Databases A-Z

ABI INFORM Collection (Proquest)

- The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline.

Academic Search Complete

- via EBSCOhost - multidisciplinary index for scholarly journals and magazines with over 5,500 full-text periodicals


McGraw-Hill Pharmacy database


- McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

ACM Digital Library

- Association of Computing Machinery journals & publications

ACS Publications

- American Chemical Society journals - complete collection plus archives

AFI [American Film Institute] Catalog

- comprehensive from 1893 to 1974, with records for selected major films from 1975-2011

African American Experience 1693-1830

- Published by Readex, a division of NewsBank, inc., in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society. Compilation of images of works published from 1693-1830, written by or about members of America's black populace. An ideal resource for individuals and students who need primary sources.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

- via EBSCOhost - More than a thousand drug information monographs for consumers

Alexander Street Press- Black Studies in Video

Collection of videos on Black Studies.  

Alternative Health Watch

- via EBSCOhost - articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care

America: History and Life

- via EBSCOhost - index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States

American Geophysical Union Journals

- we have fulltext access to some of the AGU titles: Journal of Geophysical Research (Atmospheres, Biogeosciences, Earth Surface, Oceans, Planets, Solid Earth, Space Physics) plus Geophysical Research Letters

American Mathematical Society (AMS) Journals

- AMS peer-reviewed journals. Our VIVA subscription includes access to: Journal of the American Mathematical Society, Mathematics of Computation, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society. Click Search eContent for the searchable interface.

American National Biography Online

- biographies of deceased prominent Americans

American Physical Society Journals (APS)

- search fulltext journals here

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

- WPA Slave Narratives - stories of American slaves as told by the former slaves themselves.

American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Journals

- fulltext journals from ASPB

Annual Reviews

- Biomedical, Physical and Social Sciences - coverage from 2000 - 2016 ONLY

AP NewsMonitor

- via EBSCOhost - Real-time full text wire feed content from the Associated Press

Article First

- via FirstSearch - index of articles from the contents pages of journals


- an image database with images pertaining to art and architecture

Associates Programs Source

- via EBSCOhost - focus on disciplines of study within associate degrees and certification programs

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

- via EBSCOhost - index of architectural periodicals

Biography Reference Bank

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext biographical sources

Biological Abstracts

- via EBSCOhost - (10 User Limit) collection of bibliographic references to life science journal literature

Biological Sciences

- via Proquest - abstracts and citations to articles in biological sciences


- via Proquest - index only version of BioOne

BioOne Complete

- fulltext Biology journals

Black Studies Center (Proquest on Chadwyck-Healey)

- Comprised of Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, historical black newspapers, current scholarly journals from International Index to Black Periodicals and The Marshall Index, and citations from the Black Literature Index

Business Source Complete

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext scholarly journal articles on business

Cambridge Journals Online

- Archive only for 2001 - 2007 - fulltext journals from Cambridge University Press

Chicago Defender (1910-1975) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

- The Chicago Defender is a Chicago-based newspaper founded in 1905 by Robert Sengstacke Abbott for primarily African-American readers. This subscription covers publication dates 1910 - 1975 

Choice Reviews Online

Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine

Choice Reviews Online

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

- Chronicling America , a free resource, is a website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP),  a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC),

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online

 - information resources on International Affairs


- via EBSCOhost -full text articles for nursing & allied health journals


- via FirstSearch - index of Latin American journals in the Sciences and humanities

Clinical Pharmacology

- Search for information on pharmaceuticals - made available by the School of Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacology powered by ClinicalKey

- Search for drug monographs, indications, reactions, and more - provided by School of Pharmacy

Cochrane Library

- The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration

Communication & Mass Media Complete

- via EBSCOhost - journals in communication and mass media

Computer & Information Systems Abstracts

- via Proquest - index of journals about computer Science

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

- via EBSCOhost - academic journals and professional publications on computing and applied sciences

Consumer Health Complete

- via EBSCOhost - consumer health information

Contemporary Women's Issues

- via Gale - multidisciplinary full-text database with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (Taylor & Francis)

 (Taylor & Francis) - from CRC Press, the online version of the print Reference Book

CRCNetBase (Taylor & Francis ebooks)

- Engineering Reference Books and handbooks

CREDO Reference Collection

- collection of online Reference books and encyclopedias


- Open Access (FREE) - Dialnet is a Spanish database that indexes scholarly journal articles, book chapters, theses and monographs published in Spain. Subject coverage is diverse - from science, technology, law and business to art, history, language and literature.

