Databases can cover a multitude of subject areas. Check the 'Multidisciplinary' databases category for more research options.

Art

Architectural Digest Archive (EBSCOhost)

The Architectural Digest Archive is an extensive collection of the famed international design magazine from its first issue in the 1920s through 2011, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. Published monthly by Conde Nast, the magazine has enjoyed a longstanding reputation as the definitive source for architects and interior designers as well as for everyday design enthusiasts. Each issue features beautiful photography and information on architecture and interior design, art and antiques, travel destinations, and extraordinary products.


The cover-to-cover format means each issue is presented in its entirety, including the front and back covers as well as all articles and advertisements contained in the original publication. Everything has been indexed with relevant subject terms to ensure that researcher and readers can quickly and accurately find what they are looking for. The Architectural Digest Archive will be valuable to both researchers of architecture and interior design and those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.

Art & Architecture Complete

Art & Architecture Complete provides full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, this database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. Art & Architecture Complete also provides selective coverage for 70 additional publications and an Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.

Art Museum Image Gallery

The Art Museum Image Gallery is rich digital resource of images and multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.

Business

Business Insights Global

Gale Business Insights: Global combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials.  Designed to move researchers quickly to higher levels of understanding and application, Gale Business Insights: Global uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to quickly engage users in the global business environment.

Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost)

Business Source Complete is the industry's most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Business Source Complete is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

eBook Business Collection

eBook Business Collection has a variety of business topics such as marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship and also focusing on career growth, personal development, communication and networking.

Global Issues in Context

Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Computer & Information Science

Academic Search Complete

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles. Academic Search Complete is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

Science Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) (EBSCOhost)

Science Full Text Select™ provides full text for more than 400 journals dating as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Criminal Justice

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

SocINDEX with Full Text

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,986,000 records with subject headings from a 19,600+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 708 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 780 books and monographs, and full text for 9,333 conference papers.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

eBooks

eBook Academic Collection

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

eBook Business Collection

eBook Business Collection has a variety of business topics such as marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship and also focusing on career growth, personal development, communication and networking.

eBook Central

EBook Central, a growing e-book collection spanning all academic subject areas.

eBook Clinical Collection

Designed for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions, this subscription collection features more than 3,600 hand-selected e-books that focus on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.

eBook Community College Collection

Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains nearly 60,000 e-books, including thousands of workforce development titles from notable publishers including, Packt Publishing, Emereo and Charles C Thomas Publishers. The collection covers key subject areas including humanities, social sciences, business, science, technology and literary criticism.

eBook Engineering Core Collection

This subscription collection contains more than 6,000 e-books covering general engineering topics such as biotechnology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, energy sciences, industrial safety, material science, optics and photonics, project management, robotics and more. 

eBook History Collection

This collection features more than 17,000 world history e-books to meet the content needs of students in their research. Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including medieval history, history of music, history of science, law in history, history of philosophy, art history, history of technology, history of business and economics, history of religion, military history and more. 

eBook Public Library Collection

With more than 45,000 e-books chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.

eBook Religion Collection

This unique collection features more than 8,300 e-books from trusted publishers covering a broad range of religious subjects including philosophy, ethics, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, religious texts and more. This dynamic compilation of texts explores religious beliefs, faith, cultural systems and world views and provides a key resource to meet the needs of students and scholars in their research.

eBook University Press Collection

This collection contains more than 35,000 multidisciplinary e-books from more than 90 of the best university presses in the world. Covering a variety of subjects such as technology, science, literature and humanities, the collection serves a full range of audiences, offering basic introductory texts to high-level research materials.

R2Library / Nursing eBooks

The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform.

Education

ERIC

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Graphic Arts & Interior Design

Art and Architecture Complete

Art & Architecture Complete is a comprehensive bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 330 periodicals and 215 books, as well as selective coverage for over 70 publications, and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.

Art Museum Image Gallery (EBSCOhost)

The Art Museum Image Gallery is rich digital resource of images and multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.

