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Databases A to Z


  • AtoZ of the World

    AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each. No other single source covers so many cultural and educational topics, so well, for so many countries.

  • Abstracts ini Social Gerontology (Index with linked full text) 

    This bibliographic database makes essential age-related content readily available to researchers of gerontology. Coverage inlcudes geriatrics, psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas relevant to geriatric studies. (Ebsco)

  • Academic OneFile

    Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily (Gale Cengage).

  • Academic Search Complete

    Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,600 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals and a total of more than 10,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for nearly 1,000 journals (EBSCOhost)


  • ACM Digital Library

    Offers nearly 9,000 full-text articles from the journals, magazines, and conference proceedings, since 1991, of the Association for Computing Machinery, the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Tables of Contents are cited from articles published in ACM journals and magazines (1985­) and conference proceedings (1985­1996). (Association for Computing Machinery) 

  • African-American Poetry, 1760-1900

    Provides access to the full text of the works of over 2,500 poems by 54 African­American poets of the 18th and 19th centuries, including Phillis Wheatley and Paul Laurence Dunbar. The poetry covers a wide range of topics, and a variety of poetic styles and types including elegies, odes, ditties, hymns, and sonnets. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)

  • African American Studies Center

    The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field.

  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information

    AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Features: drug information written in lay language for consumers; Spanish version translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs); monthly updates; “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers; identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients. (EBSCO)


    Offers selective worldwide coverage of over three million citations to material acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions. It indexes journal articles, book chapters, computer databases and software, maps, manuscripts, serials and sound recordings on a broad range of agriculture and related topics. (ProQuest)

  • Agricultural Science Collection

    This database contains over 550 full-text journals in the agricultural sciences with coverage from 1979 to present. (ProQuest)


  • AIDS and Cancer Research Abstracts

    Provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary coverage of the fields of virology, immunology, and oncology. This comprehensive index allows combined searching of the primary sources summarized and indexed in Virology and AIDS Abstracts, Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts, and Immunology Abstracts. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)


  • ALT Health Watch

    Database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990 . (EBSCOhost) 

  • Aluminum Industry Abstracts

    Includes information abstracted from approximately 2,300 scientific and technical journals, government reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books and patents. It offers easy access to information about testing, marketing, conferences, forecasts, company information, and the latest research on aluminum. (ProQuest)

  • America: History and Life

    Complete bibliographic database to over 2,000 journals that cover the United States and Canada prehistory to the present. In addition to articles, this extensive database includes approximately 6,000 citations of book and media reviews, and citations of abstracts of dissertations published in the field. (EBSCOhost)

  • American Chemical Society

    30 core journals in chemistry provide researchers access to information from the leading American publisher of chemical information. (American Chemical Society)

  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955

    This collection of 100,000 dissertations was compiled through a joint effort of EBSCO and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston from the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities originally printed by H.W. Wilson. It is a freely accessible database providing discovery of dissertations published from 1933 to 1955. The database provides the following details: text, author, title, notes, subjects, university, and accession number. Resulting searches lead to citations of the dissertations and the entry in the index volume. A PDF image of the print index page containing the citation is available, but no information on how to find the full text of the dissertation is provided. (EBSCO)

  • American History in Video

    American History in Video is a rich online collection of 2,000+ hours of documentary, newsreel, and archival footage available for the study of American history. Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans, to the lost colony of Roanoke, to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century figures such as Benedict Arnold and Daniel Boone to modern day figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Helen Thomas. American History in Video offers searchable transcripts synchronized to video. Users can drill down in seconds to find the footage of interest from thousands of hours of video. This collection is an exclusive collaboration with A&E Television Networks and features some of their most important documentaries and series from The History Channel®, A&E Network®, and Biography®. (Alexander Street Press)

  • American Poetry

    Gathers the works of the most influential American poets, from the colonial period to the early twentieth century. American Poetry does not aim to be comprehensive, rather it contains the following to 1900: the complete works of all major poets, and the complete works of a substantial number of additional writers. A few poets active after 1900 are also included. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia) 

  • Annual Reviews

    Provides state-of-the-art reports by experts on the current scholarship in many fields, and are an invaluable support to faculty, graduate, and undergraduate inquiry. In addition to containing the full text of review essays published since 1996, tables of contents are included for 1984 to 1995, as well as previews of topics for upcoming annual issues. (Annual Reviews)

  • APA PsycNET

    Provides access to the psychology and behavioral science databases PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES and PsycBOOKS.

