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KCDL (Kraus Curriculum Development Library)

Provides access to curricula, education standards and frameworks. Some full-text.

LearningExpress Library

An interactive database which includes practice tests for standardized tests like the ACT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, U.S. Citizenship, and many more. Also includes computer training and career help. Users must create an account in the library.


Search newspapers, legal cases, companies, countries and biographical information.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Abstracts for articles on librarianship, classification, cataloging, information management, and more.

Literature Criticism Online

Critical analysis essays on 19th and 20th century literature, poetry, short stories, and drama.

Literature Resource Center

Critical essays and biographies on literary works and authors. Full-text.

MagillOnLiterature Plus

Critical essays and book reviews from the Magill literary series. Full-text.


Provides access to biomedical, health and life science journal citations. Limited full-text available.

Naxos Music Library

Large collection of classical music available online, including jazz, world, folk and Chinese music.

New York Times - Historical

Access full-text articles from the New York Times from 1851 to three years ago.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and journal, magazine and newspaper articles on current topics. Most full-text.

Oxford Art Online

Articles on all aspects of art and art history including artist biographies and links to art images. All full-text.

Oxford Reference Online – Premium

Over 100 full-text dictionaries and reference books on a variety of subjects including titles from the Oxford Companions Series.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database containing a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

Pop Culture Universe

Covers numerous people and topics in pop culture, including the arts, fashion, food and drink, literature, politics, sports and media, focusing primarily on the decades of the 20th century.

Salem Literature Reference Sets

Access our Salem reference sets online - database includes: Critical Insights, Critical Surveys, Magill's Literary Annuals, and Masterplots. 

Science Reference Center

A research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.


A collection of chemistry and related science information including substance and chemical reaction information.  Click here to create a user account when accessing SciFinder for the first time.

Short Stories for Students

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure.

U.S. History in Context

Contains thousands of articles from premium reference resources, journal articles, images, and primary source documents.  It is cross-searchable with World History in context.