Library Databases

          


Education

Name Description
American History in Video Over 6,000 video titles for the study of American history, including newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries. (Alexander Street)
Credo Reference Online collection of 100 full-text reference titles - including dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotations, and atlases - plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering art, business, geography, history, law, psychology, science, and technology.
Discovery Education Integrate content-specific videos clips and images (from PBS, Scholastic, BBC, and more) into K-12 curriculum. Searchable by content area, grade level or theme. Includes lesson and unit plans, assessments, and other instructional teacher tools.
Ebrary Collection of more than 8,000 e-books covering diverse topics in the fields of psychology, education, and business.
EBSCO E-books Collection of more than 4,000 e-books in all subject areas. (EBSCO)
Education Research Complete Largest and most complete collection of full text education journals for educators and administrators in elementary through higher education. Indexing and abstracts for more than 1,840 journals and full text coverage for more than 950 journals. (EBSCO)
Education in Video Online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. (Alexander Street)
eLibrary Curriculum Edition An easy-to-use curriculum and full-text reference database that allows users to search state and national standards to locate standards-aligned articles and other resources. (ProQuest)
ERIC Comprehensive education database containing journal article citations and many full text ERIC documents from 1966 to the present. Submit requests for items not in full text through our Ask a Librarian service.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia A multidisciplinary encyclopedia that offers more than 25,000 articles on a wide variety of topics. (EBSCO)
Kids Search Kids Search graphical-rich interface makes research simpler for K-5 and middle school students by easy use of keywords, topics or subtopics in basic search to locate full text reference articles from magazines, encyclopedias, newspapers, books and more (includes images). (EBSCO)
NoveList K-8 Index of fiction titles for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Contains full text book reviews, book discussion guides, and author biographies. (EBSCO)
Professional Development Collection Includes full text for more than 500 high-quality education journals as well as approximately 230 educational reports. (EBSCO)
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses The world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, with the complete full text in PDF format for more than one million dissertations and theses. More than 70,000 new graduate works are added every year. (ProQuest)
ProQuest Education Journals Citations and full text articles from scholarly and popular education journals. Significant full text from more than 500 education journals. (ProQuest)
Teen Health & Wellness Self-help tools and comprehensive curricular support on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
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General

Name Description
Academic Search Premier Articles, abstracts, and photos from scholarly journals, news magazines and newspapers on topics in the social sciences, humanities, the arts and technology. (EBSCO)
Academic Video Online

Designed to bring the highest-quality video content to the broadest range of subject areas. Contains more than 34,000 full video titles, representing over 11,000 hours of content. (Alexander Street)

ArticleFirst An index of articles from the contents pages of journals. Provides citations to articles on science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. (OCLC)
Communication and Mass Media Complete Abstracts and full text articles from scholarly journals, magazines and trade publications on topics in communication, mass media and closely related fields of study. (EBSCO)
Credo Reference Online collection of 100 full-text reference titles - including dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotations, and atlases - plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering art, business, geography, history, law, psychology, science, and technology.
CultureGrams Country reports on 187 cultures of the world.
EBSCO E-books Collection of more than 4,000 e-books in all subject areas. (EBSCO)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia A multidisciplinary encyclopedia that offers more than 25,000 articles on a wide variety of topics. (EBSCO)
Health Source: Consumer Edition Full text articles from consumer health magazines, pamphlets, and reference books covering health topics such as cancer, depression, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, and stress. (EBSCO)
Legal Collection Provides full text for more than 300 scholarly law journals covering legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics, and the environment. (EBSCO)
LexisNexis Academic Case law, legal news, and legislative documents from the United States, Canada, European Union, Commonwealth, and more; plus articles from over 5,600 newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.
Military and Government Collection Provides full text for approximately 300 journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government. (EBSCO)
ProQuest Newspapers Abstracts and full text articles from over 1,000 international and U.S. regional newspapers such as The Guardian, The New York Times, The Vancouver Sun, and The Wall Street Journal. (ProQuest)
ProQuest Research Companion Research Companion helps students to more effectively find, evaluate, and use information. Learn how to choose an interesting topic, improve search strategies, and write more clearly and persuasively. (ProQuest)
ProQuest Research Library Abstracts and full text articles from scholarly and popular journals on general topics such as health, the humanities, social sciences, education, and business. (ProQuest)
Teen Health & Wellness Self-help tools and comprehensive curricular support on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
Testing & Education Reference Center Provides information and practice tests for entrance exams and certification and licensing tests. Tests covered in this database include TOEFL, TOEIC, PRAXIS, CLEP, U.S. Citizenship, Basic Computer Skills, Accountant/Auditor, Real Estate, and more. This database also features career guides, a resume builder, and cover letter and interviewing tips. (Gale)
Vocational & Career Collection Full text coverage for nearly 350 technical and trade-related journals, reviews, and newspapers. (EBSCO)
WorldCat An index of books, videotapes, journals, Web resources, and other materials located in libraries around the world. (OCLC)
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Management

