Alphabetical Listing of Databases 

Anyone can access the databases from campus computers. Remote access is available by entering the barcode number on your student ID card.

 A   B   C   D   E-F   G   H   I-K   L   M   N   O   P-Q   R   S   T-Z

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Academic OneFile (Gale)
Full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Coverage includes the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily. 1980 -

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) 
Full-text articles from leading journals. Coverage is multi-disciplinary and includes full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles; searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Updated daily. 1975 -

Agriculture Collection (Gale)
Agriculture Collection comprises over 400 agricultural journals many of which are full-text.

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
Focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. Includes hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.  1984-

America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
America: History & Life with Full Text covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.

American Memory from the Library of Congress  
A multi-media collection of primary source materials on the history and culture of the U.S.

ARTstor      
A digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
The database covers more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. Content includes millions of drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 110,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 180,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, AutoIQ, Quick Tips (a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance), Diagnostic information and much more. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are continually added to the product. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

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Bartleby.com
Provides access to both contemporary and classic reference works including literature and nonfiction.

BIR Entertainment (EBSCO)
BIR Entertainment is a comprehensive database that provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles, with more being added regularly.  With BIR, your patrons can find music or videos featuring a favorite artist or performer, or a specific genre.

Book Index with Reviews (EBSCO)
Book Index with Reviews™ (BIR) is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.

Business and Company Profiles ASAP
Provides access to  business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers and directories for company, products, markets, industries, economics and management research.  It also provides full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings, and full-text PR Newswire releases on those corporations.

Business Economics & Theory (Gale)
With an emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing in economics.  Includes more than 150 full-text journals to support research for business classes.

Business Insights: Essential (Gale)
"Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports."

Business Source Elite (Ebsco)
"...provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. This rich collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, etc."

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
Good source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 750 journals indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

Communications and Mass Media (Gale)
From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
Computer Database (Gale)
Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis

Contemporary Authors (CA), Contemporary Literary Criticism Select (CLC) (Gale)
CA provides biographical and bibliographical information on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. CLC collects more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors, with biographical, critical, principal works, and further study information.  These databases are contained in the Literature Resource Center.

Country Watch     
Provides geographical, political, economic, corporate and environmental information for every country in the world.

Criminal Justice Collection
Indexes over 150 journals on the topics of law enforcement, criminal justice, law, and paralegal studies.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography (GALE)
Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres. This databases is included in the Literature Resource Center.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. All subjects and languages are covered. There are currently over 2448 journals in the directory. Currently 717 journals are searchable at article level.

Diversity Studies (Gale)
This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.

E-F

E-book Collection (EBSCO)
Search and view the full-text of more than 100,000 e-books.

Earth Science: Earth Materials and Resources
"An encyclopedic review of the material world in which we live and the uses to which those materials can be put... Water, soil, minerals, radioactive substances, oil and gas, and an array of substances present on earth and mined from it are described."--from the publisher

Earth Science: Earth's Surface and History
This volume "describes mountain ranges, the oceans, continental movement, and a wide variety of features that have influenced life on earth" with "detailed explorations of the evolution of dinosaurs, fish, birds, plant life and humans, as they were influenced by the earth's surface."--from the publisher

Earth Science: Earth’s Weather, Water, and Atmosphere
Provides an "exploration of the fluids on the surface of the earth and the gases that surround us...  The work explores the evolution of these interactions during the earth's history, theories regarding the future of the atmosphere and oceans and specific causes and effects that are at work."--from the publisher

Earth Science: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth
"A detailed look at the dynamics of the earth's mass and how its chemistry produces change. Its scope is broad. For instance, the set goes beyond the basics of climate change to explore many underlying factors surrounding the issue, including geothermometry and geobarometry, glacial events, and mass extinction theories."--from the publisher

Educators Collection (Gale)
More than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in ERIC. 1980-

Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society
This work helps us to "understand the importance of mathematics; to appreciate the influence of mathematics on societies around the world; to learn the history of applied mathematics..."--from the publisher

Environmental Studies and Policy
"A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests."


ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Ethnic Newswatch (ProQuest)
News, culture and history from the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. 1991-present: English and Spanish language.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCO)
Index of more than 32,000 entries for printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750, created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750.”

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)--not available, try these databases instead. (Descriptions for these two databases are above):

Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)


E

Fine Arts and Music Collection
With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

G

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture
"Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies."

