Miguel de Benavides Library



GVRL - Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses.


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Knovel is an interactive database that provides full-text access to an online collection of science and engineering reference

Oxford Reference Online



Oxford Reference Online offers in-depth reference on Performing Arts, Art and Architecture, Language Reference, Linguistics, Music and Contemporary History (post 1945)

Oxford Scholarship Online



Oxford Scholarship Online offers full-text access to scholarly works from key disciplines biology, philosophy, religion, Economics and Finance, psychology, sociology, Art & Architecture

eBooks on EBSCOhost

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EBSCOhost allows for a powerful search experience. Browse for individual titles across a variety of subject areas

eBooks on JSTOR

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More than 2,000 Open Access ebooks are now available at no cost to libraries or users. These titles reflect JSTOR’s high standards for quality content; we’ve partnered with leading publishers such as University of California Press, University of Michigan Press, ANU Press, and Cornell University Press.

eBooks Databases


ScienceDirect E-Books

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434 individual titles on Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Wiley Online Library

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Selected ebook titles on Engineering

Electronic Databases

Access Medicine

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Access Medicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides a complete spectrum of knowledge from the best minds in medicine, with essential information accessible anywhere.


Authoritative, trusted, and continuously updated with optimized content for any mobile device, Access Medicine is guided by a preeminent Advisory Board that includes three of the medical field’s top academic experts, Mark A. Graber, MD; Diane Levine, MD; and Anderson Spickard, III, MD.

Access Pharmacy

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AccessPharmacy® from McGraw-Hill Medical is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education. A flexible resource, AccessPharmacy allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, search across leading pharmacy online references and view optimized content on a mobile device.

Access Physiotherapy

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AccessPhysiotherapy is a comprehensive online physiotherapy resource that integrates instruction and practice of physical therapy.


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AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.

American Chemical Society

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ACS Publications stands alongside Chemical Abstracts Services in supporting the American Chemical Society's goal to be the most authoritative, comprehensive, and indispensable provider of chemistry-related information, in keeping with the ACS's Vision of Improving People's Lives Through the Transforming Power of Chemistry.

American Society of Civil Engineers

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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library is the full-text database ASCE digital content (journals, standards, proceedings, e-books). It contains all journal articles, published by ASCE from 1983 to present, and proceedings, published by ASCE from 2000 to present.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Digital Collection previously known as The ASME Digital Library, is ASME's repository of current and archival literature featuring:

ASME's Transaction Journals from 1960 to the present., ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present., ASME Press eBooks selected from 1993 to the present.

Art and Architecture in Video

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An online streaming film collection, delivers documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis.


The collection spans period and region, including coverage of the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and  Contemporary art. In addition to art history and theory, the collection addresses applied topics such as architectural and graphic design.

ARTSTOR Digital Library

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The Artstor Digital Library is a resource that provides digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. The collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.


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ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports the clinical decision requirements of physicians, medical librarians, CMO/CMIOs, and healthcare professionals. It is fast, complete, convenient, and trusted.


With ClinicalKey, be confident your physicians are accessing the latest, most evidence-based answers.


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Multi-disciplinary full text journals.

Emerald Insight

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The Emerald Insights platform provides access to and information with highest quality, peer reviewed research. A high quality, interdisciplinary journal collection serving the academic and professional research communities in accounting, finance and economics marketing and library studies collections.

Euromonitor International (Passport)

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Passport, Euromonitor International's gateway to global market research database provides statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. Passport connects market research to company goals and annual planning, analysing market context, competitor insight and future trends impacting businesses globally.

GALE Student Resources in Context

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library

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The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners.


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Searches Journals in the field of Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences.


Mint Asia-Pacific

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The information includes:

Company financials in a standardised format; Financial strength indicators; Directors and contacts; Original filings/images; Stock data; Detailed corporate and ownership structures; Industry research; Business and company-related news; M&A deals and rumours


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Osiris has information on listed, and major unlisted/delisted, companies worldwide - approaching 80,000 companies.

Oxford Music Online

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Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location.


ProQuest Health and Medical Complete

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Scholarly journals in Health Sciences and Medicine.


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Scholarly journals in the field of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.


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SciFinder® by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a research discovery tool that provides comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.


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The largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources covering nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

provides online access to all 16 SIAM Journals (1997 to 2015)

Taylor & Francis Online

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Taylor & Francis Online Journal Collection: Sport, Leisure & Tourism


Sport: Features journals in a variety of subjects, ranging from Sport & Recreation, Medical Research, Health Studies, Sport History to Sociology of Sport Leisure: A distinguished list covers topics such as Leisure Recreation Management, Leisure Studies and Heritage Management & Conservation Tourism: Offers an international perspective to key topics, covering the range of tourism theory and practice

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Local databases



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It provides selective indexing of articles found in over one hundred popular magazines, journals and leading newspapers in the Philippines published from 1988 to the present.



A database that provides quick and easy access to more than 50,000 citation and bibliographic information from published (Philippine health research journals , conference/convention proceedings, International databases and publications) and unpublished (research institutions research projects and reports, thesis and dissertations) health researches in the country.


Citations may include links to full-text content from publisher web sites or downloadable at HERDIN.





