The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world’s leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
One of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.
Index to journal articles, conference papers, books, monographs, theses, technical reports, and non-conventional literature covering all aspects of marine, brackish, and freshwater environments.
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Rare ancient manuscripts, early printed books, and documents from the 10th to 20th centuries combine to tell the story of the shared heritage of Europe and the Middle East across the course of a millennia.”
Resources that teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.
Now through June 1, 2020 -“Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature. Edited and curated by Yale University professor Harold Bloom, one of the world’s leading literary scholars, this database includes thousands of critical essays, author biographies and character analyses, the full content of hundreds of books from our extensive reference collection and more than 1,000 classic works of literature, thousands of questions for discussion and writing, thousands of full-length poems, essays providing guidance on writing papers, full-length videos of classic stage performances and film adaptations of literary works, and a Shakespeare Center housing in one convenient location the database’s treasure trove of content on all things Shakespeare.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“This comprehensive resource comprises an exceptional collection of richly illustrated books packed with practical tools, guidance, and inspiration for students on practice-led visual arts courses.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Bloomsbury Cultural History is an interactive online resource providing students, researchers, and scholars with exclusive digital access to Bloomsbury’s ground-breaking Cultural Histories series.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of education and childhood studies around the world.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers features thousands of critical biographical entries on individuals who have contributed to the history of thought and philosophy. Discover a global history that covers a broad range of traditions, subjects, schools of thought, and regions.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Bloomsbury Medieval Studies is a new interdisciplinary digital resource with a global perspective. It brings together high-quality secondary content with visual primary sources, a brand new reference work and pedagogical resources into one cross-searchable platform, to support students and scholars across this rich field of study.”
Now through May 31, 2020 -“From acid house to zydeco, and from Acapulco to Zanzibar, Bloomsbury Popular Music provides unrivalled scholarly coverage of modern popular music worldwide, covering the mid-20th century to the present day.”
Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. The ideal convergence of science and serendipity, this online resource leverages the Internet’s unique capacity to create, build, communicate and sustain communities of readers.
Boston Globe (ProQuest Newsstand)
Searchable access to the back file of the Boston Globe, covering the period from 1872-1982.
Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
Powered by InfoTrac, it includes more than 1,800 titles. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.
With global coverage in business and economics, the collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, and working papers as well as trade publications, market research reports, and key periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Economist, and Australian Financial Review.
Gale’s Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, Career Transitions helps library users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.
Case Studies in Sport Management (CSSM) is the only journal dedicated to case studies in sport management.
Deliver reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years.
Now through May 31, 2020 -“The Churchill Archive is designed to support teaching, study and research, providing an invaluable resource for a wide range of courses. It includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965. Documents range from Churchill’s personal correspondence to exchanges between the great leaders of the 19th and 20th centuries.”
Powered by InfoTrac, the Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.
An online reference tool that provides access to the full-text of over 200 authoritative reference sources.
Includes over 300,000 records representing hundreds of journals from around the world.
The Criminal Justice Collection informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
The Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Drama Online is an award-winning digital library of over 2,500 playtexts, 400 audio plays, 300 hours of video and 370 books of criticism and performance practice from leading theatre publishers and companies.”
Now through May 8, 2020 – Ebook central contains over a million digital works from more than 750 publishers.
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator–from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty.
The most detailed and comprehensive online encyclopedia in the Spanish language.
Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs, Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. (Formerly; Small Business Collection and Small Business Resource Center)
Offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Now through June 1, 2020 –“The award-winning Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning. This database includes 140 industry profiles; more than 3,000 profession profiles; a graduate, undergraduate, nursing, and vocational school finder and database; an internship and apprenticeship database; a financial aid database; step-by-step education and career-planning timelines; an extensive, 180-question career assessment; exclusive career profile video interviews; a sample résumé and cover letter database; and an industry associations and resources directory.”
Provides online access to over 20,000 streaming educational videos and video clips across a wide range of academic disciplines.
10.4 million articles for students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in the Wilson Art Index and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.
A bibliographic indexing and abstracting database covering the scientific and technological literature relating to food, drink and nutrition.
Indexes and abstracts international and domestic forest, wood science, and agroforestry research articles, books, and conferences, with content from 1939 to present.
GiC: Environmental Studies focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. A one-stop site, this resource provides news, background information, video, unique commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in highly accessible, visually appealing research areas, covering relevant categories including energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, economic development. (Fromerly; GREENR)
Student Resources In Context provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of academic skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation. (Formerly; Student Resources in Context)
Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. (Formerly; Research in Context)
Gale Databases (Complete List)
Contains literary, cultural, health, legal and business databases.
Gale Legal Forms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle or stress with Gale Legal Forms.