Gender Studies
"This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more."

General Business File ASAP (GALE)
Covers companies and industries as well as management and economics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.  1980-

General Onefile (Gale)
A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. 1980-

General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. 1980-

General Science (Gale)
"A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments."

GreenFILE
(EBSCO)
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources.  1980-

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Providing nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Includes 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 (EBSCO)
Providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

HighWire Press    
"A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1093 journals and 4,584,896 full text articles from over 130 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,834,365 articles free. With our partner publishers we produce 71 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals."   1995-

Home Improvement (Gale)
"Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more."

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure (Gale)
"With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more."

I-K

Informe Académico (Gale)
"Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general. Abarca temas tan variados como política, historia, economía, humanidades, ciencias de la salud, filosofía, literatura, ciencia, tecnología y más. INFORME incluye publicaciones de 14 países así como los periódicos más importantes de la región.

This collection provides multidisciplinary Latin American scientific, academic, and general interest materials. It covers topics as varied as politics, history, economics, humanities, health sciences, philosophy, literature, science, technology and more. INFORME includes publications from 14 countries as well as their most important regional newspapers."

Information Science and Library Issues
"This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field. Information professionals and other knowledge workers - from the research specialist to the information architect - will find appropriate and useful information in their areas of expertise, including such topics as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more."

Insurance and Liability (Gale)
"Protection of assets is a concern for all: from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation, all have a vested interest in ensuring the retention of their assets, be it physical or intellectual. This collection, of journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more."

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (EBSCO)
Research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts. Initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research; since 1984, the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College has published 14 volumes of the IBTD. This annotated database of more than 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries contains more than 490 full-text titles, including more than 170 full-text journals, and more than 360 full-text books & monographs.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  (EBSCO)
Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. mid-1960s-

LegalTrac (Gale)
Indexing over 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.  1980-

Literary Reference Center Plus (Ebsco)
"Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center Plus features... author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews ... poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more."

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)
Scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays.

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MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Multidisciplinary database providing full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications, 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 460,000 photos, maps & flags. 1975-

MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO) 
Containing full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 460,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
Providing authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and  more.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government;  offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content.

Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
"Both the historian and reporter on the frontline will find useful information in this collection, composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more."

N

New York Times Article Archive 
The complete backfile of The New York Times can now be searched from NYTimes.com, over 13 million articles in all. Articles in the public domain are free.  1851+

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Cover to cover full text from 47 national & international newspapers as well as selective full text articles from 390 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full text television & radio news transcripts.

Newsstand (Gale)
Search a collection or more than one thousand newspapers.

Nursing and Allied Health (Gale)
"All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum."

O

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale)
Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.

P-Q

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (Gale)
"Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authoritative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more."

Pop Culture (Gale)
"It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals."

Popular Magazines (Gale)
"Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".

PowerSpeak Languages (SFPL card required)
Online language learning program for Spanish, French, German, Manadarin, and ESL in Spanish.  Simulates gradual immersion through a series of stories and activities.

Primary Search (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. Articles are assigned a reading level (Lexile) indicator. 1990-

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators; highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles and more than 200 educational reports.

Psychology (Gale)
"This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals."

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Providing information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods; offering full text coverage for nearly 560 journals.

PubMed
Contains citations and abstracts from more than 4,600 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. The file contains over 11 million citations dating back to the mid 1960's. Not Full Text. Tutorial

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Regional Business News (EBSCO)     
Full text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Extensive coverage of topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy; offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles.

Religion & Philosophy (Gale)
Magazines and academic journals covering religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology and anthropology. 

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Science in Context  (Gale)
Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations; current scientific developments are covered in articles from more than 200 magazines and academic journals and links to reviewed web sites.

SFGate     
San Francisco Chronicle staff-written articles. Full text. 1995+

Small Business Collection (Gale)
Provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals.

Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Search magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, video, an online dictionary and encyclopedia by topic heading and even limit according to reading levels.

Student Resources In Context (Gale)
"Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events."

T-Z

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

United States History (Gale)
"As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher."

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)
Providing full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Vocations and Careers (Gale)
"Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals."

War and Terrorism (Gale)
"A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science."

The World Factbook
Country reports provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Updated every two weeks.

World History (Gale)
"As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. This compilation of journals provides robust and balanced coverage of this field, useful both to the novice historian as well as to the advanced academic researcher."