Researching with Databases

Check out the descriptions below to see which databases will be most helpful to your research!

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Gale Databases -- Search here for current and past articles.   (Checkbox to pick your databases--Global Issues, Infotrac Newsstand, and Opposing Viewpoints).

Ebsco --   Find newspapers and magazines from today or back to the 1970's. (Choose EbscoHost databases.  Scroll down to  select "MAS Ulta" and "Newspaper Source".)

Student Research Center (Ebsco) -- Current magazine/newspaper articles; simpler searching

Literary Databases

Gale Database --  Select Literature Resource Center, Scribner's Writers, or Twayne Authors and then search your keywords. (Also try Artemis Literary Sources)

Ebsco Literary Reference Center  -- literary criticism, author info

Encyclopedia databases

World Book Advanced -- includes information articles, atlases, current news

Britannica Encyclopedia -- including atlases and countries

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil (Spanish version of World Book encyclopedia)

History databases

ABC-Clio American History -- articles sorted by decades and historical eras

U.S. History in Context (Gale) -- images, original documents and articles about history; keyword searchable

Science and health databases

Greenr -- Current magazine/newspaper articles on science, energy and environmental issues

Global Issues in Context (Gale) -- Articles in science, health, technology related to global issues

Health and Wellness Center (Gale) -- Articles related to topics around diseases, health, alternative health, and wellness

Ebooks for research

Gale Virtual Reference Books -- keyword search full text reference books for your subject -- from mythology to philosophy to science and history

Academic and Education databases

Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) -- peer reviewed journal articles back to 1800's on topics relating to academics; many full-text

Professional Development Collection (Ebsco) -- journal articles primarily about education

Academic One Source (Gale) -- peer reviewed journal articles across many academic disciplines

Educators Reference (Gale) -- journal articles, reports, and sources also found in ERIC

Gale eBooks on education -- Full-text ebooks about education practices from ASCD