Online Indexes & Databases

  • ABI/INFORM: A comprehensive business database available from ProQuest. Full-text materials are included.
  • Ebsco Academic Search Complete: This database provides full-text for serials in all disciplines.
  • AGRICOLA: Includes more than 3 million citations to material acquired by the National Agricultural Library and other cooperating institutions.
  • Applied Science & Technology Source: Provides indexing of full-text English language publications in the fields of technology and the applied sciences.
  • Architectural Index: This is the online edition of the annual print index. Eighteen periodicals are indexed.
  • Associates Program Source: Containing nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books, this resource provides comprehensive coverage of the most-relevant associate program level content.
  • Business Insights: Essentials: Provides information for the fields of finance, economics and marketing, including 500,000 company profiles.
  • Business Source Complete: Provides full-text content for all disciplines of business including non-journal content, such as financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, case studies, industry & market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
  • Canadian Reference Centre: This database combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full-text content available on Canada.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text: World's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals.
  • Cochrane Library: This resource is a collection of databases including the Cochrane Reviews, a database of systematic reviews and meta-analyses which summarize and interpret the results of medical research. It is an important resource in evidence-based nursing and medicine.
  • Computer Source: Features nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics and software.
  • Custom Newspapers: A collection of 150 full-text newspapers, both international and national.
  • eBook Collection: A collection of more than 4,500 books available online in electronic format. Books are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Education Source: Full text journals in all fields of education.
  • Environment Complete: Covering full text for more than 680 journals, this resource includes information on agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning and more.
  • ERIC: Contains references to thousands of educational topics, journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, standards and guidelines.
  • Gale Databases (descriptions from the Gale/Cengage Learning web site)
    • Academic OneFile: This database includes full-text articles from academic and general interest journals in all disciplines. Searching this index will include most of the content covered in the Gale Collections below.
    • Gale Agriculture Collection: Including broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection covers nearly 200 titles from farming to horticulture.
    • Gale Business Economics Theory Collection: Provides more than 150 full-text academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.
    • Gale Communications & Mass Media Collection: Provides information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, and linguistics.
    • Gale Computer Database Collection: Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
    • Gale Criminal Justice Collection: Includes indexing and full-text for 150 journals in this field.
    • Gale Culinary Arts Collection: Indexing covers 150 major cooking and nutrition publications.
    • Gale Diversity Studies Collection: Indexing of 150 full-text journals that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
    • Gale Environmental Studies & Policy Collection:This collection indexes nearly 200 journals on the environment and related policy issues.
    • Gale Fine Arts & Music Collection: Includes indexing for 100 full-text journals in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
    • Gale Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection:This collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
    • Gale Gender Studies Collection:This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
    • Gale General OneFile: Contains citations and full-text for periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources going back almost 30 years. Subjects: humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more. Searching this index will include most of the content covered in the Gale Collections described in this section.
    • Gale General Science Collection: Includes 300 predominantly full-text academic journals and general science-focused magazines, covering all areas of scientific endeavor.
    • Gale Home Improvement Collection: This collection of nearly 100 home improvement-focused titles includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, and zoning requirements.
    • Gale Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection:Including content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field.
    • Gale Information Science & Library Issues Collection: This collection includes content from nearly 100 leading industry journals covering topics such as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more. Coverage begins in 1980.
    • Gale InfoTrac Newsstand: With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
    • Gale Insurance & Liability Collection: This collection, comprised of over 20 journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
    • Gale Military and Intelligence Collection: This collection includes 500 titles and more than 7 million articles from reference books, magazines and newswires.
    • Gale Nursing and Allied Health Collection: All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection, which covers nearly 400 titles.
    • Gale Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection: This collection consists of predominantly full-text articles from over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.
    • Gale Pop Culture Collection: This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate periodicals, which are predominantly full-text.
    • Gale Popular Magazines: Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines.
    • Gale Psychology Collection: This collection includes access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals in psychology.
    • Gale Religion & Philosophy Collection: Coverage consists of 250 periodicals in this subject area, many of which are full-text. Coverage begins in 1980.
    • Gale Small Business Collection: For students and entrepreneurs alike, this collection consists of 280 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
    • Gale U.S. History Collection: This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher.
