Library Online Databases

Below is the list of database available through the Information Technology Library.

  • If you want see a list of databases by subject, follow the subject links located below.
  • If you want to find a specific journal, magazine, or publication, search here: A-Z list of Journals and Magazines.


 Online Database List


Article, Journal and Book Citation Linker

Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database provides full text articles including newspapers, magazines, and peer-reviewed journals.

Index of articles from nearly 12,500 journals


Provides access to literary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

Biography In Context
Provides  information such as biographies and articles of and about various leaders and other notable persons.

Business Source Elite
Business database provides full text articles from various business publications including company profiles from MarketLine Report.  

CARLI Digital Collections
Access to digitized art and artifact collections such as the Saskia Art Images Collection.

Chronicle of Higher Education
Provides full-text access to articles related to higher education in the United States and abroad.

Cinahl Plus
Nursing and Allied Health database provides full text articles indexed in CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature).

Computer Database
Provides full-text access to various computer-related products, news, and reviews.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer health database provides content covering all areas of health and wellness. The database includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-Pal Drug Guide.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Online
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

Provides information on various journals.

Provides bibliographic records of education-related documents from various databases.

Education Resources Information Center provides full-text documents of various education-related articles.

Contains bibliographic records linked to full-text documents on ERIC.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Reference database provides encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Business Insights: Global
Provides company profiles, industry analysis, country profiles, countries statistical data and business related articles.

Gale Literature Databases
Provides access to three literature databases for cross-referencing. The databases are Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online. 

Index of U.S. Government Publications

GREENR Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and National Resources

Authoritative online resource that focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. (GREENR)

Provides access to Harper's Weekly 1857-1912.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Health Source database provides full text articles on many medical disciplines as well as features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health source database provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Historical Statistics of the U.S.

Provides access to Historical Statistics of the United States.

IICLE Smartbooks

An essential online research library concentrating on Illinois law. It contains electronic versions of more than 100 IICLE practice handbooks providing "how to" instructions often with sample forms

Provides full-text access to various journals related to business and management, literature, and other subject areas.

Key Business Ratios (Dun and Bradstreet)
Provides access to the last three years of industry norms and key business ratios published in Dun and Bradstreet. For other years and for complete D & B books, please check Mergent Archives database.

Provides information on companies, legal cases, news, and access to Hoovers and  The New York Times. This database is also an easy to search for your company's industry codes (SIC and NAICS).

Literature Criticism Online
Provides access to an extensive compilation of literary commentary from popular to scholarly. This database includes 10 literary criticism series such as Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center
Provides full-text articles to various literary works including reviews, criticisms, and many others.

MasterFile Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text covering subject areas of general interest.

Mas Ultra - School Edition
Provides general information of various subjects areas.

Indexes records related to all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing.

Mergent Archives
Provides full access to the archived Dun and Bradstreet industry norms and key business ratios. For the newest data, please check Key Business Ratios (Dun and Bradstreet) database.

Military & Government Collection
Provides full-text articles of topics related to all branches of the Military and Government.

Newspaper Source
Provides full-text access to various  regional, national, and international newspapers.

The On-Line Books Page
Listing of free books on the web.

Primary Search
Provides full-text access to general information of various subjects.

Index of worldwide conference proceedings.

Professional Development Collection
Provides full-text articles of various professional educator trade publications and education journals.

Regional Business News
Provides full-text articles from various regional publications including newspapers from metropolitan areas and many rural areas in the United States.

Sage Journals
Provides access to Sage Deep Backfile Collection.

Sage Reference
Provides access to various encyclopedias and other general reference resources.

Sanborn Maps of Illinois

Contains maps from Illinois for the time period of 1867 - 1970,

Saskia Art Images

The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture.

Something About the Author Online
Provides access to all volumes of the book series, Something About the Author. The series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys and Stock Reports
Provides industry surveys/analysis, stock reports, and fund reports.


Provides evidence-based content on over 8500 topics, graded treatment recommendations, a drug database, medical calculators, and patient education materials.

Provides in-depth analysis of financial information including stock reports, company analysis, and industry analysis.

Vault Online Career Library
Provides access to online career resources including company information, job postings, and many others.

Wall Street Journal
Provides full-text access to WSJ articles.

WestLaw Classic

A comprehensive collection of news and business information and law-related resources.

Provides access to various state, federal, and international legal-related publications including American Jurisprudence, and American Law Reports.

Index of materials found in online references such as Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Books of Facts.


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