roger D. Branigin Collection History

Browse or search The Roger D. Branigin Collection, an indexed collection of the papers of Indiana's 42nd Governor.

Undergraduate Research Collection

Explore campus scholarship and unique archival materials, dating back to May 2015.