    • Gale Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection: Consisting of 300 largely full-text journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
    • Gale War & Terrorism Collection: Researchers and students of history, social science, and current events will gain insight into conflicts: their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale. Covers almost 100 full-text publications.
    • Gale World History Collection: This collection of nearly 40 predominantly full-text journals provides balanced coverage of events in World History.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: A database of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources. (full text).
  • GPO: Records of items printed by the federal government.
  • Global Road Warrior: Full text database with cross-cultural information on 175 countries. Includes maps, key facts, and information on life, culture, business, and technology in each country.
  • HarpWeek: A full text, full image version of Harper's Weekly covering the Civil War era (1857 to 1865).
  • Health Reference Center Academic: A multi-source database dealing with health, wellness, nursing, allied health and medicine. Covers about 270 titles, many of which are full text.
  • Health Source--Consumer Edition: This comprehensive database provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines and many other related resources.
  • Health Source--Nursing/Academic Edition: Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, and offers access to 822 abstracted and indexed journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
  • Historical New York Times: Digital reproductions of the paper from 1851 to three years prior to the current year.
  • Humanities Source: Provides full text for more than 890 journals in the humanities.
  • Issues and Controversies: Provides information on controversial topics covering more than 70 issues each year. Statistical information is also available. (full text)
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe: Consists of more than 40 separate databases; almost all are full text. Covers the following categories: News Sources, Business Sources, Legal Research, Medical Information, and Reference Sources.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back to the mid-1960s.
  • Literature Resource Center-LRC: Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors. (full text)
  • MasterFile Premier: Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications.
  • MasterFileSelect: Provides access to more than 770 full text periodicals in all fields plus abstracting and/or indexing for more than 2,600 more.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text: This is the most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, with coverage going back to 1965. Also indexes veterinary journals.
  • Military & Government Collection: Full-text material from periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to all branches of the military and government.
  • National Newspaper Index: Provides indexing and abstracting of: New York Times (including the Book Review and Magazine sections), Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
  • New York State Newspapers: A database of newspapers published in NYS, including those from Binghamton, Buffalo, Elmira, Ithaca, NYC, Rochester, Syracuse and Westchester County. National newspapers are also included. (full text)
  • Newspaper Source Plus: contains comprehensive full text for major national (U.S.) and international newspapers, and features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts.
  • Opposing Viewpoints: Includes viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites and periodical and newspaper articles on controversial topics. Most are full text.
  • PapersFirst: An index of papers included in every conference, exposition, workshop, symposium and meeting received at The British Library.
  • Proceedings: Provides citations of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition workshop and meeting received at The British Library.
  • Points of View Reference Center (from Ebsco): This full-text database is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
  • Professional Development Collection: Most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world. Includes nearly 550 education journals, including 350 peer-reviewed titles.
  • ProQuest Direct: Consists of several separate databases, some with sub-sets. Many of the articles are available full text:
    • ABI/INFORM: A business and management database providing national and international coverage of all fields relating to business, including profiles of 60,000 companies. Many are full text.
    • American Medical Association: Searches the publications of the American Medical Association.
    • Research Library: Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects in thousands of periodicals. Many are full text.
    • ProQuest Newspapers
    • National Newspapers (27). Comprehensive coverage of major newspapers, including major U.S., international and minority interest newspapers. (full text)
    • Barron's, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times or Wall Street Journal may be searched individually. (full text)
    • Historical New York Times: New York Times from 1851 to present. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Contains 570 full-text journals and 48 books & monographs and includes full-text content from relevant magazines and health reports. Coverage is particularly strong in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling
  • Regional Business News: Full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection: this full-text database covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy
  • ScienceDirect: Provides access to over 700 Elsevier journals in the sciences, technology and medicine. Over one million articles are full text.
  • Vocational and Career Collection: Provides full-text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry-related periodicals, covering topics such as computer & data processing, electrical technology, nursing, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, marketing & advertising, hospitality & tourism, construction and more.
  • WorldAlmanac: Funk & Wagnell's New Encyclopedia, plus four almanacs.
  • WorldCat: Contains more than 54 million records for all types of materials--manuscripts, books, machine readable files, audiovisual materials, musical scores, etc.
  • WorldCatDissertations: All dissertations and theses cataloged in the WorldCat database.