Databases by Subject

 ALPHABETICAL LIST OF DATABASES

ART
Fine Arts & Music Collection Gale Magazines and journal articles on areas such as drama, music, art history, and film making.
Oxford Art Online OUP Through a single gateway users can search the most authoritative art reference works, including Grove Art Online.
AUTOMOTIVE
ALLDATA Repair ALLDATA A complete automotive diagnosis and repair reference for professional automotive technicians. (Restricted to on-campus use only)
BIOGRAPHY
Biography in Context Biography in Context Gale BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION on the world’s most influential people throughout history and across all disciplines and subject areas.
BUSINESS
Business Economics and Theory Gale Academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes.
Business Insights: Essentials Business Insights: Essentials Gale Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Get investment research reports, industry rankings, market share data, company histories, and more.
Business Source Premier Business Source Premier EBSCO Journals, many of which are peer-reviewed, covering all aspects of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics.
General BusinessFile ASAP Gale Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics.
Insurance & Liability Collection Insurance & Liability Collection A broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
Regional Business News Regional Business News EBSCO Includes many regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Small Business Collection Small Business Collection Gale Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories from full-text periodicals.
CAREERS
Vocations & Careers Collection Vocations & Careers Collections Gale Find the right career for you with articles from specialized industry journals and general career guides.
CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES
issues Issues and Controversies Facts on File Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context Gale Information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text articles, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.
DENTISTRY
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source EBSCO Articles from dentistry and oral sciences journals, including dental public health, cosmetic dentistry, and dental surgery.
DICTIONARIES
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  List of GVRL Titles
Credo Reference Credo Reference
Credo THE CREDIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO WIKIPEDIA. This online library includes articles from reference books covering a range of topics. Credo’s MIND MAP is great for visual learners!
DIVERSITY
Diversity Studies Collection Diversity Studies Collection Gale This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
E-BOOKS (Electronic Books)
C/W MARS Digital Book Catalog Digital Book Catalog OverDrive With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library or school’s digital collection.
  Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
EDUCATION
Chronicle of Higher Education Chronicle of Higher Education For college and university faculty members and administrators. (Note: this is non-subscription access so most full-text is missing. Full-text is available in MasterFILE Premier for issues one month old and prior.)
Educator’s Reference Complete Gale Journals and premier reference sources focusing on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
ERIC ERIC EBSCO ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education’s Educational Resource Information Center database, provides access to educational-related literature, research, and journals.
Professional Development Collection Professional Development Collection EBSCO A highly specialized collection of full text education journals, designed for professional educators.
Teacher Reference Center EBSCO Includes many popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Vocations & Careers Collection Vocations & Careers Collection Gale Find the right career for you with articles from specialized industry journals and general career guides.
ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Britannica Encyclopedia Britannica This comprehensive online encyclopedia offering “adult” and “kids” interface includes a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources and eBooks.
Credo Reference Credo Reference
Credo THE CREDIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO WIKIPEDIA. This online library includes articles from reference books covering a range of topics. Credo’s MIND MAP is great for visual learners!
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia EBSCO Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
GENERAL
Academic OneFile Academic OneFile Gale Use Academic OneFile for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources, covering a wide variety of subject areas.
Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier EBSCO BEST BET FOR GENERAL RESEARCH. This multidisciplinary database provides full text for thousands of peer-reviewed journals. BASIC SEARCH VIDEO TUTORIAL
Credo Reference Credo Reference
Credo THE CREDIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO WIKIPEDIA. This online library includes articles from reference books covering a range of topics. Credo’s MIND MAP is great for visual learners!
EBSCOhost Databases Choose EBSCO databases EBSCO Search multiple EBSCO databases at once. Just select the databases you’d like to search from the list.
Choose Gale Databases Gale Search multiple Gale databases at once. Just select the databases you’d like to search from the list.
General OneFile
Gale A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of general interest topics.
MasterFILE Premier MasterFILE Premier EBSCO General interest research database with articles from periodicals and reference books, primary sources, photos, maps, flags, and images.
Pop Culture Collection Pop Culture Collection Gale Pop culture is all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection is useful for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course.
GLOBAL STUDIES
Global Issues in Context Gale International viewpoints on global issues and current events in the form of issue and country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
Global Road Warrior Global Road Warrior THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE WORLD. Culture insights and key facts on 175 countries. An excellent resource for travelers or for understanding those from other nations.
World Data Analyst Britannica Find current and historical statistics on countries of the world to compare historical and current data by country and even export data to a spreadsheet for detailed comparison.
HEALTH/NURSING
Biomedical Reference Collection Biomedical Reference Collection EBSCO Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, this database provides journal articles in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study.
CINAHL with Full Text CINAHL with Full Text EBSCO BEST BET FOR NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH FIELDS. Covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. CINAHL Video Tutorial
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source EBSCO Articles from dentistry and oral sciences journals, including dental public health, cosmetic dentistry, and dental surgery.
Health Reference Center Academic Health Reference Center Academic Gale Full text nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Health Source: Consumer Edition EBSCO Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, child care, sports medicine and general health from a variety of consumer health magazines.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition EBSCO Scholarly journal articles focusing on many medical disciplines and features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information which provides patient education sheets for many drugs.
MEDLINE with Full Text EBSCO Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE Video Tutorial
Nursing Education in Video Alexander Street
A unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses and other healthcare workers.
Nursing & Allied Health Collection Gale Current, authoritative information on all aspects of the nursing and allied health professions for professionals in the field as well as students.