Directory of Open Access Journals

free full text scholarly journals

Dissertation & Thesis Global

- via Proquest - ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses

E-Journals (Electronic Journal Service) via EBSCO

- fulltext access to over 1000 ejournals Harvey Library subscribes to

EBOOKS on EbscoHost

- access ebooks formerly know as Netlibrary (also accessible in library catalog)

EconLit with Full Text

- via EBSCOhost - EconLit with Full Text contains articles on economic development, history, and macroeconomics with all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for nearly 600 journals, including the American Economic Association journals

Economia y Negociosis

- via EBSCOhost - over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals

Education Research Complete

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext journals in Education

Encyclopedia Britannica

- online version of Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia of Ancient History

- (Wiley Online Library) Comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship on the ancient Mediterranean world

Engineering Research Database

- via Proquest - index of articles and reports covering mechanical engineering, civil engineering, transportation aerospace 

Environment Complete

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext articles in ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, pollution & waste management, environmental technology 

Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management

- via Proquest - index of articles about environmental sciences


- via FirstSearch - (Education Resource Information Center)


- via Proquest - (Education Resource Information Center) 


- via U.S. Department of Education - (Education Resource Information Center)

Ethnic NewsWatch

- via Proquest - publications of ethnic, minority & native press (2 user limit)

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

- via EBSCOhost - based on the authoritative bibliography "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750" this index is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples


- Business News & Company Data

Federal Digital System (FDSYS)

- Federal Digital System (FDSYS) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government


- via Proquest - FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus is a bibliographic resource covering the foremost academic and popular film journals up to the present day

Films On Demand: Master Academic Package

Film streaming database which includes content from Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody award-winning documentaries to A-list performances spanning the arts.

Fuente Académica

- via EBSCOhost - scholarly Spanish language journals

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

- via EBSCOhost - online version of the encyclopedia


- (2 user limit) - via Proquest - publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas

Global Road Warrior

- Global Road Warrior is the most comprehensive country cultural database on the market today. Featuring in-depth information on 175 countries, Global Road Warrior will give your students a level of insight into each country that cannot be found anywhere else. Global Road Warrior is a great resource for international studies, cross cultural studies, international business, social sciences, women’s studies, language studies, and studying abroad programs

GPO Monthly Catalog

- via FirstSearch - (Government Printing Office) - Covers all types of US government documents from 1976 to present

Granger's World of Poetry

- definitive source for locating a poem from Columbia University Press

Great Lives From History - African Americans

- Covers more than 800 essays on African Americans from colonial times through the present


- via EBSCOhost - collection of scholarly and general-interest titles on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling


- (Harper's Weekly Magazine: 1857 - 1877)

Health Source Consumer Edition

- via EBSCOhost - consumer health information

Health Source: Nursing & Academic Edition

- via EBSCOhost - journal index on nursing and health

High-Wire Press

- free collection of fulltext health science journals from Stanford University

Historical Abstracts

- via EBSCOhost - index of articles with historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present

Homeland Security Digital Library

- free collection of unclassified government documents related to homeland security policy sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Hoover's Online

- detailed company reports and industry profiles

Hospitality & Tourism Complete

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext articles on hospitality and tourism

Humanities International Complete

- via EBSCOhost - full text of journals, books and other published sources

IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP)

- Online subscription to IEEE journals, magazines and transactions

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL)

- Online access to 27 society magazines and transactions and more than 4,100 conference publications

IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CSDL)

online access to 27 society magazines and transactions and more than 4,100 conference publications

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

 - IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) includes access to the full text of IEEE content published since 1988 with select content published since 1872 - journals, transactions, magazines, conference proceedings, and more (NOTE: this sub is temporary for 2016)


- via EBSCOhost - world's leading bibliographic database covering the fields of physics, electronics, computing, control engineering and information technology. Includes over 8 million records from technical and scientific journals 

Institute of Physics Journals

- Current journals published by IOP plus perpetual access to Archives 1874 - 1993

International Index to Black Periodicals

- (4 user limit) - via Proquest - more than 150 international scholarly and popular periodicals in Black Studies

International Pharmaceuticals Abstracts

- (4 user limit) - via EBSCOhost - over 750 pharmaceutical, medical, and health-related journals published worldwide


Scientific Research and Education


- (Arts & Sciences 1 - 4, 6, 7 and Life Sciences) - multi - subject collection of fulltext journals

JStor: Arts and Sciences Collections 1,3,4

contains many journals in history

Kanopy - Streaming Video Collection

- Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more.

