Library Databases

Looking for information to research your topic? CWI Library has an incredible collection of online databases with articles from scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines, ebooks, streaming videos, and more! A database is a searchable collection of information that makes it easy for you to find tons of reliable resources on your topic. Questions? Check out our Get Help! page to find the best way to contact us.

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Databasesort descending Format
Academic Search Complete *
Find articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers on lots of different topics. Search for a keyword and then narrow your results by selecting options in the left column. Click on the golden page in the right column for a complete citation of each article.
Articles
ACSM's Health and Fitness
This exciting journal responds to the information needs of fitness instructors, personal trainers, exercise leaders, program managers, and other front line health and fitness professionals. The mission of the journal is to promote and distribute accurate, unbiased, and authoritative information on health and fitness.
Articles
Agricola *
Agricultural topics including farming, animal science, fisheries, nutrition, and forestry created by the National Library of Agriculture.
Articles
Alt HealthWatch *
Peer-reviewed journal articles on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care
Articles
Art & Architecture Complete *
full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books. In addition, this database offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books.
Articles
ARTstor
Source for high quality images to use in presentations and papers. Arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. Create a free account to download or save images.
Images
Associates Programs Source Plus *
Specifically for two-year colleges: e-books, scholarly and trade journals on criminal justice, culinary arts, CAD, computer & data processing, tourism, graphic design, and more
Articles
Audiobook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Audio
Basque Database
Access to information about Basque topics written or produced after 1994. Core journals are indexed completely while other journal articles appear in the database when they fit the scope of the database. Formats included are articles, books, chapters of edited books, dissertations, and other publications. Also included are Basque-related videos and DVDs, musical recordings, maps, and other media. The database currently contains more than 18,000 records.
Articles
Business Source Premier *
Comprehensive information from business, industry, and trade publications, including reports on market research, industry, and countries, as well as company profiles
Articles
Chilton Library
Chilton Library covers vehicle repair procedures, technical service bulletins and recall notices, maintenance schedules, and labor estimates for vehicles from 1940-present. Also includes Delmar ASE Technician Test Preparation (TTP) Quizzes.
Articles, Images
Choice Reviews Online
Articles
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) *
Source for research in nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative medicine, consumer health.
Articles
College Composition and Communication
(1950 to current issue) Published by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); provides research and scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies that supports college teachers in reflecting on and improving their practices in teaching writing and that reflects the most current scholarship and theory in the field.
Articles
Communication & Mass Media Complete *
Start here to learn about the fields of communications and mass media
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Computer Source *
Journals and magazines covering computer science, electronics, artificial intelligence, robotics and more
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Congress.gov
the official source for federal legislative information
Articles
Consumer Health Complete
Articles
CQ Researcher
Reporting and in-depth analysis on issues in the news and of interest to legislators
Articles
CrashCourse
We create free, high-quality educational videos used by teachers and learners of all kinds. So far, we've taught Chemistry, World History, Biology, Ecology, US History, Psychology, Big History, Literature, Anatomy and Physiology, World History (again), and Astronomy, and we're in the middle of US Government, Economics, Philosophy, and about to start Physics!
Videos
Digital Commons Network
Articles
Digital Public Library of America
Images
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
Collection of open access online journals. Aims: 1) to increase the visibility of open access scientific and scholarly journals, and 2) to cover journals which use a quality control system to guarantee content
Articles
eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)
eBooks
Education Research Complete *
Scholarly articles in curriculum instruction and administration from early childhood to higher education. Also specialties such as multilingual education and testing.
Articles
eHRAF Archaeology
Articles
eHRAF World Cultures
Cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life, includes books, articles, and dissertations. It appeals to many academic disciplines in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, and any other area with an interest in cultural diversity
Articles
ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) *
an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
Articles
Films on Demand
Streaming videos on a wide variety of educational topics. Videos can be embedded into Blackboard.
Videos
Fuente Academica
Spanish-language, scholarly journals from Latin America, Spain and Portugal
Articles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
eBooks
Google Books
eBooks
Google Scholar
Articles
GreenFILE *
information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Articles
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
eBooks
Health Source: Consumer Edition *
Great for personal health questions or a quick overview of an issue. Primarily non-peer-reviewed material
Articles
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition *
Information on various medical disciplines, focusing on nursing and allied health
Articles
History Reference Center
Full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference material.
Articles, eBooks
Idaho Career Information System
Find information about career options with salary outlook, skills needed, and employment prospects in Idaho and nationwide.
Articles
Idaho Public Television - Scout Video Collections
Thousands of popular educational PBS productions, including ‘NOVA,’ ‘Outdoor Idaho,’ ‘POV,’ ‘Nature,’ ‘American Experience’ and ‘Dialogue.’
