Reference Databases

Major Databases
Brill's New Pauly Encyclopedia
Covers Greco-Roman antiquity, from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe, as well as its continuous influence on culture and religion
Credo Reference
Fulltext Reference articles, plus video, audio, and images
Directory of Open Access Journals
A database of thousands of scholarly online journals
Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial | See login information
Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app!
Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks
Encyclopedia Britannica
Information on every topic imaginable
Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! see our How-To Guide for this database
Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks
Issues and Controversies
FullText articles on controversial topics
JSTOR
Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial
LexisNexis Academic
FullText journal articles, plus news, legal content, and business data. See our Lexis tutorial
National Newspaper Index
Index of newspapers from major newspapers 1977 - Present
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.
Oxford Reference Online Collection
240 fulltext reference books online
Points of View
Fulltext database presents arguments from all sides of controversial issues
PowerSearch
Search 44 scholarly databases at once! see more...
World Book Encyclopedia
Fulltext reference database on every topic imaginable
Additional Databases
ABI/Inform Global
Our Premier Business & Finance database - includes Wall Street Journal
ArchiveGrid
Descriptions of items in archival collections around the world
Cambria Press eBooks
A small collection of downloadable eBooks. See how to use these on a mobile device
Government Publications
Fulltext U.S. government publications
HeritageQuest Online
Find genealogical information on people and places from various sources
Humanities Ebook Collection
Over 2000 FullText Ebooks in history and the humanities
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory
Critical survey of figures, schools and movements in literary theory
LearningExpress Library
Practice Tests for Praxis, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Civil Service exams, and more! See our tutorial
Literature Resource Center
Fulltext access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses
Lynda.com
Learn software skills through hundreds of video training courses
World Almanac
Articles from Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs
E-Journals
Chronicle of Higher Education
News, info, and jobs for university faculty and administrators. See login information
Web Resources
American Columnists
Links to newspaper cartoonists, columnists, editorials
American FactFinder
Population, economic, housing, and geographic data
Black America Web
News and information featuring a wide array of viewpoints and perspectives
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Official Web site for the U.S. Department of Labor
childstats.gov: America's Children
Useful statistics and data about the life and health of America's children
Copyright Slider
Interactive copyright assistance
Dictionary.com
Dictionary and Thesaurus
Family Search
Genealogy resource
Fed Stats
Statistics from U.S. Federal agencies
Google
The most comprehensive search engine on the web
Grad Schools
Comprehensive information on graduate schools
Internship Programs
Find internships or post your resume for employers
journalseek.net
Large database of free online journal articles in many subjects
Legal Information for Tennesseans
See where to find legal help in your local Tennessee public libraries
Merriam-Webster Online Language Center
Dictionary and Thesaurus
NewsVoyager
Links to newspapers across the nation
Phrase Finder
Find sources of common phrases
Quotations Page
Find information on common quotes
Quoteland
Find information on common quotes
Roots Web
Genealogy resource
United States Census
Data about the people and economy of the United States
Weather
Weather information and news
Your Dictionary.com
Glossaries, Dictionaries, Translators