Alumni Access to Full-text Articles

Georgetown Alumni have access to full-text articles in the databases listed on this page. Please note that access to all materials on a site may not be comprehensive and could be comprised of abstracts.

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Adam Matthew Digital Collections

Adam Matthew publishes primary sources for teaching and researching. Partnering with archives from around the world, Adam Matthew has amassed a trove of archival primary source material. The collections span a variety of themes such as area studies, literature, politics, gender and sexuality, history, empire and globalism, and more. Georgetown University subscribes to a number of Adam Matthew collections, including many of the Archives Direct collections, digitized collections of the National Archives (UK). Many Adam Matthew Collections are generously provided by the Georgetown University-Qatar Library.

African American Communities

Age of Exploration

America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts

American History, 1493 – 1945

American Indian Histories and Cultures

American Indian Newspapers

American West

China, America, and the Pacific

China: Culture and Society--the Wason pamphlet collection, Cornell University

China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980

Colonial America

East India Company

Empire Online

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

Gender: Identity and Social Change

Global Commodities

Grand Tour

India, Raj and Empire

Market Research & American Business, 1935-1965

Medieval Family Life

Medieval Travel Writing

Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

Race Relations in America

Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History

Archives Direct

Digitized collections of the National Archives (UK) provided by Adam Matthew. Collections include:

Central Asia, Persia, and Afghanistan, 1834-1922

Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966

Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969

Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980

Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981

Annual Reviews

Comprehensive and timely critical reviews of the most significant primary research literature. Written by leading scientists, Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited publications in the scientific literature. Note: Georgetown only subscribes to certain titles in this collection.

CQ Press Products

Provides access to all CQ Press Products including the CQ Press Political Reference Suite, CQ Researcher (12,000-word reports covering the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more on a weekly basis), and CQ Weekly (political and legislative news, features, trends, forecasts and congressional voting records).

Data Planet Statistical Datasets

A vast collection of US and international statistics in Data Planet Statistical Datasets. Allows you to scan and search the contents of billions of datasets, compare and contrast variables of interest, and create customized views in tables, maps, rankings, and charts. Views also include descriptive summaries of the datasets and data sources. Datasets cover a wide range of subjects including, business, finance, banking, economics, sociology, political science, demography, agriculture, education, international studies, criminal justice, energy, housing and construction as well as labor and employment.

Encyclopaedia of Islam (EI)

The major scholarly encyclopedia in Islamic & Middle Eastern studies, this is a multi-volume work containing signed articles on all aspects of the Islamic world: religious, biographical, historical and social. Short bibliographies of classical works accompany signed articles. Many articles in the new editions (EI2 & EI3) have been revised and updated. The 2nd edition is now complete and the online version includes entries for the 3rd edition, which is not yet complete.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Alphabetically arranged entries on literary critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, the contributions of specific countries and historical periods, and nonliterary fields of inquiry shaped by literary theory and criticism. Entries consist of a critical essay addressing the subject's historical and philosophical importance and a selective primary and secondary bibliography.

Mergent Archives Annual Report Collection

This growing database contains selective historical annual reports back to the late 1800s. Covering both US and foreign annuals reports, these color PDF sources present pictures of a company’s culture and historical priorities.

Mergent Bondviewer

Provides terms and conditions data on U.S. corporate bonds and municipal bonds. Includes both issuer and bond-level terms and condition data, from pre-sale through defeasance. Data points include ratings, historical pricing, and portfolio tracking. Contains a history of ratings changes on bonds from Moody's, S&P, and Fitch. Coverage begins in the 1950s.

Mergent Horizon

Contains up-to-date company description, stock price performance, and financial data. Allows users to perform industry comparisons and peer-group analyses, evaluate a company's business based on its products and services, and identify its competitors, major customers, suppliers and partners. Covers all companies actively traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges. Part of Mergent Online.

Mergent InvestorEdge

This tool allows users to screen for over 1,200 U.S. stocks based on company name, CUSIP, industry, analyst recommendations, and BETA. It includes price data, ten years of annual statements, SEC filings, and industry reports. While less sophisticated than other Financial Reports, it is very easy to use and provides unique content like Ford Equity Research Reports, Moody’s Bond Reports, ratings, and Corporate Bond Yield Averages. Data is presented in PDF and has limited downloading capabilities.

Mergent Online

Full-text information on U.S. and non-U.S. companies. Includes company history, officers, subsidiaries, financial data, and annual reports. Access to SEC filings (EDGAR) back to 1993. Also includes Company Archives for historical information and US and International Industry Reports. Provides up to 30 years of historical daily international stock pricing, downloadable to Excel.

Project Muse

Provides access to over 400 journals published by the Johns Hopkins University Press and nearly 100 other scholarly publishers. Covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others. One can search across all journals in the database, selected subsets of journal titles, or in just a single title.


RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers gather, manage, store, and share information and generate citations and bibliographies. Note: If you would like to use the legacy edition of RefWorks, please click here. If you are asked for a Group Code when using Write-n-Cite, ask us. The code can be sent only to Georgetown email addresses.

SAGE Communication Studies Full-Text Collection

Includes the full text of 19 journals published by SAGE and participating societies in the areas of journalism, public opinion, political communication, mass communication, interpersonal communication, cultural studies/intercultural communication, television/film studies, media studies, business communication, organizational/management communication, written communication, rhetoric, and literacy studies. To search only the Communication and Media Studies collection:

  • Search for a topic, person or article.
  • On the search results, look for the filters on the right-hand side
  • Under Subject, select Communication and Media Studies.

SAGE Management and Organization Studies Full Text Collection

These peer-reviewed journals cover such subjects as organizational behavior, organizational development, strategic management, organizational theory, industrial psychology, human resource (HR) management, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CRS), environmental management, leadership, group processes, organizational communication, management learning, management education, training, industrial relations (IR), labor economics, international & cooperative management, entrepreneurship, small business management, E-commerce, non-profit management, compensation & benefits, environmental management, service organizations, hospitality, travel, tourism, marketing, macromarketing, social marketing, marketing education, marketing theory, service marketing, sociology of work, business & government relations, critical theory, simulation, action research, research design, and research methodologies. To search only the Management and Organization Studies collection:

  • Search for a topic, person or article.
  • On the search results, look for the filters on the right-hand side
  • Under Subject, select Management & Organization Studies.

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

"Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 92 languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and nearly every country in Asia, Africa, and Australasia." Also includes several hundred thousand reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings.