Library Databases by Name
Use the dropdown menu to select from an alphabetized list of databases.
Academic Search Complete
Description: The world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Agricultural & Environmental Science
Description: Provides the most complete collection of resources available to support research and learning in environmental science and related fields. What’s more, the database offers researchers a diverse range of sources including scientific journals, trade journals, new sources, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books, and government publications. Full text is provided for much of this content.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1
Description: Presents over 500 titles from 1691 through 1820. Representing over two centuries of print culture from early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic, Series 1 is first of the five series created from periodical holdings from one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The entire AAS collection features over 7500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 1 is broad in scope and covers all aspects of American society during this time period.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
Description: Presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The series two is second of the five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3
Description: Presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. Series 3 is the third of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
Description: Presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. Series 4 is the fourth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
Description: Presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Series 5 is the fifth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set of circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories.
American Chemical Society Journals
Description: More than 50 peer-reviewed research journals published, or co-published, by the American Chemical Society, a leading publisher in chemical and related sciences.
American Indian Histories and Cultures
Description: This unique resource makes available, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.
American Religion Data Archive
Description: Data sets from surveys and polls. Includes religious profiles for countries and states, denomination statistics, international reports.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1
Description: Presents more than 15,000 titles from 13th Century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. The historical time period of the collection reflects upon a time of great doctrinal, social, and organizational change. The collection includes many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English, documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era and provides an in-depth view of the way that interest in, and knowledge of, biblical languages emerged during the nineteenth century, an important foundation for today’s study and understanding of biblical languages.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
Description: Consists of nearly 15,000 titles published from 1894 through 1923. It presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century. Subjects addressed include the conflict between religion and science, the growing interest in Eastern religions and other world religions, and significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans.
Description: Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.
Description: Nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, in psychology and related disciplines (pharmacology, sociology, anthropology, medicine, psychiatry). Produced by the American Psychological Association. Coverage extends back to the 1800s. 97% of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Some full text.
Description: An index of journal articles in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. No full text.
Description: ATLA Religion Database® with ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals. In ATLASerials, full text is provided for more than 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Description: Country Fact Sheets and Background Notes, including status of U.S. relations, travel and business information, human rights reports, foreign assistance dashboard, trade statistics.
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Description: Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 141,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
Description: Provides comprehensive coverage of biological science fields. This resource also includes access to MEDLINE®, bringing ProQuest’s award-winning search functionality and the ability to cross-search with over 30 subject-specialized abstract and citation databases.
Description: High-impact journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Most of BioOne’s titles are ISI ranked, and many titles are considered leaders in their respective fields.
Blue Letter Bible
Description: The web site has over 680,000 pages of Bible study content, including Concordances, the Hebrew-Greek Lexicon, some Spanish language resources, and reading plans.
Book Review Digest Plus
Description: Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.
Business Abstracts with Full Text
Description: This comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center
Description: Cover-to-cover indexing for journals, monographs, magazines and trade publications, all with a strong focus on BC/DR and closely aligned issues. It features hundreds of thousands of additional BC/DR-focused articles, benchmarks and best practices selected from hundreds of leading trade and industry publications.
Business Source Ultimate
Description: Offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
Description: Information on Catholic Church doctrine and actions, produced by a layman. Includes links to select Church documents.
Chicago Manual of Style
Description: This database provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age. Now offering the full contents of the 16th and 15th editions, it is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words.
Description: This continually updated resource provides: Step-by-step service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams and multimedia (videos and animations) and ASE test prep.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Description: Columbia University Press international affairs collection of working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Description: An unmatched search experience for scholars and students in Communication and related disciplines. Indexing and abstracting is included for more than 1000 Core titles.
Description: Nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines related to computers, electronics, cybernetics, programming, artificial intelligence, software, etc.
Consumer Health Complete
Description: This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
Description: Single-themed reports on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist and includes an introductory overview, three pro-con debates; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; a pro/con debate by representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Description: A wrap up of the week’s Capitol Hill news, including status of bills, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes, plus reports on up-coming issues.
Description: An easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Description: Contains more than 400,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline of Criminal Justice.
Dallas Morning News: The Historical Archives
Description: Search or Browse the Dallas Morning News from 10-01-1885 thru 12-31-1984.
Directory of Open Access Books
Description: A directory of more than 1400 academic, peer-reviewed books from 49 publishers.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Description: A directory of quality scientific and scholarly full-text journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles.
Earth, Atomospheric & Aquatic Science
Description: An interdisciplinary resource of quality, curated A&I combined with full-text content from scholarly journals, trade journals, conference proceedings, and other sources.