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts

    This database is designed to meet the information needs of the caring professions, and spans the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. The database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals, from more than 16 countries. (ProQuest)

  • Aquatic Science Collection 

    This database contains over 370 full-text journals in the aquatic sciences, with coverage from 1960 to the present. (ProQuest)

  • ArticleFirst (Index)

    Over 12.7 million entries for the table of contents of over 12,000 sources with links to libraries that own the periodicals. (OCLC)

  • Artemis Literary Sources 

    Artemis searches Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Online, and Twayne’s Authors Online. (Gale)

  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

    Premier aquatic reference covering over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, and other literature dealing with the science, technology and management of marine, freshwater and brackish water environments. ASFA is comprised of five sub files: biological and living resources; ocean technology, policy and non-living resources, and aquatic pollution and environmental quality; aqua culture and marine biotechnology. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)

  • Associates Programs Source

    Designed specifically for junior & community colleges with a primary focus on disciplines of study within associate degrees and certification programs. Areas explored include accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, cosmetology, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hair dressing, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, veterinary technology and welding. Updated weekly. (EBSCOhost)

  • Atmospheric Science Collection

    This database contains over 190 full-text journals in meteorology and the atmospheric sciences, with coverage from 1974 to the present. (ProQuest)

  • Biography Reference Bank

    "Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work." (EBSCOhost/H. W. Wilson)


  • Biological Sciences 

    Interdisciplinary database offering abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. It provides access to literature from over 6000 sources including serials, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. (ProQuest)

  • Biology Digest

    Compilation of abstracts and indexes of domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences. Its purpose is to aid in keeping students and instructors current on the latest developments in biological research. The lengthy abstracts provide considerable information and are written in non-technical language. (ProQuest)

  • BioOne 

    Includes about 80 full-texts, peer-reviewed journals and bulletins published by American Institute of Biological Sciences member societies and other closely related organizations. It covers volumes from 2000 forward. (BioOne)

  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts

    Provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research across all areas of bioengineering and biotechnology, including industrial and applied microbiology, genetics, the human genome and genetic engineering. Abstracts are selected from over 2,000 sources including journals, conference proceedings, books, and technical reports. (ProQuest)


  • Bloom's Modern Critical Guides

    • Bloom's Guides

    • Facts on File "Critical Companion to" Series

    • Modern Critical Views

    • Modern Critical Interpretations

  • Business Source Complete

    Includes full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. (EBSCOhost)


  • Ceramics Abstracts

    Comprehensive database for the ceramics industry, providing international coverage on the manufacture, processing, applications, properties and testing of traditional and advanced ceramics. Source materials include over 300 journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, and standards and company product literature. (ProQuest)

  • CAMIO--Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

    CAMIO is licensed for use by students, faculty, and researchers at subscribing institutions. Works of art may be used for educational and research purposes during the term of the subscription, if they are properly credited. Images may not be published or otherwise distributed. (OCLC)

  • Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collection (LION)   (Technical Difficulties/Unavailable 9/8/15)

    Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections provides access to individual Literature Online (LION) subcollections: 

    • African American Poetry

    • American Drama, 1714–1915

    • American Poetry

    • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature,1920 - present (ABELL)

    • Canadian Poetry

    • Early American Fiction, 1789–1850

    • Early American Fiction, 1789–1875

    • Early English Prose Fiction

    • 18th-Century Fiction

    • English Drama

    • English Poetry

    • English Poetry, 2nd Edition

    • The Faber Poetry Library

    • King James Bible

    • MLA International Bibliography

    • 19th-Century Fiction

    • 20th-Century African American Poetry

    • 20th-Century American Poetry

    • 20th-Century American Poetry, 2nd Edition

    • 20th-Century English Poetry

  • In addition to the cross-searchable collections available in ProQuest Literature Online - LION listed above, Chadwyck-Healey provides access to three more:

    • Bibliography of American Literature

      • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

      • The W.B. Yeats Collection

  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies  (Index with linked full text)

    This database provides references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. More than 400,000 records are included, with over 10,000 new records added each year. This includes coverage on child rights and welfare issues. (Ebsco)


    Online version of Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. CINAHL provides indexing for over 2,928 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Examples of titles offered in CINAHL include: AANA Journal, California Hospitals, Gastroenterology Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Paediatric Nursing, Parents, etc. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,200 journals are also included. Full text material includes 72 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. (EBSCOhost)

