All Library Databases A-Z

All Library Databases A-Z



Academic Search Complete (possibly the world’s largest database of academic journals and magazines in all subjects)

Agricola (citations to agriculture-related documents)

Alt HealthWatch

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Art Full Text

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Biography in Context

Biography Index Past and Present

Biography Reference Bank

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus

BioOne Complete (academic journals in biology)

Bloom’s Literature

Book Review Digest Plus

BrainPOP Jr (educational animation for K-3 students)

Britannica Academic

Britannica Escolar (Spanish-language encyclopedia for children)

Britannica Learning Zone (encyclopedia for pre-K – 2nd grade)

Britannica Library (encyclopedia for public libraries)

Britannica Moderna (Spanish-language general encyclopedia for secondary students)

Britannica School (encyclopedia for elementary, middle, and high schools)

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Business Source Premier

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Company Profiles (over 10,000 MarketLine profiles of the world’s most important companies)

Computer Source

Congress.Gov (formerly known as THOMAS: Legislative Information from the Library of Congress)

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Reports

Country Studies

Credo Reference (reference resources in all subjects)

CultureGrams (information on countries, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces)

Current Biography Illustrated

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Directory of Open Access Journals [DOAG] (free journal articles; strongest in the sciences)

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Ebook Central (ProQuest) (over 200k academic books)

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (over 130k academic books)

EBSCOhost Platform (all EBSCO databases that Converse subscribes to)

Education Full Text

EDGAR: SEC Company Filings

ERIC [Education Resources Information Center]

Essay and General Literature Index (citations to essays published in books)

European Views of the Americas, 1493 to 1750

Explora for Elementary Schools (100-ish full-text magazines as well as several encyclopedias and dictionaries aimed at elementary school students)

Explora for Middle Schools (170+ full-text magazines as well as several encyclopedias and dictionaries appropriate for middle school students)

Explora for High Schools (nearly 500 full-text magazines as well as several encyclopedias and dictionaries appropriate for high school students)

Explora for Public Libraries (full-text popular magazines as well as a number of reference sources aimed at the general public)

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Fuente Academica (academic journals from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal)

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

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Gale Literary Sources

Gale Virtual Reference Library (reference resources in all subjects)

General Science Full Text (articles from popular science magazines and scholarly scientific journals covering all sciences)

Google Books

Google Scholar

GreenFILE (citations and articles on environmental issues)

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

History Reference Center

Humanities Full Text (articles from core journals in history, religion, philosophy, literature, theatre, and film) 

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Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text

Infoplease (an almanac)

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JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

JSTOR (non-current academic journals in all subjects)
(Arts and Sciences I, II, III, V, VII, VIII, and Music Collection)

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Kids InfoBits (magazines and reference resources for K-5 students)

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Learn360 (multimedia resource for K-12 students; includes videos, images, audio files, articles, and activities)

LearningExpress Library (guides to graduate school entrance exams such as the GRE, MCAT, LSAT)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text

Liebert Online (academic journals in the life sciences and medicine)

Literary Reference Center


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MLA [Modern Languages Association] International Bibliography (citations and articles from academic journals [etc.] in literature)

MAS Ultra – School Edition (magazines for high school students)

MasterFILE Premier (non-academic magazines)

MEDLINE with Full Text (medical journals)

Middle Search Plus (magazines for middle school students)

Military and Government Collection

Music Periodicals Database

Musical Theater Songs

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Naxos Music Library

Newswires (current month’s articles from newswires such as AP and UPI)

Newspaper Source Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Oxford English Dictionary [OED] (traces the historical development of English-language words)

Oxford Music Online

Oxford Reference (reference resources in all subjects)

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PASCAL [Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries] (books [etc.] in South Carolina’s college and university libraries)

PLOS [Public Library of Science] (open access biological and medical journals)

Play Index (reference to plays published in anthologies and collections)

Points of View Reference Center

PowerSearch (searches multiple Gale databases at once)

Primary Search (magazines for elementary school students)

Professional Development Collection (academic journals in education)


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology Ebook Collection (from University Press Scholarship Online [UPSO])

PubMed (medical journals)

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Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega (magazine articles in all subjects)

Regional Business News

Religion and Philosophy Collection

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

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Science Reference Center (science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals)

SCIWAY [South Carolina’s Information Highway] (web sites on South Carolina)

Short Story Index (references to short stories in anthologies and collections)

Small Business Reference Center

Social Sciences Full Text (articles in core journals in economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, etc.)

StudySC (supports South Carolina-specific curriculum standards)

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Teacher Reference Center (journals for teachers and school administrators)

TOPICsearch (various kinds of publications on all subjects)

TumbleBooks (a collection of ebooks for K-6 students)

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U The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal

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Vocational and Career Collection

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Women Writers Online (works by women authors from the 1500s through the 1800s)

Women’s Magazine Archive (six women’s interest magazines from the 19th through the 21st century)

World FactBook (brief information on all countries)

WorldCat (world’s largest listing of books held by libraries)

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Databases designated by the DISCUS logo are provided by DISCUS, South Carolina’s Virtual Library.

Databases designated by the PASCAL logo are provided by the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries and are funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through an appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.