General Information

Online Databases

  • All Gale Databases: Search auto repair manuals, biographies, health information, legal forms and literature research.
  • All EBSCO Databases: Ranges from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.
  • Academic Search Complete: A leading resource for scholarly research offering an enormous collection of full-text journals, periodicals, reports, books and more. Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
  • Credo Reference: Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and current events resources, as well as more than 500,000 images and audio files along with over 1,000 videos.
  • Explora for Public Libraries: An easy-to-search interface for public library patrons looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books and other reference materials on a variety of topics
  • Family Studies Abstracts: Bibliographic records covering topics relevant to family studies such as marriage, divorce and family dynamics.
  • Fuente Académica: PDF full-text content in Spanish for more than 330 scholarly publications including Revista de Arquitectura, Estudios Sobre Educación, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, Comunicación y Sociedad, Revista de Ciencia Política, Revista Historia, and more.
  • Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia: Provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for elementary and middle school students.
  • Gale in Context - Opposing Viewpoints: OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.
  • MasterFILE Complete: Includes nearly 1,750 general periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
  • Newspaper Source Plus: A resource offering cover-to-cover full text for U.S., international and regional newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
  • Race Relations Abstracts: Contains abstracts for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers related to ethnic and racial studies.
  • Sustainability Reference Center: Full-text content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management such as recycling, renewable energy, resource conservation and more.
  • TOPIC Search: A current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.