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Arts, Humanities, Literature | Business | Career Preparation & Advancement |
Computers, Information Science | Education | Genealogy | Government | Health & Nursing |
History, Military, Political Science | Juvenile, K-12 Grades, Public Library | Law, Legal Resources |
Natural Sciences | Religion, Philosophy | Self-Help Center (for auto, homes, crafts, business, legal forms) |
Social Sciences, Psychology | Spanish Resources | Statistics | Technology, Engineering | Texas

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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.

Electronic Books Top
Ebook Central (ProQuest) 800,000+ ebooks from 650+ publishers.
eBook Collection (EBSCO) 400,000+ eBooks from academic publishers and university presses.
Project Gutenberg  59,000+ free eBooks. 
Wiley Online Library  22,000+ publications.

Encyclopedias Top
Britannica Academic  1 million+ content pages on 1,000+ topics.
CREDO
   2 million+ full-text reference articles in 740+ reference sources.
Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia  25,000+ articles.
Handbook of Texas Online  27,000 encyclopedic entries on Texas people, eras, and events.
Texas Almanac  Facts about the state, counties, and cities of Texas.  
Wiley Online Library  246 reference publications.  

News & NewspapersTop
Chronicle of Higher Education Weekly news source for colleges and universities.   
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive 1885-1977
  Searchable articles, photos, and graphics.
Newspaper Source Plus  75 million+ articles and media transcrips from 1,000 news sources. 
Nexis Uni  Articles from 15,000+ news, business, and legal sources.

Book & Serial Catalogs Top
Abilene Library Catalog  Library and electronic titles avaible through Abilene Library Consortium.
Google Books  Web search for book texts and bibliographic information.
Serials Directory  Bibliographic information for 250,000 U.S. and International serial titles. 
TeachingBooks  Information on 166,000+ books and resources for grades K-12.
Texas Group Catalog  Search Texas libraries in WorldCat.
WorldCat Union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries. 

Arts, Humanities, Literature Top
Book Review Digest Plus  Reviews from newspapers, review journals and popular magazines.
Essay and General Literature Index  250,000+ essays indexed in 9,100+ collections. 
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index  About women, sexuality during the Middle Ages.
Humanities Full Text  Full text and abstracts of scholarly sources in the humanities.
JSTOR (Journal Storage)  Multi-disciplinary archive of scholarly journals.
Literary Reference Center 250,000+ poems, short stories, novels, overviews, critical essays.  
Literary Sources  Full text of literary works, critical articles, reviews, biographical information.
Original Sources (Britannica)  420,000+ primary source documents, books, authentic images.
Play Index  Index of 30,000 classic, historical, and contemporary plays.
Short Story Index  Index of 4,500+ short stories written in or translated into English. 
20th Century Poetry (American and English)  Full text of modern poems.

Business Top
Business Abstracts with Full Text  Bus. newspapers, journals, trade journals, annual reports.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center Inc. risk preparation and evaluation.
Business Source Complete  Full text of business journals and reference works. 
Educational Adminisration Abstracts Index of articles on leadership, management, and research. 
Nexis Uni Business, legal and international news database.
Regional Business News  Full text of regional business publications.
Small Business Reference Center  "How-to" instructions on small business management.
Vocational and Career Collection Full text of 350+ trade and industry related periodicals.

Career Preparation & Advancement Top
Adult Core Skills Center  Tutorials for math and language skills, and U.S. citizenship.
Career Center Plus  Tutorials, test exams for workplace skills, WorkKeys Assessments, TOEIC. 
College Admissions Test Preparation Center  Tutorials for ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, and more.
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. 
Computer Skills Center Tutorials in computer basics, Internet basics, Microsoft, and more.
Job & Career Accelerator  Help with job preparation, practice tests for GRE, LSAT, and more.
LearningExpress Library   Help with career and job searches, resumes, cover letters.
Vocational and Career Collection Full text of 350+ trade and industry related periodicals.

Computers, Information Science  Top
Computer Skills Center  Tutorials in computer basics, Internet basics, Microsoft, and more.  
Computer Source  300 full-text journals and magazines covering computer topics.  
HCI Bibliography: Human-Computer Interactions Resources  126,000+ publications covered.  
Information Science & Technology Abstracts  Indexes articles, books, reports, patents. 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  Librarianship coverage back to the 1960s.  
Professional Development Collection  For education researchers and professional librarians.

Education Top
ACT and SAT Test Preparation Center  ACT and SAT tutorials. School and scholarship finder.
Chronicle of Higher Education  Weekly news source for colleges and universities. 
College Admissions Test Preparation Center  Tutorials for ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, and more.  
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.   
Educational Adminisration Abstracts  Index of articles on leadership, management, and research. 
ERIC Education Resources Information Center, from 1966 to present.
High School Equivalency Center  Language and math tutorial, preps for GED. Also in Spanish.
LearningExpress Library  Help with career and job searches, resumes, cover letters.
Professional Development Collection  For education researchers and professional librarians.
PsycINFO  World's largest resource of scholarship in behavioral science and mental health.
Recursos para hispanohablantes  Spanish resources for career skills, citizenship,  GED exam.  
School Center  Tutorials in language, math, science; exam preps. For elementary to high school.
Teacher Reference Center  Indexes 200+ journals for teaching pedagogy, best practices, etc.
TeachingBooks   Teaching information for K-12 fiction and nonfiction. 
WorldCat Dissertations   Bibliographic records for dissertations held in libraries around the world.

