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Databases: A-Z list

List of Databases

The databases listed are recommended for this class. However, depending on your topic the library may have other databases that you might find useful. Click here for a list of the library's databases.

Academic Search Complete Database

Access Science

Access Science logo

AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines. An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, it offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. With these and other online features, AccessScience is continually expanding the ways it can demonstrate and explain core, trustworthy scientific information in a way that inspires and guides users to deeper knowledge.

America: History & Life Database

ARTstor Database

Biography in Context Database

Book Index with Reviews Database

Business Insights: Essentials Database

Business Source Elite Database

California Digital Newspaper Collection

College Source Database

CountryWatch Database

CQ Researcher Database

eBooks: Academic Collection (EBSCO) Database

eBooks: Safari Tech Books Online (ProQuest) Database

eBooks: PLS Collection (EBSCO) Database

eBooks: PLS Collection (OverDrive) Database

ERIC (EBSCO) Database

Ethnic NewsWatch Database

Ethnographic Video Online Database

Films on Demand

Films on Demand

Films on Demand is an online library of streaming videos, covering a wide range of educational topics making it easily accessible to you and your students. Subscription includes various subjects including, Anthropology, Nursing, History, Languages, etc. Links to individual film titles and segments can be shared with your students via Canvas, email or your personal website.  Off-campus users will be prompted to login using a valid PLS library card.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Database

Gale Powersearch Database

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database

General One File Database

GreenFILE Database

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Database

Informe Database

JSTOR Database


Literature Resource Center Database

MasterFILE Premier Database

MEDLINE Database

Newspaper Source Plus Database

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Database

ProQuest Science Journals Database

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Database


Regional Business News Database

Religion and Philosphy Collection

Science in Context Database


Student Resources in Context Database

Super Search

U.S. History in Context Database

World History In Context Database