Library Resources

Welcome to the ABTU online library resources page.

Your instructor may specify a specific resource you are required to use for a research assignment.  If they do not specify a source, you should use one of the sources below.

The Library and Information Resource Network (LIRN) collection is our primary resource library, and provides students with millions of peer-reviewed and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support your academic studies from Gale Cengage, eLibrary, and additional providers, covering topics for General Education, Business, Information Technology, and Healthcare programs among various other topics and subject areas.

Login to Access LIRN from the eLearn Student Menu:
LIRN Guide:

NOTE: If you are unable to locate a resource from the list below, please ensure that you use a credible source of information and that you cite your work accordingly.  For help with LIRN navigation, visit the LIRN YouTube page:

Click here to see a list of resources that are applicable to your area of study.

ABTU Librarian:  Kristy Johnson,

Research advisers at ABTU:
Luanne Haggard –
Ramsey Atieh –

*Please confirm with your instructor which library or resource site you are required to use for specific assignments.

Additional Databases

  • Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII) – The Cornell LII is a small research, engineering, and editorial group housed at the Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY. Our collaborators include publishers, legal scholars, computer scientists, government agencies, and other groups and individuals that promote open access to law, worldwide.
  • Google Scholar – Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. (
  • ERIC – ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. 
  • Edgar – Learn how to quickly research a company’s operations and financial information with EDGAR search tools. Data and information compiled by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Free Management Library provides free, easy-to-access, online articles to develop yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations (whether the organization is for-profit or nonprofit).

Additional Resources