Videos
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public.
eBooks
Journal of Chemical Education
official journal of the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society, co-published with the American Chemical Society Publications Division. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles and related information as a resource to those in the field of chemical education and to those institutions that serve them. JCE typically addresses chemical content, activities, laboratory experiments, instructional methods, and pedagogies.
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Journal of Refugee Studies
Journal of Refugee Studies provides a forum for exploration of the complex problems of forced migration and national, regional and international responses. The Journal covers all categories of forcibly displaced people. Contributions that develop theoretical understandings of forced migration, or advance knowledge of concepts, policies and practice are welcomed from both academics and practitioners. Journal of Refugee Studies is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal, and is published in association with the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.
Articles
JSTOR
provides the searchable full text of the backfiles (at least 3 years old) of many of the core research and academic society published journals in almost all subject areas, but its emphasis is in the humanities and social sciences. The majority of JSTOR’s content is academic and peer-reviewed.
Articles
Kanopy
Videos
Khan Academy
Open access video tutorials on math, biology, chemistry, physics, finance and history. Average video length 10 min
Videos
Learning Express Library 3.0
eBooks
Legal Collection *
Law and legal topics including criminal justice, international & federal law, organized crime, ethics
Articles
LibriVox Audiobooks
Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world
eBooks, Audio
Literary Reference Center
Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
Articles, eBooks
MasterFILE Premier *
General reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. Photos, maps and flags. Some primary source documents
Articles
MedicLatina
Spanish language medical research from Latin American and Spanish publishers
Articles
MEDLINE with Full Text *
Premier source for authoritative medical research citations, abstracts, and full-text articles. PubMed is the online version of MEDLINE.
Articles
Military & Government Collection *
Current news for military-related topics. Military technology, foreign affairs, defense studies and more
Articles
Nature.com
Access 129 journals on nature.com with access from CWI Library provided through ReadCube; journals cover topics across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine
Articles
Newspaper Source Plus *
News from major newspapers and reliable sources: local, state, regional, national and international. Associated Press, Business Wire, CNN Wire, PR Wire, United Press International, and more
Articles
Novelist
Looking for that next great read? Search fiction titles by author, title, or plot keywords; locate ‘read-alikes’ (book similar to another).
Articles
NYTimes.com Education Site
Articles
NYTimes.com Pass (Access for 1 year)
Use your CWI email to get a New York Times pass for 1 year of full access to NYTimes.com and the education site, NYTimes.com/edu. Once you claim a pass you can go directly to the New York Times website, or use their app on your smartphone or tablet and use the login you created.
Articles
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Articles
Oxford Music Online
Cross-search multiple music references: Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary to Music, and The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Find information on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works.
Articles
Oxford Reference eBooks
Find broad, reference information
eBooks
PBS Video
Videos
Professional Development Collection
Education articles from Booklist, Education, Education Week, Journal of Education, School Library Journal, and many more
Articles
Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
eBooks
ProQuest Ebook Central
is a huge collection of academic ebooks that you can read online or download to your computer or device. These ebooks are also searchable in our main books & ebooks search box on the library homepage.
eBooks
PsycARTICLES *
peer-reviewed articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations.
Articles
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection *
Starting point for research in psychology and related fields. Strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and counseling.
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PubMed
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Regional Business News *
Regional U.S. and Canadian business news publications
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Religion and Philosophy Collection *
Find journal articles on world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and history of philosophy.
Articles
Science
(1997-current issue) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Articles
ScienceDirect
Find full-text articles in all areas of science, technology, and medicine
Articles
Small Business Reference Center
Small business and entrepreneurial areas, help and advice. How to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Articles
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Articles
Swank Digital Campus
Videos
Teacher Reference Center *
Indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators
Articles
Teaching English in the Two-Year College
(1997 to current issue) Published by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); provides theoretical and practical articles on composition, developmental studies, technical and business communication, literature, creative expression, language, and the profession.
Articles
The Journal of General Education
Journal of General Education: A Curricular Commons of the Humanities and Sciences is devoted to the ideas and ideals of scholarship that enlighten the understanding of curriculum that reaches beyond disciplinary and professional concentrations to provide an undergraduate educational commons. The journal’s research, essays, forums and reviews engage academic communities and others in deliberations about general education experiments and innovation, as well as considerations of general education assessment, history, philosophy and theoretical perspective.
Articles
Vocational and Career Collection *
Find articles from nearly 340 trade and industry related journals, magazines, & newspapers
Articles
WorldBook Encyclopedia
Includes primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video.
Articles, Images, eBooks
Youtube EDU #University Channel
Educational videos ranging from academic lectures to inspirational speeches and everything in-between
Videos