Library Databases Full List
Academic journals and periodicals (EBSCO)
(For journals in the humanities see JSTOR below.) Search the core academic journal, magazine and trade publication modules from EBSCO. Many thousands of full-text sources are included across all academic disciplines. A large number of the sources available are peer-reviewed. Subject areas include the humanities, business, education, the social sciences including psychology and behavioral science, the health sciences including medicine and nursing, as well as general sciences including physical science.
ARTstor * some features require user to establish an individual profile *
ARTstor has collections of over 1.5 million digital images and associated data in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences that can be used for noncommercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use. Images are international in scope and coverage includes a wide variety of civilizations, time-periods and media. The images are drawn from different sources, such as museums, archaeological teams, photo archives, slide collections, and art reference publishers. Detailed information on the numerous collections that comprise ARTstor is available.
Books in Print (Bowker)
Find publisher-verified information on all U.S. books in print. Books in Print contains in-print and forthcoming books, and books declared out-of-print or out-of-stock since 1979.
Business and Company Resource Center (Gale)
Provides company and industry research on thousands of companies in the U.S. and abroad. Includes periodicals, news articles, press releases, investment reports, company histories, brand and product reports and financial and industry overviews.
Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
This business database provides full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals, including full text for more than 450 peer-reviewed business publications.
Covers controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into many sides of the issues, and bibliographies.This resource includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983.
CAMIO is OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online, a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
CARLI Digital Collections
A selection of digital collections including 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, images from many important collections, Sanborn Insurance maps, and more.
Chicago Tribune (ProQuest)
Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
This is the web edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the premier publication for news, articles and information for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Consumer Medication Information from AHFS (EBSCO)
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, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly.
Current Biography Illustrated
Current Biography Illustrated offers the content of the printed monthly magazine Current Biography, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, in searchable, electronic format. Readers will be able to find accurate, up-to-date biographies drawing information from newspaper articles, magazine articles, and books. Students and patrons can search by name, profession, place of origin, gender, ethnicity, birth/death dates, titles of works and key words for more than 25,000 articles and obituaries. In addition, profiles maintained in this database feature more than 19,500 images, and offer the subject's own views, attitudes and commentary as well as the commentaries of other journalists and colleagues. Profiles give users the information they want on celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and many others.
EBSCO full database menu
Complete listing with individual descriptions of all database modules available from EBSCO. Use this link to use all modules in one search (make sure to check the "select all" checkbox).
EBSCO search all databases
Link to search page with all EBSCO database modules pre-selected. (See above entry on EBSCO.)
Contains more than 850,000 annotated references to non-journal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).
eBooks Collection (EBSCO)
Search a vast collection of ebooks, fiction and nonfiction across all disciplines.
Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
All areas of education are covered, with over one thousand full-text sources, from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
English Language Learner (EBSCO)
Customized content and practice tests in ELL Reference Center are designed to support ELLs’ English-language proficiency and comprehension in topics including literacy, researching, note-taking and academic writing. The intuitive, easy-to-use interface, as well as reference materials that are created specifically for ELL students and the educators that work with them.
Ethnic News Watch (ProQuest)
Provides comprehensive access to the ethnic, minority and native press in the United States.
GPO Publications Online (FirstSearch)
More than 450,000 records for documents printed by the U.S. government. It covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records, judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments.
Gale full database menu
Full list of databases from Gale.
General Science Full Text (EBSCO)
Full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology
Global Issues in Context (Gale)
Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.
Graphic Novels Core Collection Graphic Novels Core Collection highlights recommended titles with descriptive and evaluative annotations, plus cover art. Features include: Comprehensive annotations, including review excerpts and awards the title has won, All titles searchable by author, title, subject, genre and grade level, Applied standards for rating material by age appropriateness, Cover art, delivering important insights into the suitability of each novel.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Harper's Historical Archive
Articles from Harper's historical archive dating back to the second half of the nineteenth century.
