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Literature/Humanities 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 6,800 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-American Music Reference - Text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies illustrating the musical heritage of African Americans.

African American Poetry Database - Consists of African American Poetry (1750-1900) and Twentieth-Century African American Poetry (1900-present) collections.

African American Song - Merged into American Song.

American Song - Part of Music Online package, information and recording regarding all varieties of American music.

Becomeopedia.com - 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 (1910-1975).

Book Collection: Nonfiction (AVL) - Abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on social studies and science, as well as information in careers, health, sports, adventure, and technology.

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.

Camellia Net - Shared e-audiobook and Adobe e-book collection.

Career Library (AVL) - Resource to help prepare for college or the workforce.

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

Classical Music Library - Part of Music Online package; information and musical recordings regarding classical music.

Communications and Mass Media Collection - From more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field, the key subjects covered include: advertising, public relations, literature, writing, and linguistics.

Contemporary Authors (AVL) - A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields.

Contemporary Literary Criticism (AVL) - Collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.

Documenting the American South - Sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.

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.

Famous Quotes & Authors  - Famous quotations and authors.

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 Biography and Genealogy Master Index, Contemporary Authors, General OneFile, LegalTrac, and Literature Resource Center.

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

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

Jazz Music Library - Part of Music Online package; information and musical recordings from jazz artists, ensembles, albums and genres.

JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences Collection I consists of an archive of over 100 refereed, scholarly journals.

Literature Resource Center (AVL) - Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.

LitFinder (AVL) - A suite of databases containing Essay Finder (full-text essays and discursive writing from 20th century), Poem Finder (text to over 500,000 poems from antiquity to present), and Story Finder (thousands of full-text classical and contemporary short stories). Explanations, biographies, literary criticism is also provided.

MLA Bibliography - A comprehensive database of 1.3 million citations covering drama, folklore, literature, and linguistics.

National Jukebox - Publicly-accessible historical sound recordings.

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

Oxford African American Studies Center - Reference and editorial collection concerning African American history and culture.

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

Oxford Music Online - Central location for resources useful for Music reference and research: Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.

Project Gutenberg - Public domain e-books and cultural works.

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, social sciences, and humanities.

Scribner Writers Series (AVL) - Over 1,600 full-text articles on writers and literary genres which each article concludes with a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

SIRS Discoverer (AVL) - Search in multiple or individual SIRS databases which include SIRS Researcher (general reference, health, business), SIRS Government Reporter (government documents, reference), and SIRS Renaissance (arts, humanities).

Smithsonian Global Music - Part of Music Online package; virtual encyclopedia of world’s musical and aural traditions.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Online version of this encyclopedia.

Twayne Authors Series - Twayne World, English, and US Authors (AVL) - In-depth literary criticism for about 600 authors focusing on the interpretation and discussion of an author's works with additional coverage on the lives and works of authors, major literary trends, their contributions to scholarship and criticism.

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

World Digital Library - Digital artifacts spanning the history of civilization.

African American Artists on Disc - Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.