Research Databases

The Library offers community access to many helpful online research tools and databases.

Looking to learn a language, brush up on resume writing or interviewing skills, or for help with homework?  Check out the online learning opportunities available with your library card.

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Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

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This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. 

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Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. The Educator’s Edition is tailored to the unique needs of teachers and is suitable for classroom environments.

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Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. The Primary Schools edition is tailored specifically to the needs of primary school students and teachers.

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Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. The Primary Schools edition is tailored specifically to the needs of secondary school students and teachers.

GreenFILE provides research on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources. 

ProQuest

HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content to create an invaluable resource for genealogists.

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The Image Collection database consists of more than 1 million total images. The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom. Images come from the Canadian Press, Getty Images, UPI, Antenna Audio, and the public domain.

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Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms. 

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Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. 

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MasterFILE Elite provides full-text magazines, periodicals and reference books covering a wide-range of subject areas. It also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

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Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags. Middle Search Plus is ideal for middle school students and teachers.

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Military & Government Collection is a database of full-text journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government. It is designed to offer current news to military members, analysts, policy makers, students and researchers.

Morningstar

Research more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds, build and analyze an investment portfolio and learn about stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and portfolios. You can access this database from home using your library card.

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Created especially for people who love books, NoveList is the premier online resource for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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Created especially for children and the adults who work with them, NoveList K-8 Plus is an online resource for reading recommendations which encourages reader success. Featuring an easy-to-use interface, kids can use NoveList K-8 Plus to find just the right books for their reading levels and interests, while parents, teachers and librarians can use it to find valuable teaching resources that will engage young readers.

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Points of View contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration. Primary Search is ideal for elementary school students and teachers.

Data Axle

Reference Solutions, formerly ReferenceUSA, from Data Axle is a powerful online reference and research tool that provides instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on U.S. businesses (59 million) and U.S. residents (310 milliion).

Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

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This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.

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Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources. 

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Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 230 peer-reviewed journals in education.

ProQuest

US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. With print and online editions, the titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and global events with journalistic balance and perspective.

Value Line

Value Line is a unique source of financial information designed to help investors make informed investment decisions that fit their individual goals and levels of risk by providing detailed analysis of publicly traded stocks.