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Use databases to discover and read articles in newspapers, magazines, and journals. Databases also include auto manuals, encyclopedias, and sample GED and GRE tests. Access these premium websites for free inside the library or from home with a library card.

Alphabetical list of databases

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Databases by topic

Popular databases

New databases

  • Library card required from home

    Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access 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.

  • Westlaw
    Available only at Central

    One user at a time.

    Find legal and law related materials and services, including searches of US and international legal materials, journals, cases, statutes, forms, verdicts, and proposed and enacted legislation and regulations.

  • Library card required from home

    Current issue of the USA Today - available for reading on Nook devices or the Nook app.

  • Library card required from home

    Popular magazines online, including back issues. Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Newsweek, People & People en Español, Rolling Stone. Read in your browser or on your mobile device with the Flipster app. Brought to you by EBSCO.

  • Library card required from home

    The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States, from 2013 through the present.

    For Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. from 2012 and before, visit the Census Bureau's website.

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