Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Databases A to Z


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ABI/INFORM Collection comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Academic World Book is the premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. This database is accessed through Proquest and it is optimized for tablets.

Accounting & Tax is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. This database is accessed through Proquest.

African American Heritage provides access to essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Military Draft and Service Records, Register of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman’s Bank, and more.

Agricola produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Since 1985, the CAB Thesaurus has been used to select controlled vocabulary terms for subject indexing. Library of Congress Subject Headings are used as controlled vocabulary for cataloging records. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12. This database is accessed through Gale.

Arkansas Historical Quarterly (AHQ) is a Cumulative Index to the Arkansas Historical Quarterly that covers volumes 1 – 59, 1942 – 2000.

Asian Business focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.3 million records.


Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 includes more than 550 entries focusing on artists active from 1990-the present. Individual artists and groups in all popular styles are covered, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. This database is accessed through Gale.

Banking Information Source enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends. Coverage: 1971 – current. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Biology provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. Coverage: 1998 – current. This database is accessed through ProQuest.


Canadian Newsstand Complete offers unparalleled access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA) with 600 full text titles, is the most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, CBCA Complete features a highly-respected, diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Career and Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) 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. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on “Advanced Search” for more options.

CINAHL with Full Text is the world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 580 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index – with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1981, CINAHL with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. This database is accessed through EBSCOhost.

CLCD is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non‐fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources.

Computer & Internet Basics are interactive tutorial courses that will familiarize you with using a computer and the Internet in straightforward, non-technical language, at your own pace. These courses require Adobe Flash Player 8.0 or higher. Click here to download Adobe Flash Player.

Computing is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990’s. Coverage: 1998 – current. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Contemporary Authors Online (Gale) provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.

Countries and Their Cultures, 4 vols compares each country’s shared values, behaviors and cultural variations — from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts. This database is accessed through Gale.

CREDO Reference is a general reference solution that allows users to conduct thoroughly detailed searches in a range of multifaceted ways. Its full-text, aggregated content covers every major subject from the world’s best publishers of reference. Once it has returned the search results, Credo Reference really begins to operate on a Library 2.0 level. Its Related Entries option (the heart and soul of its platform, provides links to similar resources, subjects, websites, etc. Quick Credo Reference tutorial

Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields. It provides access to: ProQuest Criminal Justice and ProQuest Deep Indexing: Criminal Justice. This database is accessed through Proquest.

CultureGrams combines unlimited printing rights and anytime access to the World, Kids, States, and Provinces editions, photo and slideshow galleries, videos, interviews, recipes, famous people biographies, and graphs and tables. The engaging, colorful interface is fun and easy to
navigate, whether users are reading reports, exploring maps and flags, or using the convenient search feature.

  • World Edition provides cultural reports for more than 200 countries each include 25 categories such as land and climate, history, personal appearance, greetings, dating and marriage, family, diet, housing, holidays, economy, education, and health. Perfect for junior high and high school students.
  • State Edition colorful and easy-to-read state reports help upper elementary-aged students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. State and the District of Columbia. Reports includes maps, flags, symbols, and timelines, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population and more.
  • Kids Edition provides access to more than 100 country reports and teaches upper elementary-aged children more about the world around them. Each report includes up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, “life as a kid,” and more.
  • Provinces Edition contains kid-friendly reports on all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Reports include images, maps, charts, data tables, and fun facts, plus sections on the environment, culture, government, first inhabitants, and more.


Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series – all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. This database is accessed through Gale.

Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) provides access to over 9,000 free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.


Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world’s first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica and the Andes Mountains region of South America. This database is accessed through Gale.

Early World of Learning is an online resource for preschoolers & children in early elementary grades. It includes three interactive learning environments:
•Trek’s Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes,
   including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
•Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness,
   and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level.
•Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with important and interesting
   non-fiction topics.

eBook Academic Collection Search and view the full text of over 150,000 eBooks through EBSCOhost. All titles are available with unlimited user access, and titles are regularly added to the collection.EBSCOhost eBook User Guide.

eBook Collection provides access to the full text of approximately 30,000 eBooks. Each title is available to one user at a time. EBSCOhost eBook User Guide

Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database. Coverage: 1988 – current. This database is accessed through Proquest.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition helps students find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts—plus more than 7 million photographs, infographics, maps, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video clips. This database is accessed through Proquest.

eLibrary Elementary tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. It’s an easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students. This database is accessed through Proquest.

eLibrary Science offers unique, compelling content and editorial features for students and powerful teaching tools for educators. Multimedia resources provide thousands of files—pictures, websites, streaming audio/video—for use in illustration, demonstration, or presentations. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Entrepreneurship bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats – from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Environmental Science Collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM). ESPM provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. Coverage: 1960 – current. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture (EOA) is a state encyclopedia established by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies at the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS).

