Databases A-Z

For instructions or questions about these databases, please contact the library reference staff at 281-554-1101. 

AtoZ Databases Opens in new windowAtoZ Databases - 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents.
Academic Search Complete Opens in new windowAcademic Search Complete - Full-text database of periodicals and peer-reviewed journals in a wide variety of subject areas
Abricola Opens in new windowAgricola - More than 2.5 million bibliographic records from the National Agriculture Library dating back to 1970
Alt HealthWatchAlt HealthWatch - Full text articles for 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports concerning complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness

Bibliography of Native North AmericansBibliography of Native North Americans - Database of more than 110,000 citations of books, essays, journal articles and government documents of the United States and Canada
 BioMed Central Open Access Journals - Free access to selected medical journals
Biography in ContextBiography in Context - Narrative biographies, thumbnail sketches, and magazine articles with factual information on people throughout history
 Booklist Online - Book reviews from the American Library Association (Click here for access from outside the library)
Business Source CompleteBusiness Source Complete - Full text plus citations for over 1,200 journals dating back to 1886
Chilton LibraryChilton's - Automotive repair information for do-it-yourself (DIY) people

Computer Source - Nearly 300 full text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software
Contemporary AuthorsContemporary Authors - Biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 125,000 U.S. and international authors
Contemporary Literary Criticism SelectContemporary Literary Criticism - Full text critical essays on over 800 contemporary authors and their works
Consumer Health CompleteConsumer Health Complete - Full text from nearly 80 consumer health magazines on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health
Directory of Open Access JournalsDirectory of Open Access Journals - Indexed, abstracted and free full text access to selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas
Dictionary of Literary BiographyDictionary of Literary Biography - Over 12,000 biographical and full-text critical essays
eBook CollectionEBSCO eBook Collection - A collection of electronic books in a wide variety of subjects
ERICERIC - A database containing more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center
Funk and WagnallsFunk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia - 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas

GPO Access - Access official information from all three branches of the United States government
GreenFILEGreenFILE - Abstracts and citations concerning the environment and ecology
Handbook of Texas OnlineHandbook of Texas Online - Explore Texas with articles on people, places and events
Health Reference Center AcademicHealth Reference Center Academic - Citations and full text of nursing and allied health journals, some with images, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources
Health Source Consumer EditionHealth Source: Consumer Edition - Full text from more than 130 consumer health magazines
EBSCO Health Source NursingHealth Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Full text of 550 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines
Heritage QuestHeritageQuest Online - Database for people tracing the family tree

Information Science and Technology Abstracts - Citations from nearly 450 journals and other publications concerning classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication and electronic publishing
InfoTrac NewsstandInfoTrac Newsstand - Search newspapers from around the globe for full-text articles

Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts - Abstracts and citations for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas
Job & Career AcceleratorJob & Career Accelerator - Guides any job seeker through the most effective career selection and job search possible
Kids SearchKids Search - A kid-friendly interface that automatically searches across all applicable EBSCO databases simultaneously
Learning ExpressLearning Express - Practice exams for passing the GED, ASVAB, U.S. Postal Exams, and SAT

Legal Collection - Full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals

Library of Texas - Search multiple databases concurrently as well as catalogs of many other Texas public libraries
Literature Resources from GaleLiterary Databases - Search Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism and the Dictionary of Literary Biography simultaneously
Literature Resource CenterLiterature Resource Center - Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of noted authors
 Mango Languages - Self-paced conversational language learning courses
Mas UltraMas Ultra - School Edition - Full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines
MasterFile PremierMasterFILE Premier - More than 1,700 general reference, business, health and education resources
MedlineMedline - Citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals concerning medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, etc.
Middle Search PlusMiddle Search Plus - Full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines

Military and Government Collection - Cover-to-cover full text of nearly 300 journals and periodicals plus citations and abstracts for more than 400 titles
Natural and Alternative TreatmentsNatural and Alternative Treatments - Medical conditions and their conventional and natural treatments
(Access from inside the library only)
Newspaper SourceNewspaper Source - Cover-to-cover full text of 28 national (U.S.) and international newspapers
NoveListNovelist - Find the perfect to read
OverdriveOverdrive - Downloadable electronic books, audiobooks and movies
Primary SearchPrimary Search - Full text for nearly 70 popular elementary school magazines
Professional Development CollectionProfessional Development Collection - Includes full text for nearly 520 high quality education journals
 Public Library of Science - Free access to selected scientific and medical literature

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - A database concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods
Regional Business NewsRegional Business News - Full text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
Regional Business NewsReligion and Philosophy Collection - More than 300 full text journals covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy

Science and Technology Collection - 800 full text journals plus citations and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science
Scribner Writers OnlineScribner Writers Series - A comprehensive list of all writers covered in the Scribner Writers Series
Science OnlineScience Online -  Science database that includes complete texts of books and periodicals
SearchasaurusSearchasaurus - A kid-friendly interface to EBSCO resources for elementary school aged children
Student Research CenterStudent Research Center - A search interface designed specifically for secondary school students
Texas Digital Sanborn MapsTexas Digital Sanborn Maps - Historical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists
(Access from inside the library only)
 Texas Legal Forms - Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms
Texas Reference CenterTexas Reference Center - A school/public library database containing full text periodicals, full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and more

Transparent Language Online- Revolutionary language-learning programs for libraries, education, corporate, government, and independent learners.
 Thomas - Legislative information provided by the Library of Congress
 Thomas Register - Directory of industrial products and services
Topic SearchTOPICsearch - A current events database that contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources
TumbleBook LibraryTumbleBook Library - Children's audiobooks online
Twayne’s Authors OnlineTwayne's Authors Series - Reference sources on the topics of history, religion, science, and literature
Twentieth Century American Poetry
Twentieth Century American Poetry - Online access to great American poetry
(contact the Adult Services desk for a login and password)
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryVirtual Reference Library - Reference sources on the topics of history, religion, science, and literature
World Book DiscoverWorld Book Discover - Reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers
World Book Early World of LearningWorld Book Early World of Learning - Resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades with critical early childhood themes and language skills
World Books for KidsWorld Book Online for Kids - Easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools and activities
World Book Info FinderWorld Book Online Info Finder - Content and features designed for school-aged patrons' homework and research needs
World Book Reference CenterWorld Book Online Reference Center - Reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers
 World History Collection - Cover-to-cover full text of 150 titles dating back to 1964, including many peer-reviewed journals
WorldCat - Database of millions of bibliographic records from thousands of libraries
(currently no remote access)