Library Databases

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Academic OneFile (Gale)

Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

Academic Video Online (ProQuest)

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers video titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

Advanced Technologies & Aerospace (ProQuest)

The Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database includes the renowned Aerospace Database and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.

African American Heritage (ProQuest)

This database is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database (ProQuest)

This database includes the renowned AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Agriculture (Gale OneFile)

Access current and authoritative periodical content covering agriculture and its related fields.

American National Biography (Oxford)

This landmark database offers biographies of more than 19,000 men & women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped America.

Austin American-Statesman, 1871–1980 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

This archive includes back issues of the Austin American Statesman from 1871-1980. It provides genealogists, researchers, and scholars with online, easy-searchable, first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society, and events of the time.

Behavioral and Mental Health Videos (ProQuest)

Behavioral and Mental Health Online provides a comprehensive, rich, and diverse collection of video and text for anyone studying or teaching in the area of mental health. Programs in counseling, social work, nursing, psychology and behavioral health will all benefit from the wide variety of content in this collection, which includes clinical mental health demonstrations, actual therapy sessions, compelling documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works.

Biography In Context (Gale)

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

Biological Science (ProQuest)

This database includes the renowned Biological Sciences, MEDLINE, and TOXLINE databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Business (Gale OneFile)

Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.

Business Insights (Gale)

Research global companies and industries with in-depth analysis through current news, statistical data, and comprehensive reports.

Business: Entrepreneurship (Gale)

Learn how to start, manage, or finance your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.

Chilton's Library (Gale)

This 24-hour on-call "mechanic" provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota and numerous other makes are well-represented. With more than 50 years of information on actual auto tear-downs provided in step-by-step procedures, work on the engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, suspension, and more is made easier for mechanics of any experience.

College In Context (Gale)

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects.

Communications and Mass Media (Gale OneFile)

Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.

Computer Science (Gale OneFile)

Access leading business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale OneFile)

Find timely and historically relevant content on issues that influence women's lives across the globe.

Criminal Justice (Gale OneFile)

Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.

Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)

Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as key reference titles.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Contains around 9,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.

Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database (ProQuest)

The Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database includes the renowned Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). It provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Ebook Central (ProQuest)

Ebook Central by ProQuest contains the following searchable eBook collections: Academic Complete, Science & Technology, Health & Medicine, Reference eBook, and eLibro.

Ebook Community College Collection (EBSCO)

This subscription focuses on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. This multidisciplinary collection covers topics across programs and fields of study offered in Community Colleges as well as key subject areas such as the Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism. The complexity of the information available in this collection varies from introductory to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study.

Economics and Theory (Gale OneFile)

Discovery content useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, and more.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale OneFile)

Gain insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. Best for educators, administrators, and education students.

El Paso Times, 1881–present and El Paso Herald Post, 1896–1996 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

This archive includes back issues of the El Paso Times from 1881-present and El Paso Herald Post (1896-1996), plus related titles. It provides coverage of news and events, with a focus on far west Texas and the Texas-Mexico border region.

Elementary School In Context (Gale)

Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

Entrepreneurship (Gale OneFile)

Analyze business insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Updated daily. Best for business schools or entrepreneurs.

Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)

Investigate environmental with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.

Environmental Studies In Context (Gale)

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection

Award-winning streaming video platform serving millions of students and educators. Our acclaimed cloud-based digital video delivery service allows users to view streaming videos from top producers anytime, anywhere.  Contains outstanding content from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ABC News, NBC News, BBC, National Geographic, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Bill Moyers, Shopware, The Open University, A&E, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Fred Friendly Seminars, Cambridge Educational, and many more. Programs from more than 800 producers are included in these comprehensive subscriptions—more than you'll find anywhere else.

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)

Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

Gale Databases: Power Search

Gale Power Search is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.

Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)

Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticulture enthusiasts.

General Interest Magazines and Serials (Gale)

Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

GeoRef (ProQuest)

The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Global Road Warrior

The world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide.  Global Road Warrior consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics, so well, for so many countries.

Handbook of Texas (TSHA)

A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.

Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)

Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Health and Wellness (Gale)

Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.

Health Research Premium Collection (ProQuest)

Health Research Premium Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the top ProQuest health and medical databases.

Health Sciences Videos (Merck Manual)

Contains over 250 health sciences videos covering topics including, but not limited to, Cardiovascuar Disorders, Critical Care Medicine, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gynecology & Obstetrics, Hematology & Oncology, Immunology, Hepatic & Biliary Disorders, Infectious Diseases, Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders, Neurologic Disorders, Nutritional Disorders, Pediatrics, Psychiatric Disorders, and Pulmonary Disorders.


HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

High School (Gale OneFile)

Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.

High School In Context (Gale)

Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources.

