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Databases By Subject

A-Z Maps Online

Thousands of contemporary and historical down­loadable maps. Includes map resources, visual glossaries, video dictionaries, flag images, and more.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary, full text database with access to over 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

Artstor

The most comprehensive image resource available; access to more than 2 million images from 280 art collections.

Credo Reference

A multidisciplinary resource with access to over 2 million full text articles in over 700 titles, from over 100 authoritative publishers.

Films on Demand

A streaming video collection with over 29,000 titles, including programs from the History Channel, the Biography Channel, the BBC, PBS and more.

Portal to Texas History - Temple College

Digital access to historical Temple College Annuals: The Cotton Blossom and the Templar, and Newspaper: Leopard Tales.

Statista

A multidisciplinary database of 1.5 million statistics, covering over 80,000 topics from 18,000 data sources.

Artstor

The most comprehensive image resource available; access to more than 2 million images from 280 art collections.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary, full text database with access to over 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Full text articles with product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and more.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center

Coverage of all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications. 

Business Source Complete

Business-related journals, including bibliographic and full text content with peer-reviewed articles.

eBook Central

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 18,000 titles.

EBSCO eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 54,000 titles.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 12,000 titles.

InfoTrac Newsstand 

Over 1,000 U.S. regional, national and local newspapers and other leading news titles from around the world.

Regional Business News

Over 70 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Small Business Reference Center

Full text for top consumer small business reference books, videos, help, advice and details on the creation of business plans.

Vocational and Career Collection

Full text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary, full text database with access to over 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

Computer Source

Nearly 300 full text technical journals and consumer computer titles covering topics on computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

eBook Central

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 18,000 titles.

EBSCO eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 54,000 titles.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 12,000 titles.

Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA)

Indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports and conference proceedings. Provides ongoing coverage of the most important periodicals in the field.

Science and Technology Collection

Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. Includes full text, indexing, and abstracts.

Educational Administration Abstracts

Bibliographic research database; covers areas related to educational administration including educational leadership, educational management and educational research.

ERIC

Full text for over 2,200 digests with references. Citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Professional Development Collection

A specialized collection for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

TeachingBooks.net

A collection of fiction and non-fiction books, reading material and multimedia for use in the K-12 environments.

Fuente Academica Premier

Scholarly journals in Spanish and Portuguese from respected publishers worldwide. Full text content for business and economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library and information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology.

MedicLatina

Full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed Spanish medical journals. Topics include neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.

Referencia Latina

A full text, Spanish-language database covering many subjects inside and outside of academia. Content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.

Salud en Español

Informes completos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud e información general importante sobre enfermedades, afecciones, procedimientos y tratamientos.

Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary, full text database with access to over 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

Chilton Library

Automotive maintenance and repair guides, technical service bulletins for most years, makes, and models. Includes wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, multimedia resources, and the ASE test prep.

CQ Researcher

In-depth analysis and reports on current and controversial issues of the day.

Credo Reference

A multidisciplinary resource with access to over 2 million full text articles in over 700 titles, from over 100 authoritative publishers.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Films on Demand

A streaming video collection with over 29,000 titles, including programs from the History Channel, the Biography Channel, the BBC, PBS and more.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.

InfoTrac Newsstand

Over 1,000 U.S. regional, national and local newspapers and other leading news titles from around the world.

Issues and Controversies

Contemporary, in-depth and objective information on strongly debated issues of the day.

JSTOR

An interdisciplinary archive of academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, including select monographs and other materials.

The Library of Texas/TexShare

A multidisciplinary set of databases. Includes academic journals, health and business information, homework help, popular magazines, genealogy, and job and career development resources.

MasterFILE Complete

The largest collection of popular full text magazines, reference books and other resources from leading publishers, covering most general interest subject areas. Also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

MasterFILE Premier

Over 300 full text reference books, 91,000 biographies, and 75,000 primary source documents, including an image collection of over 100,000, photos, maps, and flags.

Newspaper Source

Full text regional (U.S.), national (U.S.), and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc.

Newspaper Source Plus

Millions of articles from national and international newspapers, newswires, news magazines, television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

OCLC FirstSearch

Search for authoritative content in every format from worldwide library collections. Precise, full-featured WorldCat searching.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Covers current social issues with a broad variety of data. Useful for writing assignments, speeches, debate preparation, creating presentations and more.

Primary Search

A full text database providing popular children’s magazines, encyclopedic entries, and an image collection. Topics include endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, and space exploration.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Millions of full text reports and published tables on thousands of topics. Access to statistical information from U.S. federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.

Statista

A multidisciplinary database of 1.5 million statistics, covering over 80,000 topics from 18,000 data sources.

Student Resources In Context

Reference materials, primary source documents, and periodicals covering topics on literature, science, history and biography.

TOPICsearch

A current events database covering topics such as politics, social and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.

A to Z Maps Online

Thousands of contemporary and historical down­loadable maps. Includes map resources, visual glossaries, video dictionaries, flag images, and more.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

An archival collection on American Indian history in the world, including documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago.

The American West

Original documents of the westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. 

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690 - 2000)

Historical news database; includes illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people, and other articles exactly as they appeared in print.