Ebook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Description: Electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects.
EBSCO ebook Academic Collection
Description: This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are more than 139,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses.
Education Administration Abstracts
Description: Description: This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, including coverage dating back over 46 years.
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Description: 400 subject entries and 200 biographies of key figures in the history of social work, co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press.
Description: World’s largest source of published and unpublished education information, supported by the U.S. Department of Education. Nearly a million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
Essay and General Literature Index
Description: Essay and General Literature Index, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, is a unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
European Views of the Americas from 1493-1750
Description: Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Index of more than 32,000 entries.
Family Studies Abstracts
Description: This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Federal Register Online
Description: Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Description: Scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers, including full-text coverage for about 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content in Spanish.
Funk & Wagnall’s Encyclopedia
Description: More than 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Legal Forms
Description: The only electronic reference to offer legal forms that are truly state-specific. Useful for filing patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, delegating power of attorney, and more, these forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks that business owners need to manage.
Gale OneFile: Health & Medicine
Description: The perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
Description: GovInfo.gov provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Great Plains Regional Herbarium Network
Description: This collection brings together information from herbaria in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. It offers multiple resources for learning more about the plants of the region whether as a student, researcher, or member of the public.
Description: A research database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Description: A partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
HCI (Human Computer Interaction) Bibliography
Description: A volunteer-run index of Human Computer Interaction related websites.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Description: Consumer health information on topics such as medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full text for nearly 150 journals.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic
Description: Nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
Description: The U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals Library is a complete collection of decisions and official case law from some of the United States’ most important government institutions.
Description: 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.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Description: This database includes a collection of core, proprietary articles covering over 140 topics, as well as licensed periodicals, books and video that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts and is available in high-quality PDF format.
Home Improvement Reference Center
Description: Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.
IMSLP: The International Music Score Library Project
Description: Started in 2006, with the ultimate goal of gathering all public domain music scores, in addition to the music scores of all contemporary composers (or their estates) who wish to release them to the public free of charge.
Issues & Controversies
Description: In-depth articles on more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file. Great for research papers and debate prep.
Materials Science & Engineering
Description: An interdisciplinary resource combining full-text sources and expert indexing of global literature. Featuring content from 1962 to present.
Description: Spanish language medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
MEDLINE with Mesh (via EBSCO)
Description: 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 5,400 current biomedical journals.
Description: A federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations, providing direct links to selected resources online
Military & Government Collections
Description: Current news pertaining to all branches of the military, with full text for nearly 300 periodicals, academic journals, and other content.
Description: Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. This resource includes over 700 publications, with more than 500 available in full-text.
MLA International Bibliography
Description: Citations to scholarly research in over 4,000 journals, books and dissertations in criticism, drama, folklore, humanities, language, and literature. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA). Some full text.
Description: Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by the British Library Document Supply Centre.
PDR Physician’s Desk Reference
Description: The Physicians’ Desk Reference® suite of services provides healthcare professionals multichannel access to important drug information: the PDR®, the most recognized drug information reference available in the U.S.
Description: Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present. Play Index covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English.
Description: Hundreds of papers presented at conferences from a multitude of societies.
Professional Development Collection
Description: Highly specialized full-text of quality education journals, including peer-reviewed titles and educational reports; designed for professional educators.
Description: This full-text Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. The intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users.
Regional Business News
Description: Full text for 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas around the U.S. Updated daily.
Salud en Espanol
Description: Provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets in Spanish on all aspects of consumer health and wellness.
Science & Technology Collection
Description: More than 800 leading full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.
Science in Context
Description: An engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics.
SciTech Premium Collection
Description: The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection.
Short Story Index
Description: This product’s aim is to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literary genres are covered.
Small Business Reference Center
Description: Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Description: Contains reference and instructional information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Description: The world’s most comprehensive sociology research database. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Description: The world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index – with no embargo.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Description: Organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
Sustainability Reference Center
Description: This collection offers unmatched coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management, including full text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications and other valuable resources.
Description: An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books.
Description: Includes the Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database, the Materials Science & Engineering Database, and the Military Database.
Texas Reference Center
Description: Full-text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business, home & garden and sports & leisure, and biographies of famous historical and contemporary Texans.
War of the Rebellion
Description: A compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies prepared under the direction of the Secretary of War by Bvt. Liet. Col. Robert N. Scott, 3rd U.S. Artillery and published pursuant to Act of Congress, approved, June 16th, 1880.
Description: Catalog of books and other materials from libraries around the world.
Ready to get started on your lifelong journey as an HPU Yellow Jacket? Apply for free today!