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior, 3rd ed updates and expands upon the award-winning second edition of this set, addressing social, medical, legal, and political issues related to substance use and addictive behavior. New essays report on contemporary socio-political topics such as the role of drugs and alcohol in the media, the prevalence of drugs in the international sports and fashion industries, the relationship between drug trafficking and terrorism, and the impact of the Internet on drug and alcohol use. The third edition also expands international coverage of historical and modern perspectives on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in more than 30 countries and regions, including the Caribbean, the Middle East, and China. Many of the 545 topical entries are enhanced by statistical charts, graphs, tables, and photographs. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. More than 300 peer-reviewed articles cover concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity. It also delves into depictions and manifestations of the phenomenon, such as propaganda, sociological and philosophical explanations, literature and film. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of India is a single, authoritative source for information on India, which holds a prominent place in current events and is home to a fifth of the world’s population and the largest democracy in the world. This 4-volume set encompasses the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World looks at Islam’s role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion’s history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture is a new edition that adds nearly 600 entirely new topics, replaces some 150 obsolete entries, and provides substantial revisions to hundreds more. Every one of the 5,700+ entries has been reviewed for currency of content and bibliography. An entirely new illustration program features over 100 full-color photographs in addition to hundreds in black-and-white. National statistics have been conveniently tabulated for every one of Latin America’s 37 countries. New content addresses research on prehistoric environments and cultures, U.S. Haitian interventions, the consequences of NAFTA and increased Mexican immigration, the troubled aftermaths of Pinochet’s Chile and Fujimori’s Peru, truth and reconciliation commissions, and the still-contested legacy of the Mexico City massacre of 1968. New leaders like Brazil’s Lula da Silva and Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez are profiled along with hundreds of other rising figures in politics, letters, and the arts. Newly commissioned master essays synthesize current knowledge on such major regional themes as Democracy in the Americas, Hemispheric Affairs, and the Hispanic Impact on the U.S. Includes full index and table of biographical subjects by profession. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa reflects the far-reaching changes the Middle East has undergone in recent years, making it more relevant and more necessary than ever before. Much has changed in the past eight years, and the need for information generated by the events of September 11, 2001 and the military action in Afghanistan and Iraq makes this unbiased revision essential. The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government. With 3,000 nonpartisan articles written by specialists in anthropology, history, political science, religion and social sciences, this four-volume set is an indispensable tool in understanding the region’s people, places, events and ideas. This database is accessed through Gale.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education. Additionally, it provides a practical introduction to useful knowledge and ideas for both professionals and general readers. The Encyclopedia embodies a historically and culturally inclusive approach, with entries on specific religions, linguistic and cultural perspectives, and philosophical positions. This database is accessed through Gale.

ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

Ethnic NewsWatch provides access to journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

European Business contains the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune and European Business Journal. Coverage: 1971 – current. This database is accessed through Proquest.


Family Health (ProQuest) includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. The four main topics areas including: Clothing, Footwear, Hairstyles and headgear, and Body decoration. This database is accessed through Gale.


Gale Literary Sources brings together Gale’s premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. No other publisher offers this unmatched combination of uniquely rich literary content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing – all enriched by features and design that breathes new life into the study of literature. As Gale makes additional Literary Resources available through Gale Literary Sources, and if your library has access to these products, they will be automatically added to the Gale Literary Sources experience upon release.

Gale Directory Library provides state-of-the-art functionality to perform a range of data searching, sorting and exporting. Users can access data from a single directory, or cross-search multiple directories.

Gale Virtual Reference Library provides full-text access to 12 eBook Reference Sets: African-American Years, American Civil War Reference Library; Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990; Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World;, Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics; Fashion, Costume, and Culture; Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library; Middle East Conflict Reference Library; Presidents: A Reference History; Real-Life Math; Reconstruction Era Reference Library; and UXL American Decades. This database is accessed through Gale.

