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Alphabetical List of Databases


ABC-CLIO Databases Search Pop Culture Universe, The African American Experience, The American Indian Experience and The Latino American Experience.
Academic Search Premier This multi-disciplinary, full-text database includes thousands of titles, including peer-reviewed scholarly journals in virtually every area of academic study.
Adjunct Nation Find articles on a variety of topics in the field of higher education for both full-time and part-time instructors.
The African American Experience Explore African American history, art, culture, literature, music, film, sports, business, politics, education and other subjects. This database includes primary documents, articles from reference books, images and authoritative web links.
Agricola Agricola is the online catalog for the National Agricultural Library, indexing and summarizing journal articles in the field of agriculture and veterinary science. Minimal full-text.
The American Indian Experience Provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.
America's News- Newsbank

Contains more than 2,000 news sources from around the country including St Louis Post Dispatch and the Kansas City Star. Find diverse perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. 

Artemis Literary Sources- Academic Allows users to visualize trends in writing and culture with data compiled from primary sources, criticism, and analysis (via Literature Criticism Online's holdings).Contains articles from Contemporary Literary Criticism, The New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, and others.
Associates Programs Source Designed specifically for two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content. Contains full-text journals as well eBooks.
Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books.
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition Contains informative abstracts and searchable full-text for popular nonfiction books.
Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for popular nonfiction books.
Britannica Online Combines Encyclopædia Britannica and Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, periodicals, atlas, world data, the Classics, biographies, news, and multimedia.
Business Insights: Essentials Indexes company and industry information. Find profiles for companies, market and financial data, and timely stock information.
Business Source Premier The industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for journals and peer-reviewed titles back to 1886. Includes market research reports, company and industry profiles, country profiles, as well as management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics information. Updated daily.
The Chronicle of Higher Education This publication covers news in the field of higher education. Begins September 1989, and is updated weekly.
CINAHL with Full Text CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) includes full-text (complete articles) from nursing and allied health journals and other publications.
Consumer Health Complete A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content such as articles, evidence-based reports, reference books and fact sheets. Covers all areas of health and wellness. Updated on a weekly basis.
CQ Researcher Weekly reports offer in-depth, unbiased coverage of  pressing political or social issues including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Covers 1923-present.
Credo Reference A collection of eBooks organized into millions of entries all interconnected by over 100,000,000 links providing access to tens of thousands of encyclopedia and dictionary entries as well as images and audio clips.
Critical Survey of Short Fiction This Salem Press eBook profiles of major 625 short-story writers from 44 countries and the history of short fiction from antiquity to the 21st century.
DISCovering Collection Search this database to find full-text information: biography, geography, cultures, history, literature, science and health.
Drama for Students (GVRL) This eBook series provides an excellent introduction to frequently-studied plays.
eBooks on EBSCOhost A subscription based database of eBooks available in a web-based reader for use on your computer,eReader and mobile device.
EBSCOhost Integrated Search Search a number of EBSCOhost databases simultaneously.
EBSCOhost Mobile Search EBSCOhost databases on your mobile device.
Education full-text Contains full-text articles from journals, magazines, and other publications in education and related fields.
ERIC Available through the EBSCOhost interface, ERIC includes selected full text and indexing of over one million journal articles and documents in the field of education.
Films on Demand Films on Demand is a streaming video database of thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas from producers such as Films for the Humanities & Sciences, NOVA, BBC, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, The History Channel, Open University, TEDTalks and WideAngle.
Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia This EBSCOhost database provides encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
GODORT GODORT stands for 'Government Documents Round Table' and is an annotated list of databases compiled by the American Library Association. There are over 200 databases-free to use- containing everything from access to CASEnet, lobbyist expense reports, to various government documents, and demographic information.
GreenFile™ EBSCOhost's GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.
HeritageQuest Online Collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use HeritageQuest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.
Issues and Controversies in American History Explore both sides of controversial issues in American history with this Facts on File database.
JSTOR JSTOR consists entirely of scholarly journal articles from titles in various disciplines. Topics include: economics, history, business, education, law, psychology, political science, sociology, biology, ecology, and botany.
Kids Search Designed for students in grades K through 5. Searches a variety of EBSCOhost products simultaneously.
Latino American Experience The latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos—the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States.
Learning Express Library Offers practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis provides access to searchable documents and records from legal, news and business sources from all over the world. Includes full-text articles from U. S. and foreign newspapers. with 20-year backfiles, broadcast transcripts, business, legal, and non-english news sources.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts This EBSCOhost product indexes periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings in Library Science and Information Technology.
Literature Criticism Online: 20th Century Literary Criticism Searchable digitized journal collection with articles available on various aspects of literary criticism. Results are categorized by content-type including biography, criticism, reviews, and news. Use the Artemis Literary Sources visualization tool to graph the frequency of common terms throughout history, or to create word clusters, which aid in tracking the development of literary movements, as well as making critical connections between associated ideas.
Literary Index Search for an author to find a complete list of titles, or search by title to find an author with this useful resource.
Literary Reference Center Combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals, as well as original content. Includes plot summaries, synopses, articles of literary criticism, author biographies, full text from literary journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, and images of key literary figures.