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

- (Wiley Online Library) Online encyclopedia presenting a wide scope of entries on chemical substances including properties, manufacturing, and uses.

Learning Express Library

- contains grad school entrance exams, career test preparation, resume writing & interviewing skills, math, reading and writing skills improvement. When logging in for the first time, you must create a personal username and password of your choice. Use that same username and password each time you access LearningExpressLibrary.

Legal Collection

- via EBSCOhost - fulltext scholarly law journals

Library, Information Science & Technology (LISTA)

- via EBSCOhost - index of publications in Library Science

LION - Literature Online

- more than 355,000 works of English and American Poetry, drama, prose, and 382 fulltext literature journals - CANCELLED as of July 31, 2017

Literature Resource Center

- via Gale - contains the Dictionary of Literary Biography Series (DLB), Contemporary Authors Series (CA), and Contemporary Literature Criticism Select (CLC - Select)


- via EBSCOhost - contains Masterplots and Masterplots II, Cyclopedia of World Authors, Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill's Literary Annual, Magill Book Reviews, biographies and author essays from MagillOnAuthors, produced by Salem Press.

MAS Ultra - School Edition

- via EBSCOhost - full text general interest publications at high School level

MasterFILE Premier

- via EBSCOhost - designed for public libraries provides full text for nearly 1,750 general periodicals and reference books


- via American Mathematical Society - comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940

MathSciNet - via EbscoHost

- Same content as via American Mathematical Society but on the EbscoHost platform - comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature since 1940


- via EBSCOhost -peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish


- via FirstSearch - index of articles from medical and life science journals from National Library of Medicine


- via Proquest - index of articles from medical and life science journals from National Library of Medicine

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

- via EBSCOhost - a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 testing instruments


- powered by D&B's Hoover's, Intellect provides access to private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. It also provides access to contact information for over 210 million U.S. consumers using WhitePages Pro data


- MERGENT ONLINE includes US Company Data, International Company Data, US Annual reports, International Annual reports, Country profiles, detailed Company financials, EDGAR reports and MERGENT HORIZON includes comprehensive coverage for all companies that are actively traded on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ, with enhanced product level detail for 3,700 companies in the Healthcare, Technology, Media, and Finance sectors.


- access to drug identification data, drug interactions, IV compatibility, and more NOTE: off-campus access requires a PW. Call the Reference Desk at (757)728-6637

Military & Government Collection

- via EBSCOhost - index of publications about the military & government

MLA Directory of Periodicals

- via Ebsohost - provides detailed information on over 6,000 journals and book series that cover literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing. Articles published in works listed in the directory are indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.

MLA International Bibliography

- via Ebscohost - citations to journal articles, books and dissertations on language, literature, linguistics, and literary criticism

Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences

- (Wiley Online Library) This online reference work offers an in-depth overview of all nanomaterials and their synthesis and nanoscale technologies and fabrication methods towards the life sciences

NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI)

- access publicly available NASA and NACA reports, conference papers, journal articles

Natural Standard

- evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies

Nature Online

- fulltext of the journal Nature back to 1950

NAXOS Music Library

- (5 user limit) - features audio recordings of Classical Music, Jazz, Blues, World and Chinese Music - over 80,000 tracks

News Wires

- via EBSCOhost - Associated Press real-time full text wire feed

Newsbank - Access World News

comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people

Newspaper Source Plus

- via EBSCOhost - cover-to-cover full text for 131 national & international newspapers


- via Ebscohost - Real time full text wire feed content from Associated Press, UPI, PR Newseire, Xinhua, CNN and Business Wire

Nursing Full Text Plus

- via OVID - fulltext journals in nursing published by Lippincott Williams Wilkens (LWW)

OMNI File Fulltext Mega Edition

- via EbscoHost - a multi-subject database providing the complete - indexing, abstracts, and full text - from 6 of Wilson's full-text databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Wilson Business Full Text. Full-text articles from 5 additional periodical databases are also included: Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text

