Databases

Search for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper to see if it has full-text coverage in any of our databases. Learn more about using the databases. Many of these databases will help you find articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. In addition, there are databases with e-books, images, maps, music, video, polls, and reference materials (like encyclopedias and dictionaries).

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  • ABC-CLIO e-Book Collection
    • Full-text e-books, covering all academic subject areas. These are also accessible via Easley Library's catalog.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Article First
    • Index only, 1990 to present.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    • Free web resource, full-text, scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Dissertations and Theses Full Text
    • This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day, and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
  • EBSCOhost e-Book Collection
    • Formerly NetLibrary; full-text e-books, covering all academic subject areas. These are also accessible via Easley Library's catalog.
  • Films on Demand
    • Includes a collection of educational films in Biology, Computers and Technology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Health and Medicine, Mathematics, and Physical Science.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • A collection of reference e-books in all subject areas.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    • Full-text, world-wide newspaper articles and news media dating as far back as 20 years. Also, company information and legal case search.
  • NetLibrary
    • See EBSCOhost e-Book Collection.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    • Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national and international newspapers and selective full text for more than 410 U.S. newspapers. The database also contains full-text television and radio news transcripts.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    • The 22-Volume 2nd Ed. (definitions, word origins, and quotations).
  • PapersFirst
    • Index only, papers presented at conferences worldwide.
  • Polling the Nations
    • Full text of surveys conducted by polling organizations in the U.S. and other countries.
  • ProceedingsFirst
    • Index only, worldwide conference proceedings.
  • World Almanac
    • The famous almanac, full-text, online.
  • World Catalog
    • Catalog of millions of books from libraries worldwide.
  • Business and Company Resource Center
    • Includes full-text articles, company profiles, and financial reports.
  • Business Source Complete
    • A full-text, scholarly, business database.
  • Factiva
    • Full-text global news and business.
  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete
    • Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    • Full-text, world-wide newspaper articles and news media dating as far back as 20 years. Also, company information and legal case search.
  • Mergent Horizon
    • Provides tools for finding and organizing information about companies and industries.
  • Mergent Online
    • Information on publicly traded companies, domestic and international. Provides company histories, annual reports, stock prices, etc.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full-text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • ATLA Religion Plus Serials (ATLAS)
    • ATLA (American Theological Library Association) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with their online collection of major religion and theology journals.
  • 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 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records), plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    • Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full-text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals Index
    • See ProQuest Criminal Justice.
  • Emergency Management
    • A website that provides free access to Emergency Management Magazine and other resources.
  • Homeland Security Today
    • A website that provides free access to articles and many other resources.
  • Journal of Homeland Security
    • Provided by ANSER, a not-for-profit, public sector research institute. It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the discussion and analysis of issues related to the subject of Homeland Security. The Journal publishes feature articles, book reviews, commentaries, and articles focusing on science and technology relevant to the field of homeland security. Feature articles are usually reviewed by at least two referees for significance and scholarliness.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Legal Collection
    • This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    • Full-text, world-wide newspaper articles and news media dating as far back as 20 years. Also, company information and legal case search.
  • Military and Government Collection
    • Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other pertinent content.
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice
    • Formerly Criminal Justice Periodicals Index; focuses on U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Indexes and provides full text for many titles, including 286 scholarly journals, 128 trade journals, plus several magazines and reports from 1981 to the present.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full-text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • ERIC
    • Educational Resource Information Center, the world's largest source of education information, contains more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. Some full-text content. Use the thesaurus to know what search terms to use.
  • Education Research Complete
    • Topics covered include all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,840 journals, as well as full text for more than 950 journals, 81 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • LISTA
    • Contains extensive abstracting and indexing content from over 600 of the library science industry's most well-known journals and periodicals.
  • Teacher Reference Center
    • Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full-text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Annual Reviews
    • Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and helps you keep up-to-date in your area of research. This subscription permits access to 34 Science/Biomedical Journals. View a list of the titles we have access to at the Quick Link above. Then go to the database and search individual titles or cross-search all titles. Full-text articles are available for the current year and back four years from the current year. Never pay for an article. If you find an article that is not available, order it through ILL by e-mailing Werner Lind, Assistant Director of Library Services.
  • Cochrane Library Database
    • The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.
  • Alternative HealthWatch
    • Provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full-text going back as far as 1990.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    • A research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature with full-text of more than 770 journals. Includes Evidence-based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    • EBSCO's interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
  • Encyclopedia of Life Science
    • Spanning the entire spectrum of life sciences, the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) features more than 4,300 specially commissioned and peer-reviewed articles. The articles within ELS are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of this subject area and are aimed at researchers, students, and teachers alike.
  • Films on Demand
    • Includes a collection of educational films in Biology, Computers and Technology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Health and Medicine, Mathematics, and Physical Science.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    • Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    • This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics, including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health. Provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    • Provides coverage of more than 550 full-text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • PsycINFO
    • Index only, from the American Psychological Association. Contains over two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines. Dates as far back as 1840.
