General Databases

General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Annual Reviews  1996-
Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 29 scientific disciplines.

CQ Researcher CQ Press  1923-
Explores controversial issues in the news with objectivity and balance. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.

Dissertations and Theses Proquest  1639-
Indexes the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Abstracting of dissertations begins with 1980 and abstracting of theses begins with 1988.

Expanded Academic ASAP Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Use this database to find information on Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.

Factiva  Proquest  years vary
A Dow Jones & Reuters Company, Factiva provides global content, including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires. Factiva covers nearly 9,000 sources from 152 countries in 22 languages, including more than 120 continuously updated newswires. Factiva is an excellent source for financial data including stock quotes, company comparisons, financial snapshots, SEC filings, interactive charting, and historical market information.

Gale Virtual Reference Library  years vary
Database of full-text encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

General OneFile InfoTrac  1980-
Humanities, education, business, science, current events, art, politics, economics, social science, law, health care, computers, technology, environmental issues, and general interest topics.

General Reference Center Gold InfoTrac 1980-
Use this general interest database to search magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc.

JSTOR  years vary
Full-text of core journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Coverage includes the entirety of each journal with the exception of the current five years.

LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis  years vary
Provides access to a broad range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

MAS Ultra - School Edition EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for general interest and current events magazines. Designed for high school students.

MasterFILE Premier  EBSCOhost 1975-
Multidisciplinary database that provides full text for general reference publications with full text information.

Oxford Reference Online  years vary
A multidisciplinary online reference collection containing over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works including a broad range of titles from the Oxford Companion Series published by Oxford University Press. The entire collection is fully-indexed and cross-searchable.

Pikes Peak Newsfinder Pikes Peak Public Library 1990-
Pikes Peak NewsFinder contains citations and some full-text to local news articles and obituaries from the Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper. Wire stories (e.g. AP or Reuters), syndicated columns, editorials, letters to the editor, reviews, births, weddings and anniversaries are not indexed. This project is sponsored by the Pikes Peak Library District.

Project MUSE John Hopkins University years vary
Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others.

Sage Online Journals Sage  years vary
A full-text, multidisciplinary database covering more than 520 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

Scopus Elsevier 1966-
Scopus is an abstracts database covering the following fields: chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, engineering, life and health sciences, social sciences, psychology, economics, and environmental sciences. Provides access to over 26 million abstracts (going back to 1966) and 10 years of reference backfiles.

SpringerLink   1997-
Access to the complete contents of more than 500 journals and 17,000 e-books, covering a wide array of subjects, including science, technology, medicine, humanities, and economics.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

WorldCat FirstSearch years vary
Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.