Databases by Subject

Biography

Biography in Context - Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Student Resources in Context - Comprehensive, cross-curricular reference source for college and college-prep libraries.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Books

Ebrary - Collection of 18,000 + e-books on wide variety of subjects.  Full text.  On- and off-campus.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Library Catalog - Books, audiocassettes and videos available in the Garrett College Library.  Citations.  On- or off-campus.

Business

Business Source Premier - World's largest full text business database, covering virtually all subject areas related to business.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Criminal Justice

ProQuest - Periodical articles from thousands of journals in education, business, science, psychology and many other disciplines.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Current Events

America's News - Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Issues and Controversies - Articles that highlight the important issues in today's news.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context -Information on social issues; viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (On-campus) - Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.  Full text.  On-campus only.

ERIC - Contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.  Abstracts.  On- or off-campus.

ProQuest - Periodical articles from thousands of journals in education, business, science, psychology and many other disciplines.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

General

Academic Search Premier - Periodical article index in general academic subject areas.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Britannica Online (Off-campus)- Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.  Full text.  Off-campus only.

Britannica Online (On-campus) - Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.  Full text.  On-campus only.

MasterFile Premier - Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals, 500 reference books, and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps, and flags.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

National Newspapers - Full text access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post.   Full text.  On- or off-campus.

ProQuest - Periodical articles from thousands of journals in education, business, science, psychology and many other disciplines.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Student Resources in Context - Comprehensive, cross-curricular reference source for college and college-prep libraries.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Health

Health Source Plus: Consumer Edition - Covers many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Health Source Plus: Nursing/Academic Edition - Covers many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Magills Medical Guide - An up-to-date & easy-to-use medical compendium, the Guide provides general readers with an authoritative reference source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

National Library of Medicine - Comprehensive medical database for the general public and professionals in the health field.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

History

America's News - Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Milestone Documents in American History - Combines 134 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

 Literature

LION: Literature Online (Off-campus) - Fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and reference resources.  Full text.  Off-campus only.

LION: Literature Online (On-campus) - Fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and reference resources.  Full text.  On-campus only.

Literature Resource Center - Access to biographical and bibliographical information on writers from every era and literary discipline and critical analysis of their works.  Full text.  On- and off-campus.

Newspapers

America's News - Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Chronicle of Higher Education (On-campus) - Weekly news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.  Full text.  On-campus only.

National Newspapers - Full text access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post.   Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Pictures

Image Quest (Off-campus) - Over 2 million copyright-cleared images for educational use.  Full text.  Off-campus only.

Image Quest (On-campus) - Over 2 million copyright-cleared images for educational use.  Full text.  On-campus only.

Science

Access Science (On-campus) - Online encyclopedia of science and technology.  Full text.  On-campus only.

Access Science (Off-campus) - Online encyclopedia of science and technology.  Full text.  Off-campus only.

Birds of North America - Comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.  Full text.  On-campus only.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) - Authoritative reference content in the area of the environment, energy and natural resources.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.

Science in Context - Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.  Full text.  On- or off-campus.