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Database Subscriptions

Please note: If you are off campus, you will need to use a password to access these databases. Please click here to access this page.


General Research
(useful for research in many subjects)
Gale Databases A diverse set of Gale databases provide a host of excellent resources for every subject area.
ProQuest Elibrary Includes numerous general resources for current newspaper and magazine articles.
ProQuest Research Library & National News Corps 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. National News Corps provides local, regional and national news. Search both databases in one place here.
SIRS Knowledge Source A pro and con issues databases for contemporary topics.
JSTOR An archive of peer-reviewed, academic articles from over 300 scholarly journals.
Project MUSE Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
Encyclopedia Britannica Complete encyclopedia, with related Internet sites and index guides.
Very Short Introductions Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.
Oxford Dictionaries Offers up-to-date online dictionaries, thesauruses, and language reference content with more than 350,000 entries and definitions and 600,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Oxford Reference Online This is a quality reference bringing together over 1.7 million entries, many of which are illustrated, into a single cross-searchable resource.
ABC-Clio American History; World History; Comprehensive social studies database with a range of full text documents, maps, and graphics
Britannica’s Online Reference Annals of American History
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Historical Newspapers offers a user-friendly design and new student-friendly features, including our Student Edition timeline and topic browse. You can access multiple historical newspaper titles here
Salem Press eBook Collection Access eBooks filled with primary sources and the 2016 World Political Yearbook. Login required (please see password page for username and password)
African American Studies Center An online authority on the African American experience.
Time Magazine Archives Time magazines digital service goes all the way back to 1923. Search for news and popular interest articles. (For articles published between 1923-1995, log onto the password protected page for password.)
Science Direct Search for peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content.
Art History
Grove Dictionary of Art This is a resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present. Grove also includes an excellent image database.
American National Biography One of the best resources for researching the lives of Americans, famous or otherwise. This database can be searched either by name or within the “special collections” archive. Includes illustrations and additional online resources.