Literature of War (GVRL)

Discusses socio-cultural, and historical context of literature dealing with themes of armed conflict in various places, and at various points throughout history. Focuses on the experience of war, as well as how society deals with and understands it.
Magill's Medical Guide Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

MAS Ultra- School Edition

Contains full text for popular high school magazines. It also provides additional full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Masterfile Premier Has many popular periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains reference books, primary source documents, and images including maps & flags.Contains the popular title Consumer Reports.
MEDLINE Created by the National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Search MEDLINE through EBSCOhost's interface.
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary Look up definitions and pronunciations in this collegiate dictionary.
Middle Search Plus Provides full-text for popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Contains biographies, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Newspaper Source Provides cover-to-cover full text for U.S. & international newspapers, selective full-text for regional U.S. newspapers, and television  radio news transcripts are also provided.
Novels for Students (GVRL) Provides an excellent introduction to frequently-studied novels.
Open Access Theses and Disserations (OATD) Provides access to emerging and advanced research in various disciplines. Theses and dissertations are available to download in .pdf format for free as part of the open access model, which aims to make scholarly research more readily available.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Find pro and con viewpoint articles on controversial topics. Includes periodical articles along with thousands of podcasts.
Oxford Dictionary Online Oxford’s largest modern English dictionaries and thesaurus. Word entries, definitions, synonyms, and antonyms from one of the most credible sources available.
Oxford Reference Online Titles Oxford Digital Reference Shelf Titles are Oxford's award-winning scholarly reference titles provided as eBooks in a variety of subject areas such as Art, Literature and Culture.
Poetry for Students (GVRL) This Gale eBook series provides an excellent introduction to frequently-studied poems.
Pop Culture Universe This ABC-CLIO database contains a comprehensive and authoritative collection of information on popular culture in America and the world, both past and present.
Primary Search Provides full text for 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 Collection Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of high quality education journals, including peer-reviewed titles, educational reports, and is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
Points of View Reference Center Provides students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Also included are articles from periodicals, books, biographies, radio and television transcripts, primary source documents, images and videos.
PsycARTICLES From the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains articles from journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
Psychology & Mental Health This eBook provides notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions, all in a simple, easy to use A-Z format.
Regional Business News This database includes articles from regional business magazines, journals and other publications covering metropolitan and rural areas in the United States.
Roget's II: New Thesaurus Find synonyms and word suggestions in this online searchable thesaurus that features synonyms and cross-references in an easy-to-use format, succinct word definitions, and an innovative hyperlinked category index.
Science Reference Center Contains full-text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Searchasaurus Three popular elementary and middle school databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plus and Book Collection: Nonfiction™) have been combined to create this database featuring a fun dinosaur theme.
Short Stories for Students (GVRL) This eBook series provides an excellent introduction to frequently-studied short stories.
SIRS Knowledge Source Provides full-text, multimedia, and websites that are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international sources.
The Sixties in America Comprehensive coverage of the impact of the 1960's on the United States and Canada; articles on civil rights, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the social revolution, as well as the arts, media, and music.
St. Louis Post Dispatch This newspaper database contains articles from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from 1988 to the present.
Student Research Center Designed for secondary school students. Students may search by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.