Explore All External Databases

Filter by Subject

Juvenile, K-12 Grades, Public Library

ACT and SAT Test Preparation Center  ACT and SAT tutorials. School and scholarship finder.
College Center Plus  Tutorials in multi-subjects; exam preps for CLEP, admissions, and more.
College Success Skills Center  Tutorials, articles, eBooks on academic and personal success.
Explora for Elementary  Relevant, reliable content for young learners.
Explora for High School High-quality content and technology for high schools.
Explora for Public Libraries  High-quality content and technology for public libraries.
High School Equivalency Center  Language and math tutorial, preps for GED. Also in Spanish.
MAS Complete  High school library database of high school magazines and reference books.
MasterFILE Complete  Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other sources.
Middle Search Plus  Popular magazines and other sources for middle and junior high school.
Primary Search  Full text elementary school magazines and other sources back to 1990.
School Center Tutorials in language, math, science; exam preps. For elementary to high school.

Law, Legal Resources

Adult Core Skills Center  Tutorials for math and language skills, and U.S. citizenship.
Copyright Office Online  Copyright and fair use, registration, and law information.
HeinOnline Legal information published by William S. Hein, provides access to many law libraries.
Legal Collection  Indexes respected, scholarly peer-reviewed law publications, some full text.
Legal Forms  Wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms.
Legal Information Reference Center  Full text of legal reference books and legal forms.
National Archives  Legal & historical documents & materials created & maintained by the US govt.
Nexis Uni  Articles from 15,000+ news, business, and legal sources.
Sustainability Reference Center  500+ full text journals covering the environment & regulations.
U.S. Government Publishing Office  Info. products & services for all branches of the US govt.

Multi-Subject Databases and Database Collections

Academic Search Complete  Academic research database for over 6,000 full-text journals.
DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals  Community-curated online directory to peer-reviewed journals.
EBSCOhost Leading provider of research databases.
Fuente Academica Premier  Full-text database of Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and academic books.
Gale Databases  Virtual Reference Library, Health and Medicine, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, ChiltonLibrary, LegalForms.
Google Scholar  Web search engine of full text or metadata of scholarly literature.
JSTOR (Journal Storage) Multi-disciplinary archive of scholarly journals.
MAS Complete  For high school libraries, full-text database of popular high school magazines and reference books.
MasterFILE Complete  Largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources.
Middle Search Plus  Full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Cross-curricular research database covering today's hottest social issues.
ProQuest Databases  Ebook Central, GeoRef, Military Database, SciTech Premium Collection.
Referencia Latina  Full-text Spanish-language database covers subjects in reference books, magazines, and health reports. SSRN (formerly Social Science Research Network) Full text academic papers in multiple subjects.
Texas Reference Center  Articles from more than 80 journals and books about Texas and Texans.
TexShare Databases  E-resources licensed for the exclusive use of Texas library patrons.
TOPICsearch  For high school and public libraries, covers current events and popular classroom topics.
USA.gov  Official web portal of the United States federal government.
Wiley Online Library  Authoritative collection of 7.5+ million articles in online research journals, books, and reference works.

Natural Sciences

ACS Publications (American Chemical Society)  Full text access to ACS journals.
Agricola  The National Agricultural Library citations of journal articles, books, and more.
Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection  Info. in agricultural and veterinary sciences.
Astrophysics Data System Abstracts and articles in astronomy, physics, geophysics, science ed.
Biological Science Collection  Journals, books, multi-media and more covering biological sciences.
BioOne  Searches 200+ leading journals in biological sciences.
CINAHL with Full Text (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature).
Earth, Atmospheric, & Aquatic Science Collection  Full-text content on geology & earth sciences.
GreenFILE  Covers human impact to the environment, including global warming & green issues.
HighWire Press  Full text life science articles, provided by Stanford University.
JSTOR Global Plants  Database of digitized plant specimens and botanical research.
National Cancer Institute (formerly CANCERLIT)  Cancer genomic and clinical data.
Natural Science Collection  Articles and multi-media on life, earth, environmental sciences.
OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information) Search tool for Dept. of Energy.
PsycINFO World's largest resource of scholarship in behavioral science and mental health.
Science (Gale in Context) Contextual information on significant science topics.
Science.gov   Gateway to 60+ databases and 2200+ websites from 15 federal agencies.
Science & Technology Collection Full text for journals covering scientific and technological areas.
Scientificjournals.org  Portal for online journals in engineering, sports, soil science, business.
SciTech Premium Collection   Full text for journals covering scientific and technological subjects.
Sustainability Reference Center  500+ full text journals covering the environment & regulations.
Toxicology Literature Online (TOXLINE) References covering effects of drugs & other chemicals.
U.S. National Library of Medicine  Portal for PubMed, MedlinePlus, Open-i, TOXNET, and more.

Religion, Philosophy

ATLA Religion Database (American Theological Library Association) Indexes religion articles.
Original Sources (Britannica) 420,000+ primary source documents, books, authentic images.
Religion & Philosophy Collection  Full text of scholarly journals spanning 100+ years.
Virtual Religion Index  Religion-related hyperlinks.

Self-Help Center

Chiton Library (Gale: Chilton Library for car repair) Step-by-step car-care guidance.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center  "How-to" instructions for hobby enthusiasts.
Home Improvement Reference Center  Full-text articles & images for home improvement & repair.
Legal Forms  Wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms.
Small Business Reference Center  "How-to" instructions on small business management.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center  Maintenance &repair guides for different models & brands.

Social Sciences, Psychology

ETOH (formerly The Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database)
Family Studies Abstracts  120,000+ records on topics such as divorce, family therapy, marriage.
Legal Collection  Indexes respected, scholarly peer-reviewed law publications, some full text.
Legal Information Reference Center  Indexes respected law publications, some full text.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service  Provides justice and drug-related information.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Covers today's hottest social issues.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection  Covers 480+ full-text psychology journals.
PsycINFO  World's largest resource devoted to literature in pschology and related fields.
Race Relations Abstracts  84,000+ records on race and ethnic studies dating back to 1903.
SSRN (formerly Social Science Research Network) Full text academic papers in multiple subjects.
Texas Demographic Center   Distribution of demographic information for Texas.
United Nations Statistics Division  Compiles and disseminates global statistical information.
United States Census Bureau  Data about the nation's people and economy.

Spanish Resources

Adult Core Skills Center  Tutorials for math and language skills, and U.S. citizenship.
Fuente Academica  Full-text academic database of Spanish- and Portuguese-language articles.
Medica Latina  Spanish journals from renowned Latin American medical publishers.
Recursos para hispanohablantes  Spanish resources for career skills, citizenship,  GED exam.
Referencia Latina  Full-text Spanish database of reference books, magazines, & health reports.
Salud in Espanol (Consumer Health Complete)  Reports in Spanish covering health & wellness.

Statistics

Texas Demographic Center  Production and distribution of Texas demographic information.
United Nations Statistics Division  Compiles and disseminates global statistical information.
United States Census Bureau  Data about the nation's people and economy.
;