Library - Articles and Databases

You can sort the articles and databases by the following:
Subject Source Type Alphabetical

Databases by Subject Sort

Click on the headings below to view a list of databases.

All Subjects

  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library - This database includes more than 4,730 titles - over 3,315 in full text - from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers from a wide range of popular academic subjects.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • TOPICSearch - This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
  • Issues: Controversy and Society - This reference database provides in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on 200 of today's most important issues.

Anthropology & Geography

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • CultureGrams - Cultural reports for more than 200 countries, including categories such as land and climate, history, economy, education, health, and events and trends.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers sociology, psychology, communications, political science, linguistics, criminology, and education.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Ethnic News Watch - Articles from national and local magazines and newspapers from ethnic communities across the U.S.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • CultureGrams - Cultural reports for more than 200 countries, including categories such as land and climate, history, economy, education, health, and events and trends.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • Daily Life through History - This reference database is a cross-disciplinary resource for researching historical topics such as American food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs.
  • African American Experience - This reference database covers the experiences of African Americans from their arrival in the Americas through to the present day, including history, biographies, literature, arts, music, popular culture, folklore, business, slavery, the struggle for civil rights, politics, sports, education, science, and other themes with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • American Indian Experience - This reference database provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • Latino American Experience - This reference database explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • World Geography: Understanding a Changing World - This reference database provides essential knowledge of the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world with overviews of each nation and the ability to make demographic comparisons between countries.
  • GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources - GREENR focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. You can navigate issue, organization and country portals for news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics for topics like energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development.

Art & Music

  • Oxford Art Online - Features articles, biographies, images, timelines of world art, and access to the full-text of leading art encyclopedias.
  • Naxos Music Library - Contains full musical recordings from over 7,000 composers and 15,000 CDs from multiple genres.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library: The Arts - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers music, theatre, film, TV, dance, architecture, art and design.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.

Business & Economics

  • Business Source Premier - Business Source Premier contains articles from 2,100 business journals as well as market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
  • ABI Inform Industry & Trade - Features in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends, and other topics from business and trade publications.
  • RMA's eStatement Studies - eStatement Studies is the industry standard for comparison financial data. It features data for over 762 industries derived directly from more than 250,000 statements of financial institutions' borrowers and prospects.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Business - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers business, economic conditions, corporate strategies, management theory, management techniques, business trends, competitive landscape and product information, accounting and finance.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Regional Business News - Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
  • Vocational & Career Collection - Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • Economists' Voice - This online-only publication contains thoughtful yet accessible articles focused on economic topics and social issues.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • Small Business Resource Center - Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes.

College & Career Guides

  • College Source - Web access provided by the Career Guidance Foundation which acquires catalogs from U.S. colleges and universities and international schools.
  • Testing and Education Resource Center - Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks.
  • WOIS - Browse occupations, descriptions of Washington state schools, search for occupations, or fill out a questionnaire about your interests. Access is on-campus only.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.

Criminal Justice & Law

  • Legal Collection - Offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and more from more than 300 scholarly law journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers sociology, psychology, communications, political science, linguistics, criminology, and education.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • American Government - This reference database examines the foundations of our government and political system with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.

Current Events

  • CQ Researcher - In-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues,including health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Features pro and con viewpoint articles, periodical articles, primary source documents, statistics, and multimedia.
  • ProQuest Research Library - This database includes more than 4,730 titles - over 3,315 in full text - from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers from a wide range of popular academic subjects.
  • Washington State Newsstand - Search Washington State newspapers for local coverage.
  • Alt-Press Watch - Articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from the alternative and independent press.
  • Ethnic News Watch - Articles from national and local magazines and newspapers from ethnic communities across the U.S.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • MasterFILE Premier - This database contains full text for nearly 1,700 general interest periodicals; more than 500 reference books; over 107,000 primary source documents; and an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
  • TOPICSearch - This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
  • Newspaper Source - Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
  • National Newspapers Core - Search for articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.

Education

  • ERIC - Index to articles from education journals through the Educational Resource Information Center. No full-text articles.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers sociology, psychology, communications, political science, linguistics, criminology, and education.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Professional Development Collection - Includes full text for more than 520 high-quality education journals and nearly 230 educational reports.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) - LISTA indexes more than 560 journals with subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. No full-text articles.
  • Teacher Reference Center - TRC provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals covering assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science & mathematics, and teacher education. No full-text articles.
  • Testing and Education Resource Center - Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks.
  • Vocational & Career Collection - Provides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • Videatives - Videatives make general principles of child development and early education come to life through integrated text and video segments.

Health & Medicine, Nursing & Dental Hygiene

  • Salem Health - Authoritative reference articles covering diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, medicine, genetics, psychology and mental health.
  • ProQuest Family Health - This database includes articles important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a strong selection of consumer and news magazines.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text - Covers nursing and other allied health disciplines with full-text material from 60 journals.
  • PubMed Central - A full-text portion of the overall PubMed (Medline) database.
  • Infobase Deadly Diseases and Epidemics - Forty-eight volume ebook collection covers all aspects of a disease, from its history and causes or method of infection to its treatment and prevention.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Access the full-text of more than 500 journals, most of which are peer-reviewed, in the nursing and medical fields.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers medical science, nursing, allied health, public health and pharmacology
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition - This collection contains 80 consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets and health reference books on topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, and women's health.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • MEDLINE - Search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences. No full-text articles.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.