General Reference Center database integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center to find articles from magazines, reference books, and newspapers, many with full-text and images. Find articles on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. This database is accessed through Gale.

Global Road Warrior includes country facts, climate, society and business culture, demographics, money and banking, travel essentials, recipes, points of interest, security briefing, medical, transportation, communications, embassies and consulates for 175 countries. It is an ultimate business travel guide that includes information on business etiquette and basic help with learning foreign languages (with audio files). Students of international business, history, geography, social sciences, languages and health care will especially find this database helpful.

Google News Newspaper Archive provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. Users can search for events, people or ideas and see how they have been described over time. Search results can include content that is freely accessible as well as content that requires a fee. Google

Google Scholar provides access to scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Google Scholar

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library examines the causes of the collapse; the impact of unemployment and under-employment; the sinking confidence of people throughout the world; the disorder in Germany after World War I that led to the rise of Adolf Hitler; and many other dimensions of this global calamity. Special attention is paid to the New Deal, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s domestic reform program. This database is accessed through Gale.

GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles. This database is accessed through EBSCOhost.


Harris Polls provide access to the well-known Harris polls back to 1998 in the form of news releases, analysis articles, and individual questions with responses. Users can search the site by keyword or date. HarrisInteractive

Health and Medical Complete offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Health & Wellness Resource Center indexes professional and general interest periodicals to offer articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMO’s Prescription Drugs, and more. This database is accessed through Gale Cengage Learning. This database is accessed through Gale.

Health Management is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Health Reference Center Academic is a multi-source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. This database is accessed through Gale.

HeritageQuest is a source for finding out more about your family’s history, the history of a local region, and genealogy research. It provides access to U.S. census records, books, periodicals, Revolutionary War service records, and Freedman’s Bank depositor records.

HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1700 scholarly journals, thousands of scholarly books and 5,181,884 full text articles from over 140 scholarly publishers. HighWire is provided by a division of the Stanford University Libraries.

Hoover’s Company Capsules & Profiles contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover’s, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company’s location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more. This database is accessed through ProQuest.


International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) is a growing, open access virtual library of thousands of public domain music scores, as well as scores from contemporary composers who are willing to share their music with the world without charge. IMSLP


Kaiser Polls provides free access to questions with responses in PDF format to surveys about health and health-care issues back to 1994. KaiserFamilyFoundation

Khan Academy‘s library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer. Khan Academy


Learning Express Library is an online resource of test preparation tutorials and practice tests to help students prepare for important exams.  Includes the following tests: Basic Skills for Success, Career Center and Business Writing Center, Civil Service Careers, College Prep, Cosmetology, EMS and Medical, ESL (Spanish) Skills Improvement Courses,  Firefighter, GED prep, Graduate School Entrance, Law Enforcement, Military, Real Estate, Skills Improvement Courses, Teacher Certification, Tech and Career College Courses, US Citizenship.

Learning Express is one resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in Adult Learning Center; Career Center; College Preparation Center; College Center; Computer Skills Center; High School Equivalency Center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up)

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science. It indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings back to the mid-1960s, and is delivered via the EBSCOhost platform.

Literature Criticism Online presents excerpts from criticisms of short stories and includes biographical material on the authors. This database is accessed through Gale.

Literary Index is a master index to the major print literature series published by The Gale Group. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 140,000 titles into one source. Use this index to locate biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings. This database is accessed through Gale.


Making of America (MOA) is a joint project of Cornell University and the University of Michigan to provide a digital library of primary sources of American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction with more than 900,000 pages currently scanned. Cornell University Library

Map Collection by Perry-Castaneda Library at the University of Texas at Austin, includes world, continent, country, state, city, historic, thematic, and topographic maps.

Medline is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations. MEDLINE with Full Text is provided primarily from Health & Medical Complete which includes Nursing/Allied Health. Accessed via ProQuest.

MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Middle East Conflict Reference Library provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East. We have fully updated each of the three components (Almanac, Biography, and Primary Sources), as well as expanded the coverage of the set to include such topics as the flowering of the “Arab Spring.”

Military Collection (ProQuest) 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 includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, allowing you to search over 3.5M records, dating back to the early 1990’s. This database is accessed through Proquest.

MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. This database is accessed through EBSCOhost.

MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1, 000 book publishers. This database is accessed through EBSCOhost.


