You can search several of our databases directly from this page. If you are on campus, you will be logged in automatically. If you are researching from home, CLICK HERE if you need password information for these resources.


Britannica School Edition is an excellent with articles on a broad range of topics. Use this to find background information for your research topic. 

CultureGrams provides profiles of states, provinces, and countries around the globe.

Image Quest is a large collection of images that you can use for projects. 
They're all legal to use and provide a citation.

Enciclopedia Moderna is an Spanish encyclopedia with articles on a broad range of topics.

Historical Newspapers provides primary source documents from the Washington Post, New York Times, and Christian Science monitor dating back to the 1800s. 


The NewsBank collects articles from many different daily newspapers.

JSTOR has scholarly journal articles, primary sources, and electronic books from a wide range of disciplines, most notably the social sciences.

NoveList Plus provides reading recommendations for a variety of subjects, genres, and ages. Includes many "Best of..." lists!


Global Issues in Context gathers expert analysis of current global issues and news articles from around the world. You can search by issue, country, or region. View videos or browse topics like Business and the Economy, Environment and Climate Change, or Conflict and Diplomacy. 

The Virtual Reference Library provides online access to non-fiction reference books, including the World War I Reference Library, the Encyclopedia of Modern Asia and several science publications. 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context will help you understand multiple perspectives on controversial topics like censorship, gun control, drugs, and politics. You can browse by issue or view custom maps that show the impact of various issues on different states. The database offers background articles, images, and essays written from different viewpoints. 

World History in Context is a comprehensive history database with primary source documents, encyclopedia articles, scholarly journal articles, maps, images, and video/audio resources. 

Naxos Music Library provides access to musical recordings, libretti, composer biographies, and other resources.

Gale Science in Context offers a wide range of topic overviews, biographies, periodicals, images, detailed experiments and science dictionaries. It includes information on math and technology. 

Fuente Academica  provides a collection of scholarly articles from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.

Google Scholar will allow you to search scholarly publications and help you find databases where you can access the articles that you'd like to read.