Library Databases - Description

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Library Databases - Description

Database Descriptions    

ABI/INFORM Collection
The database covers around 5,000 journals, with nearly 3,900 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. ABI/INFORM Complete consists of:
- ABI/INFORM Global™
- ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry™
- ABI/INFORM Dateline ™
- ABI/INFORM Archive™
- The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition

ABI/INFORM Archive provides cover-to-cover full images, complete with illustrations and advertisements. The database contains complete runs of key business and management journals, providing a unique historical perspective on hundreds of topics, including corporate strategies, management techniques, marketing, product development, and industry conditions worldwide.

ABI/Inform Dateline
The database contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.

ABI/Inform Global
The database covers business and economics journal and the Wall Street Journal articles on management techniques, theory and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. It also provides access to information on over 60,000 companies with business and executive profiles.

ABI/Inform Trade & Industry
The database provides latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and other topics. It contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and more.

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is one of EBSCOhost's full-text databases. It covers full-text articles from nearly 3,200 scholarly publications, and numerous peer-reviewed journals with a coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies, etc.

Accounting, Tax & Banking Database
The database allows search key accounting standards from FASB, GASB, and IASB along with top accounting literature. Standards content includes Original Pronouncements, Statements, Interpretations, Board Opinions, AICPA Interpretations, Current Text, EITF Abstracts and much more. It also has in-depth coverage of accounting policies, state and national tax legislation, corporate taxation, as well as related accounting topics such as auditing, compensation, pension plans, and financial management.

ACM Digital Library
A searchable database that provides citations and full text to all ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings.

ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications
The database contains approximately 30 ACS journals online.

America: History and Life
This database covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. It provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books, and selective indexing for about 1,700 journals.

The database covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. It provides full text access to selected APA journals from 1987 to the present.

Access to all the citations and summaries of journal articles back to 1887 that PsycINFO has created in electronic form. This database is provided by the American Psychological Association.

Asian & European Business Collection
Designed for students and faculty at business schools with a need for specialized information about these important regions and markets, ProQuest Asian and European Business Collection can be used in conjunction with other business information services such as ABI/INFORM for the broadest possible curriculum coverage, but also serves as an excellent stand-alone resource. ProQuest Asian and European Business provides information on companies, economies, markets, international trade and overall business conditions throughout these regions.

Biological AbstractsThe database provides millions of citations and abstracts of life science and biomedical research literature published in more than 4,000 journals.

Biological Science Database
This database includes over 370 titles in biology, with more than 325 available in full text.

Business Market Research Collection
This database provides geopolitical market research with information from these three sources:
Hoover's Company Profiles – information about more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including location, financials, competitors, officers, and more.
OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance from a network of 1,000 faculty members at Oxford, other leading universities, and think-tanks. Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.”

Business Source Elite
The database covers about 1,100 full-text business publications, of which nearly 500 are peer-reviewed. It also covers 10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor.

Business Source Premier
This full text database covers over 8,000 scholarly business journals and
publications, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed and scholarly journals
such as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Journal of
Marketing Research, etc. It also provides detailed company profiles for the
world's 10,000 largest companies, with information in nearly all areas of

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Collection
Canadian Business & Current Affairs™ (CBCA) provides more than 1,665 publication titles (majority titles are Canadian) in current events, business, science, the arts, and academic information.

Canadian Newsstream
The database covers full text of over 240 leading Canadian newspapers. Backfiles of some newspapers date back to late 1970s and 1980s.

Career and Technical Education Database
This is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes over 790 titles, with more than 700 available in full text. Both students and instructors can access the database to research virtually any technical topic, including: Computing science, Healthcare, Building trades, Auto mechanics, Sales and retail, Accounting, Graphic design, Photography.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
This is a finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

CINAHL Complete
CINAHL complete provides indexing and full text to journals in the fields of nursing and allied health. It includes CINAHL Subject Headings list; and the CINAHL index of health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.

Computing Database
This database includes over 430 titles, with over 350 available in full text. Topics covered include: product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, web site development, intranets and extranets, technology management, artificial intelligence, games, graphics, computer security, and information science.

Consumer Health Database
Covers health and nutrition topics from health science journals.

Criminal Justice Database
The database provides information on all criminal justice topics, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law. It offers full text coverage for about 50 of the titles most frequently accessed by criminal justice researchers, and includes complete indexing and abstracts for another approximate 140 relevant U.S. and international journals.