History, Political Science & Biography

  • Salem History - Authoritative reference articles covering American decades, great lives and events from history, and primary source documents.
  • Gale U.S. History in Context - Contains reference sources, primary documents and articles from academic journals covering U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present.
  • Gale World History in Context - Contains reference sources, primary documents and articles from academic journals featuring extensive coverage of world history from antiquity to the present.
  • Gale Biography in Context - Search for people by name, occupation and other criteria. Also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • ProQuest Research Library: History - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers civilizations, historical studies, military history, periods & events, U.S. history and world history.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • CQ Researcher - In-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues,including health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
  • Military & Government Collection - Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of more than 300 periodicals.
  • African American Experience - This reference database covers the experiences of African Americans from their arrival in the Americas through to the present day, including history, biographies, literature, arts, music, popular culture, folklore, business, slavery, the struggle for civil rights, politics, sports, education, science, and other themes with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • American History - This reference database investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation's evolution with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed scholarly essays about complex quandries.
  • Daily Life through History - This reference database is a cross-disciplinary resource for researching historical topics such as American food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs.
  • Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas - This reference database features overview essays on major events and trends in pop culture from the 1900s to the present and peer-reviewed essays that answer today's most complex questions.
  • World at War: Conflict and Society - This reference database provides complete overviews of 27 wars, with timelines, causes and consequences, portraits of opponents, and links to supporting facts, figures, primary sources, and audiovisual content.
  • World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras - This reference database covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance with authoritative entries on topics and peer-reviewed essays by accomplished scholars.
  • American Indian Experience - This reference database provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • Latino American Experience - This reference database explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.
  • World History: The Modern Era - This reference database covers the modern history of the world from 1500 to the present with authoritative entries on topics and peer-reviewed essays by accomplished scholars.

Literature, Film & Communications

  • Salem Literature - Features synopses from Masterplots and criticism from Critical Surveys of Long Fiction, Short Fiction, Poetry and Graphic Novels.
  • Literature Resource Center - Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.
  • Oxford English Dictionary - The OED, widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language, is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words from past to present.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Literature & Language - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers English, American literature, world Literatures and linguistics.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • ProQuest Research Library: The Arts - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers music, theatre, film, TV, dance, architecture, art and design.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.

Philosophy & Religion

  • Religion & Philosophy Collection - The 300 full-text journals in this database cover topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • ProQuest Research Library - This database includes more than 4,730 titles - over 3,315 in full text - from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers from a wide range of popular academic subjects.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • World Religions - This reference database provides authoritative overviews of more than 50 religions and entries on religion in every country, including statistics on the number of followers of various beliefs in the past, present, and projections for the future.

Pre-College (ABE, GED, ESL)

  • eLibrary - This general reference collection contains 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, weblinks, and audio/video files.
  • MAS Ultra - Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines as well as biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and photos.
  • Middle Search Plus - Contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines as well as thousands of biographies and historical essays.
  • Primary Search - Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines and articles from Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Psychology & Sociology

  • DSM_IV-TR Online - This database features the full-text of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines.
  • PsycARTICLES - Publishes full-text articles from academic, research and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines.
  • Salem Health - Authoritative reference articles covering diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, medicine, genetics, psychology and mental health.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers sociology, psychology, communications, political science, linguistics, criminology, and education.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection - This comprehensive database covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

  • Science Full-Text Select - Provides 100% full-text access to hundreds of science periodicals, many of which are peer-reviewed.
  • Salem Science - Authoritative reference articles covering global warming, global resources, environmental issues, forensic science, and the solar system.
  • Access Science - Reference articles, biographies and media from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.
  • PLoS One - This open-access online only journal from the Public Library of Science publishes peer-reviewed articles in science and medicine. Freely available on the web.
  • Academic Search Complete - Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Science & Technology - This subset of the ProQuest Research Library covers agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, computing and engineering.
  • Ebrary - More than 25,000 electronic books covering all subject areas. Can browse by table of contents and read selected pages and/or chapters.
  • Films on Demand - Choose from thousands of educational titles and watch them online, 24/7. Special features allow users the ability to bookmark clips, share playlists and personalize folders.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences - JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a digital archive of hundreds of academic journals and other scholarly content.
  • Google Scholar - Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.
  • Computer Source - Features a balance of full-text technical journals and full-text consumer computer titles covering computers, telecommunications, electronics and the Internet.
  • AGRICOLA - Search more than 4.8 million citations covering agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering and technology and earth and environmental sciences. No full-text articles.
  • GreenFILE - GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - More than 90,000 reference articles from subject-specific encyclopedias across all major disciplines.
  • GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources - GREENR focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. You can navigate issue, organization and country portals for news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics for topics like energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development.

Spanish

  • Fuente Academica - This collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Articles in Spanish or Portugese.
  • MedicLatina - This collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers covers topics including including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. Articles in Spanish.
  • Latino American Experience - This reference database explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States with overview essays on a variety of topics and peer-reviewed essays about complex questions.

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