Information Science (Gale OneFile)

Access articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology. Updated daily.

Informe Académico (Gale OneFile)

Search across full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.

Insurance and Liability (Gale OneFile)

Discovery information about physical and intellectual asset protection, from individuals and multinational corporations.

Job and Career Accelerator (EBSCO)

A job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for getting a job.

JSTOR: Arts & Sciences I & II

This excellent collection contains journals (including state historical journals), primary sources, literary reviews, and some books. The journals cover the core disciplines in the arts and humanities, such as philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature.

Leadership and Management (Gale OneFile)

Search authoritative periodical content covering topics like organizational dynamics, adult learning, and more. Updated daily.

Learning Express Library (EBSCO)

This database contains practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want-at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Legal Forms (Gale)

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

Life Magazine Archive, 1936-2000 (EBSCO)

A comprehensive cover-to-cover collection of Life Magazine issues, spanning its very first issue in November 1936 through December 2000, including images from the famed photojournalism magazine.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

Literature Sources (Gale)

Gale Literature Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full-text of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

LitFinder (Gale Literature)

Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

Materials Science & Engineering (ProQuest)

The Materials Science & Engineering Database includes the renowned METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings and government publications.

Middle School In Context (Gale)

Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

Military (ProQuest)

The Military 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. An important benefit of the Military Database is its content diversity. Included are scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

Military and Intelligence (Gale OneFile)

Search scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily.

National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-2020 (Gale)

National Geographic Virtual Library brings the National Geographic Society to the library in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today's students and patrons conduct their research. With standard library features and functionality common to many Gale resources, National Geographic Virtual Library is a powerful tool for research through the 100+ years of quality publications.

Natural Science Collection (ProQuest)

The Natural Science Collection includes the Agriculture & Environmental Science, Biological Science, and Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Databases and provides full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more.

News (Gale OneFile)

Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, and other fields.

Newsweek Magazine Archive, 1933-2012 (ProQuest)

An archive of Newsweek magazine, one of the premier US weeklies of the 20th-21st centuries, from its launch in 1933 to 2012 (when the print editions originally stopped).

Nursing and Allied Health (Gale OneFile)

Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.

Nursing Current Concepts and Practices Video Collection (Films On Demand)

The Nursing Current Concepts and Practices Video Collection is a tightly curated collection to help nursing students excel in their studies, pass licensure exams, and prepare for long-term job success in an increasingly complex health care system. Titles in this collection feature copyrights only within the past five years and are from trusted producers such as Classroom Productions, Inc.; Medcom-Trainex; Elsevier; Cambridge Educational; Medivision; Nevco Educational Video Inc.; and others.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale)

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.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (Gale OneFile)

Access academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

Pop Culture Studies (Gale OneFile)

Access scholarly journals and magazines that analyze and contribute to popular culture. presents the pros and cons of controversial issues, including gun control, marijuana, illegal immigration, the death penalty, school uniforms, the drinking age, and more.

ProQuest Databases: Power Search

Search full-text articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses on science, technology, geosciences, geochemistry, and geophysics in Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database, Biological Science Database, Earth, GeoRef, Materials Science & Engineering Database, and Military Database.

Psychology (Gale OneFile)

Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.

Psychology (ProQuest)

This database provides abstracts and indexing for key Psychology titles, many which are available in full text.Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.

Religion and Philosophy (Gale OneFile)

Research the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily.

Science (Gale OneFile)

Access information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily.

Science In Context (Gale)

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

Science Interactive (Gale)

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

SciTech Premium Collection (ProQuest)

The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more.

Scribner Writer Series (Gale Literature)

Browse original scholarly essays on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context.

Teaching is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.

Technology Collection (ProQuest)

The Technology Collection includes the Advanced Technology & Aerospace and Materials Science & Engineering Databases. It combines broad indexing coverage of the scholarly literature in advanced technology, computer science, engineering, materials science and related areas with full-text titles full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (ProQuest)

Large-scale maps of Texas towns and cities.

Time Magazine Archive, 1923-2000 (EBSCO)

An extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.

Twayne's Author Series (Gale Literature)

Find in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements.

Twentieth-Century American Poetry (ProQuest)

This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Twentieth-Century English Poetry (ProQuest)

A collection of 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to 2000, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating poets from The Faber Poetry Library.

U.S. History (Gale OneFile)

Search balanced coverage of events in U.S. History. Best for novice historians and academic researchers. Updated daily.

Vocations and Careers (Gale OneFile)

Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career.

War and Terrorism (Gale OneFIle)

Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.

World History (Gale OneFile)

Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

WorldCat (OCLC)

WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections. Libraries cooperatively contribute, enhance and share bibliographic data through WorldCat, connecting people to cultural and scholarly resources in libraries worldwide.