  • CINAHL Complete 

    "This comprehensive research database provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, and includes a higher number of records, additional journals, records dating back to 1937 and expanded content. Additional materials included in CINAHL Complete include Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options." (EBSCOhost)

  • Communications & Mass Media Complete

    Incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 440 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 640 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 326 journals. (EBSCOhost)

  • Computer and Information Systems Abstracts

    Provides a comprehensive monthly update on the latest theoretical research and practical computer applications around the world. It indexes over 800 scholarly journals and conference literature in computers and computer applications in fields from bioengineering to applied physics. (ProQuest)

  • Computers and Applied Sciences Complete

    Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,720 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 670 periodicals. (EBSCOhost) 

  • Conference Papers Index

    Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Records include complete ordering information. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) 


  • Computer Science Collection

    This database contains over 750 full-text journals and ofers comprehensive coverage of computer science tpics, ranging from computer security to web commerce with coverage from 1981 to the present. (ProQuest) 

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Includes: full text from more than 560 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias; 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide; more than 550 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; thousands of full text evidence-based, health reports; more than 700 physician-generated videos (with audio narration); and more than 200 animations (with audio narration). (EBSCOhost)


  • Consumer Health Complete en Espanol

    In Spanish, provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. (EBSCOHost)

  • Copper Data Center

    Indexes and abstracts the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965. This index also includes over 5,500 documents published between 1863 and 1964. It consists of two databases: one on copper technology and one on copper in the environment. (ProQuest)

  • Core Historical Literature of Agriculture

    The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science. 

  • Corrosion Abstracts

    Indexes and abstracts the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965. This index also includes over 5,500 documents published between 1863 and 1964. It consists of two databases: one on copper technology and one on copper in the environment. (ProQuest)

  • CQ Press Political Reference Suite 

    "The definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs."

  • CQ Researcher

    Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each report is written by a seasoned journalist based on a common structure. Our subscription to the database goes back to 1923 and up to present. Users may browse through articles by topics in alphabetical order, or search for articles using words, dates, or other criteria. (CQ Press)

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

    Premier source of chemical and physical property data, molecular structures, conversion tables, constants, formulas, equations, symbols, and terminology. It has been published since 1913 and is updated and enhanced annually. (CRC Press)

  • CRCnetBase Engineering Reference

    Instant access to the latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. (CRC Press)

  • Credo Reference

    Collection of over 700 specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries.

  • Criminal Justice e-Book Collection

    Access to 16 reference works covering law and public affairs. (Gale)

  • Criminal Justice e-Journal Collection

    "Powered by InfoTrac, Criminal Justice Collection takes users straight to the answers they need from nearly 5.5 million articles— helping them bypass the errors and irrelevant results that often accompany Internet searches. Updated daily, the database yields current, relevant results." (Gale Cengage)



  • Directory of Open Access Journals

    The Directory of Open Access Journals covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • Dissertations and Theses Global

    The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research, this is a collection of disserations ad theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Full text is available for graduate works added since 1997, and selected full text for works written prior to 1997. (ProQuest)


  • eBook Library Multi-disciplinary Collection

    Access to this academic e-book collection is provided by the current VCCS demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) program. Ebook Library offers concurrent access (multiple people reading the same title at the same time), read aloud for all titles, browsing before borrowing, and a download option for offline access. (EBL) 


  • eBook Library STEM-H Collection

    E-books from premier publishers in the STEM-H (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health) fields. Access to these titles is the result of the 2013-14 VIVA demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) purchasing program. (EBL)

  • ebrary Physical Sciences eBook Collection 

    This collection offers 4,500 full-text e-books in the physical sciences. (ProQuest)


  • EBSCO eBook Academic Collection

    Extensive collection of over 265,000 titles. My EBSCOhost account required to check out eBooks on EBSCOhost. If you choose to check out and download an e-book to your personal computer, Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required to view it offline. Adobe® Digital Editions is a free download.

