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Academic Search Complete

Search over 13,200 publications from a wide range of disciplines. Includes books, reports, conference proceedings. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and Index.

Alt HealthWatch

Search for information on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. More than 180 journals and reports. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

AP News

EBSCO’s AP News provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. Includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports. Popular. Full-text.


Search thousands of archives throughout the world. Scholarly and popular. Index.


Artstor provides a digital library of more than 2 million high-quality images.


Search for articles related to physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology. Scholarly. Full-text.

Associates Programs Source

Search 1,000 journals and 100 books related to vocational studies. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and Index.

Astrophysics Data System

The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. It includes three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.9 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. It also includes over 9.2 million links to external articles, data catalogs and archives. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Bridgeman Art Library

An archive of over 46,000 images drawn from art collections throughout the world. Scholarly. Full-text.

Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna

Search Britannica’s Spanish-language encyclopedia. Includes a video library, timelines and an atlas. Popular. Full-text.

Britannica Escolar Online

Search a Spanish-language encyclopedia designed for young people and those who are learning the language. Includes images, videos, and Spanish language learning materials. Popular. Full-text.

Business Source Complete

Search for information related to business, companies and industries. Includes articles, books, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, faculty seminars (videos), and more. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and index.

Choral Public Domain LIbrary

CPDL is an openly available wiki. It contains free choral/vocal scores, texts, translations, and other useful information. Currently, CPDL hosts over 39,000 scores.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Popular. Full-text.

Civil War: Antebellum to Reconstruction

Search for primary resources related to American culture, politics and society from 1840 through 1877. Includes more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the United States, 50,000 government documents and 4,000 rare broadsides and pieces of ephemera. Scholarly. Full-text.


Search for articles from Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Scholarly. Index.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Search for articles related to communication and mass media. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

Search for articles related to computing and applied sciences disciplines. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Consumer Health Complete

Search for consumer-oriented health information. Includes articles, books, evidence-based reports, information on drugs, medical images and diagrams, and physician-generated videos and animations. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Credo Reference

Search for background information from 100 high-quality reference titles, fully cross-referenced and linked to other Von Canon Library resources. This is a great place to start any research project. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Debating Issues in American Education

Learn about broad, contentious topics that have prompted debate and discussion within the education community. Focuses on preschool through secondary education. Scholarly. Full-text.

Defining Documents in American History

Offers in-depth analysis of important primary documents from World War I (1914–1919) and World War II (1939–1946). Scholarly. Full-text.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Search for career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and genres. Scholarly. Full-text.

Education Research Complete

Search for articles related to education in the world’s largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and index.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Search the most comprehensive scholarly encyclopedia available with related internet sites and other features. Scholarly and Popular. Full-text.

Encyclopedia of Religion

The definitive source for detailed, authoritative information on topics related to religion and spiritual practice, including biographical profiles of major figures in religion and religious studies. Scholarly. Full-text.

Environment Complete

Search for articles related to agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.


Search over one million citations covering research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials in the field of education. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and index.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Search over 32,000 printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Scholarly. Index.

Films on Demand

Streamed access of documentaries, educational films, independent films, and instructional videos.

Fuente Académica

Search a growing collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Scholarly. Full-text and index.


Search all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments. Full-text and index.


Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and index.

Handbook of Psychology, 2nd Ed.

Based on a 12-volume print series, this searchable database is designed to cover the broad scope of psychological science and practice. It is the only comprehensive source of scholarly information on the field of psychology and includes cross-disciplinary material related to education, business, politics, biology, etc. Scholarly. Full-text.

Harpers Weekly

Search issues of Harpers Weekly Magazine published during the Civil War era and Reconstruction from 1857-1877. Full-text.

Health Source – Consumer Edition

Search for consumer health information. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and index.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Search nearly 550 journals focusing on medical disciplines. Scholarly. Full-text and index.


HeinOnline contains more than 173 million pages and 270,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and additional databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, and U.S. Presidents.

HighWire Press

Search over 1400 free, peer-reviewed journals from a wide range of topics. Scholarly. Full-text.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete

Search for articles related to hospitality and tourism. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Humanities International Complete

Search over 1200 humanities journals from around the world. Scholarly. Full-text.


A multilingual classification system for cultural content. Search for images of art and iconography.

IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library

Search a digital library of public domain music scores via the International Music Score Library Project. Full-text.

Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published quarterly by the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE). Contains original essays and reviews scholarly books on all aspects of U.S. history for the time period from 1865 through 1920.


Search for scholarly journal articles from many fields. Coverage extends to the 19th century in some cases. Scholarly. Mostly full-text, some index.


JURN is a search-engine dedicated to indexing free ‘open access’ ejournals in the arts and humanities, along with other arts and scholarly publications offering free content. Scholarly. Full-text.

Legal Collection

Search more than 250 of the world’s most respected law journals. Scholarly. Full-text.

LISTA Database

Search for articles on topics related to librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management. Scholarly and popular. Index.

Literature Resources from Gale

Search a vast collection of literary resources by author name, work name, or other variable. Includes literary criticism, critical biographies, work overviews, reviews, primary sources and multimedia. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Loeb Classical Library

The Loeb Classical Library presents more than 520 volumes of Greek and Latin works alongside English translations in a digital format.

MasterFILE Premier

Search more than 500 reference books, 164,400 primary source documents, a collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, and nearly 1,700 periodicals. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.


Search medical research and journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. Scholarly. Full-text.


A comprehensive collection of journals covering clinical and biomedical literature. Also includes scholarship in behavioral psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, neurology, personality, psychobiology, psychometrics and social psychology. Scholarly. Index, with some full-text.

Mergent Online

Mergent Online is a database of corporate information covering over 22,000 US and foreign public companies. Advanced search capabilities include searching by executive’s name, auditor, country code, NAICS or SIC industry code, and selected financial characteristics and ratios. Full-text.

Military & Government Collection

Search for articles related to the military and government. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.


Search over 1.4 million works of critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Includes journal articles, books, dissertations, bibliographies, proceedings and other materials published from 1963 to the present. Produced by the Modern Language Association of America. Scholarly. Index.

National Gallery Collection

High definition images from the National Gallery, London. Scholarly. Full-text

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. It offers streaming access to more than 82,120 CDs with more than 1,180,400 tracks. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month and the content is available through mobile apps for both Apple and Android devices.

NCTM Collection (JSTOR)

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is dedicated to improving mathematics education in grades pre-k through grade 12. The Council’s “Principles and Standards for School Mathematics” are guidelines for excellence in mathematics education. This collection includes access to seven NCTM publications. Scholarly. Full-text.

Newspaper Source Plus

Search over 860 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Irish Times and others. Includes over 35 million articles and over 857,000 television and radio transcripts. Popular. Full-text.

Notable American Women

An indexed, searchable edition of the highly respected research tool, Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary (1607-2004). Scholarly. Full-text.


Search over 23 million digital resources from archives worldwide. Scholarly. Index.

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, Oxford Bibliographies Online directs researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

Oxford English Dictionary

Search the entire text of the 22-volume Oxford English Dictionary. In addition to definitions of words, it also provides information on their origins, and quotations showing their range of meanings from the time they entered the language to the present.

Oxford History of Western Music

The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music) includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition. A subscription to Grove Music Online now also includes access to the full text of the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and linking from Grove articles to RILM, DRAM and Classical Music Library for subscribers to these sites.

Oxford Reference

Search more than 140 dictionaries and reference works published by Oxford University Press. Full-text.


PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online academic philosophy. Scholarly. Full-text.

Philosopher’s Index

Search for journal articles, books, and book reviews published from 1940 to the present in all major fields of philosophy. Includes material from over 50 countries, in 30 languages. Scholarly. Index.

PLOS Biology

PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher in science and medicine.

Project Muse

Limited access to journals in the humanities. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Proquest Dissertations and Theses Global

Search over 3.8 million dissertations and theses, 1.7 million in full text. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Proquest Major Dailies

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the country’s five most respected national and regional newspapers (the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune) in full-text format and offers users thorough and timely coverage of local, national, and global events.


Search the definitive index of peer-reviewed articles in psychology. Scholarly. Index.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Search for articles related to psychiatry and psychology, behavioral sciences, and anthropology. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.


PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It includes substance information, compound structures, and BioActivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. Scholarly. Full-text.


PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Scholarly and popular. Full-text and Index.

Regional Business News

Search more than 80 regional business publications. Popular. Full-text.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Search for articles related to world religions, scriptural studies and philosophy. Scholarly. Full-text.

Richmond Daily Dispatch

Search for newspaper articles from the Richmond Daily Dispatch, published during the American Civil War. Full-text.


RILM abstracts with full text includes writings on music from more than 200 key periodicals. Coverage includes articles and reviews as well as obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, and news.

Salud en Espanol

Search a Spanish-language version of the Consumer Health Complete database. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Scribner Writers Online

Search more than1,600 detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world. Scholarly. Full-text.


Find statistics, consumer survey results and industry studies from over 22,500 sources on over 60,000 topics.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. Scholarly and popular. Index.

Twayne Authors Online

Search in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and the development of literary genres. Features content from nearly 600 books that comprise three print series. Full-text.

Vente et Gestion

Search for articles from French-language business journals. Scholarly and popular. Full-text.

Virginia Memories

Various sources dealing with Virginia history and culture. Digital holdings of the Library of Virginia.

Wiley Online Library

Search almost 800 full-text journals from a wide range of disciplines. Scholarly. Full-text and index.

Women’s Studies International

Search for articles related to Women’s Studies. Scholarly. Full-text.