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General/Multi-Disciplinary Databases

Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world’s leading journals and reference sources.

Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 7,300 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Academic Search Premier (AVL) - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 3,500 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Elite is a section of this database.

African Journals Online - Tables of contents and abstracts of articles from journals on agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences, published in Africa.

Alabama Mosaic (AVL) - Digital repository of images relating Alabama’s history, culture, places, and people.

Aluka - Digital library of resources from and about Africa. Page leads to links for both digital collections. - Description about various professions, the process and training needed to become a particular profession, along with salary and potential career paths.

Black Studies Center - Central location for resources useful for Black studies' instruction and research: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals, and The Chicago Defender (1935-1975).

Britannica E-books (AVL) - Unlimited access to 325 E-Books for ages 4 to adult, covering topics such as Biographies, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Culture, & Tradition, Science & Math, and Sports.

CareerOneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

Census Bureau - Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

CORE – COnnecting REpositories - Open access research outputs from repositories and journals throughout the world.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

EBSCOhost - Collection of databases which covers a variety of subjects and can be used to access more than one individual database. Databases include Academic Search Full-Text Premier, Alt-HealthWatch, Business Source Premier, ERIC, Health Source, MasterFILE Premier, and MLA International Bibliography.

EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service - Gateway to electronic journal articles that can be searched by subject, title, author or text word.

Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.

Encyclopedia of Alabama - History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online (AVL) - Online version of the print Encyclopedia Britannica with hyper-links to related information on the Internet.

Expanded Academic ASAP - Coverage: 1980-present. Scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers with full-text and images across many academic disciplines.

FindLaw - Information for legal professionals, students, public and business include legal forms, cases and codes, search for lawyers within a given area, among other subjects.

First Search -  Comprehensive resource covering arts and humanities, business and economics, general science, life sciences, social sciences, medicine and health sciences. Databases include WorldCat, ArticleFirst, and PapersFirst.

Galenet - Collection of databases which covers a variety of subjects and can be used to access more than one individual database. Databases include Contemporary Authors, General OneFile, LegalTrac, and Literature Resource Center.

GCFLearnFree - Tutorial website for basic technology and workplace skills.

General OneFile (AVL) - Comprehensive news and periodical article source from 1980 to the present.

General Reference Center Gold (AVL) – Variety of sources going back to 1980 to find articles on a variety of topics, many with full-text and images.

Global Newsstream - Full-text to over 1,300 newspapers, news websites, and blogs including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal. Formerly known as ProQuest Newsstand. - Reference site featuring an almanac, atlas, calculator/charts, dictionary, encyclopedia, images, and top 10 lists.

Informe (AVL) - Spanish-language magazines with full text beginning in 1999. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.

Internet Archive - Digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, and VII consist of an archive of over 900 refereed, scholarly journals.

Learning Express - Courtesy of Alabama Public Library Service, collection of career and education resources. Individual registration is required.

Library Literature and Information Science Full-Text - Abstracts from as well as some full-text of periodicals, e-books, e-journals, proceedings, pamphlets and library school theses regarding librarianship.

MasterFILE Premier (AVL) - Full-text for over 1,770 periodicals covering all subjects including general reference, business and health. Image Collections is included in this resource.

Military & Government Collection (AVL) - Full text for over 330 military related periodicals and general interest magazines.

Nexis Uni  - A comprehensive full-text database covering business, news, legal, company, and medical information. Formerly known as Lexis Nexis Academic.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Open Culture - Open information portal to freely available cultural and educational materials on the Web.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (AVL) - Full-text from history reference books and encyclopedias, 60 history magazines along with historical documents, biographies, photos and maps, along with media clips.

Oxford Journals Online - Oxford University-published journals which cover a wide range of subjects including biology, economics, health sciences, politicalscience, social work, and technology.

Oxford Reference Online Premium (AVL) - Collection of 100+ dictionaries, encyclopedias, and companion books published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford Scholarship Online (AVL) - 127 e-books relating to business and management, economics and finance, mathematics, public health and epidemiology, and social work.

Pew Internet & American Life - Information on issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world.

Pew Social & Demographic Trends - Pew reports written from 2005-present along with photographs, charts, graphs, and datasets.

Points of View Reference Center (AVL) - Essays and articles that present multiple sides of current issues. – Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues - Objective analysis of controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.

Pronunciator (AVL) - Active learning resources for over 80 languages.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.

Science Direct - Abstracts and full-text articles (along with backfiles) in a variety of subject areas covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, and social sciences.

Social Sciences Full-Text - Full-text access to the chief English-language journals in the social sciences.

Sports Reference - Statistics and resources for sports fans.

Vocational and Career Collection (AVL) - Full text for over 170 vocational and general periodicals.

Wiley Online Library - Full-text access to over 500 online journals and over 700 e-books in business, law, education, and the sciences (health, life, physical, and social).

WolframAlpha - Computable and systematic guide to knowledge in 30 disciplines.

World Public Opinion - An international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues.