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Databases by Broad Subject Areas
Browse lists of databases categorized as Business, Financial, & Legal Resources; Education & Career Related Resources; General & Multidisciplinary Resources; Health & Medical Resources; Humanities Resources; Librarian Resources; News Service/Newspaper Res
Digitized images of the pages of 1,100 American special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, and children’s and women’s magazines published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.
Access two million high-resolution images from museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. Tools include the ability to download, print, share, and organize images in your own account. All content is rights-cleared for educational use.
Citations for articles on architecture since 1934, covering the history and practice of architecture, archaeology, architecture design, landscape architecture, city planning, furniture and decoration, historic preservation, and interior design.
Contains citations of 17 million biographical sketches on over 5 million people from all time periods, places, and areas of study. Includes names, birth and death dates, and references to books containing biographical material on that person.
Full text biographical entries on over 650,000 people from all time periods and areas of study including videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. Can also search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.
Over 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Full text articles from over 450 journals and citations for over 750 journals. Coverage extends back to the early or mid-twentieth century for several core titles. Also includes over 5,400 author profiles for the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently published authors in the database.
Full text reports dating back ten years on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Seasoned journalists research and write each 12,000 word report, which includes three pro-con debates, a background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, a pro/con debate by representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Manuscript, printed, and visual primary source documents on the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences from 1500 to 2000. Includes manuscripts, rare printed materials, letterbooks, periodicals, diaries, and photographs accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, interactive maps, and an interactive chronology.
Over 2.5 million full text articles from 340 newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press from 1990 to present and over 300,000 full text articles of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. Of the 2.5 million articles over 625,000 articles (25%) are in Spanish.
Full text digitized pages from over 4,000 publications from Europe, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand from 1543-1945 on suffrageism, feminism, and daily life in the English-speaking world.
Manuscript, printed, and visual primary source materials from over twenty key libraries and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations around the world depicting the history of fifteen major commodities and examining the ways that they have changed the world. Commodities include chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine and spirits.
News, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, and statistics that are updated daily for over 250 country topic pages and over 400 issue pages. Also includes over 3,000 commentaries to provide background and guidance on the most significant topics.
Over 15,000 full text issues of alternative press newspapers, magazines, and journals produced during the latter half of the 20th century by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, and the extreme right-wing press.
More than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines including full runs of over 2,600 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Also includes over 60,000 DRM-free ebooks and over 2 million primary sources. Supports text mining/analysis and digital humanities research by providing datasets for journals, books, research reports, and pamphlets in the digital library.
Full text content from over 380 titles and citations for over 460 titles featuring information on over 140,000 authors from many genres and periods. Also includes plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, over 50,000 poems, and over 14,500 short stories.
Citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles, and dissertations from 1926 to present linked to full text where available. Also includes biographical information, overview essays, full text literary criticism, and reviews on over 130,000 writers including authors and illustrators of children's and young adult literature. Also contains over 5.6 million book reviews, over 150,000 full text poems, over 800,000 poetry citations as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Subjects include governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, and the structure of the armed forces.
Viewpoints from all perspectives on the most controversial issues using a variety of sources including journals, primary sources, reference sources, biographies, images, videos, audio recordings, news, magazines, statistics, and websites. Also browseable by topic in categories such as business and economics, health and medicine, society and culture, energy and environmentalism, law and politics, science and technology, and war and diplomacy.
Over 10,000 full text articles, over 2,500 images, over 450 primary sources with commentaries, over 200 maps, and over 150 charts and tables on subjects such as African American demographics, government, politics, business, labor, education, and the arts.
Videos of over 54,000 primary source testimonies from survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides including the Nanjing Massacre, the Tutsi in Rwanda, and others. All testimonies have digitized transcripts and are searchable to the minute.
Reference titles, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 primary source documents all combine to provide context on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in United States history.
Reference titles, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 primary source documents all combine to provide context on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history.