Databases by Resource Type
- Popular Magazines
- Academic, Scholarly and Peer Reviewed Journals
- Test Prep
- Resources for Educators
American National Biography (Oxford): Find biographical sketches of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation using American National Biography.
Encyclopedia Britannica (Badgerlink): Use this authoritative encyclopedia to locate background information on any topic imaginable. Provided by the State of Wisconsin's Badgerlink project. Off Campus Link
Encyclopedia Britannica--Spanish Language Edition (Badgerlink): Use this authoritative encyclopedia to locate background information on any topic imaginable. Provided by the State of Wisconsin's Badgerlink project. Off Campus Link
Encyclopedia of World War I & World War II (ABC-CLIO): Access detailed information on the World Wars from their earliest roots to their continuing impact on global politics and human society in the Encyclopedia of World War 1 & World War II.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Search the content of over 50 subject-specific encyclopedias, almanacs, and other references resources using the Gale Virtual Reference interface. Titles include: American Decades, Literature and Its Times, Encyclopedia of World Biography, and The Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life and many more.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online (Oxford Press): Use Oxford Biblical Studies Online to access comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. This resource includes several versions of the Bible, Biblical Commentaries, handbooks, and atlases.
Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford Press): The OED traces the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years making it one of the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world.
Salem Press (Salem): A collection of reference resources including health, business, literature, U.S. census, and historical information.
Then and Now Bible Maps: Compare Bible Times with Modern Day: This atlas provides both modern and historical maps of the Biblical world.
World Geography (ABC-CLIO): World Geography is a subject-specific encyclopedia that focuses on the geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world. For any given country, you can find information about the landforms and climate; natural resources and agriculture; environment; people; traditions and etiquette; food and holidays; national dress; art and landmarks; and government, politics, and economy; as well as its history and contemporary issues the country faces.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-CLIO): World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras cover early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.
World History: The Modern Eras (ABC-CLIO): World History: The Modern Era covers a broad range of topics including the evolution of modern Europe; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.
World Religions (InfoBase): World Religions includes a treasure trove of articles—including more than 5,000 new articles on ancient religions/mythology and faith in America—tablet/mobile-friendly videos, and images on the beliefs, practices, and history of religions across the world, allowing students to delve deep into their topics.
Consumer Health Complete (Badgerlink): Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine. For high school students, college-level, and adult researchers. Off Campus Link
Explora for Middle and High School (Badgerlink):
Issues and Controversies (InfoBase): Issues & Controversies features timely, in-depth articles covering complex, hot-button issues in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Designed to inspire thought-provoking debates, each article presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias.
SIRS Issues Researcher (ProQuest): Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. Off Campus Link
Bloom's Literature (Infobase): Access the scholarly content of the Facts on File’s print literature collection, hundreds of Harold Bloom’s essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, and thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO): This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 academic journals and magazines. A less robust version of this database is available through BadgerLink. We have purchased an addition component that provide more full-text.
EBSCOhost Online Research Databases (Badgerlink): The EBSCOhost suite of databases contains a variety of general and subject-specific resources from full-text magazine articles to book chapters. Follow the link to see descriptions of each database, then select as many or as few as you wish for your search. Provided by the State of Wisconsin's Badgerlink project. Off Campus Link
JSTOR: JSTOR is an online archive of core scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences with complete back runs of many titles. Articles generally become available through the JSTOR database 3-5 years after publication. A login is needed both on and off campus to access the full-text content of this database.
Current Newspaper Collections
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers (BadgerLink): Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. This database is provided by the State Of Wisconsin's BadgerLink Program. Off Campus Link
US Major Dailies (ProQuest): US Major Dailies provides access to five major US Newspapers including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal. Off Campus Link
Historical Newspaper Collections
Newspapers.com (BadgerLink): Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. This database is provided by the State Of Wisconsin's BadgerLink Program. Off Campus Link
Education Research Complete
Federated Search across all of the EBSCO Databases (Select one or or databases to search across)
JSTOR (You must log in to this databases to open the full-text article)
Professional Development Collection
US Major Dailies (Search across five national newspapers)
Online Test Prep and Skill Building