Opposing Viewpoints

- via Gale - Opposing Viewpoints In Context  research tool covers today’s hottest social issues, and supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

Oxford Art Online

- (3 user limit) - entire text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.) with annual additions of new material and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001)

Oxford English Dictionary Online

- entire text of the 22-volume Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition

Oxford Music Online

- (3 user limiti) - contains Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music, Oxford Companion to Music

Oxford Reference Collection Online

- collection of online Reference books on every subject

Oxford University Press Journals

- fulltext journals from Oxford University Press


- via FirstSearch - a collection of Conference Papers

Policy Map

- PolicyMap is a web-based online data and mapping application that provides access to over 15,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries.

Prep-Step (Learning Express Library)

- Prep-Step from Learning Express Library contains a variety of Test Preparation Workbooks and Practice Tests such as: College Success Skills, Placement Test Preparation, Grad School Admissions Preparation and Tests, Core Math & Science Skills Review, Core English Skills Review, Basic Computer Skills, various entrance exams and occupation exams, and more. You must create a personal account to save exams

Primary Search

- via EBSCOhost - full text popular magazines for elementary school research


- via FirstSearch - Conference Proceedings

Project Gutenberg - Free Ebooks

- Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Project Muse

- fulltext journals from John Hopkins University Press


- via APA PsycNET - fulltext scholarly journal articles in psychology

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

- via EBSCOhost - nearly 575 full text publications on Psychology and Behavorial Sciences


- via APA PsycNET - index to professional and academic literature in psychology


- via National Library of Medicine - more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature

PubMed Central

- free fulltext journals in biomedical and life sciences

Regional Business News

- via EBSCOhost - Full text for more than 50 regional business publications

Religion & Philosophy Collection

- via EBSCOhost - nearly 300 full text journals on religion and philosophy

RILM Abstract of Music Literature

- via EBSCOhost - Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text

Sage Premier Journals Package

- High impact research journals from Sage covering a broad spectrum of subjects, including Business & Management, Communication & Media Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology


- free gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by US Government agencies

ScienceDirect College Edition

- fulltext scholarly journals in Health & Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social & Behavorial Sciences.


- online version of Science Magazine


- access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. NOTE: you must register with an HU email address in order to access this product. Once you register you must log in every time you want to Use this resource.

Registration Required - Registration Page


- index of articles from over 14,000 peer-reviewed titles from scientific, technical, medical and social science literature

Serials Directory

- via EBSCOhost -bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials

SocIndex with Fulltext

- via EbscoHost - the world's most comprehensive sociology research database containing nearly 900 full-text journals and abstracts for more than 1,500 core coverage journals dating as far back as 1895


- via EBSCOhost - bibliographic database covering all aspects of sport, fitness & recreation


- (5 user limit) - fulltext reference books in medicine, nursing, and pharmacy



Insights and facts across 600 industries plus 50+ countries.  

Teacher Reference Center

- via EBSCOhost - provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines


- via Proquest - information in all areas of toxicology


- free Toxicology Data Network from National Library of Medicine

ULLMANN'S Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

- (Wiley Online Library) State-of-the-art encyclopedia presenting entries on all areas of industrial chemistry.

Vente et Gestion

- via EBSCOhost - full text coverage for French language business journals

Virginia Heritage Project

- free database of historical materials that document Virginia History and culture from 1607 to the present

Virtual Reference Library

- via Gale - contains online reference books for business, religion, education, public health, Medicine & nursing

Web News

- via EBSCOhost - comprehensive newsfeed collection updated in real time

Westlaw Campus Research

- law reviews and journals,federal and state case law, full text of the United States Code Annotated (USCA), American Jurisprudence, American law reports, business, trade, and professional journals,newspapers, newswires, magazines, and broadcast transcripts.

Women and Social Movements in the U.S. (1600-2000) Scholar's Edition

- (Alexander Street Press) Women and Social Movements in the United States (1600-2000)  is designed to facilitate the study all aspects of women's history in America from 1600 - 2000. It brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, and teaching tools to offer a rich view of US history as seen through women's eyes

Women's Studies International

- via EBSCOhost - Over 2,000 periodical sources on the latest scholarship in feminist research


- via FirstSearch - records cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide - including books, websites journals, magazines and more


- free access on the web to materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries worlwide