Databases for Student Research


Art & Art History



Computer Science

Digital Media



Kinesiology & Human Performance

Modern Languages




Physical Therapy

Social Work

Sociology & Criminology


Physical Therapy

Social Work

Academic OneFile (Gale)

This collection of Gale databases is very broad and contains collections relevant to those researching business, criminal justice, mass communications, psychology, sociology, and health science.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

CINAHL Plus with Full Text is a research tool for nursing areas such as biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, consumer health and more. Some examples of the publications used are the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association. This database also offers access to health care books, standards of practice, educational software, book chapters and more.


JSTOR holds academic journals in subjects such as humanities, social sciences and sciences. This database also has images, letters, and other sources for academic uses. This database is easy to use because you can either search by keyword or by topic.


PsycARTICLES is a database that offers journals in the subjects of behavioral sciences. It also covers different areas of psychology including clinical psychology, developmental psychology, health psychology, social psychology, and more. Articles can be dated as far back as 1894.

ProQuest Central

ProQuest is one of the largest databases to which the library subscribes. It contains tens-of-thousands of journals, newspapers and magazines. Since it is so large, this database is exceptional at finding interdisciplinary topics.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection.


UpToDate® is an evidence-based clinical decision support system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care.

Most Frequently Used Databases