Statewide Information Databases

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Magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedia for all ages. Access to thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers (including New York Times 1985+ and Boston Globe 1980+), Encyclopedia Britannica, biographies, health and prescription drug information, US and World History,  newswires, business directories, investment reports, K-12 resources and electronic reference books.

Follow the link above to access all statewide database resources. You can also use the below PowerSearch feature or scroll down to access these resources directly!


Gale Databases

  • Academic OneFile, a comprehensive collection of authoritative periodicals and scholarly journals
  • Biography In Context, an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people
  • Business Collection, a comprehensive collection of business, trade, and international publications
  • Educator’s Reference Complete, a comprehensive collection of periodicals and reference content supporting the education field
  • Expanded Academic ASAP, an essential set of scholarly journals and general interest titles supporting research across disciplines
  • General OneFile, a comprehensive collection of general interest titles
  • Global Issues in Context, a resource that supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module, which offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more
  • Health Reference Center Academic, which includes periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies
  • InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition, which includes periodicals and reference book content supporting high school student research
  • InfoTrac Newsstand, a comprehensive collection of current and archival news content
  • Kids InfoBits, a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics
  • Literature Research Center, which offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world
  • Research in Context, which is created specifically for middle school students and combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more
  • Science in Context, an engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics
  • Small Business Resource Center, a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more
  • U.S. History in Context, an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History
  • World History in Context, a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race

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