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
This database provides full-text access to more than 125,000 eBooks from leading university presses, such as: Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, and Harvard University Press. The titles included represent a broad range of academic subject matter, including: art, business & economics, education, language arts & discipline, literary criticism, medical, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, technology & engineering, and others. Most titles are available with unlimited user access, and new titles are added each month.

EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service
Access to abstracts and tables of contents from thousands of journals, along with
approximately 150 full-text journals.

Education Database
The database gives access to over 745 top educational publications, including nearly 600 of the titles in full text. It covers the leading full-text journals in education, not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

Education Source 
This database covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers covering all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education source contains the full text for more than 1900 journals and 550 books, indexing and abstracts for over 3500 journals, and includes citations for over 5.5 million articles including book reviews.

This US Department of Educational Resource Information Center database contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals. The database also contains full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information.

Ethnic NewsWatch
Ethnic NewsWatch is a comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. This unique body of materials covers a wide range of current topics and countless other social, political and educational subjects. Ethnic NewsWatch also includes worldwide coverage of issues in Ireland, Israel and the Middle East, Mexico, Bosnia, Armenia, China, Nigeria and the Ukraine among other countries.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Developed in cooperation between EBSCO and John Carter Brown Library, this bibliographic database provides index to more than 32,000 entries about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers a wide range of subject areas, including natural disasters, natural resources, religion and law, disease outbreaks and slavery, and more.

Explora Educator's Edition

Explora Primary Schools
The new Explora searching interface from EBSCOhost replaces the KidSearch and the Student Research Center interfaces. Explora was designed to meet the unique needs of its users, supporting both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. Explora features a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research. Includes topic overviews, 60,000 videos from the Associated Press, colorful, mobile-friendly design, reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures), text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English, an educators’ landing page where teachers can more easily find relevant support materials, an English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators in the U.S. and Canada correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state or provincial curriculum standards

Explora Secondary Schools
The new Explora searching interface from EBSCOhost replaces the KidSearch and the Student Research Center interfaces. Explora was designed to meet the unique needs of its users, supporting both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. Explora features a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research. Includes topic overviews, 60,000 videos from the Associated Press, colorful, mobile-friendly design, reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures), text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English, an educators’ landing page where teachers can more easily find relevant support materials, an English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators in the U.S. and Canada correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state or provincial curriculum standards

Family Health Database 
This database covers various aspects of family health, including sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care, dentistry, and more.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
A full-text searchable encyclopedia.

Gale Academic OneFile
This multi-subject database contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage on physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Gale Business Insights: Essentials
This database replaces Gale’s Business & Company Resource Center. It provides in depth coverage of businesses, including company profiles, industry profiles, products and brands, financial reports, company rankings, histories and full text periodical articles, as well as analytical information and comparison of financial data with interactive charting tools, and study product and brand information.

Gale eBooks
The database provides the following e-books , encyclopedias and specialized reference sources. Those titles can also be accessed through OSCAR, the online catalog of the Guarini Library.

  • Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students, 4v, 2002

  • The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, 2003

  • American Decades, 10v, 2001

  • American Decades Primary Sources, 10v, 2004

  • Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World, 2v, 2004

  • Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students, 4v, 1998

  • The Ancient Near East: An Encyclopedia for Students, 4v, 2000

  • Business Plans Handbook , Vol. 9, 2002

  • Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2 nd ed., 2007

  • Celebrating Life Customs around the World : From Baby Showers to Funerals 3v 2017

  • Countries and Their Cultures, 4v, 2001

  • Dictionary of American History , 3 rd ed., 10v, 2003

  • Education Today : Issues, Policies & Practices 3v 2018

  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History , 2 nd ed., 6v, 2006

  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries 7th ed. 2017

  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2v, 2004

  • Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered History in America, 3v, 2004

  • Encyclopedia of Religion , 2 nd ed., 15v, 2005

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography , 2 nd ed., 23v, 2004

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography , Vol. 24, 2 nd ed., 2005

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, Vol. 25, 2 nd ed., 2005

  • Encyclopedia of World Cultures, 10v, 1996

  • Encyclopedia of World Cultures: Supplement, 2002

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America , 2 nd ed., 3v, 2000

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health 4th ed. 7v 2018

  • Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 16th ed., 2005

  • Human Diseases and Conditions, 2 nd ed., 4v, 2010

  • International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences , 2 nd ed., 9v, 2008

  • The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students, 4v, 1996

  • New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, 6v, 2005

  • Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, 4v, 2004

  • The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology 2v 2015

  • The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship 2018

  • Women in American History : A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection 4v 2017

  • West's Encyclopedia of American Law, 2 nd ed., 13v, 2004

  • World Education Encyclopedia, 2 nd ed., 3v, 2002

  • World of Forensic Science 2nd ed. 2v 2016

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Drawing on a book series under the same title, the database features viewpoint articles, magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, and inks to websites on most debated current social issues.

