Online Database List

Below is a list of all online databases available through Begley Library.

Clicking on the database name will open the database provider's page. Select the database from the list of all databases on the provider's page.

For example: if you select WorldCat, The FirstSearch (database provider) page opens listing all their databases. Simply select WorldCat from this list to search the database.


Database name

Data type
Database provider
Accunet Multimedia Archive Images
Features two photo databases: an International photo archive and a Euro/Asian photo archive.
AGRICOLA Bibliographic
Materials relating to all aspects of agriculture, forestry, and animal science. 1970+
FirstSearch PerSearch
AH Search (Arts & Humanities Search) Bibliographic
Arts and Humanities Citation Index 1980+
FirstSearch PerSearch
AltPressIndex (Alternative Press Index) Bibliographic
Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change 1991+
FirstSearch PerSearch
AppSciTechInd (Applied Science and Technology Index) Bibliographic
Oct. 1983+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Art Index Bibliographic
Index of leading publications in the world of arts. Sept. 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Article First Full text
OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
FirstSearch Basic
Associations Unlimited U.S. National Full text
Contains information for approximately 22,500 U.S. national nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.

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BasicBIOSIS Bibliographic
Basic information about biology and other life sciences. Current 4 years
FirstSearch PerSearch
BioAgIndex (Biological & Agricultural Index) Bibliographic
Leading publications in agriculture, biology, forestry, and ecology. 1983+
FirstSearch PerSearch
BioDigest Bibliographic
Life-science information written in a non-technical style. 1989+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Biography Index Bibliographic
Index to a wide range of biographical material. July 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Book Review Digest Bibliographic
Reviews of current English-language fiction and nonfiction books. 1983+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Books In Print Full text
In-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audios and videos, with optional reviews. Current
FirstSearch PerSearch
BusDateline (Business Dateline) Full text
Regional information vital to businesses. 1985+
FirstSearch PerSearch
BusIndustry (Business & Industry) Full text
Business and industry facts, figures, and key events. Mid 1994+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Business & Management Practices Full text
Practical aspects and approaches to business management. 1995+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Business and Company Resource Center with Investext Plus Full text
Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.
Gale Group
Business Organizations, Agencies & Publications Directory Directory
Organizations that serve business and Current
FirstSearch PerSearch

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CINAHL Full text (1986+)
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. 1982+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Civil War Era (1857-1865) Full text
Consumers Index Full text
Index of articles providing consumer information. 1986+
FirstSearch PerSearch
CQ Encyclopedia of American Government Full text
Information on U.S. government, politics, and elections containing over twelve hundred articles and more than six hundred illustrations. American history from the American Revolution to the present.
CQ Press
CQ Insider Full text
Information on more than 10,000 federal government offices, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, judicial offices, public interest groups, nonprofits, international organizations, and state government offices.
CQ Press
CQ Researcher Full text
Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
CQ Press
CWI (Contemporary Woman's Issues) Full text
Contemporary Women's Issues (health and human rights) 1992+
FirstSearch PerSearch

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DataTimes Bibliographic
A collection of regional U.S. and international newspapers. Feb. 1996+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Disclosure Directory
Directory information on companies publicly traded on U.S. exchanges. Current
FirstSearch PerSearch
Dissertation Abstracts Bibliographic; Abstracts for 1980+
Dissertations and theses from institutions in the North America and Europe. 1861+
FirstSearch PerSearch

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EBSCO Animals Full text
Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals. The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.
ECO Full text
An OCLC collection of scholarly journals (Browse Journal Titles) 1995+
FirstSearch Basic
EconLit Bibliographic
Journals, books, and working papers on economics. 1969+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Education Index Bibliographic
Index of leading publications in the field of education. June 1983+
FirstSearch PerSearch
ERIC Bibliographic
Education 1966+
FirstSearch Basic
EssayGenLit (Essay and General Literature Index) Bibliographic
Find contents in collected works focusing on humanities and social sciences 1985+
FirstSearch PerSearch
EventLine Directory
Scheduled events in medicine, biotechnology and science worldwide, current and future. 1989+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Expanded Academic ASAP Full text
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.

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Fact Search Full text
Facts and statistics on topics of current interest. 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Full text
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

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GenSciIndex (General Science Index) Bibliographic
Indexes general science literature from the U.S. and Europe. May 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch
GEOBASE Bibliographic
Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology. 1980+
FirstSearch PerSearch
GPO Monthly Catalog Bibliographic
U.S. government publications. July 1976+
FirstSearch Basic

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Health Reference Center Academic Full text
Access to over 250,000 articles covering general health issues. 1980+
Gale Group
Humanities Index Bibliographic
Indexes articles in the diverse subject areas of humanities. Feb 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch

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InfoTrac OneFile Full text
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Internet PC Abstracts Bibliographic
Internet and personal computer use and product information. 1989+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Investext Plus Full text
Financial research database. Company and industry reports.
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Junior Edition - K12 Full text
This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text).
Gale Group
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Legal Periodicals Index Bibliographic
International legal information covering all areas of jurisprudence. Aug. 1981+
FirstSearch PerSearch
LexisNexis Academic Universe Full text
News, business, legal, medical, and reference information. Includes federal and state case law, statues, etc.
Library Literature Bibliographic
Materials on libraries and information science. Dec. 1984+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Literature Resource Center, Scribner, Twayne US, Twayne English, and Twayne World Authors Full text
Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.

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MasterFILE Select Full text
Provides full text for over 780 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more. 1984+ (full text 1990+)
MDX Health Digest Bibliographic
Digest of medical and health information. 1988+
FirstSearch PerSearch
MEDLINE Full text -(FS Basic); Bibliographic
All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. 1966+
FirstSearch Basic

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Newspaper Abstracts Bibliographic
Significant items from over 50 U.S. national and regional newspapers. 1989+
FirstSearch PerSearch
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OneFile Full text
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Updated daily. 1980+
Opposing Viewpoints Full text
Source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

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PAIS Bibliographic
Database chronicling global public policy and social issues. 1972+
FirstSearch PerSearch
PapersFirst Bibliographic
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. 1993+
FirstSearch Basic
PerAbs (Periodical Abstracts) Full text
Periodical abstracts from general and 1987+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Primary Search Full text
Provides full text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.
ProceedingsFirst Bibliographic
An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. 1993+
FirstSearch Basic
FirstSearch PerSearch
PsycFIRST Bibliographic
Psychology and related fields in the current and most recent three update years. Latest 3 years
FirstSearch PerSearch
PsycINFO Bibliographic
A collection of electronically stored bibliographic references to psychological literature from 1887 to the present. 1887+

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Science Direct Full text
Offers access to over 1,200 journals, and navigation across 30 million records with links to 10,000 journal titles covering all fields of science.
Science Direct
SIRS Researcher Full text (1994+)
Social, scientific, economic, and political issues worldwide. 1988+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Social Sciences Index Bibliographic
Index of articles on the social sciences. 1983+
FirstSearch PerSearch
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UnionLists Bibliographic
List of periodicals held by OCLC member libraries.
FirstSearch Basic

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Wilson Business Abstracts Bibliographic
Leading English?language business periodicals. June 1986+
FirstSearch PerSearch
Wilson Select Plus Full text
Full text articles in science, humanities education and business. 1994+
FirstSearch PerSearch
World Almanac Full text
The World Almanacs - fundamental reference resources. Current
FirstSearch Basic
WorldCat Bibliographic
OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide.
FirstSearch Basic
Worldscope Directory
Basic financial information on public companies worldwide. Current
FirstSearch PerSearch

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