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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:
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Alumni Online ResourceDescription
AtoZ: The World Multidisciplinary

Culture/society, education, music, religion, and more for every country in the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals Athletic Training, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Physics

Scientific and scholarly, open access journals.

Franklin Archive, The History, Multidisciplinary, Multimedia Journalism

Digitized copies of the Franklin College newspaper, The Franklin.
Coverage ranges from October 1908 to March 2015.

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JURN Art History, Biology, Business, English, Environmental Science, Theatre

Academic articles, chapters, and theses in the arts, humanities, business, law, nature, science, and medical dicsiplines.

Oxford Art Online Art History, Art Studio

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

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Oxford English Dictionary English, Multidisciplinary, Rhetoric

The most complete etymological English dictionary.

Oxford Music Online Music

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

Background information on many, diverse topics.
Dictionary, language reference, and subject reference also included.

Project Muse English, Multidisciplinary

More than 150 full-text academic 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 Archives History

An indexed collection of the papers of Indiana's 42nd Governor.

Undergraduate Research Collection

Campus scholarship, specifically senior seminar papers, dating back to May 2015.