Gale in Context: Science
This database provides content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, podcasts and web links on science topics to support high school curricula and university coursework. It includes such acclaimed science series, like Experiment Central; it also features curriculum-aligned content to aid educators and enhance student research.

Gale Literary Index
A master index to Gale publications of authors and works.

Gale Literature
GALE Literary Sources includes full text literary criticism, author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, articles, essays, eBooks, book reviews, classic texts and more. Searches retrieve results from the following: Contemporary Authors Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, Dictionary of Literary Biography Main Series, Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series, Gale Virtual Reference Library, & Literature Resource Center.

Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors
This database provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 US and international authors.

Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography
Dictionary of Literary Biography includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.

Gale Literature Criticism
A collection of literary commentary and analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.

Gale Literature Resource Center
This is a comprehensive online literary database, which covers all facets of literary study in one highly searchable interface. It includes biographical, bibliographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works. Many full text journal articles are provided.

Gale OneFile: Business
Updated information resources on activities of companies and industries worldwide.

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues
This is a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. It includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.

Gale Power Search
A cross-search platform for content of Gale's OneFile periodicals, In Context databases, and eBooks.

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep 
The database provides tools and guidance on jobs, careers, and practice for entrance exams and civil service job exams.

GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. GenderWatch supports programs in business, education, literature and the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology and contemporary culture, gender and women's studies and more. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, n-g-o and special reports.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar searches peer-reviewed papers, dissertations, citations, abstracts and reports from a variety of scholarly sources provided by academic publishers, professional societies, pre-print repositories, universities and open access publishers. Searching Google Scholar from Guarini Library homepage, full text resources that are available from NJCU Library-subscribed databases or electronic journals will be automatically accessible (Gothic ID needed for off-campus access).

Multidisciplinary by nature, the database covers scholarly articles and government publications on the topics of global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in the United States
This database provides legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, and other materials on the topic of gun regulation in the United States. 

Health and Medical Collection
This database provides access to over 1,530 publications with over 1,270 available in full text and of these, over 910 include MEDLINE® indexing. It covers clinical research titles as well as hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles, such as: The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Journal of Clinical Investigation, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Diabetes, Canadian Medical Association. Journal (CMAJ), Rheumatology, American Journal of Public Health, and more.

Health Source: Academic/Nursing Edition  
This full-text database covers nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

Health Source: Consumer Edition 
This database provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines on topics such as medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Provides coverage to resources on essential government documents, case law, criminal justice, and other legal research materials.

HeritageQuest Online
This genealogical database provides unique primary sources in local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Homeland Security Digital Library
The database provides homeland security related documents, including security policy, strategy, and organizational management. It covers resources selected from federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies

Homeland Security netBASE
This database contains e-books on homeland security topics, including emergency preparedness and response to terrorist attacks, disaster planning, transportation security, biodefense, detection of radioactive and radiological materials, and research on next-generation security technologies.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective : 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)
This is a bibliographic database that covers scholarly articles in humanities and social sciences from 1907 to 1984.

Image Collection
The database includes more than one million photographs, images, and maps from sources such as Archive Photos, Canadian Press, Motion Picture & Television Archive, McClatchy, UPI, and Getty, as well as images from the public domain. It has a broad coverage on current news and events, historical places, people, nature, and more.

Following databases are available:

  • American History Online: Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

  • African-American History Online: Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.

  • American Indian History Online: Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.

  • Modern World History Online: Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of world history-from mid 15th century to the present.

  • Ancient and Medieval History Online: Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

  • World Geography and Culture Online: Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.

  • Science Online: Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

  • Health Reference Center: Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

  • Curriculum Resource Center: Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.

  • Bloom's Literature: Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center: Offers comprehensive career guidance through extensive job and industry profiles, career forecasting, and a monthly newsletter.

  • World Almanac for Kids Online: Provides resources for homework, reports, and projects to support the school curriculum.

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
This database includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. ISCTRC also combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publisher and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.


