Multidisciplinary Databases


  • Academic Search Complete (Texshare)
    Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.
  • ArticleFirst
    Provides article citations from business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology and popular culture journals.
  • Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983
    Covers notable individuals from antiquity through 1983, including writers, artists, statesmen, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, educators, military leaders, teachers, actors, business people, and more.
  • Book Review Digest Retrospective: 1905-1982
    Provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction from key English-language popular magazines, newspapers, and academic journals from 1905-1982, with links to available full-text books on HathiTrust.
  • CollegeSource Online
    Provides college and university catalogs in cover-to-cover, original page format for both U.S. and non-U.S. schools. This resource can be accessed concurrently by only three users at a time.
  • CQ Researcher & Archive
    Covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Includes overview, tables & maps; opposing positions, bibliographies and more.
  • Credo Reference
    Collection includes full text of general reference dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotation books and atlases, as well as subject-specific titles. Features images, sound files, animations, and videos.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Contains articles, biographies, images and maps, as well as animations, videos, audio files and selected Web links.
  • Fuente Academica (Texshare)
    Unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia (Texshare)
    Basic reference resource that covers a variety of subject areas.
  • Handbook of Texas Online
    Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.
  • Internet Archive
    Offers access to historical collections of texts that exist in digital format, as well as some audio, moving images, and software.
  • Legal Collection (Texshare)
    Source for information on current issues, studies and trends of the legal world. Covers criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, ethics, the environment, and more.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe - See Nexis Uni
  • MasterFILE Premier (Texshare)
    Designed specifically for public libraries. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, science and more. Includes reference books, primary source documents, images, maps & more.
  • Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe)
    Provides news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Sources include U.S. and international newspapers, federal and state case law, codes, company information, and more.
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online
    Twenty-volume OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, with etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and pronunciation.
  • PapersFirst
    Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
  • PapersInvited
    Multidisciplinary alerting service that provides publishing opportunities via conference proceedings and special issues of journals.
  • ProceedingsFirst
    Index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
  • Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
    Online version of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature provides indexing of wide range of popular magazines and journals from 1890-1982.
  • Sage Research Methods
    Research methods tool for users in the social sciences, health sciences, and other disciplines. Contains content from books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and more.
  • Serials Directory (Texshare)
    Provides access to up-to-date bibliographic information, pricing, e-mail and Internet addresses for popular serials. Contains U.S. and international titles.
  • TOPICsearch (Texshare)
    Provides resources to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
    Source of information on scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.