  • EBSCOhost

    Use EBSCOhost's main menu to choose from a wide variety of databases. Mobile version also available. Get started with the VCCS Guide to Searching EBSCOHost (PDF). Basic and advanced Flash-based tutorials are provided by EBSCO:

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  • EconLit with Full Text

    American Economic Association's electronic bibliography of economic literature containing citations, with abstracts, to articles from more than 400 economics journals. In addition, subject indexing and abstracts of books and subject indexing of dissertation titles are included. Corresponding printed sources are Journal of Economic Literature, Index of Economic Articles, and Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics. (OCLC)

  • Economia y Negocios

    Covers business and economics. Collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados). More than 70,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere. (EBSCOhost)

  • Education Research Complete

    Online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,840 journals, as well as full text for more than 950 journals, and includes full text for more than 81 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. (EBSCOhost) 

  • Electronics and Communications Abstracts

    Includes information that ranges from medical, scientific and industrial applications in electronics to new technologies in communications. Theoretical and applied research summaries are provided as well as business and marketing aspects. (ProQuest)

  • Engineered Materials Abstracts

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the science, development and production of ceramics, polymers and composite materials. Over 1,600 sources including journals, technical reports, patents, dissertations, books and conference proceedings are indexed and abstracted. (ProQuest) 

  • Engineering Research Database 

    Index coverage of the international serial and non-serial literature for research in civil, earthquake, environmental, mechanical, transportation engineering, forensic engineering, engineering services, education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, mathematics/computation, design, construction, and latest technological developments.

  • English Poetry

    Contains the complete English poetic canon from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the British Isles. Overall the database contains over 165,000 poems drawn from about 4,500 separate printed sources by 1,257 named poets and includes many items by diverse anonymous hands. Every line by nearly every published poet can be searched. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)


  • English Verse Drama

    Contains more than 1,500 works by around 450 named authors and approximately 230 anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century through the unparalleled output of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods to the end of the nineteenth century. The completeness of the collection, as well as the complete author notes to each work, provides a unique context for the historical and linguistic study of English literature. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia

  • ENGnetBASE

    CRC Press is one of the world's leading publishers of engineering handbooks. Now the handbooks are available online. ENGnet BASE combines more than 160 top resources into one powerful research tool. (CRC Press)

  • Environment Complete

    Offers coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,772,000 records from more than 1,680 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,108 active core titles) as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 650 journals. (EBSCOhost)


  • Environmental Impact Statements 

    The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) are documents that help the government and the general public understand the effects of developments on the environment and to decide whether developments should go ahead. (ProQuest)

  • Environmental Science Collection


    This database contains over 1,100 full-text journals in the environmental sciences with coverage from 1967 to the present. (ProQuest)


  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management

    Multidisciplinary database, provides coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. (ProQuestIllumina / ProQuest)

  • ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center 

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this index provides extensive access to education-related literature. The ERIC database corresponds to print editions of Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). It indexes and abstracts over 14,000 documents and over 20,000 journal articles, as well as other related sources. Full text of ERIC Digests is also included. (ProQuest)

  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

    EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. This index database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. (EBSCO)


  • Factiva >> Factiva currently unavailabe from off-campus

    With a business focus, Factiva is a product of Dow Jones that offers full text access to over 10,000 magazine, journals, leading local, national and international newspapers and news wires. It provides in-depth research on a company, industry or marketplace. In addition, about 3,000 images are added daily. Richmond Times Dispatch is covered from 1989 - . (Dow Jones & Company, Inc.) 

  • Facts on File - Issues and Controversies


    Presents and enhances the full backfile of Issues and Controversies On File, which has probed about 600 controversial topics in the news since its debut in September 1995. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.


  • Facts on File - Today's Science 

    Today's Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what's happening in science today. In a language and format designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today's Science covers all the topics that today's students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

  • Facts on File - World News Digest

    Permanent record of the essential facts of the news from 1940 to the present as reported in the major newspapers and news magazines of the U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, and elsewhere in the world. The editors of Facts On File World News Digest research and distill key news information every week from more than 100 major newspapers, news magazines, other periodicals, and government and on-line sources from the U.S. and around the world into a permanent, researchable record. The news information is cross-checked for accuracy, and the summaries are written and edited for maximum clarity and swift retrieval of factual information.

  • Family Studies Abstracts (with linked full text) 

    Family Studies Abstracts contain more than 111,000 bibliographic records covering topics like marriage, divorce and family therapy, and the wider realm of family studies. (Ebsco)

  • Films on Demand

    Access to 20,000+ streaming educational videos.

  • Fuente Academica

    Provides full text (including PDF) for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals. This multi-disciplinary database offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. (EBSCOhost) 



  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Contains listings for documents printed by the U.S. government and its agencies since July 1976. It covers all types of U.S. government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records, judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, and Office of the President, etc.). Each record contains a bibliographic citation. (OCLC)

  • GreenFILE

    This free research database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Content includes scholarly articles, general interest articles, and government reports. GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Comprehensive coverage of Bioscience (from 1964), Conservation Biology (from 1987), Journal of Ecology (from 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (from 1948). (EBSCO)


  • HarpWeek: The Civil War Era (1857-1877)

    Provides access to the content and pages of Harper's Weekly. The Civil War Era section covers issues published from 1857­1877. The database provides indexing that matches 19th century words, phrases and images with today's terminology as well as digital images of every page of the magazine. Searches can be done by occupation or role in society, or by searching any combination of four indexes: subject, illustrations, literature, and publishing. (HarpWeek, LLC.) 