Criticism and interpretation of plays, novels, poetry, and short stories, as well as biographical essays on authors. Databases include: Twayne’s Authors Series, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Scribner’s Writers Series.
This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. (Formerly; InfoTrac Newsstand)
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
General OneFile is Gale’s largest general-interest database, serving as the public library’s ultimate periodical resource, with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.
With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas. More than 350 full-text, non-embargoed journals are covered; updated daily, this collection includes more than 1.6 million articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry.
This comprehensive geosciences database contains 3.4 million bibliographic records to the geosciences literature of the world.
Contains unedited records that are still in the process of being indexed, prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database.
Full text of major national newspapers including USA Today, New York Times, and the Chicago Tribune among others.
Health Reference Center Academic integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters and select consumer health information sources with full-text reference works and hundreds of health-related multimedia. (Formerly; Health Reference Center)
Health & Wellness Resource Center offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues.
Now through April 22, 2020 – HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Subjects Include: Political Science, History, Criminal Justice, Religious Studies, International Relations, Women’s Studies, Pre-law, Business/Economics, And many more!
Offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Content from over 500 industry journals providing coverage of historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field. Includes cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials.
Articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.
Provides a platform for the dissemination of peer-reviewed research and information on the unique aspects and divergent activities associated with sport communication.
Now through June 1, 2020 -“Issues & Controversies helps student researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format, all articles provide essential context, supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources. Many issues feature original videos and educator resources as well as live debates, newspaper editorials, audio content, and breaking news. Issues & Controversies presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias to inspire thought-provoking debates and enhance research writing skills.”
Thought-provoking editorials, research articles, and reviews that examine a number of areas as they relate to the management, governance, and consumption of sport.
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Leadership and Management provides access to academic journals and other reference content for educators. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development. (Formerly; Professional Collection)
LearningExpress is comprised of a comprehensive selection of interactive online tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books, and high-stakes test preparation — modeled after official tests. LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals.
A full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.
Thousands of high-quality articles on authors and their works, including critical, biographical and contextual information, covering all time periods and from around the world.
Enables historical societies, libraries, and other cultural institutions across the state to upload, catalog, and manage digital copies of historical items from their collections.
Includes citations, abstracts and some full-text from journals in medicine and related fields, including psychiatry.
Includes definitions for over 470,000 words and 140,000 word etymologies.
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
The MyHeritage database includes birth, death and marriage records from 48 countries, the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses, immigration, military and tombstone records and more than 2 billion family tree profiles. Due to the ongoing content contributions by individual users, the database grows at an average pace of more than 1 million records each day.
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
A publisher of high impact scientific and medical information covering the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences.
New York Times (ProQuest Newsstand)
Searchable access to the back file of the New York Times.
Niche Academy is an award winning online learning platform that includes quick video tutorials for many of the resources you’ll find in both the Thomas College Library resources and in the Digital Maine Library.
US Northeast Newsstream covers news sources from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Included are index to and full text coverage of five Maine newspapers: Bangor Daily News, Kennebec Journal, Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal, and Morning Sentinel. (Formerly; Maine Newsstand)
A comprehensive readers’ advisory resource, NoveList Plus enables users to find titles, articles, and lists for both fiction and nonfiction needs.
A reader’s advisory and curricular resource database for young readers.
Focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment.
Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. Useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries.”
Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.
Contains over 2.3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines.
Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.
Discover a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.
Now through May 31, 2020 -“Screen Studies is a dynamic new learning and research platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering integrated and diverse content to support moving image studies.”
Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.
Now through May 31, 2020 -“A richly layered resource devoted and dedicated to research, study, and teaching in theology, biblical studies, and religious studies.”
Now through June 1, 2020 -“Boasting a contemporary design and powerful features, Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Featured articles offer access to related content such as crossword puzzles, cartoons, and questions; additional articles that place news and discoveries in context; and interviews with scientists that bring the research to life.”
Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series.
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.
Provides insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.
Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. This collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Indexing to and full text coverage of the nation’s leading business daily from 1984.
Researchers accessing the more than 1.7 million articles in the War and Terrorism Collection will gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.
Engage advanced students and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship.
Now through June 1, 2020 -“For more than 75 years, World News Digest has been a go-to resource for context and background on key issues of both historical events and breaking news. With more than 300,000 original articles and a vast archive covering every major event since its inception, this database offers concise summaries of current events and clearly written essays on the top issues of the day. Hundreds of institutions—including CNN, ABC News, the CBC, NPR, and the parliaments of Canada and Australia, to name just a few—rely on World News Digest for a broader view of the issues that matter today.”
World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
Now through June 1, 2020 -“Writer’s Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing, provides a wealth of vocabulary-building dictionaries, and presents a step-by-step guide to writing a good essay.”