See the library's citation guide page for common citation style guides, paper formatting examples, and sample annotated bibiographies.
The library's licensed databases and e-journals are available to current students, faculty, and staff.
Off-campus access to these resources is provided through a proxy server. To access them from home or some other off-campus location:
1. Go to the library's web site.
2. Click the resource's link. An OBU login page will display.
3. Enter your OBU user name and password (same ones used to log in to OBU e-mail account). The system will connect to the resource.
4. To access another licensed resource, use the browser's back arrow to navigate to it. Click on the resource's link.
5. To end the proxy session, close your browser. Inactivity for two hours will also end the session.
If you have problems with off-campus access, make sure your browser software is up-to-date and able to accept cookies. Also, confirm that your network firewall settings allow access to the library’s web site.
For technical assistance, call IT Services at 870-245-5567 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extensive cultural and geographic information on the nations and territories of the world. Includes helpful language learning tools such as video language dictionaries showing native speakers pronouncing common words and phrases.
A broad variety of data on today’s most pressing social issues. For each topic, this database explores issues from multiple perspectives through pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, articles, multimedia, statistics, and much more.
Resources presenting multiple sides of an issue to help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. Content Includes essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents, reference books, and writing guides.
A wide range of local, state, national, and international newspapers and other news sources. Includes full-color digital access to recent issues of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the state's largest newspaper.