  • Health Source -- Consumer Edition

    Provides consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. (EBSCOhost)


  • Health Source -- Nursing/Academic Edition

    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (EBSCOhost)

  • HighWire Press Journals (link to free, open access journals)

    Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries and provides access to 921 journals in the sciences and medicine. It hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content of 264 journals. (Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University)

  • Historical Abstracts

    Index to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (for the United States and Canada see AMERICA: HISTORY AND LIFE). Over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database, including key historical journals, and historical books and citations to abstracts of dissertations of interest for historical research. (EBSCOhost)

  • History Reference Center  (EBSCO)

    The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video. Note: This database replaces World History Today, which will cease on 30 June 2014.

  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete

    Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 721,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 360 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Sources are both domestic and international in range and scope, with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia. Subject areas covered include the culinary arts, demographics & statistics, development & investment, food & beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel, market trends, technology and more. (EBSCOhost)

  • Humanities International Complete

    Covers all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 730 journals. ents, researchers, and educators interested in Humanities International Complete is an essential collection for libraries looking to provide comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content. (EBSCOhost)



    Provides full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE ASPP contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) publications. (IEEE)

  • International Index to Film Periodicals Plus (FIAF)

    This resource covers academic and popular film journals and includes full-text content from over 50 journals. (ProQuest)

  • Institute of Physics Journals

    Provides full text access to 35 IOP journals published since 1996 where available, and perpetual access to IOP's 2004 Historic Archive 1874-1994. (Institute of Physics)


  • Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)

    Presents and enhances the full backfile of Issues and Controversies On File, which has probed about 600 controversial topics in the news since its debut in September 1995. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events. (Facts on File Services)



  • Journal of Applied Physiology (Highwire Press)

    The Journal of Applied Physiology publishes original papers that deal with diverse areas of research in applied physiology, especially those papers emphasizing adaptive and integrative mechanisms. Adaptive physiology includes 1) inherent adaptations such as those related to development, aging, and pathophysiological conditions and 2) adaptations to the external environment such as those occurring with exercise, microgravity, hypoxia, hypo- and hyperbaria, and hypo- and hyperthermic conditions. Integrative physiology includes 1) horizontal integration across organ systems and 2) vertical integration from molecule to cell to organ. Publication of the American Physiological Society. (Highwire Press)

  • Journal of Biological Chemistry (Highwire Press)

    The Journal of Biological Chemistry publishes papers based on original research that are judged to make a novel and important contribution to understanding the molecular and cellular basis of biological processes. For more than 100 years, the JBC has been an essential resource for the international community of biomedical researchers. Today, the Journal continues to be a standard-bearer for excellence in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. Publication of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. (Highwire Press)of Biological Chemistry (Highwire Press)

  • Journal of Cell Biology (Highwire Press)

    The Journal of Cell Biology is an international peer-reviewed journal owned by The Rockefeller University. The discipline of cell biology emerged and developed on the pages of the JCB. Many seminal discoveries have been published in the journal, including the first descriptions of numerous cellular functions and structures. (Highwire Press)


  • Legal Collection

    Provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, and the environment. The collection of scholarly peer-reviewed publications includes law journals, documents, and case studies. Offers full text for more than 250 law journals. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965. (EBSCOhost)

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

    Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc. Indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science. (EBSCOhost)


  • Linquistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

    Assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of the latest developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language. Abstracts are drawn from approximately 2,000 serials published worldwide complemented with coverage of recent books, occasional papers, monographs, technical reports, and dissertations. (ProQuest)

  • Literature Online -- LION (ProQuest)

    LION supports the study and teaching of literature in English, with access to the texts of over 357,250 works of literature, poetry, prose, and drama; over 320 journals; 8 complete reference books; 899 poetry video clips; 38 Shakespeare audio plays; 230 KnowledgeNotes student guides; and 5,250 selected web sites. Access to individual Literature Online (LION) subcollections is also available. (ProQuest)

  • Literature Reference Center Plus

    "This comprehensive, full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors and researchers a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research needs." (EBSCOhost)

