Databases


GENERAL DATABASES


Includes: SIRS Researcher (general reference), Government Reporter (information by and about the U.S. government), and Renaissance (arts & humanities).


PROQUEST DIRECT

Large collection of newspaper and magazine articles, as well as a separate collection of articles from educational and other scholarly journals.

eLibrary
Collection of reference articles, book chapters, maps, and pictures, along with a large collection of scholarly scientific journal articles. Also includes radio/TV transcripts.

LexisNexis Scholastic Universe
LEXISNEXIS SCHOLASTIC UNIVERSE

Our largest, most comprehensive database, including New York Times articles back to 1980, many regional & international newspapers, magazines, legal research, statistics, and more.


(Also includes Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Featuring literature, science and history information, including in-depth biographies, timelines, and literary criticism.


GALE DATABASES

Health Reference Center, Business & Company Resource Center, Agriculture Collection and many more specific subject databases.

 

LITERATURE

Novelist
NOVELIST

Identify both fiction and non-fiction books to read, read reviews, and learn more about books and authors through Author Read-alikes, Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks.

LitFinder
Full text poems, short stories, plays, author biographies, and criticism.

Literary Reference Center
This database offers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

SALEM CRITICAL INSIGHTS

(no home access)

 

ENCYCLOPEDIAS & DICTIONARIES


 

 

Oxford English Dictionary
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY

 

SOCIAL STUDIES


Explore the people, events and themes of our nation's history.


Detailed history and analysis of major wars.

CQ Researcher
Comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

SALEM HISTORY: THE FIFTIES, SIXTIES, SEVENTIES AND EIGHTIES IN AMERICA

(no home access)

CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

Covers history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. 
(Free online)


SCIENCE AND HEALTH

Grolier Online
GROLIER NEW BOOK OF POPULAR SCIENCE


GALE HEALTH REFERENCER CENTER

 


GALE AGRICULTURE COLLECTION


GALE GENERAL SCIENCE COLLECTION

Medline Plus

Comprehensive health database provided by the National Library of of Medicine.
(free online)