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Due to the  COVID-19 outbreak, the Hooley-Bundschu Library Learning Commons is closed to the public.  We are available to help.  Call 816-501-3621 for research assistance. Use the "Ask a Research Question" chat box  from 8 AM-9 PM Monday-Thursday, Friday 8 AM- 5 PM or Sat 1-5 PM .  You can also email us at to request a research appointment.  Basic searching techniques  can be found here:  It is a 23 minute investment that will save you hours of frustration.

Frequently Used Resources

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) Database

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)


The Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) online database can be used for research projects in many disciplines.

Find Avila Books

Find Avila Books

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To find books at the Avila Learning Commons, click this link. 

EBSCO-CINAHL Plus With Full-Text

EBSCO-CINHAHL Plus With Full-Text

EBSCO-CINHAHL Plus With Full-Text

EBSCO-CINHAHL Plus With Full-Text provides research information for Nursing Department projects.


PsycArticles (EBSCO)


The EBSCO "PsycArticles" online database contains psychology information for research projects in multiple disciplines.

Films On Demand

Films On Demand

Films On Demand

Films On Demand is an online-video database that allows students, faculty, and staff to view streaming videos...anytime, anywhere, 24/7.





JSTOR is a multi-disciplinary database. It covers over 50 different disciplines/subject areas including: Biology, Sociology, History, Business, Psychology, Performing Arts, Literature, Archeology, and others.

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)

Psychology Journals (ProQuest)


Psychology Journals by ProQuest is a database designed for inter-disciplinary research. It covers over 300 academic journals related to Psychology.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

eBook collection

The EBSCO ebook Collection provides access to a collection of thousands of scholarly, professional and reference books in a wide variety of subject areas. The texts are full-text and searchable by author, title, and keyword.

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