Health sciences from EBSCO (medicine, nursing, dentistry, etc)
EBSCO full-text databases for health science including CINAHL with Full Text, Health Source Consumer edition, Health Source academic edition, and Medline with Full Text. These modules combined provde access to a large number of journals and periodicals for medicine, nutrition, nursing dentistry, consumer health information, food science, the health care system, and veterinary medicine.
Historical Statistics of the United States (Cambridge University Press)
A standard source for historical statistical of the United States, this resource expands on Historical Statistics of the United States from the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. Data is downloadable in Excel, CSV or ZIP formats.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences VII
Academic journals in the humanities. This database has the full text from over 250 journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Specific disciplines covered include history, political science, sociology, art, art history, language and literature.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Literature Resource Center is comprised of content from journal articles and traditional reference sources including Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and Contemporary Literary Criticism. There are over 400,000 full-text articles from 250 academic journals, as well as thousands of critical essays, work overviews, plot summaries and explications, author biographies, and links to authoritative content-related Web sites. Other features include a student guide to conducting literary research, an interactive literary historical timeline, and Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.
Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.
New York Times (ProQuest)
Full text coverage of the New York Times from 1980 - present.
Newspapers from ProQuest
This vast database includes the Chicago Tribune with historical archive dating back to 1849, the Chicago Defender, many other Illinois newspapers, ethnic and minority publications, and the New York Times, 1980 - present.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Provides selected full text from over 180 U.S. and international newspapers, newswires, columns as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. journals, magazines and newspapers.
Nursing and Allied Health (Gale)
Full-text nursing periodicals as well as the full text of reference materials for nursing.
Nursing Resource Center (Gale)
Comprehensive full-text resource for students of nursing, including test preparation guides.
Opposing Viewpoints Reference Center (Gale)
Draws on content from Greenhaven Press, Gale and Macmillan to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, Web sites, and full-text periodical articles. Opposing Viewpoints in Context offers a different way to browse and search the Opposing Viewpoints database.
Oxford Grove Music Online
Widely regarded as the standard on all aspects of music, this resource includes articles, biographies, bibliographies and multimedia, and can be searched in a number of different ways.
Oxford English Dictionary
The authoritative reference on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. Includes etymologies, variant spellings, pronunciation & examples of words in context.
Oxford Islamic Studies
Encompassing over 3,000 encyclopedia-style articles, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information on Islam. Users can search and browse by era, topic, and geographic region. There are biographical entries, timelines, lists of suggested reading, primary sources, terms in the Qur'an and Concordance, and much more.
Oxford Language Dictionaries
Online dictionaries for Spanish, Chinese, Russian, French, German and Italian.
Primary Search (EBSCO)
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
Professional Development Education Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles.
(ProQuest, see Newspapers from ProQuest.)
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
This database module covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Offers full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Sage Social Science eReference * only partially full text *
Social sciences reference database of more than 2,500 titles.
Scientific and Medical Art image database (EBSCO)
Thousands of medical illustrations, videos, interactive tools, and monographs of anatomy, physiology, embryology, surgery, trauma, pathology, diseases, conditions and other topics.
Springer Ebooks for Medicine (Springer)
Ebooks from Springer in the biomedical and life sciences.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Testing and Education Reference Center (Gale) * some features require user to establish an individual profile *
Test preparation resource to prepare for specialized tests and entrance exams. Offers the latest college and graduate entrance exams, as well as college and vocational school information.
Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Westlaw Next Campus * only available on-site *
Search for Federal, State, and Supreme Court cases, search legal encyclopedias and law reviews, SEC filings, as well as journals and newspapers.
Women and Social Movements (Alexander Street Press)
Full-text database dealing with the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000.
World Cat (FirstSearch)
Contains more than 32 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains library holdings. Entries include books, journals, musical scores, magazines, newspapers, manuscripts, video materials, maps, etc.