Name Description
ABI/Inform Trade and Industry Full text articles from business magazines and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Includes industry news, product and competitive information, and marketing trends. (ProQuest)
Accounting and Tax Abstracts and full text articles from nearly 300 accounting, tax, and related business publications. Browse full text standards and related documents from leading international and U.S. organizations, including FASB, GASB, AICPA, IASB, and IFRC. (ProQuest)
ACM Digital Library Abstracts and full text articles on varied topics in computer technology. Database includes reviews, surveys, computer documentation, letters on programming, and conference proceedings.
American FactFinder (US Census Data) Data from several US censuses and surveys including demographic, housing, economic, population, and community information and measurements.
Books24x7 Find entire electronic books (e-books) for background and in-depth research, or just search for relevant chapters. Three frequently updated collections include over 12,000 e-books on Information Technology, Finance, and Business.
Business Source Complete Abstracts and full text articles from scholarly and popular business, law, and computer systems periodicals. (EBSCO)
Computer Source Full text articles on topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, information systems, software, etc. (EBSCO)
Ebrary Collection of more than 8,000 e-books covering diverse topics in the fields of psychology, education, and business.
EDGAR U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission financial statements that public companies are required to file (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, etc.), often in form of a company’s Annual Report.
Global Business & Economics in Video Contains executive interviews, case studies, and documentary films on topics such as globalization, management, marketing, finance, strategy, entrepreneurship, ethics, cross-cultural communication, technology, and much more. (Alexander Street)
IBISWorld

Provides U.S. and global industry reports with the latest key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, plus operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants, and more. Includes business environment reports which offer additional insights into demographic, environmental, and business trends.

IEEE Computer Society Full text articles from IEEE journals covering Internet computing, intelligent systems, security, privacy, and other topics in Information Technology.
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center Full-text articles, news, reports, images, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to security and terrorism-related issues.
Mint Global Financials and profiles for public and private companies worldwide, including ratios, annual reports, market strategy, SWOT analysis, and competitors. Discover company relationships (Global Ultimate Owners [GUO] and subsidiaries) and brand relationships (company product lines and brands).
Morningstar Investment Research Center Comprehensive financial data on stocks and funds, including research and independent opinions.
NetAdvantage Standard & Poor's database of industry surveys, company financial data, investment reviews and analyses (bonds, mutual funds, stocks), and industry ratios and averages.
Passport (GMID) Euromonitor International marketing information: Country Data, Consumer Lifestyles Analysis, Consumer Lifestyles Data, Consumer Market Data, Forecasts, Companies & Brands, Information Sources, and Major Market Profiles.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses The world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, with the complete full text in PDF format for more than one million dissertations and theses. More than 70,000 new graduate works are added every year. (ProQuest)
ProQuest Health Management Abstracts and full text articles from more than 840 key health management journals covering topics such as health economics, insurance, business and personnel management, ethics, and public health administration.
Security Management Practices Full text articles from publications covering security management, law and regulation, risk management, security administration and security industry news.
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Psychology & Social Sciences

Name Description
Alt HealthWatch Provides in-depth coverage of complementary and alternative medicine, as well as holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes full-text articles from more than 180 international journals and reports. (EBSCO)
Communication and Mass Media Complete Abstracts and full text articles from scholarly journals, magazines and trade publications on topics in communication, mass media and closely related fields of study. (EBSCO)
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts A collection of real transcripts of counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize this primary material. (Alexander Street)
Counseling and Therapy in Video A collection of videos that allows students to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. Includes more than 300 hours of video footage. (Alexander Street)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text Contains nearly 500,000 bibliographic records as well as full text articles from nearly 300 magazines and journals covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.
Criminal Justice in Video Contains hundreds of hours of video, including documentaries, training videos, and interviews, illustrating the principles and practical application of criminal justice and emergency response.
Ebrary Collection of more than 8,000 e-books covering diverse topics in the fields of psychology, education, and business.
Medline Citations, abstracts, and full text articles from more than 4600 biomedical journals and magazines from 1966 to the present. Covers all areas of medicine including psychiatry, clinical medicine, and allied health. (EBSCO)
Mental Measurements Yearbook Contains the most recent descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from the Buros Institute's Yearbooks.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses The world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, with the complete full text in PDF format for more than one million dissertations and theses. More than 70,000 new graduate works are added every year. (ProQuest)
PsycBOOKS A database of more than 10,000 chapters and citations from over 600 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. (EBSCO)
Psychology Collections
Searches PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, and Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection databases in a single search. Contains full text articles from scholarly journals in the behavioral sciences and mental health, psychiatry and psychology, and observational and experimental methods. Includes content published by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association. (EBSCO)
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