Curated and annotated Philippine legal content accessible across all platforms – tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktops.


Username and Password are available at the Reference and Information Section and Civil Law Library.


Philippine eLib


The Philippine eLib is a collaborative project of the National Library of the Philippines (NLP), University of the Philippines (UP), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The availables resources include: union catalog of the five partners; digitized Filipiniana materials including theses and dissertations;special collection/researches of the five partners.


Open Access Resources

The guide that includes a curated list of free, peer-reviewed journals and journal databases from a number of disciplines

Aardvarknet.info (Asian Resources for Librarians)



provides direct links to various free Asian online databases and fulltext electronic journals. Searchable and browsable. Subjects include library and information science, medical sciences, social sciences, agriculture, education, science and technology.


BioMed Central



All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Approximately 130 titles are available full text. Subject areas include biology and biomedicine.





is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeer indexes the full-text of the entire articles and citations. Full boolean, phrase and proximity search is supported.


College & Research Libraries (C&RL)




D-Lib Magazine



is a solely electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues.


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)



is a database of the University of Lund (Sweden) which provides access to quality controlled scientific Open Access Journals covering several subject areas. Open access journals use a funding model that does not charge the readers. Approximately 1,670 titles are available in full text. Currently 414 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 76,402 articles are included in the DOAJ service.


eBook Directory



is the biggest directory of free downloadable ebooks online. All ebooks on the site are free to download and will always be free.


ENR: Engineering News-Record




Free Medical Journals


is dedicated to the promotion of free access to medicaljournals over the Internet. It lists a large number of medical journals that currently provide free full-text access on the WWW.



Google Scholar



It enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web."


Hartford Institute for Religion Research

 It is research based information on the social scientific study of religion.


HighWire Press, Internet Imprint of the Standford University Libraries



Over 15 million articles from over 4,500 PubMed journals, including 939,111 free full text articles and from 868 HighWire-hosted journals. Covering several subject areas.


HINARI (Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative)



It provides free or very low cost online access to 2300 major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, non-profit and academic institutions in the health sector in 113 developing countries.


Homiletic and Pastoral Review




Journal of Philippine Librarianship (JPL)



is an annual publication of the School of Library and Information Studies of the University of the Philippines (UPSLIS). It covers all aspects of library, archival and information studies in the Philippines.


Library Journal







Mesothelioma.net is dedicated towards helping mesothelioma patients. Helps in educating the world about mesothelioma.






is a project of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service which aims  to create a collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources  that are easily searchable by anyone. It has 5,740, 091 records from 522 different institutions.


Open Access Journals




PLoS Biology


is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS), a non-profit organization committed to making scientific and medical literature a public resource.





is a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Public Library of Science. The best thing about this database is that it provides information on online article usage, citations to the article, and other indicators of impact. The regularly updated data fall into the following categories: Citations, Article Usage, Media and Blog Coverage About The Article, Social Tools for Reference Management as well as Research Recommendation and Evaluation, PLOS Reader Evaluation.​


POPLINE (POPulation Information onLINE)



provides worldwide coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues, including family planning technology and programs, fertility, and population law and policy.


Project Euclid



Cornell University Library is proud to launch Project Euclid, an initiative to advance effective and affordable scholarly communication in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.





is a freely accessible database created by NIH in 2004 to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the development of new medications. The database connects chemical information with biomedical research and clinical information, organizing facts in numerous databases into a unified whole.


PubMed Central



is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature. PMC currently provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of 104 life sciences journals, with more to come.


Social Science Research Network (SSRN)



consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 30,900 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 15,000 downloadable full text documents.





is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The University Library is not a subscriber but access to the search engine and some parts of the website is free.


World Population Data



Every year, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more than 200 countries. This year’s special focus, “Human Needs, Sustainable Resources,” is the subject of our Insights feature. Explore the data in new map and chart tools. Compare countries’ population projections in the data visualization.


OPEN ACCESS ELECTRONIC BOOKS (Also available off-campus)



Digital Book Index



provides links to more than 105,000 title records from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. About 66,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free, while many others are available at very modest cost.


Google Print



gives access to full text of books.





is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Subjects include arts, business, education, mathematics, statistics, social science, science and technology.


Online Books Page



 is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. Listing over 20,000 free books on the Web.


Project Gutenberg



is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.


On-trial Databases

Medicines Complete

On Campus



It provides regularly updated, online access to some of the world's leading drug and healthcare references including Martindale, the British National Formulary, Stockley's Drug Interactions, Herbal Medicines, Pharmaceutical Excipients, Dietary Supplements and Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons. Username: MCtrial@ust.edu.ph Password: health.

Routledge Handbooks Online (RHO)

On Campus



is an invaluable educational resource bringing together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research from Routledge, and CRC Press, in the Humanities, Social sciences, Education, Psychology, Engineering, and Built environment, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today. Every title within Routledge Handbooks Online is surrounded with meaningful metadata and abstracts at a chapter level, making it fully searchable and browsable, providing a functionality of greater value to the student and researcher.

WorldCat Discovery Remote Access

WorldCat Discovery Remote Access




Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world’s libraries. Library users and staff use WorldCat Discovery to search the WorldCat database of electronic, digital and physical resources; to identify materials they need and to find out where they are available.

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