Bibliography of Native North Americans

Many topics pertaining to native North Americans, including culture, history and daily life. Ideal for researching the contributions, and issues surrounding North America’s indigenous peoples.

Digital Sanborn Maps (Texas) 1867-1970

Digitized maps that provide detailed property and land use records depicting the architecture of over 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past 100 years.

GeoRef

Millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. Includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.

HeritageQuest Online

Research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

Portal to Texas History - Temple College

Digital access to historical Temple College Annuals: The Cotton Blossom and the Templar, and Newspaper: Leopard Tales.

Salem Press History

Information social issues and the 1990s in America and Issues in U.S. Immigration reference sets.

Alt HealthWatch

A full text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

CINAHL Complete

The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for more than 1,300 nursing and allied health journals.

Consumer Health Complete

Information on all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to complementary and holistic medicine. Includes images, diagrams, and videos.

EBSCO Health and Wellness Database Group

Searches the CINAHL and MEDLINE databases simultaneously.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Nursing

A multidisciplinary eBook collection including over 4,000 documents with focus on the field of medicine.

Health Reference Center Academic

An integrated collection of general interest health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books and pamphlets.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Authoritative information on many health topics including medical science, food science, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition

Access to nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals, with focus on many medical disciplines. Also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.

JoMI (Journal of Medical Insight)

Streaming videos of surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians, primarily focusing on orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and general surgery.

Medcom

Over 275 streaming videos on a variety of topics useful to nursing and allied health students. Accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

MEDLINE

Authoritative information from over 350 full text journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care and pre-clinical services. Abstracts and indexing for over 3,800 biomedical journals and citations from Index Medicus, the International Nursing Index and the Index to Dental Literature.

Merck Manual

Contemporary information for healthcare professionals, students, and consumers on the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of medical disorders.

Merck Veterinary Manual

Information on species and animal diseases worldwide, management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals and recommendations for treatment.

Natural and Alternative Treatments

Information on almost 200 conditions and conventional and natural treatments. Drug herb and drug supplement interaction information for over 90 drug categories.

Ovid Nursing Journals

Access to thousands of full text articles from authoritative nursing journals.

Prescribers’ Digital Reference

Products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. Provides healthcare professionals multi-channel access to important drug information.

Salem Press Careers (Healthcare)

Insight into career opportunities in healthcare professions, examining 22 branches or fields of study in healthcare and allied health.

Salem Press Health

Searches both the Magill’s Medical Guide and the Addictions and Substance Abuse reference sets.

STAT!Ref

An electronic medical library that cross-searches more than 35 medical resources, including Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Mosby’s Drug Consult, and the Griffith 5 Minute Clinical Consult.

CQ Press Supreme Court Collection

Collection of historical analysis and expert commentary of Supreme Court decisions, the U.S. Constitution, Supreme Court institutional history, and Supreme Court justice biographies.

Fastcase

A full text collection of state and federal case law.

Gale Legal Forms

A wide selection of legal forms and legal information resources.

HeinOnline

A legal research database; over 2,500 scholarly journals, coverage of U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional documents, world constitutions, U.S. and classic treaties, presidential documents, federal case law and collections on criminal justice and religion.

JSTOR 

An interdisciplinary archive that includes academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials.

Legal Collection

Full text for nearly 250 of the world’s best peer-reviewed law journals. Documents and case studies on criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and human resource law, ethics, and the environment.

Legal Information Reference Center

A collection of reference books from NOLO. Over 400 full text publications, and over 13,000 state-specific legal forms designed to assist with many types of legal matters.

Military Database

Covers all government and military branches, international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics/space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Scholarly, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Military & Government Collection

Over 300 academic journals, including a comprehensive collection of contemporary periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military.

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary eBook collection.

Bloom’s Literature

Literary criticism resources; examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature. Full text access to many literary classics.

Book Review Digest Plus

Book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals and popular magazines. 

Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections Online–Poetry

Access to over 50,000 poems in the Twentieth-Century American Poetry collection and the Twentieth-Century English Poetry collection and biographical information on poets.

Essay and General Literature Index

Cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.

Gale Literary Sources

Biography, criticism, reviews, interviews, and primary texts from many sources. Includes the Scribner Writers Online and Twayne’s Authors Online collections.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Multidisciplinary eBook collection; includes Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

JSTOR

An interdisciplinary archive of academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, including select monographs and other materials.

Literature Criticism Online

Centuries of analysis, scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals; tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays.

Literature Resource Center (LRC)

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Literary Reference Center

A broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works, across many literary disciplines and timeframes.

MLA International Bibliography

Literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, including rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature.

Play Index

indexes classic and historical plays and the works of contemporary playwrights. New editions and translations, descriptive annotations to summarize plots and indicate musical requirements.

Salem Press Literature

Access to reference sets, including the Critical Insights series, Critical Survey of Shakespeare’s Sonnets and the Cyclopedia of Literary Characters.

Scribner Writer Series

Original, scholarly essays on the lives and works of authors. Concise essays, citations, and biographical information placing the author and their works in personal and historical context.