History

eBook History Collection

This collection features more than 17,000 world history e-books to meet the content needs of students in their research. Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including medieval history, history of music, history of science, law in history, history of philosophy, art history, history of technology, history of business and economics, history of religion, military history and more. 

Global Issues in Context

Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Humanities International Complete

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.  This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.

U.S. History in Context

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

World History in Context

World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Human Resources

Business Insights: Global

Gale Business Insights: Global combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials.  Designed to move researchers quickly to higher levels of understanding and application, Gale Business Insights: Global uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to quickly engage users in the global business environment.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete is the industry's most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Business Source Complete is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Literature

Humanities International Complete

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.  This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.

JSTOR

Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select (EBSCOhost)

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Multidisciplinary

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles. Academic Search Complete is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

eBook Academic Collection

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

EBook Central

EBook Central, a growing e-book collection spanning all academic subject areas.

JSTOR

Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

Newsbank

This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level.  Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.  Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select (EBSCOhost)

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers Philadelphia Inquirer

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. 

Coverage: 1860 - 2001

Historical Newspapers Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Coverage: 1786 - 2003

Newsbank

This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level.  Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.  Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

New York Times

This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper's reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication's 150-year history. 

Coverage: 1980 - current

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the PG, is the largest newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It has won six Pulitzer Prizes since 1938. Coverage 1900 - current. 

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Nursing

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,857 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982.

eBook Clinical Collection

Designed for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions, this subscription collection features more than 3,600 hand-selected e-books that focus on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments

Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis. 

JSTOR

Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine offers a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences, both past and present. Resources are available in a variety of formats: searchable databases, bibliographic citations, full text, archival collections and images.

Nursing Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) is the premier evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses. With Nursing Reference Center, nurses can get answers to questions quickly, strengthen their nursing skills, and read full-text journal articles anytime, and anywhere.

R2Library

The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform.

Psychology and Sociology

Health and Psychosocial Instruments

Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

JSTOR

Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

PsycARTICLES

PsycARTICLES™, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.  It contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group.  It includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.

PsycINFO

The PsycINFO™, database, American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.  It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry.  Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.

SocINDEX with Full Text(EBSCOhost)

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,986,000 records with subject headings from a 19,600+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 708 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 780 books and monographs, and full text for 9,333 conference papers.

Wilson Omni File Full-Text Select

Full text articles in science, humanities, education and business.  Provides indexed and abstracted records with accompanying full-text periodical articles.  Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.

Reference Books

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher is often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research ReportsCQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Reports are published in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference, formerly known as Xrefer, is a digital reference library. Containing a selection from 169 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers. Offering access to over 1.7 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all the types of reference books: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations.

Encyclopædia Britannica

Use this link for off campus: Encyclopædia Britannica Off Campus 

Search Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Internet Guide and Video & Media, as well as the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. You may also browse alphabetically and by subject, and explore the World Atlas or Year in Review.

Religious Studies

ATLA Religion Database

This index database is an essential resource for religious and theological studies, providing bibliographic records covering topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history and religion in social issues. Indexed journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope. This collection also includes content previously available in the ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index® (ATLA CPLI®).

eBook Religion Collection

This unique collection features more than 8,300 e-books from trusted publishers covering a broad range of religious subjects including philosophy, ethics, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, religious texts and more. This dynamic compilation of texts explores religious beliefs, faith, cultural systems and world views and provides a key resource to meet the needs of students and scholars in their research.

Humanities International Complete

Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world.  This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.

Science

eBook Engineering Collection

This subscription collection contains more than 6,000 e-books covering general engineering topics such as biotechnology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, energy sciences, industrial safety, material science, optics and photonics, project management, robotics and more. 

GREENR - Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (Gale)

The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.

JSTOR

Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

Science Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) (EBSCOhost)

Science Full Text Select™ provides full text for more than 400 journals dating as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes agriculture & agricultural research, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, environmental science, geology, marine biology microbiology, physics and much more.