  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences III includes journals in languages and literature, as well as essential titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. Additional interdisciplinary titles broaden the scope of coverage to include folklore, feminist & women's studies.
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences V builds on previously introduced disciplines, adding important literary reviews and state historical journals. It will also widen the scope of core disciplines in the arts and humanities, such as philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature. JSTOR Early Journal Content includes approximately 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals published before 1923. Approximately ten current journal subscriptions are also available through
  • JSTOR’s Current Scholarship Program.
  • JSTOR Business & Economics Collection includes nearly 250 leading journals in economics, finance, marketing, management, business administration, industrial relation, and more. In addition, it features over 150 years of published research and includes titles from more than 20 countries.
  • JSTOR Security Studies Collection includes scholarly journals, newsletters, and research reports from policy institutes on violence and conflict in international relations, cyber security, foreign policy, human security, intelligence & espionage, international law, military studies, peace & conflict studies, and political violence & terrorism.

Knovel's Online Chemistry References:

  • International Critical Tables of Numeric Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology
    A reference source offering data on physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, and other key properties.

  • Knovel Critical Tables
    Featuring tables of properties for commonly used chemical compounds in the physical properties tables.

  • Thermochemistry of the Chemical Substances
    Covering table of values for the heats of formation in the thermochemistry section in International Critical Table.

  • Smithsonian Physical Tables (ninth revised edition)
    Comprising tables concentrating on a broad scope of common physical and chemical data.

Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library provides resources that help preparation for tests or exams such as Praxis I and II, MCAT, LSAT CLEP, GRE among others, and Nursing Licensure exams, and more. It also contains information that helps job search, resume creation and workplace skills as well.

Legal Information Reference Center
This database contains full-text publications and legal forms, with a majority of the resources through Nolo, a well-established provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
The database provides indexes to more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on the subject of librarianship, such as classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Reference Center
The database contains full text for 27,500 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, 140,500 author biographies (including 20,000 in-depth bios), 350 literary journals, 535,000 book reviews, 54,000 classic and contemporary poems, 14,500 classic and contemporary short stories, 4,000 author interviews, 8,400 classic texts and much more. In addition, Literary Reference Center also includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Literary Encyclopedia, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story, all of MagillOnLiterature Plus™ and much more.

MasterFILE Elite
This database provides full-text information from popular magazines and general reference resources on subjects of general interest. It also includes an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.

Medline Plus
This authoritative medical database provides citations and abstracts to about 5,000 journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pro-clinical sciences, and more.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Texts in Print
Mental Measurements Yearbook provides updated description and evaluation to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments in English language. It covers subjects such as psychology, education, business, and leadership. Tests in Print is a comprehensive bibliography to commercially available tests in English language that are in print.

Middle Search Plus
The database contains full text for nearly 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Military Database
This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. It contains over 545 titles, with more than 400 available in full-text. It includes such titles as: Joint Force Quarterly: JFQ, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, RUSI Journal: Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, Washington Monthly, Harvard International Review, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, etc.

Military & Government Collection
This database offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals, and current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Mometrix Test Preparation eBooks
Guarini Library currently subscribes to a selected collection of test preparation books for ACT, CLEP, GRE, and Praxis.

Naxos Music Library
The database provides access to a collection of streaming classical music with over 400,000 tracks of classical, orchestral, wind band, choral, jazz, and world music from over 75 record labels around the world.

Newspaper Source Plus
This database includes millions of full-text newspapers articles, and more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.


This database provides near real-time access to top world-wide news such as Associated Press, United Press International, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. The index to the full text content is held for a rolling 30-day archive.

This database provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. Also helpful for school teachers are the Standards-Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.

NoveList K-8
The database is aimed at helping younger readers find the books (by author, title, series, theme or topic), with full-text reviews, they want to read. In addition, it includes scripts of book talks delivered by well-known librarians, offers specific examples of the many ways in which picture books can be used by teachers and parents, and contains hundreds of genre and theme-based bibliographies as well as lists of award-winning titles.

Nursing & Allied Health Database
This database provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations in nursing and allied health related fields. Click on the “ Browse” link, and view some interesting featured content, such as:

  • Cultural Competency Briefs: Religion, Ethnicity and Care
    Provides reports that lead to a better understanding of patient care and resources for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with respect to their cultural and religious beliefs and practices. Reports covers over 30 ethnicities and 11 religions, and are well organized for easy retrieval.

