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Welcome to the Robert and Mary Rita Murphy Stump Library at Saint Xavier University

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Subject and Research Guides

Click above for database access or on the A-Z Search Tools list in the Library Tools section below.

In order to search databases you are required to login using the format: --SXU Net ID  not your email login.


                  The Library is open to  SXU faculty, staff, students, alumni, clergy,

                   and individuals from CARLI Consortium schools displaying a school I.D.

The library is not open to the general public.

You will need an SXU ID card to enter the the library beginning at 4:30 PM via swipe access and at all times on weekends.

Masks are optional in public spaces.
No food is allowed. Drink containers with covers are permitted.
The Bishop Quarter Room is available for Zoom sessions and for student use when not reserved for meetings.
List of virtual group study space options.

        See our Library Pandemic Resources page for special online resources.

Library Tools

Facts and Definitions

News Resources

Central Index (journals)

Looking for Books?

► SXU and I-Share catalog

Note: If you discover that the SXU Library does not own the book you desire search the I-Share catalog.  If found, order the book through I-Share.

Video Resources

A-Z Search Tools list: Databases

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Note: This box does NOT search into library resources—it searches only words on our website. To search library resources, please use our Subject and Research Guides link.


Help and Tutorials

Research Process

Key Tools


Highlighted Resources: New tools

See our COVID statistics found at the bottom of our Pandemic page.

New databases:


  ASHA Journals: AJA - AJSLP - JSLHR - LSHSS - Perspectives: (Not available remotely) (January, 2023)

 Arte Publico: Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1/2 which contains primary materials from a wide range of journals, newspapers, and unique historical documents. (March, 2021)

 African American Historical Serials which contains primary materials from a wide range of journals, newspapers, and unique historical documents such as diaries and church sermons. (March, 2021)

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