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Alphabetical List of Databases

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Alphabetical Listing of Databases

| A | B | C | E | F | H | I | J | L | M | N | P | R | S | T | | W |

Databases Beginning with "A"

Academic Search Main

Is a multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 2,000 journals and periodicals and is updated daily on EBSCO.

Academic Search Premier 

A scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. 

Databases Beginning with "B"

Business Source Elite

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. 

Databases Beginning with "C"

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text

A valuable online research tool with Indexing and abstracts for 2,938 nursing and allied health journals with over 1,000,000 citations dating back to 1981.

Computer Source 

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

Consumer Health Complete

is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Databases Beginning with "E"


ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Databases Beginning with "F"

Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection 

This database provides access to hundreds of educational films and documentaries on a variety of subjects.

Databases Beginning with "H"

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

History Reference Center 

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Databases Beginning with "I"

Issues & Controversies

Analyzes and explains hundreds of controversial topics with balance, accuracy, and regular updating.

Databases Beginning with "J"


This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database.

Databases Beginning with "L"

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library has more than 1,000 practice tests and skills tutorials for elementary school through adult learners, as well as the Job & Career Accelerator for job seekers. It also includes a library of test-preparation and skills-building e-books.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Databases Beginning with "M"

MAS Complete

Designed specifically for public libraries, this site contains full text articles for more than 1,900 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

MasterFILE Premier 

Designed specifically for public libraries, this site contains full text articles for more than 1,900 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

The MLA International Bibliography with Full Text combines the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film with full text for more than 1,000 journals, including many of the leading publications in these fields. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA) and international in scope, the bibliography covers scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present, including journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations. The database also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the MLA Thesaurus, a proprietary, searchable collection of thousands of subject terms, and personal names used in indexing the bibliography.

Databases Beginning with "N"

Newspaper Source Plus 

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 20 national & international newspapers.

Databases Beginning with "P" 

Points of View Reference Center

Resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Primary Search 

Primary Search 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.

Professional Development Collection 

The Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 550 education journals.

Databases Beginning with "R"

Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering 49,000 encyclopedia entries, 50,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and the full text of over 100 hundred reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to Spanish speakers with limited online research experience. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.

Databases Beginning with "S"


The SAE MOBILUS platform includes over 200,000 resources covering a wide range of technologies surrounding the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries.

Science Reference Center 

A database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content including: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Databases Beginning with "T"


TeachingBooks is a database of resources for children's and young adult books and their authors and illustrators. Use TeachingBooks to search titles, authors and illustrators, and find resources to engage readers. The resource collection includes short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more.

Today's Science 

Information on the latest developments in science.

Databases Beginning with "W"


The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, all complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites for students in elementary and secondary education.

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