Nursing Reference Center Nursing Reference Center EBSCO Designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals directly at the point-of-care. Don’t miss the CONTINUING EDUCATION tab on the upper right. NRC Video Tutorial
Nursing Resource Center Nursing Resource Center Gale DESIGNED FOR BEGINNING NURSING STUDENTS, NRC has disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedias.
Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Collection Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection Gale Provides access to a diverse but focused set of topics in physical therapy and sports medicine, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and more.
STAT!Ref Stat!Ref Authoritative resources for healthcare professionals, including evidence-based point-of-care information. We have a license for 5 simultaneous users, so if you get a TURNAWAY NOTICE, just try again in a little while.
HISTORY
Annals_btn Annals of American History Britannica Speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, editorials, images, and more that bring American history to life from 1493 to the present.
Massachusetts History Online Gale Articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers for coverage of Massachusetts people, places and historical events. Title List
U.S. History in Context US History in Context Gale Research the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History, with articles from reference books, magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, plus primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links.
World History in Context World History in Context Gale Research the most significant people, events and topics in World History, with articles from reference books, magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, plus primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links.
K-12 DATABASES
Britannica School Edition
Britannica This comprehensive online encyclopedia offers separate interfaces for Elementary, Middle, and High School plus Learning Zone for ages 4 to 7.
InfoTrac Junior Edition Junior Edition Gale This periodical database, designed for students in junior high and middle school, offers a variety of magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Kids InfoBits icon image sized 164px Kids InfoBits Gale For beginning researchers in kindergarten through grade 5. Featuring a visually graphic interface, you can move from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree.
MAS Ultra: School Edition MAS Ultra: School Edition EBSCO Designed  for high school research, this database contains popular, high school magazine articles, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.
Primary Search Primary Search EBSCO Provides full text for over 70 CHILDREN’S MAGAZINES designed for the elementary school student.
LEGAL STUDIES/CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Criminal Justice Collection Criminal Justice Collection Gale Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this is for you.
Westlaw Next
Westlaw Search for federal and state materials, including cases, statutes & court rules, regulations, administrative decisions & guidance, secondary sources, briefs, proposed & enacted legislation, proposed & adopted regulations, and news. Link to traditional WESTLAW.
LIBRARY SCIENCE
The Charleston Advisor The Charleston Advisor Critical reviews of web products for information professionals.
Information Science & Library Issues Collection Information Science & Library Issues Collection Gale Current and accurate information for information professionals, including such topics as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts EBSCO LISTA indexes periodicals, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
LITERATURE
Contemporary Literary Criticism Contemporary Literary Criticism Gale Critical essays on contemporary authors including a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works, and sources for further study.
Literary Reference Center Plus Literary Reference Center Plus EBSCO A full text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, study guides, and literary journals. LRC Video Tutorial
Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center Gale BEST BET FOR LITERATURE RESEARCH. Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on writers from all time periods and from around the world.
MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts History Online Gale Use this collection for full text articles from magazines and local newspapers for coverage of Massachusetts people, places and historical events. Title List
MEDIA ARTS & TECHNOLOGY
Communication & Mass Media Collection Gale Journal articles on marketing and communications, including advertising, public relations, writing, and more.
Film & Television Literature Index Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text EBSCO Features film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.
MILITARY STUDIES
Military & Government Collection Military & Government Collection EBSCO Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government through periodicals, academic journals, and other content.
Military & Intelligence Collection Military & Intelligence Collection Gale Covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Subjects include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and more.
War & Terrorism Collection War & Terrorism Collection Gale A definitive periodical collection for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, and social science.
MUSIC
Fine Arts & Music Collection Gale Magazines and journal articles on areas such as drama, music, art history, and film making.
Naxos Music Library Naxos Music Library Naxos LISTEN TO GREAT MUSIC ONLINE. NML is an online streaming music database offering more than one million tracks of classical, jazz, world music, classic pop and rock music, plus Chinese orchestral music. Learn more about using NML and get the app.
NEWSPAPERS
Boston Globe Proquest Full text coverage from 1980 to the present.
New York Times The New York Times Gale Full text of The New York Times from 1985 to the present.
Newspaper Source Newspaper Source EBSCO Cover-to-cover full text for some U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for many regional U.S. newspapers, plus full text television & radio news transcripts.
OPEN/FREE ACCESS JOURNALS
Directory of Open Access Journals Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) This service offers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, and aims to cover all subjects and languages.
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection EBSCO A comprehensive database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Psychology Collection Gale Provides a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time.
READERS’ ADVISORY

Books & Authors

Books and Authors Gale Find that next great book to read here with expert book reviews, read-alikes and award winners.
NoveList NoveList EBSCO
Looking for more books like your favorites? Want to find a new author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? NoveList is for you!
RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY
Religion & Philosophy Collection EBSCO Extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Religion & Philosophy Collection Gale Research different religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
SCIENCE
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Gale Coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
General Science Collection Gale Peer-reviewed journals help researchers stay current on the latest scientific developments.
GreenFILE EBSCO Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Science in Context Science In Context Gale Offers contextual information on today’s most significant science topics, merging authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links.
Science Online Facts on File Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.
SPECIALIZED
Films on Demand Films on Demand Films Media Group Offers higher education institutions thousands of full-length streaming videos and clips—many exclusive—from acclaimed producers.
EBSCO Serials Directory Serials Directory EBSCO Provides up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information and pricing for over 250,000 U.S. and international periodicals.