  • Video Training Programs
    Provides training videos for nursing programs to enhance student learning. These videos cover important topics such as health care safety, emergency planning, checking vital signs and many more. Videos are available in flash format, and are broken down into chaptered clips for easy study. Videos are indexed and searchable and can be viewed in document view or downloaded to computer desktop for reference.

This is an open-access database providing researchers with citations to graduate research from the early 20th century to the present. This database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.

Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus
|This database includes more than 40 premier full text journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) as well as bibliographic records from over 400 nursing journals.

Oxford Art Online
The database is a comprehensive and authoritative online resource for research in the history of visual arts.

Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is a gateway that offers cross-search for biographies, timelines and topical guides in several music resources including Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music, and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.

Points of View Reference Center
The full-text database provides students with balanced resources that present multiple sides of a current issue. About 200 topics are included: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more. Additionally, this database contains the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, providing students with a searchable collection of some of the most important social, political, and cultural moments of the 20th century.

Political Science Database
This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. Full Text Included. Subject Area(s): Social Sciences. Coverage: 1985-Current.

Praeger Security International Online
The database includes topics such as:response and emergency management, transportation network security, community planning for rescue and recovery events, homeland security, business and information security, and criminal justice.

Primary Search
Primary Search provides full text from 57 children's magazines for elementary level. It offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. In addition, it includes full text sources such as: The World Almanac of U.S.A. and The World Almanac for Kids; The Encyclopedia of Animals; Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia; and full text for over 100 pamphlets.

Project Muse
The Standard Collection has over 300 peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journals in the humanities and social sciences. 

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multi-subject database which allows users to select and search one, several, or all from many databases in various subjects. 

Psychology Database
|The database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 610 titles, with over 520 titles available in full text to leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. A number of the titles are heavily cited and have a strong set of ISI impact factors. Also included in the database are the 4,000 full text dissertations, for the years spanning 2000 through 2005, representing a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology.

Reference Solutions
ReferenceUSA is an online directory to over 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers; 1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.

Referencia Latina
This is a Spanish-language database which provides content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

Regional Business News
This database provides up-to-date business news coverage from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion Database
This database covers more than 150 journals in theological studies and related religious studies, such as philosophy, ethics, and international perspectives. Full-text articles are available to most titles.

Research Library
This database includes more than 4,070 titles, nearly 2,800 in full text, from 1971 forward. It covers a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers in a broad range of popular academic subjects including arts, business, education, health, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social science, and more.

SAGE Journals
The database provides full-text access to over 645 peer-reviewed journal dating back to 1999. It includes leading international peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. Subject coverage includes business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and many more.

Salem Science
Salem Science provides online access to printed reference titles, published by Salem Press, that are available in the Library. Currently the following title is available: Forensic Science

Salem History
Salem History provides online access to printed reference titles, published by Salem Press, in the Library. Currently the following series/titles are available:

  • The Decades (Series)

  • The Sixties in America

  • The Seventies in America

Science Database
This database features over 1,145 titles in both general and applied sciences, with more than 965 available in full text. It all major fields of study, including: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and more.

Use SciFinder to search for substances, reactions and patent and journal references in chemistry and related fields.  Note: TO access SciFinderr database, you must register with SciFinder before the first use.  Click here for registration instruction.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
This database provides all legal materials, including cases and statues, on slavery in the United Sates as well as the English-speaking world.  It also has many books, periodicals, and websites on the subject.

Small Business Resource Center
This database covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Social Science Database
The database includes over 510 titles, with more than 280 available in full text social science journal with hundreds of topics such as addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, international relations, and more.

Sociology Database
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. Full Text Included. Subject Area(s): Social Sciences. Coverage: 1985-Current.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
An online philosophy reference covering works and articles authored and updated by experts in the field.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
The database provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Telecommunications Database
This database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text. It provides news and trends in the ever changing field of telecommunication technologies, including: computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

STN Easy
Put out by Chemical Abstracts, STN Easy provides online database searching for chemical literature.

Teacher Reference Center
This database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals of which 96% are peer-reviewed. It includes topics on 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.

US Newsstream
This database provides access to leading newspapers such as: Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, and many more.

The Wall Street Journal
The database provides comprehensive coverage of the Wall Street Journal back to 1984.

WorldCat (the OCLC Online Union Catalog)
Provides millions of bibliographic records of books, web resources, and
other material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Also lists regional
library holdings information.



Last updated: 3/3/2023