  • Literature Resource Center (Gale)

    Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every literary time period and discipline. Combining information from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twayne's Author Series, and Scribner Writer Series, with articles from literary journals, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 124,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers. (Gale)


  • Literature Resources from Gale

    Literature Resources from Gale lets you search multiple literature databases at once. Simply launch Literature Resources from Gale to immediately begin searching all Gale literature databases available from your library. Here's what you'll find: Full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Search results include content from Literature Resource Center, Twayne's, Scribners, Gale Virtual Reference Collection, and MLA International, all on one platform. (Gale)


  • MasterFILE Premier

    Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,019 biographies, 105,787 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 293,480 photos, maps and flags. (EBSCOhost)

  • Materials Business File

    Focuses on industry news, international trade data, government regulations and management issues related to the metals and materials industries. Citations for this database are pulled from over 2,000 journals, plus patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings, and books indexed by the editors of Materials Information. (ProQuest)

  • Materials Science Collection

    This database contains over 450 full-text journals in the materials sciences with coverage from 1962 to the present. (ProQuest)


  • Materials Science Journals

    This collection provides discipline-specific coverage spanning thousands of publications, many in full text. (ProQuest)

  • Mechanical Engineering Abstracts

    This is the only abstracts journal that surveys and summarizes the worldwide literature in mechanical engineering, engineering management, and production engineering. Presenting theoretical perspectives as well as specific applications, the journal reports on essential developments published in journals, articles, and conference papers. (ProQuest) 

  • MedicLatina

    Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Provides access to full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. (EBSCOhost)

  • MEDLINE (ProQuest)

    A citation database of biomedical literature produced by the National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included: citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®.(ProQuest)


  • MEDLINE (U. S. National Library of Medicine)

  • MERGENT Online

    "Mergent Horizon takes fundamental research to the next level, by mapping companies to their key competitors, suppliers, customers and strategic partners... with seamless capabilities for finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries."

  • Merriam-Webster Unabridged 

    "Merriam-Webster Unabridged is the largest, most comprehensive American dictionary currently available in print or online. It is built on the solid foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged and is the best source of current information about the English language" (from publisher).



    This is the only comprehensive source for information on metallurgical science and technology. Records are indexed and abstracted from over 2,000 journals and other worldwide technical literature. Begun in 1966, METADEX contains over 950,000 references from the print database of Metals Abstracts. (ProQuest)

  • Military and Government Collection

    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. (EBSCOhost)

  • MLA International Bibliography

    The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. This resource contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. (ProQuest)



  • Nature

    Provides access to the full text of this scholarly publication from 1960. (Nature Publishing Group)

  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

    [Brings] together the world's most influential economists writing in their own voice in their areas of expertise. Released simultaneously online The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is a dynamic, updated resource serving the information needs of a new generation of economists.

  • Newspaper Source Plus 

    Provides cover-to-cover full text for 131 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, and The Times (London). Also contains selected full text for more than 335 U.S newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC News, CBS News, CNN, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc. (EBSCOhost) 

  • Newswires

    EBSCOs Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interest. 

  • Nursing Reference Center

    "Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface." (EBSCOhost)



  • Oceanic Abstracts

    Focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. The journal is recognized as a leading source of information on topics relating to the oceans, fisheries, aqua culture, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics. (ProQuest) 

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Conext

    Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

  • Overdrive Digital Media Collection 

    A digital media collection containing fiction and non-fiction audiobooks, videos, and music that can be downloaded on your home computer, a compatible portable device, or burned to a CD.


  • Oxford African American Studies Center 

    "The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field" (from publisher).

  • Oxford Biblical Studies Online

    Provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. Texts from selected Oxford Bibles can be viewed in side-by-side display with the user's choice of commentary and annotations from the Study Bibles, the stand-alone Oxford Bible Commentary, and A-Z concordances for the NRSV and NAB translations. The Bible content is supplemented by collections of major apocryphal Old and New Testament texts in translation. In addition to the Bible texts, Oxford Biblical Studies Online offers quick access to over 5,000 A-Z entries from the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Oxford Companion to the Bible, and a wealth of other Oxford reference. Full list of reference sources.