Genealogy Top
HeritageQuest Online  Essential database resource for genealogical and historical researchers.
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps  Digitized maps chart growth of Texas towns and cities.

GovernmentTop
Copyright Office Online  Copyright and fair use, registration, and law information. 
Federal Register  Federal agency regulations and Presidential documents.
Homeland Security Digital Library  Key policy documents on homeland security policy & strategy.
Military & Government Collection  270+ full text periodicals covering military news. 
National Archives  Legal & historical documents created by the United State government.
Political Database of the Americas Goverment information on Latin America. 
U.S. Government Publishing Office  Information products for the branches of the US Govt.
USA.gov
  Web portal to federal, state, and local government information.

Health & NursingTop
ACS Publications  Full text access to American Chemical Society journals.
Alt Health Watch  Holistic and alternative medicine research in 130+ journals and other sources. 
BioOne Complete  Full text of 200+ journals in biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
Cochrane Library  Collection of databases to inform healthcare decision-making.  
Consumer Health Complete  Articles from journals, books, and reports on health and wellness,
ETOH (formerly The Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database)
Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)  Info. from nursing and allied health journals, books, etc.
Health Source--Consumer Edition  Covers health, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and more.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic  840+ journals, some full texts, on nursing and health issues.
JoVE Journal Cancer Research  Video articles on cancer treatment.
MedicLatina  Spanish journals from renowned Latin American medical publishers. 
MEDLINE  Bibliographic database by the U.S. National Library of Science. 
National Cancer Institute (formerly CANCERLIT) Cancer genomic and clinical data.  
National Institutes of Health  Federal agency provides web links of 27 health related Institutes.  
Nursing Collection by Ovid Lippencot Springhouse Nursing electronic books.
PsycINFO World's largest resource of scholarship in behavioral science and mental health.  
PubMed  Biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.  
Salud in Espanol (Consumer Health Complete)  Reports in Spanish covering health and wellness.
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.

History, Military, Political Science Top
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Citations on Native American culture, history, and life.
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive Digitized pages of the Dallas area newspaper 1885-1984.
Federal Register Federal agency regulations, rules and notices, and presidential documents.  
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index  About women, sexuality during the Middle Ages.  
Handbook of Texas Online  Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas. 
HeritageQuest Online  Essential database resource for genealogical and historical researchers.
Homeland Security Digital Library  Documents on security policy, strategy, and management.  
JSTOR (Journal Storage)  Multi-disciplinary archive of scholarly journals.
Military & Government Collection  270+ full text periodicals covering military news. 
Military Database  Covers topics across all government and military branches.
Original Sources (Britannica)  420,000+ primary source documents, books, authentic images.
Political Database of the Americas  Goverment information on Latin America.  
Race Relations Abstracts  84,000+ records dating back to 1903 on race and ethnic studies.  
Texas Almanac  Facts about the state, counties, and cities of Texas.  
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps  Digitized maps chart the growth of Texas cities and towns.
United States Census Bureau  Data about the nation's people and economy.
U.S. Government Publishing Office  Information products for the branches of the US Govt.  

Juvenile, K-12 Grades, Public LibraryTop
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 fo 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 ResourcesTop
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 enviornment & regulations. 
U.S. Government Publishing Office  Info. products & services for all branches of the US govt.    

Natural SciencesTop
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 sceinces.
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.
JoVE Journal Cancer Research  Video articles on cancer treatment.  
JoVE Science Education Basic Biology  Video demonstrations covering biology.
JoVE Science Education Chemistry  Video demonstrations covering chemistry.  
JoVE Science Education Physics  Video demonstrations covering physics.  
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 enviornment & 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, PhilosophyTop
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 (for auto, home, crafts, business, legal forms) Top
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, PsychologyTop
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 ResourcesTop
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 Top
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.     

Technology, EngineeringTop
Advanced Technology & Aerospace Collection  26 million+ arts & industries records.  
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center  Risk preparation and evaluation.
Chiton Library (Gale: Chilton Library for car repair) Step-by-step car-care guidance.
Computer Source   300 full-text journals and magazines covering computer topics.  
Information Science & Technology Abstracts  Indexes articles, books, reports, patents.  
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  Coverage back to the 1960s. 
Materials Science & Engineering Collection Sources include scholarly journals and grey literature. 
OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information) Search tool for Dept. of Energy.
Science & Technology Collection  Full text journals covering scientific and technological areas.  
SciTech Premium Collection  Full text for journals covering scientific and technological subjects.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center Maintenance, repair guides for different models & brands. 
Technology Collection  Full-text content on advanced technology, aerospace, and more.   

TexasTop
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive Digitized pages of the Dallas area newspaper 1885-1984.
Handbook of Texas Online  Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas.
Texas Almanac  Facts about the state, counties, and cities of Texas.    
Texas Demographic Center
  Production and distribution of Texas demographic information. 
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps  Digitized maps chart the growth of Texas cities and towns.
Texas Reference Center  80+ full text journals and books about Texas.