Databases: General Subject Categories

General Subject Categories By Course Subject By Resource Type

General

EBSCO - Open EBSCO and select any or all of the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Gale - Open Gale and select any or all of the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Films on Demand - Films on Demand provides access to thousands of streaming videos in a wide range of subject areas. Films can be viewed in a web browser with no software to install or files to download.

ebrary - Thousands of full-text eBooks spanning multiple subject areas.

LexisNexis - Newspapers, business and industry reports, and legal information including law reviews, federal and state laws, and individual cases.

eLibrary - Magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, maps, pictures, websites, and audio-visual files.

Overdrive - A collection of downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks

Biography

Gale - Open Gale and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Note: For additional biography resources, try the "Encyclopedias and Reference" option in the subjects dropdown menu on the previous page.

Literature

Gale - Open Gale and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Salem Press Literature eBooks - View the full-text of a collection of eBooks from Salem Press. The Literature collection includes both literary criticism and in-depth biographical resources.

News & Current Events

eLibrary - Magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, maps, pictures, websites, and audio-visual files.

CQ Researcher - Lengthy, original, and comprehensive reports and analysis on current events.

Gale - Open Gale and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

EBSCO - Open EBSCO and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Infobase - Open Infobase and select the following resources or follow individual database links below.

Boston Globe - Full-text access to the Boston Globe from 1980 on.

Ethnic Newswatch - Over 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press; searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages and more than 100,000 articles in Spanish.

LexisNexis - Select the "news" search box.

Points of View Databases

CQ Researcher - Lengthy, original, and comprehensive reports and analysis on current news topics such as health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Reports include history of issues and analysis of multiple sides of each issue.

Facts on File Issues & Controversies - Issues and Controversies helps researchers understand the crucial issues we face today, exploring more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file, Issues and Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. This database is great for research papers and debate prep.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context - A source for information on today's pressing social issues. Great for opinion and argument papers. From Gale.

Global Issues in Context - Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. From Gale.

Facts on File Issues & Controversies in American History - This accessible educational database delivers dynamic, concise, and balanced coverage that provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.  From Infobase.

Points of View Reference Center - A collection of topic overviews and analysis presenting both sides of many current and controversial issues. Great for opinion and argument papers. From EBSCO.