  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

    Contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including titles in Oxford Companions Series. All books are cross-searchable. (Oxford)


  • Oxford Journals 

    Offers online access to 134 periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text of these online journals is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years. Articles are available in PDF and/or HTML formats. (Oxford University Press)

  • Oxford Scholarship Online (eBooks)

    Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) provides access to over 300 recently-published e-books in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. The total collection will grow to over 1,000 e-books as new titles are addeded throughout the rest of the year. (Oxford University Press)



  • PapersFirst

    Presents citations on individual papers presented at conferences, workshops, congresses and symposia worldwide. The database is based on the vast collections of papers accumulated since October 1993 by the British Library Document Supply Center. (OCLC)

  • Peace Research Abstracts (with linked full text) 

    Peace Research Abstracts provide more than 226,000 bibliographic records with coverage from 1964. Subjects include essential topics related to peace analysis including conflict resolution, international affairs, and peace psychology. (Ebsco)


  • Physical Education Index

    These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.

  • PILOTS (PUblished International Literature on Traumatic Stress)

    This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. (ProQuest)

  • Plant Science

    Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned. Informative abstracts have been added, when available, from July 1996­present. (ProQuest)

  • Political Science Complete

    This database provides extensive coverage of global political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. Political Science Complete provides nearly 340 full-text reference books and monographs and more than 44,000 full-text conference papers, which includes those from the International Political Science Association. (Ebsco)

  • Proceedings First

    Contains citations from worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia held 1993­present. It provides an overview of the event's activities by listing the papers presented. Like its companion, PapersFirst, all documents are held in The British Library Document Supply Center collection. (OCLC)

  • Project Muse

    Started as a not-for-profit project by Johns Hopkins University Press, it provides online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Full text of most journals are covered from the past 10-15 years. However, for titles common to Project MUSE and JSTOR, Muse links to articles from the back issues archived in JSTOR. (Johns Hopkins University Press)


    Search this database to find full-text psychology journal articles in subject areas such as applied psychology, health, theory, research, social/personality, and more. Here you can find full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. (American Psychological Association)

  • PsycBOOKS

    Search this database to find full-text books published by APA, classic psychology books from the 19th and 20th centuries, and entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology. View the list of books. Searching this database allows you to find chapters from a variety of books. For example, if you’re looking for information about obsessive-compulsive disorders, you will find not only entire books on the subject, but also individual chapters with obsessive-compulsive disorder as the subject matter. (American Psychological Association)

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

    Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. (EBSCOhost)

  • PsycINFO

    Search this database to find citations and abstracts from a wide range of scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. PsycINFO includes journals, books, reviews, and dissertations. Select this database to find literature from a broad array of topics in a number of formats from hundreds of publishers. For example, you can find a journal article about hearing in rats or a review of a book on memory. (American Psychological Association)

  • PsycNET

    APA PsycNET is a search interface designed to search PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, and PsycINFO, with all searchable fields mapped to APA products. Features include basic and advanced search modes, a searchable thesaurus, and the Citation Finder. (American Psychological Association)

  • Public Administrations Abstracts (with linked full text) 

    The Public Administration Abstracts index contains 50,342 records with coverage back to 1974 on essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, public service personnel and theory and methods. (Ebsco)


  • Public Library of Science (PLoS)

    PLoS publishes seven peer-reviewed open-access journals in science related disciplines.

  • Race Relations Abstracts (with linked full text)

    With a singular focus on relationship between and among races, this index includes over 75,000 records going back to 1975 for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers in the field, including Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies and Journal of Social Issues. (Ebsco)


  • Regional Business New

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. (EBSCOhost)

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles. (EBSCOhost)

  • R2 Digital Library

    "The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform. Content is available from publishers such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Delmar Cengage Learning, The American Academy of Pediatrics and many more."


  • Safari Books Online

    A collection of over 5500 electronic books covering a wide variety of technology and business topics including: certification practice exams, databases, desktop applications, e-business, graphics, hardware, Internet, IT management, markup languages, multimedia, networking, operating systems, programming, security, software engineering, web development, Windows, and much more. (ProQuest) As of October 2009, Safari Books Online uses Adobe Flash version 9 or above to display content. You may have trouble accessing a Safari title if Flash is not updated on your computer. Get the latest version of Flash.

  • Safety Science & Risk Abstracts

    Offers comprehensive, timely information across the fields of public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help researchers identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards from environmental and occupational situations. (ProQuest)

  • Salem Online

Salem Health

Addictions and Substance Abuse
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Genetics & Inherited Diseases
Infectious Diseases & Conditions
Psychology & Mental Health


Salem History

Defining Documents in American History
Great Lives from History
Milestone Documents


Salem Literature

Critical Insights: Themes
Critical Insights: Authors
Critical Insights: Works
Critical Surveys
Magill's Literary Aunual   1977--
Masterplots, 4th ed.



