What is it?

The Library Databases contain full-text journals, e-books, and more. They are a great tool for conducting research. Park University provides access to nearly 50 different databases to students registered in a course during the current or previous term.


How can I access the resource?

You can access the library databases in a variety of ways. Those on campus in Parkville, MO can access the databases from any computer by visiting http://www.park.edu/library/databases.html. Those located off campus or at one of Park University’s many campus centers can access the library databases through our library proxy server located at https://pegleg.park.edu. You will be required to login with your student ID and password. NOTE: Students using the library proxy must be registered in a course for the current or previous term. A modern web browser that supports cookies is also required.


Why would I want to use it?

The primary reason you would want to access the library databases is for research purposes. Many courses require you to write research papers and site those sources. The library databases are the best way to find those sources.


Is there a quick start/basic use guide available?

Each library database is provided by an external organization and as a results operates differently. Documentation on how to use each database, if available, will be located on each library databases’ website.


How does the item make me more successful at Park?

The primary reason you would want to access the library databases is for research purposes. Many courses require you to write research papers and site those sources. The library databases are the best way to find those sources.


How does this item improve my student experience?

The information contained in the library databases is more reliable and appropriate for academic use than other information you can find on websites on the internet. They also make finding information much easier than a general web search.


Where can I find support such as a phone number, email address, or physical address?

If you are experiencing issues with the Library Databases you should contact the Norrington Library and Learning Center via phone at 816-584-6285, via email at library@park.edu, or via live chat at http://www.park.edu/library/.


Is there a policy in place?

Park University’s library databases are governed by the university’s Acceptable Use Policies


Is there additional or third party documentation available and where?

Additional tips for searching the Park University library databases can be found at Tips For Library Databases