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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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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).

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.

Grad School Test Prep (EBSCO Learning Express)

Grad School Test Prep on the EBSCO Learning Express platform offers the Georgetown community access to 30 practice tests with instant and diagnostic scoring, test modes and detailed answer explanations, as well as test prep e-books, a scholarship finder, and a school finder tool for graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs. The product offers test prep resources for the GMAT®, GRE®, MAT®, MCAT®, LSAT®, and PCAT®. Free registration required.

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.

Key Business Ratios

Business Ratios for solvency (meeting short and long term obligations), efficiency (asset control), and profitability (profits relative to sales, assets, and net worth). Can be searched by 2- or 4-digit SIC or 6-digit NAICS (line of business), assets size, and last three years. Allows you to compare company data against industry ratios.

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.

ProQuest Research Library

Provides access to a wide range of popular academic subjects from business and political science to literature and psychology. The database includes more than 4,730 titles—over 3,600 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.


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, go to the "Search Within" section and select "Communication and Media Studies" listed under "Social Sciences & Humanities."**

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 & Organization Studies collection, go to "Search Within," select "Search from a list of disciplines" and select "Management & Organization Studies" from the 'Social Sciences & Humanities" section.**

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.