Applied Science
Earth Science
Encyclopedia of Global Resources
Environmental Issues
Forensic Science

  • Salud en Espanol (Spanish Version of Consumer Health Complete)

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Includes: full text from more than 560 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias; 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide; more than 550 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; thousands of full text evidence-based, health reports; more than 700 physician-generated videos (with audio narration); and more than 200 animations (with audio narration). (EBSCOhost)


  • Science in Context

    This database contains topic overviews, experiments, biographies, articles, links to quality Web sites, pictures, and illustrations in all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies, and more. (Gale)

  • Science Magazine

    Provides full text access to this popular publication from 1995. (HighWire Press)

  • ScienceDirect E-Books -- 2013 Collection

    Elsevier's ScienceDirect 2013 e-book offers the latest titles in science, technology, and key health science disciplines (Elsevier).

  • Scribner Writers Online

    Scribner Writers Online offers over 2,000 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Each cross-referenced entry includes a concise essay, a citation, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context. (Gale)


  • SIRS Knowledge Source

    SIRS Knowledge Source/Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. All publications and are hand indexed to subject headings." (ProQuest)

  • Social Services Abstracts

    Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)


  • SocINDEX with Full Text 

    This resource offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology and criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, political sociology, religion, rural and urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse and other addictions, violence and many others. In addition to nearly 900 full-text journals, SocINDEX with Full Text also contains informative abstracts for more than 1,500 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. (Ebsco)


  • Sociological Abstracts

    Contains detailed abstracts of articles taken from 1,500 journals published worldwide in sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Beginning in 1999, an InterLink feature links to over 770 sites relating to sociology and linguistics, including university departments, professional organizations, electronic journals, and general resources. (ProQuest.)


  • Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts

    Provides global coverage on all aspects of theory, production, and application of solid state materials and devices­as well as the new high-m and low-temperature superconductivity technology. (ProQuest)


  • Springer Science eBook Collectieon

    Springer offers over 1,400 e-books in four collection areas: Behavioral Science, Biomedical & Life Science, Computer Science, and Earth & Environmental Science. (Springer)


  • Teacher's Reference Center

    Indexes over 260 titles from popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Provides coverage on topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, etc. (EBSCOhost)

  • Today's Science

    A reference database, classroom tool and home learning resource. Today's Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what's happening in science today. In a language and format designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today's Science covers all the topics that today's students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society. (Facts on File)


    Extensive collection of online bibliographic information since 1965 covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. More than 2.5 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from journal articles and related reports have been drawn from the files of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. (ProQuest)

  • Twayne's Authors Online

    The acclaimed Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors. (Gale)



  • Ulrich's Global Serials Directory

    Bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription. (ProQuest)

  • Urban Studies Abstracts (with linked full text) 

    Urban Studies Abstracts contains more than 113,000 records with coverage back to 1973 on essential areas related to the study of cities and regions, urban affairs, community development, and urban history. (Ebsco)



  • Vente et Gestion

    Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others. (EBSCOhost)

  • Very Short Introductions  (Oxford University Press)

    Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.


  • Violence and Abuse Abstracts (with linked full text) 

    Violence & Abuse Abstracts contains more than 87,700 records with coverage back to 1995 on essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. (Ebsco)


  • Water Resources Abstracts

    Produced by the U.S. Geological Survey to provide summaries of the world's technical literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, and other technical, legal and government publications dated from 1967 to the present. (ProQuest)

  • WestlawNext

    Includes full-text primary law, caselaw, USCA, annotated CFR, regulations, court rules, administrative materials, as well as analytical content including the complete American Law Reports, Corpus Juris Secundum, Causes of Action, Am Jur Library, federal Appellate Briefs, Trial Court documents and more. 

  • Wiley Online Journals

    Wiley offers articles from 1,500 journals, including peer-reviewed primary research and survey journals in all subject areas (Wiley).

  • Women's Studies International

    Produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented. Some full-text included. (EBSCOhost)

  • World News Digest

    Permanent record of the essential facts of the news as reported in the major newspapers and news magazines of the U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, and elsewhere in the world. The editors of Facts On File World News Digest research and distill key news information every week from more than 100 major newspapers, news magazines, other periodicals, and government and on-line sources from the U.S. and around the world into a permanent, researchable record. The news information is cross-checked for accuracy, and the summaries are written and edited for maximum clarity and swift retrieval of factual information. (Facts on File)