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Databases

Quick Links to Databases

  • Sage Publishing Online
    When performing a search in this database, please click on Browse in the "Search and Browse Journals by Discipline" box. On the next page, click on "SAGE Journals Available to Me".
  • Salem Press eBooks
    The Salem Press eBook collection provides access to multiple eBook titles covering LiteratureHealthScience, and History. The full text of all titles can be searched, browsed, printed, and downloaded.

General Subject Databases 

Use these databases to find articles on all subjects.  For more specific subject databases, look at the Subject list in the tab to the right.

EBSCO - Open EBSCO and select any or all of the following resources or follow individual database links below.

  • Academic Search Premier - this database is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
  • Alternative Press Index - this database is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical and left periodicals. Covering 1991 to the present, it provides access to emerging theories and practices of social change.
  • MasterFILE Premier - Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition - Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra – School Edition is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags. 
  • Middle Search Plus - Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
  • Newspaper Source - this database provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks. 
  • Points of View Reference Center - A collection of topic overviews and analysis presenting both sides of many current and controversial issues.
  • Primary Search - Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.
  • The Serials Directory - This database provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information, as well as current pricing structures for popular serials.  

EBSCO eBook Databases

Gale - Open Gale and select any or all of the following resources or follow individual database links below.

  • Academic OneFile - Gale’s premier periodical resource, Gale Academic OneFile, provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
  • Academic OneFile Select - This database covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences. This resource for academic research integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines and now includes vocational/technical titles used by community college students, filling a specific need for curriculum-oriented collections.
  • Gale in Context: Middle School
  • Gale OneFile: High School Edition
  • General OneFile - Gale's largest general-interest periodical resource, General OneFile allows researchers to find the information they want quickly. With intuitive searching that mirrors Internet searches, users can easily tap into sources that are guaranteed for quality.
  • Kids InfoBits

ProQuest

ProQuest eBook Database

  • ProQuest Ebook Central (Accessible via ProQuest Ebook Central) - Thousands of full-text eBooks spanning multiple subject areas.

ProQuest Databases

  • eLibrary - Magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, maps, pictures, websites, and audio-visual files.
  • Publicly Available Content Database - Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database brings together or links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, books, conference papers and reports. 

Other General Subject Databases

Kanopy - Fiction and non-fiction streaming movies database.

Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis) - Newspapers, business and industry reports, and legal information including law reviews, federal and state laws, and individual cases.

Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas - from ABC-CLIO.  This database is organized chronologically from 1900 through the new millennium, with each topic center devoted to a unique decade in American history.

Overdrive - A collection of downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks

Gale in Context: Biography

This Gale database is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Organized into a user-friendly portal experience, it merges Gale's authoritative reference content, including Lives & Perspectives, with periodicals and multimedia.

Users can browse to find people based on occupation, role, or historical period, or search based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text.

Note: For additional biographical resources, try the "Encyclopedias and Reference" option in the "By Resource Type" tab.  You can also find biographical resources in eLibrary, found under the letter "E" in the A-Z list tab.

EBSCO - Open EBSCO and select any or all of the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Literary Reference Center

Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and original content from EBSCO, it  features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and full-text essays from leading publishers. It also includes literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and book reviews from the most prestigious publications. It offers poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews and much more.

Gale - Open Gale and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Literature Resource Center (LRC) 

Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides researchers with unbounding evidence to support their literary responses and thesis statements through a diversity of scholars and critics that ensure all views and perspectives are represented.

Salem Press Literature eBooks - View the full-text of a collection of eBooks from Salem Press. The Literature collection includes both literary criticism and in-depth biographical resources.

EBSCO - Open EBSCO and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

  • Alternative Press Index - this database is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical and left periodicals. Covering 1991 to the present, it provides access to emerging theories and practices of social change.
  • Associated Press Images Collection
  • Newspaper Source - this database provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks. 
  • Points of View Reference Center - A collection of topic overviews and analysis presenting both sides of many current and controversial issues.
  • Regional Business News - this database provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources. 

Gale - Open Gale and select the following resources or follow individual database links below:

  • Gale in Context: Global Issues - this database supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Explore issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, and more.
  • Gale OneFile: News - This database provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Infobase - Open Infobase and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

  • Facts On File Issues & Controversies - Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand the crucial issues we face today, exploring more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

ProQuest - Open ProQuest and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

CQ Researcher - Lengthy, original, and comprehensive reports and analysis on current events.

eLibrary - Magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, maps, pictures, websites, and audio-visual files.

Ethnic NewsWatch - Over 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press; searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages and more than 100,000 articles in Spanish.

Nexis Uni - Choose the "News" box or the Advanced Search option. Good resource for International English language newspapers.

CQ Researcher - Lengthy, original, and comprehensive reports and analysis on current news topics such as health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.

  • Reports include history of issues and analysis of multiple sides of each issue.
  • Reports run from 1923 to present.

Facts on File Issues & Controversies Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand the crucial issues we face today, exploring more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

  • Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates.
  • This database is great for research papers and debate prep.
  • From Infobase.

Facts on File Issues & Controversies in American History - This accessible educational database delivers dynamic, concise, and balanced coverage that provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.  From Infobase.

Gale in Context: Global Issues - this database supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Explore issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, and more.

Points of View Reference Center - A collection of topic overviews and analysis presenting both sides of many current and controversial issues.