New York Times Polls provides media coverage polls from 2002 – present. New York Times

Nursing & Allied Health Source offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. This database is accessed through ProQuest.


Ox Research provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.


Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Presidents: A Reference History (Gale) has been revised and updated to include the second term of the Clinton administration, as well as the first year of George W. Bush’s presidency. Each president and his administration is thoroughly profiled by a distinguished senior scholar. More than 100 black and white photos and two color-insert sections illustrate the work, which also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency by Editor in Chief Henry Graff.

Pharmaceutical News is an insider’s guide to healthcare research, development and regulatory issues. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Political Science 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. Coverage: 1985 – current. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and
deployment of custom courses by educators.

ProQuest Central is a cross-disciplinary research tool with 30 databases that can be searched together or individually. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

ProQuest Newsstand’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. This database is accessed through Proquest.

Psychology Journals provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

PubMed is a free database accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. The United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health maintains the database as part of the Entrez information retrieval system. PubMed was first released in January 1996 and many of its records contain links to full text articles, some of which are freely available.PubMed also provides access to:

  • older references from the print version of Index Medicus back to 1951 and earlier;
  • references to some journals before they were indexed in Index Medicus and MEDLINE, for instance Science, BMJ, and Annals of Surgery;
  • very recent entries to records for an article before it is indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and added to MEDLINE; and
  • a collection of books available in full-text and other subsets of NLM records.


Real-Life Math helps students better-understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Everyday tasks — such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement — are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library provides targeted information on post-Civil War America, from the end of the war in 1865 to the Compromise of 1877. This database is accessed through Gale.

Religion provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion. Coverage: 1986 – current. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Research Companion is a new, intuitive, and self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in today’s libraries, classrooms, and online learning environments. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics. in all instances. This database is accessed through ProQuest.


Science Journals searches the full text and images of the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

SIRS Issues Researcher provides background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of 320+ current and pervasive Leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues.

Snapshots offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Social Science Journals offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Sociology 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. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a freely-accessible online encyclopedia of philosophy maintained by Stanford University.


Teacher Reference Center (TRC) indexes over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is now also offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.

Telecommunication Research Library is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. Whether you’re looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text. Search more than 600,000 records, dating back to 1995. This database is accessed through ProQuest.

Traveler Access – Gateway to Research offers magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Arkansas residents. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home or office. Ask how to access Traveler at your college/university, public library or school. Traveler Database List by Subject


UXL American Decades covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Chapters begin with a chronology of world events and a general overview of the decade. Chapters include the topics: Topics in the News, Headline Makers and Further Reading. Within each topic, alphabetically arranged entries discuss historically important events, issues, definitions of difficult concepts or terms, and other interesting trivia and sideline stories.


Vizala Country, Demographic, Social, and Economic Information Database only uses data from trusted sources and includes links to the original source for maximum transparency. You can aggregate data from more than 20 different public sources and organize that data around specific topics of interest. Vizala also provides tools that allow you to customize any view of data with filtering and sorting options. You can then save, share, or export any of those customized views. All of this functionality is wrapped in a consistent, simple, and intuitive user interface.


WAC Bibliography (WAC = Writing Across Curriculum) was developed and presented in collaboration with CompPile to support teachers across the disciplines who are interested in using writing and speaking in their courses; scholars who are interested in WAC theory and research; and program administrators, designers, and developers who have interests in the latest work in faculty outreach, program design, and assessment.

World Book Advanced is a reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

World Book Complete goes to all 11 Traveler World Book database for selection.

World Book Discover provides reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

World Book eBooks is a collection of 25 classics and 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles. Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline. Simultaneous checkout makes eBooks available for an unlimited number of users

World Book Kids A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Online Info Finder A resource for elementary & middle school students at the public library looking for help with their homework and research projects. This includes over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, over 10,000 biographies, an atlas, interactive maps, outline maps, science projects and more.

World Book Online Reference Center A customizable interface tailored to the needs and skills of the public library users, high school age & above, providing a reference tool that has an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases in a fully integrated a single search.

World Book Student is a research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

World Book Timelines is a resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

WorldCat connects you to more than 2 billion items available in more than 10,000 libraries around the world. If UAHT Library does not have (or have database access to) the item you are looking for it, fill out an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) form and we will try to borrow it from another library. OCLC