Databases are searchable, online collections of newspapers, journals and other periodicals, as well as other valuable resources such as e-books, art images and bibliographies.
EBSCO Academic Search Complete This EBSCOhost database provides access to 1,000s of journals in all subject areas--English, History, Math, Science, Art, Philosophy, Psychology and much more. This is a great place to start for research papers, projects, essays, etc. UPDATE: With the purchase of the H.W. Wilson company, EBSCO now offers full-text articles from more than 2,200 journals and 500 podcasts and videocasts, covering subject areas including the Humanities, Education, General Sciences, Technology, Business and more.
Art Museum Image Gallery This database also includes over 100,000 art images from museums around the world, as well as artist biographies. Search by artist name, genre, medium and more and retrieve gorgeous, high resolution image results.
Auto Repair Reference Center contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
Book Index with Reviews is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats as well as almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews.
Book Index with Reviews - Entertainment provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles searchable by favorite artist or performer, or a specific genre.
Business Searching Interface provides business researchers with the highly refined tools they need, in order to conduct sophisticated searches for the business content that they require.
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.
Consumer Health Complete is the single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Credo Reference provides access to more than 600 reference titles from over 80 publishers. Get access to reliable information from encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, bilingual dictionaries and more. Tools such as image search, concept maps, crossword solvers and measurement conversions assist you in locating and using reference information effectively.
CountryWatch A great, comprehensive database of information on countries around the world. Find up-to-date maps (including physical, political, manufacturing, environmental and other data), flags, current economic, political, social, gender, investment, intelligence and other extensive country information.
eBook Academic Collection contains nearly 120,000 eBooks, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and many others.
eBook Community College Collection is focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 48,000 titles, covering topics across programs and fields of study in key subject areas such as the Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism.
Education Research Complete covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. 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. This database also includes full text for hundreds of books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
Environment Complete offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
History Reference Center features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers as well as full text for more than 200 leading history periodicals.
Legal Information Reference Center provides exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
LISTA with Full Text Library, Information Science & Technology with Full Text covers subjects including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Literary Reference Center Plus is a comprehensive, full-text database that 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.
MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
Oxford Music Online Oxford Music Online contains more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works.
Points of View contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, and provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Political Science Complete provides extensive coverage on global political topics and a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse and designed specifically for students, researchers and government institutions.
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources on the topics of biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife..
Small Business Reference Center offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study.
Vocational Studies Complete is a unique database covering such varied topics as: alcohol and drug abuse counseling, audiology, biotechnology, computer and data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement and criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel and tourism, veterinary assisting, and dozens more.
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For assistance with databases or to obtain passwords for off-campus access, please visit either the Reference or Circulation desks or contact any library staff member.