Short Story Index

Short stories indexed by author or genre, body of work or literary figure.

Student Resources In Context

Authoritative news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals, multimedia content, primary source and overviews.

Twayne’s Authors Series

In-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and the development of literary genres. Content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series: United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.

Handbook of Texas Music Online

Texas music scholarship, with almost 900 entries along with hundreds of images and audio samples.

Naxos Music Library

A classical music library offering streaming access to over 75,000 CDs and over one million music tracks of standard and rare repertoire.

Oxford Music Online

Access to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Family Studies Abstracts

Unique content and highly regarded works, bibliographic records covering family dynamics topics, and sources for family studies researchers.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 12,000 titles.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Hundreds of full text and peer-reviewed publications covering psychiatry, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and observational/experimental methods.

Race Relations Abstracts

Resources for ethnic and racial studies, includes abstracting for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers related to the field.

TOPICsearch

A current events database covering topics such as politics, social and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.

Book Review Digest Plus

Book reviews covering a wide range of topics for over 5,000 indexed journals.

Credo Reference

A multidisciplinary information skills solutions provider offering access to over 2 million full text articles in over 700 titles, from over 100 authoritative publishers.

Essay and General Literature Index

Cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Contains various images, brief biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Multidisciplinary eBook collection, includes Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

Humanities Full Text

Provides abstracts and bibliographic indexing of sources in the humanities. Offers specialized magazines, feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.

LearningExpress Library

Over 800 practice tests and interactive skill building tutorials. Professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests in civil service, law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, military, real estate, and healthcare. Admissions tests include the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, and GED®.

The Library of Texas/TexShare

A multidisciplinary set of databases. Includes academic journals, health and business information, homework help, popular magazines, genealogy, and job and career development resources.

MasterFILE Premier

Full text for over 1,900 periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, and multi-cultural issues. Features Magill Book Reviews, World Almanac and Book of Facts, biographies, primary source documents, images and The American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition.

Play Index

Indexes classic and historical plays and the works of contemporary playwrights. New editions and translations, descriptive annotations to summarize plots and indicate musical requirements.

The Serials Directory

Up-to-date, accurate bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular serials.

Short Story Index

Short stories indexed by author or genre, body of work or literary figure.

Student Research Center

Contextual information on a wide array of subjects. Full text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Vocational and Career Collection

Nearly 350 trade and industry related periodicals including Advertising Age, American Machinist, Drug Store News, Hotel and Motel Management, Pediatric Nursing, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Video Business, Wireless Week, and more.

WorldCat

Access to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Over 250 peer-reviewed journals covering world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

AccessScience

Over 8,500 articles and 100,000 definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms,over300 biographies of well-known scientific figures, over 18,000 images and animations illustrating key topics, and videos highlighting the life and work of scientists.

Advanced Technologies and Aerospace Database

Includes the Aerospace Database and provides full text titles, scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

AGRICOLA 

Bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture. Includes journal articles, book chapters, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials and technical reports. 

Agricultural and Environmental Science Database

Includes AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases. Provides full text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, technical reports, and government publications.

Biological Science Database

Full text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

History of science and scientists. Coverage of scientific periods from classical antiquity to modern times.

Earth, Atmospheric and Aquatic Science Database

includes the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts. Full text titles from around the world; scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, technical reports, and government publications.

Information Science and Technology Abstracts (ISTA)

Indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports and conference proceedings. Provides ongoing coverage of the most important periodicals in the field.

Materials Science and Engineering Database

Includes METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases; provides full text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings and government publications.

Military Database

Covers all government and military branches, international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics/space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Scholarly, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Natural Science Collection

Includes the Agri and Env, Bio Science, and Earth, Atmospheric and Aqua Databases. Full text titles, scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Polymer Library

A comprehensive collection dedicated exclusively to rubbers, plastics, adhesives, and polymeric composites. Indexed summaries covering technical, academic, commercial, and marketing aspects of the rubber and plastics industries.

Science In Context

Full text academic journals, magazines, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.

Science Direct

A comprehensive and authoritative collection of science, mathematics and engineering publications.

Science and Technology Collection

Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. Full text, indexing, and abstracts.

SciTech Premium Collection

Includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection. Provides full text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

Sustainability Reference Center

Full text coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management.

Today’s Science

Covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

TOXLINE

From the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.

Films on Demand

A streaming video collection with over 29,000 titles, including programs from the History Channel, the Biography Channel, the BBC, PBS and more.

JoMI

Streaming videos of surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians, primarily focusing on orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and general surgery.

Medcom

Over 275 streaming videos on a variety of topics useful to nursing and allied health students. Accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Digital Sanborn Maps (Texas) 1867-1970

Digitized maps that provide detailed property and land use records depicting the architecture of over 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past 100 years.

Handbook of Texas Online

A multidisciplinary encyclopedia with over 23,000 articles on Texas history, geography, and culture.

The Library of Texas/TexShare

A multidisciplinary set of databases. Includes academic journals, health and business information, homework help, popular magazines, genealogy, and job and career development resources.

Texas Reference Center

Full text for over 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, science, and multi-cultural issues.