Hellenic American University Library

Library in Nashua CampusThe Hellenic American University Library supports learning, teaching and research at the University. The great majority of the University’s library resources are online, including 250,000 digital books and subscriptions to major academic periodicals databases numbering 10,000,000 articles. The digital collection covers all academic disciplines, but it is particularly strong in the areas of Business and Management, Languages and Linguistics, Education and Psychology.

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Online Resources

In this section you will also find a list of trusted, open access scientific databases.

Digital Books / Monographs

The American Library at Hellenic American University provides faculty and students with access to several collections:

  • Digital book collections (over 300.000 e-books from two providers)
  • Online periodicals databases (millions of e-articles)
  • Videos (68,000 titles)
  • 360 VR (Now over 170 Virtual reality videos)
  • Direct subscriptions to on-line journals (access only at library’s premises and mostly in Applied Linguistics)
  • Dissertations/Theses (more than 5 million entries)
Periodicals Databases - Videos - Dissertations/Theses

Emerald Management eJournal Portfolio

One of the largest multidisciplinary collections available, providing viewpoints on traditional management disciplines from a variety of different industries as well as reflections on newly emerging societal challenges like climate change, inequality, and conflict.

EBSCOhost includes:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • MLA International Bibliography with Full Text
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
  • GreenFILE
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • Teacher Reference Center

ProQuest One Academic includes:

In this section you will also find a list of trusted, open access scientific databases.

  • Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
  • Science Direct * Journals (Arts & Humanities)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages.
  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a worldwide collaborative of over 285,700 authors and more than 1.7 million users that is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research.
  • Cogprints Leading electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics, and areas of computer science, philosophy, biology, the physical, social, and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
  • SpringerOpen is Springer's portfolio of fully open access journals and books, covering all areas of science. The entire content published with SpringerOpen is freely accessible online immediately upon publication.
  • Taylor & Francis Open and Routledge Open currently publish a number of pure open access journals. The articles in these journals receive rigorous peer review and expedited online publication. Authors have the option of publishing their open access article under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license, as mandated by some research funders.
  • Wiley Open Access is a program of fully open access journals. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share. The fully open access journals are published in collaboration with authoritative journals and societies as well as supported by internationally renowned editorial board members.


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Library Services

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is for requesting items that are not available at HAEC Library.The library uses the interlibrary service to locate and obtain items from libraries in the US and other countries.
May be requested books, journal articles, book chapters, theses, and dissertations.Any current HAEC student, faculty member, or staff member may access this service.

1. To make an Interlibrary Loan request, first search our Online Catalogue and Online Resources to make sure that we don’t already have the material.
2. Then fill out the appropriate form and email it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
3. You will need to make a separate request form for different items you are requesting and provide complete and accurate information to avoid delays in processing.
4. An interlibrary loan electronic transaction is usually completed within 3-5 days (for articles received electronically).
5. Your requested material will be delivered electronically to your personal e-mail.
6. The library will also notify you if the material you have requested is not available.


The Library adheres to the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code, Sections 107 and 108), CONTU Guidelines, the Greek copyright law 2121/1993 and European guidelines. The Library reserves the right to refuse to fill a request if, in its judgment, doing so would violate copyright law. As is the case with all other Library services, patrons are expected to comply with copyright laws when using materials obtained through the Interlibrary Loan System.

Scan & Deliver Service

See something you need in our catalog? Ask us for a digital copy!
Scan & Deliver allows current staff and students of NASHUA and Athens Campuses to request an individual scanned copy from collections held by our Library, subject to relevant conservation approval and copyright permissions.
Free digital scans of University Library Special Collection items may be ordered for personal research use if the material is suitable for scanning and the volume of the request is reasonable.

Items you can request include:

  • journal articles (two per issue)
  • book chapters (two per book, not exceeding 20% of the work)
  • special collection items

To request an item be scanned and send to you, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scans are typically sent to you within two-three business days of request.

Information Literacy

According to American Library Association. Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to “recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.”

Students and teachers have access to digital resources and specialized study tools that aid and enhance learning.

More information can be found in the Library Handbook, a guide to researching and using resources.

Information Literacy Tools

ProQuest Research Companion

An information literacy self-paced tutorial designed to enhance information literacy, writing and research skills.

Over than 80 short videos that answer questions like:

  • How do I choose a topic?
  • Where do I find information?
  • How do I evaluate sources?

To help you quickly become familiar with ProQuest Research Companion, check out tutorials on YouTube.

For more navigate here!

Proquest Refworks

RefWorks is a citation manager. It can help you organize your research by storing citations for the articles/material you locate/ find. You can then use those citations to automatically generate a bibliography, formatted to whatever citation style you choose.

To help you quickly become familiar with ProQuest RefWork, check out tutorials and recorded training sessions on YouTube.

For more navigate here!

Information Literacy Workshop

Information Literacy workshops are organized annually by the Library staff during the orientation week for new students. Also, throughout the academic year the Library holds workshops either for groups of students, or on one-to-one basis, upon request. The goal of the workshops is to teach search techniques, information evaluation, information systems, database usage etc.

The Library offers a variety of workshops for students, faculty and staff upon request.

These workshops teach how to find, evaluate and use information more effectively, efficiently and independently.

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