Databases A to Z
|Academic Search Complete|
A comprehensive resource of full-text academic journals, videos, reports and books on dozens of subjects ranging from anthropology, chemistry and culture to law, women studies and zoology.
A bibliographic resource with millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture for journal articles, book chapters, theses, patents, and technical reports to support agricultural research.
|Alt Health Watch|
A source for alternative perspectives on healthcare and wellness providing access to the latest information and materials related to holistic medicine.
|Ancestry Library Edition|
Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.
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A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible anywhere in Texas.
|Bibliography of Native North Americans|
A bibliographic database that covers the culture, history and daily life of native North Americans, which is ideal for researching the contributions, struggles and issues of North Americas indigenous peoples.
Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader’s Advisory to help you choose the right book.
|Book Review Digest Plus|
An essential library tool providing access to book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals and popular magazines.
On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. View how easy, intuitive, and engaging Brainfuse HelpNow eLearning is for all ages and levels.
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|Brainfuse JobNow |
JobNow provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
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VetNow supports veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring and employment transition assistance.
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|Business Abstracts with Full Text|
A database containing full-text articles from key publications covering business topics including finance, management, international business, human resources and marketing.
|Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center|
A full-text database that covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications.
|Business Source Complete|
Premium business content, including research articles, SWOT analyses, company profiles, industry information and more, via a highly focused user interface created especially for the business searcher.
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.
A full-text database covering computer science and technology disciplines and the business and social implications of new technology.
|Consumer Health Complete|
A patient education support tool with consumer-oriented content covering mainstream, holistic, and integrated medicine.
|Coronavirus Research Database|
The Coronavirus Research Database saves time and improves outcomes for researchers by aggregating authoritative content from ProQuest with content made available at no cost by members of the International Association of STM Publishers – including Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis and The BMJ.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over 1,000 full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and current events resources, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
A collection of ebooks providing breadth and depth of authoritative content in a variety of subjects. Access thousands of available ebooks through ProQuest.
|Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)|
A database providing more than one million records available from the Education Resources Information Center, a robust source of educational literature.
|Education Administration Abstracts|
A bibliographic research database that covers areas related to educational administration including educational leadership, educational management, and educational research.
|Essay & General Literature Index|
An index of essay from more than 9,000 anthologies published in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain since 1986, with coverage spanning the entire range of humanities and social sciences.
|Explora for Elementary Schools|
An easy-to-use search interface for students in grades K-5 looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books, informational texts, primary sources, multimedia, and more on a variety of curriculum-related topics.
|Explora for High Schools|
An easy-to-use search interface for students in grades 6-12 looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books, informational texts, primary sources, multimedia, and more on a variety of curriculum-related topics.
|Explora for Public Libraries|
An easy-to-use search interface for public library patrons looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books, and other reference materials on a variety of topics.
|Family Studies Abstracts|
Bibliographic records covering topics relevant to family studies such as marriage, divorce, and family dynamics.
Precise, full-features searching of WorldCat, the largest database of library bibliographic information. It enables people to find authoritative content in every format from library collections worldwide.
Download and streaming access to over 16 million of Sony's digital music library. Download up to five songs a week or stream music for up to three hours a day - all of your favorite songs, all in one place.
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|Fuente Academica Premier|
A multidisciplinary database that provides full-text coverage of Spanish-language scholarly content with journals from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.
From student favorites like Gale in Context suite to our flagship InfoTrac databases, we offer dozens of powerful research platforms to put vetted sources right at users' fingertips.
|Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints|
Simplifies searches by bringing together thousands of resources to provide authoritative articles, research reports, videos, and statistics. This database steers away from unreliable content that online browsers sometimes serve up and helps draw conclusions about global warming, the minimum wage, and hundreds of other debated topics.
|Gale in Context: Science|
Engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Gale In Context: Science draws researchers into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
|Gale OneFile: Health & Medicine|
Medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database in designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for information purposes only.
The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef is the most comprehensive AGI database in the geosciences and continues to grow by more than 80,000 references a year. The database contains over 4 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
|Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition|
An essential resource for nursing and health research covering pediatrics, critical care, mental health, medical law, and more.
|Health Source: Consumer Edition|
A source for consumer health information from popular magazines about aging, fitness, nutrition, wellness, disease prevention, and more.
Digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.
|Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center|
A collection of leading hobby and craft magazines with detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
|Home Improvement Reference Center|
A comprehensive full-text collection of detailed, user-friendly how-to information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.
Hoopla is a digital library with e-books, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and music -- all accessible with your library card. Check out up to 7 titles per month with no holds or wait lists!
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|Humanities Full Text|
A resource that provides notable, full-text scholarly resources as well as specialized magazines covering art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion, and more.
|Information Science & Technology Abstracts|
An information science database, providing indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports, and conference proceedings.
|Job & Career Accelerator|
A job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for and getting a job.
A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards, and e-books patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math and science, as well as prepare for high-stakes exams.
A valuable database of the most respected scholarly law journals covering the current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world.
A wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas, including real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord/tenant, and many others.
|Legal Information Reference Center|
A resource to help laypersons navigate a wide range of legal issues with top consumer legal reference books including Nolo do-it-yourself guides, as well as thousands of legal forms.
Access e-books, audiobooks, and e-magazines from the all-in-one e-reading app Libby! Check out up to 10 titles at any given time and begin reading within the app, not a third-party reading app.
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|Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts|
Indexing and abstracts for key library and information science journals, books, research reports, and more.
|Literary Reference Center|
A rich collection of full-text covering thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
A full-text database with hundreds of high school magazines and reference books, thousands of biographies and primary source documents, and over 1 million photos, maps, and flags.
An essential biomedical research resource providing access to many of the most-used biomedical and health journals, covering a wide range of subjects.
A multidisciplinary database providing full-text popular magazines, reference books, and other highly regarded sources from world leading publishers.
A unique collection of medical and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers covering a range of health and medical subjects.
|Middle Search Plus|
A full-text database of popular middle school magazines and reference books, biographies and primary source documents, and over 1 million photos, maps, and flags.
|Military & Government Collection|
Provides cover-to-cover full text indexing and abstracts for hundreds of journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
The Military Database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. Included are scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
|Natural & Alternative Treatments|
A database containing accurate, unbiased information on medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy.
|NewsBank: America's News|
NewsBank lets you explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events from news sources spanning the U.S., including the Midland Reporter-Telegram and other Texas newspapers.
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The largest online newspaper archive consisting of 640 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 20,400+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond.
|Newspaper Source Plus|
A resource offering cover-to-cover full text for U.S., international and regional newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
E-books, e-audiobooks, and full-color e-magazines not found in our library locations. Sign in with your library card and download up to 10 titles at a time to read on any computer or mobile device!
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An index of classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights.
A full-text database for young researchers with easy-to-read online encyclopedia entries, complete articles from popular children magazines, and a vast image collection.
|Professional Development Collection|
A highly specialized collection designed for educators, librarians and education researchers that includes full text for nearly 500 journals and more than 200 educational reports.
|Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection|
An essential collection for psychologists, counselors and researchers with leading scholarly information of anthropology, mental processes, experimental methods and more.
|Publicly Available Content Database|
This multidisciplinary database brings together links to full text for publicly available scholarly content from a number of different sources from around the world, all of which are open access or license-free. It includes content from major subject repositories such as arXiv as well as open access journals. Content includes journal articles, pre-prints, dissertations, conference papers and reports.
|Race Relations Abstracts|
Contains abstracts for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers related to ethnic and racial studies.
|Recursos Para Hispanohablantes|
A center for native Spanish speakers to learn basic academic skills including how to prepare for the GED en Espanol, Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadan en espanol.
The #1 source of information on businesses and people specifically designed for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, and job seekers.
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A full-text Spanish-language database covering a broad array of subjects, which offers reference books, general interest magazines, newspapers, newswires and health reports.
|Regional Business News|
Newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources published in the United States and Canada.
|Religion & Philosophy Collection|
A full-text collection of journal and magazine content on world religions, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and more.
|Salud en Español|
A collection of Spanish-language evidence-based reports and fact sheets covering all aspects of health and wellness, including diseases, conditions, injuries, procedures and treatments.
|SciTech Premium Collection|
The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
|Science & Technology Collection|
A full-text database of top science journals covering an scientific and technical subjects, including chemistry, biology, computer technology and physics.
|The Serials Directory|
The most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular serials
|Short Story Index|
An essential index for readers seeking short stories by author or genre and those researching a literary figure or body of work.
|Small Business Reference Center|
Supports small business owners and entrepreneurs with reference books including Nolo do-it-yourself guides as well as business videos, details on how to create business plans, and more.
|Small Engine Repair Reference Center|
A well-organized collection of detailed, yet user-friendly, repair guides for all manner of small engines.
|Sustainability Reference Center|
Full-text content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management such as recycling, renewable energy, resource conservation and more.
A diverse full-text collection to support conversation about current events; social, political and economic issues; scientific discoveries and other topics discussed in classrooms.
TeachingBooks.net -- Bring to life childrens and YA books with video trailers, author interviews, discussion questions, and much more. Great for book clubs, choosing books, and homework help!
|Texas Digital Sanborn Maps|
Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to 2118 large-scale maps of 436 Texas towns and cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.
|Texas Reference Center|
A collection of journals and books about Texas and Texans with topics including the state's history, its ethnic and cultural diversity, literature, public health, business, leisure and more.
|Transparent Language Online|
Language learners can build vocabulary, practice skills, and maintain what they have learned with Transparent Language Online, available anytime, anywhere in 110+ languages.
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An online collection of e-books for children and a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! There are over 250 animated, talking picture books. The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles.
|Twentieth-Century American Poetry|
This unparalleled collection includes some 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.
|Twentieth-Century English Poetry|
A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.
|Vocational & Career Collection|
Full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.