All Databases by Subject

* Includes peer reviewed content.

  General / Multi-Subject Databases
 For magazine and journal articles

  • Academic Search Complete
    Comprehensive, multidisciplinary article database offering excellent coverage of magazine and scholarly journal articles selected to support academic studies. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • EBSCOhost Multiple Database Search
    Combined search of 12 different EBSCO article databases—including general, academic, business, health, humanities, social science, and vocational titles. Provides access to scholarly journal and general-interest magazine content. (Provider: EBSCO)
    Archive of scholarly journal articles. Content spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and the social sciences. (Provider: JSTOR)
  For newspapers and news

  • National Newspapers Core
    Online access to five major newspapers: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Christian Science Monitor. (Provider: ProQuest)
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Database of articles from a variety of U.S. and international newspapers. Also includes news transcripts from ABC, CNN, NPR, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  For reference books

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Invaluable online collection of specialized encyclopedias and reference books for multidisciplinary research. Great starting point for locating facts, background, and overview information. (Provider: Gale)
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Database of reference works published by Oxford University Press. (Provider: Oxford University Press)
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Online access to the classic OED with definitions, pronunciation, and history of the English language. (Provider: Oxford University Press)
  For streaming videos

  • Films on Demand
    Database of thousands of educational videos on a wide variety of topics. (Provider: Films Media Group)
  • Ambrose Videos
    Selected educational videos online. Program topics covered include California, Hispanic achievement through history, food origins, inventions in science and technology, the human body, biological science, human geography, physical geography, physics, earth science, and BBC productions of Shakespeare's complete dramatic works. (Provider: Ambrose Digital)
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  • Business Source Complete
    Business research database with articles from leading business periodicals, scholarly journals, and trade publications. Also includes company information, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, and market research reports. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Regional Business News
    Business news content from regional business journals and news sources. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Controversial Issues

  • CQ Researcher
    Database of special reports on current controversial issues. Each single-themed report includes an issue overview, background, outlook, chronology, and pro-con feature—plus infographic charts and lists of resources for further investigation. (Provider: CQ Press)
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Multimedia database with in-depth analysis of thousands of social issues. Includes essays, journal articles, images, videos, podcasts, and more. A companion to the Opposing Viewpoints book series. (Provider: Gale)
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Database of resources that present multiple sides of current issues. Includes point/counterpoint essays, news transcripts, primary source documents, videos, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Education & Careers

  • Career Library
    Online library for college and career research. Includes job exploration resources, college search tools, skills assessment exercises, a resume builder, and more. (Provider: COIN)
  • CollegeSource
    Gateway to digital college catalogs (with course descriptions), institution profiles, transcript keys, and other helpful resources for college and career planning. Covers institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and includes a search feature by location, degree, tuition, etc. (Provider: CollegeSource)
  • ERIC
    A major database for education literature searches. Indexes education journals, reports, dissertations, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • FOCUS 2
    Online interactive career, major, and education planning system for college students. (Provider: Career Dimensions)
  • Vocational Studies Complete
    Interdisciplinary database of key journals covering vocational programs in a wide array of fields. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Health & Medicine

  • Consumer Health Complete
    Database of consumer-oriented health information resources. Includes magazines, journals, reference books, pamphlets, videos, images, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Health Source
    Database of scholarly and professional health care journals, plus general-interest health magazines. The literature of the allied health sciences and rehabilitation medicine is well represented. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Medline
    The premier database for searching biomedical literature. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline provides access to articles from key journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, veterinary science, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Medline — PubMed Interface
    The National Library of Medicine's public interface to the Medline database. Use the "free full text" limit to link out to full-text content that is available at no cost through the open access PubMed Central (PMC) journal archive and other publisher websites. (Provider: National Library of Medicine)
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  History & Biography

  • America: History and Life
    Database of journal and book content focusing on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Biography Reference Bank
    Database of biographical resource material covering thousands of people from around the world. Includes articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Literature, Language, & Communication Studies

  • Literature Resource Center
    A favorite go-to database for literature research assignments. Provides access to selected journals and reference books that are excellent sources for literary criticism, plot summaries, author bios, etc. (Provider: Gale)
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
    Ideal for research assignments of a literary nature. Includes literary journals, books, author biographies, plot summaries, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
    A basic reading level collection of magazine articles, reference books, and other documents. Designed for high school libraries. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Primary Search
    Basic reading level articles from popular magazines. Full-text content includes reading level indicators--i.e., Lexiles. Designed for elementary school libraries. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Philosophy & Religion

  • Religion & Philosophy Collection
    Journal database featuring publications relevant to religion and philosophy studies. Article topics include world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, political philosophy, moral philosophy, the history of philosophy, etc. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Psychology, Social Science, & Multicultural Studies

    • PsycARTICLES
      Database of articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association. (Provider: EBSCO)


    • Psychology & Behavioral Science
      Journal article database covering publications in psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, and experimental methods. (Provider: EBSCO)


    • SocINDEX
      Special collection of journals and books for research in sociology and related fields. Provides extensive coverage of social issue topics. (Provider: EBSCO)


    • Ethnic NewsWatch
      Database of articles published by ethnic and minority presses. (Provider: ProQuest)


    • CountryWatch
      Database of information on the world's countries. (Provider: CountryWatch)
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    • Access Science
      Science reference database covering all major scientific disciplines. Features content from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Scientific & Technical Terms. (Provider: McGraw-Hill)


    • Environment Complete
      Special collection of magazine and journal literature covering environmental topics. (Provider: EBSCO)




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  Visual & Performing Arts

    • ARTstor
      Image database covering art, architecture, design, archaeology, and more. (Provider: ARTstor)


    • Fashion Snoops
      An interactive tool of the fashion trade that includes trend forecasting, retail reports, runway previews, and trade shows with thousands of color illustrations. (Provider: Fashion Snoops)


    • Vogue Archive
      The entire run of Vogue Magazine from 1892 to the present day with high-resolution color page images. (Provider: ProQuest)


    • Coming soon: WWD Online


    • Coming soon: Grove Art Online


    • Coming soon: Grove Music Online
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  Other (Misc. Titles)



    • MasterFILE Complete
      Database designed for public libraries. Provides multidisciplinary content from general-interest magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)


    • Military & Government Collection
      Database designed to offer news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Content includes magazine and journal literature and more. (Provider: EBSCO)


    • Title Source
      Information on books in print. (Provider: Baker & Taylor)
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