Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Multidisciplinary electronic resource provided by EBSCO. Contains articles from magazines, academic journals, and newspapers. It also contains an image collection (top right, on green bar).

Agricola (EBSCO)

Article citations on all aspects of U.S. agriculture and life sciences.

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)

Articles that focus on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

America's Historical Newspapers (1690-2000)

Timeline and topic search covering issues, events, literature, inventions and more from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, globalization and other eras.

America's News

Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

American Indian Histories and Cultures (TexShare)

Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.

American West (TexShare)

From early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his ‘Wild West’ stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.

Artemis (Gale)

Search all these Gale databases at once:
Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticisms Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers on GVRL, Something About the Author Online, Twayne Authors on GVRL

Bibliography of Native North Americans - BNNA (EBSCO)

Articles on all aspects of native North American culture, history, and daily life.

Book Review Digest Plus (H. W. Wilson)

Brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of academic sources.

Business Abstracts with Full Text (H. W. Wilson)

Contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, reports from associations and more.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Fulltext access to peer-reviewd articles from business related journals on topics in economics, marketing, management, advertising, and accounting.


The world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals.

Computer Source (EBSCO)

Articles from journals and magazines about computers, electronics, and the Internet.

CREDO Reference

Find images, articles, quotations, biographies, dictionaries, and encyclopedias. Over 500 reference sources covering most areas of study.

eBook Academic Collection

More than 119,000 titles with new titles added monthly.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)

Search and view the full text of eBooks.

eBrary (ProQuest)

Ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools as part of the Academic Complete™ collection!


All EBSCO databases.

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Economia y Negocios (EBSCO)

Spanish-language articles from magazines published in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Spain, and the United States.

Education Administration Abstracts (not full text)

This database is NOT full text.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, thousands of company profiles, over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Seminar Series and Vator.TV


Maintained by the Department of Education, the ERIC website is the world's largest collection of education article citations

Essay & General Literature Index (H. W. Wilson)

Cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic & minority publications, journal articles.
Subject Area(s):‎ News & Newspapers, Literature & Language, Social Sciences, History, & Arts

Facts on File (Infobase Learning)

Facts on File includes the news service databases: Issues & Controversies, Today's Science, World News Digest.


Family Studies Abstracts (not full text)

This database is NOT full text.

FirstSearch OCLC

Search for articles outside of the databases SWTJC provides to request through Interlibrary Loan.

Fuente Academica (EBSCO)

Spanish and English-language articles from scholarly journals published in Latin America, Portugal and Spain on all major subject areas.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encycylopedia (EBSCO)

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


All Gale databases.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Online collection of general and subject-specific encyclopedias on all major topic areas.


Article citations for topics such as global warming, energy conservation, natural resources, and pollution.

Handbook of Texas Online

Encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

Articles from peer-reviewed journals, videos of medical procedures and live surgeries, and topic overviews.

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)

Articles from consumer health magazines, pamphlets, reference books, and Clinical Reference Systems reports.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic (EBSCO)

Articles from scholarly journals focusing on the medical disciplines.

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

Digital images of U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy & Local History collection.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)

Provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.

Humanities Full Text (H. W. Wilson)

Provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines.

Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) - (EBSCO)

Citations from library science publications, books, research reports, and conference proceedings.

Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.


Job & Career Accelerator (TexShare)

Career and job search platform designed to guide any job seeker through the most effective career selection and job search possible.


A collection of articles covering a variety of subjects including mathematics, statistics, art history, business, life science,  creative arts, literature, education, political science, marketing, health, nursing, and more.

LearningExpress Library (TexShare)

Comprehensive career-oriented and academic resources to help with job preparation, career advancement, career changes, and re-entry into the workforce.

Legal Collection (EBSCO)

Articles about criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics.

Legal Forms (GALE)

A collection of legal forms, information, and definitions for all fifty states.

Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

Indexes core journals, books, research reports, and proceedings in the library and information science field.

Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)

Contains information from reference works, books, and literary journals. Full text information on plot summaries, work overvivews, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems, short stories, author interviews.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

includes • Contemporary Literary Criticism®, • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism®, • Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism®, • Shakespearean Criticism Literature, Criticism from 1400–1800. Contains literary criticism from ten different sources including poetry, short stories, Shakespeare and drama.

Mas Ultra – School Edition (EBSCO)

Articles from popular magazines, plus some reference sources. Most articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile).

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

Articles on most topics including business, health, education, science, and social issues.

Medcom Streaming Videos

Videos for nursing and allied health students.

MedicLatina (EBSCO)

Spanish language collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.


Articles from biomedical journals maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events. Includes full text of 120 most popular K-12 magazines.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)

Articles and current news on U.S. and world military and government affairs.

Natural & Alternative Treatments

Covers medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

Full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

OCLC World Cat

Worldwide bibliographic database representing the library holdings of OCLC libraries.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Articles with pro and con viewpoints from reference works, magazines, academic journals, newspapers, primary source documents, and government and organizational statistics.

Play Index (H. W. Wilson)

Covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.


PMC is a free digital database of full-text scientific literature in biomedical and life sciences. (Some participating publishers, however, delay release (often six months) of their articles for a set time after paper publication). U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is an online archive of biomedical journal articles.

Primary Search (EBSCO)

Designed for elementary schools and children's reading rooms, this database includes full text of articles from over 50 of the most popular K-12 magazines.


ProCitizen is an online course to prepare New Americans for the civics, reading, and writing parts of the USCIS Naturalization Test. Includes 100 instructional videos in both English and Spanish.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)

Articles on educational development, pedagogical theory, and practice.


Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. Includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)

Articles on topics in psychiatry, psychology, and observational and experimental methods.

Race Relations Abstracts (not full text)

This is database is NOT full text.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

Articles from regional business publications on current events.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

Articles about world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, epistemology, and the history of philosophy.

Salud en Español

Consumer Health Complete in Spanish

Science and Technology Collection (EBSCO)

Articles from leading journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.

Science in Context (GALE)

Science In Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

SciTech Collection Premium (ProQuest)

The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

Serials Directory (EBSCO)

Publisher information and current pricing of most major periodicals.

Short Story Index (H. W. Wilson)

Provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories.

Small Business Referrence Center (EBSCO)

Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and how to create business plans.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)

Provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.

Something About the Author Online (Gale)

Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Teaching Books equitably gives all readers insights and opportunities that deepen their understanding and joy of the books they are reading.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

More than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities

Texas Reference Center (EBSCO)

Texas Reference Center is a Texas specific product comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. Texas Reference Center contains more than 75 full text periodicals, 150 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more.

Today's Science (Facts on File)

Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.



Information on hot topics from newspapers, periodicals, and government sources.

Twentieth Century Poetry (American and English)

Modern and contemporary American and English poetry from the early twentieth century to the present.

Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)

Articles from trade and industry magazines and journals.

World News Digest (Facts on File)

Brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the Facts On File World News Digest in print.