  • PubMed Central
    • The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
  • SPORTDiscus
    • Comprehensive source for sport and sport medicine journals.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full-text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • ARTStor
    • Digital library of over 300,000 art images and associated information. Prehistoric to contemporary, international in scope, includes architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design. To use, enable cookies, Java scripts, and disable pop-up blockers.
  • Digital Library of Appalachia
    • Access to archival and historical images and materials related to the culture of the southern and central Appalachian region. Includes reproductions of photographs, reformatted typed pages, published books, unpublished manuscripts, personal diaries and correspondence, journal and newspaper articles, musical recordings, oral history recordings and transcripts, and other related reproductions.
  • 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 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records), plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • NAXOS Music Library
    • Listen to music online; search by composer, title, or genre. Five simultaneous users allowed, and not available from off-campus.
  • Oxford Art Online
    • A gateway that offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference in one location. With the 2008 complete redesign of Grove Art Online, as well as the addition of substantial new Oxford reference content, Oxford Art Online offers an extensive and easily searchable online art resource.
  • Oxford Music Online
    • A gateway that offers users the ability to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online has been completely redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content. Includes the contents of Grove Music, Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
    • More than 1,000 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs to provide access to thousands of views on almost every aspect of the war, including what was happening at home.
  • American History in Video
    • A collection of video for the study of American History. Includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
  • Digital Library of Appalachia
    • Access to archival and historical images and materials related to the culture of the southern and central Appalachian region. Includes reproductions of photographs, reformatted typed pages, published books, unpublished manuscripts, personal diaries and correspondence, journal and newspaper articles, musical recordings, oral history recordings and transcripts, and other related reproductions.
  • Early American Imprints: Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
    • This historical collection contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents, and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. These are digitized copies of original documents. Part of the Archive of Americana.
  • Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment
    • Diaries, letters, and memoirs about encounters between peoples, cultures, and the environment of North America.
  • European Views of the Americas 1493-1750
    • A comprehensive index to printed records about the Americas, written in Europe before 1750.
  • HarpWeek
    • Enables you to directly experience the full-text richness and historical significance of Harper's Weekly, America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper.
  • 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 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records), plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries: Colonial to 1950
    • Diaries and letters written by women in the Colonial Period to 1950.
  • Women's Studies International
    • Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage spans from 1972 and earlier to the present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business, and education.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete
    • Cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 440 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 640 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 326 journals.
  • 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 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records), plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    • Full-text, world-wide newspaper articles and news media dating as far back as 20 years. Also, company information and legal case search.
  • Literature Online
    • A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, 382 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
  • Literature Resource Center
    • Full-text literature resources for all research in literature, including author biographies.
  • Mango Languages
    • Mango offers language learning programs for many of the world’s most popular languages, including Spanish, French, modern Greek, and modern Hebrew. Note: You must create a user profile before going into the learning modules. You will then receive an e-mail, in which you must click a link to activate your account. Check you Spam/Junk Mail for the e-mail if it does not show up in your inbox.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    • Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national and international newspapers and selective full text for more than 410 U.S. newspapers. The database also contains full-text television and radio news transcripts.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    • Index only, from the Modern Language Association. Information on languages, grammar, and literature.
  • Polling the Nations
    • Full text of surveys conducted by polling organizations in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Annual Review of Psychology
    • Review of research literature in the field of psychology (current year and back four years).
  • Annual Review of Sociology
    • Review of research literature in the field of sociology (current year and back four years).
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    • A full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, hard to find literature, and the alternative press, with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • Polling the Nations
    • Full text of surveys conducted by polling organizations in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    • Provides coverage of more than 550 full-text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • PsycINFO
    • Index only, from the American Psychological Association. Contains over two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines. Dates back as far as 1840.
  • Women's Studies International
    • Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage spans from 1972 and earlier to the present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business, and education.
  • Academic Search Complete
    • A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database. Access to full text of current articles from scholarly journals, as well as magazines and newspapers.
  • Annual Reviews
    • Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and helps you keep up-to-date in your area of research. This subscription permits access to 34 Science/Biomedical Journals. View a list of the titles we have access to at the Quick Link above. Then go to the database and search individual titles or cross-search all titles. Full-text articles are available for the current year and back four years from the current year. Never pay for an article. If you find an article that is not available, order it through ILL by e-mailing Werner Lind, Assistant Director of Library Services.
  • Computers and Applied Sciences Complete
    • Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,800 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 730 periodicals.
  • Encyclopedia of Life Science
    • Spanning the entire spectrum of life sciences, the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) features more than 4,300 specially commissioned and peer-reviewed articles. The articles within ELS are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of this subject area and are aimed at researchers, students, and teachers alike.
  • Environment Complete
    • Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,957,000 records from more than 1,700 domestic and international titles, dating back to the 1940s. This includes 1,125 active core titles. The database also contains full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs.
  • Films on Demand
    • Includes a collection of educational films in Biology, Computers and Technology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Health and Medicine, Mathematics, and Physical Science.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)
    • A full-text, scholarly journal collection consisting of back issues (beginning approximately 2-5 years back from the current date) of journals in many different subject areas; some of the journals go back to the 1800s.
  • LISTA
    • Contains extensive abstracting and indexing content from over 600 of the library science industry's most well-known journals and periodicals.
  • PubMed Central
    • The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.