Databases A - E
ABI INFORM Trade & Industry - Part of the ProQuest database suite. Search for articles in business publications that feature competitive information, industry trends, and a wide variety of other topics in commerce.
Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “EBSCO”). A multi-disciplinary database for searching articles within thousands of academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. Documents available in HTML and .pdf. Easy to limit search for scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals.
Activities for ESL Students - From the Internet TESL Journal. Grammar quizzes, vocabulary quizzes, bilingual quizzes, crossword puzzles and web links for access to many other ESOL resources.
Agricola - This database from EBSCO contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, covering journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information - "Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs" written in a easy-to-read format. Part of the EBSCO databases.
Alt HealthWatch - "This EBSCO database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness."
Alt-Press Watch - A full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. "Challenge mainstream media coverage" for new perspectives on your topics.
Anatomy.tv - Interactive 3-D models of human anatomy, featuring slides, movies, and animations.
Artemis Literary Sources - Search for literary work overviews and author biographies plus scholarly literary criticism and analysis of authors and their works - novels, short stories, poetry, and drama including Shakespeare plays.
Biography in Context - Details on over 700,000 notable individuals, from early history to the present day, in full-text coverage.
Books24x7 - Books24x7 provides full-text ebooks covering IT and technology, including certification exam study materials and a variety of other technology topics.
Business Source Premier - Business Source Premier (from EBSCO) provides "full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics."
CINAHL with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) - Search the full text of over 550 nursing & allied health journals indexed in CINAHL.
CollegeSource - Up to date information including 42,100,000 course descriptions from 50,218 college catalogs. Covers 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and international schools.
CQ Researcher - Browse by topic or keyword to find information covering a broad range of important issues in health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Weekly reports dating back to 1923.
Credo Reference - Search more than 3 million entries to find topic overviews and background information in all subject areas. Topic pages include article results from EBSCO, ProQuest, and CQ Researcher databases and books from the Holman Library catalog.
Culturegrams - Click the maps in the World Edition to zoom in on facts and statistics about societies and cultures anywhere in the world. Cultural information, statistics, and more for nearly 200 countries and all states in the U.S.
Dave's ESL Cafe´ - A place to learn and practice English on the internet, including web discussion forums for students learning English.
Directory of Open Access Journals - Free access to academic journals. (No student ID needed.)
ELLLO - English Language Listening Lab Online. A collection of listening activities for ESOL and IESL students.
ERIC with Full Text Educational Documents - This EBSCO interface searches the U.S. government’s Education Resources Information Center (ERIC). Search education journals and education documents. (For EDs, check the abstract for a link to full-text from the government web site.)
Ethnic NewsWatch - For viewpoints not covered by the mainstream press, a bilingual (English and Spanish) database of ethnic, minority and native newspapers, magazines and journals.
Databases F - J
Films on Demand - Search or browse for films on many topics, such as Anthropology, Biology, Business & Economics, Careers, and many more.
Fuente Académica - "Fuente Académica from EBSCO offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology."
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - This online encyclopedia covers a variety of subjects and provides overview articles.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areas
Global Road Warrior - Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.
Google Scholar - Searches for scholarly materials such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from broad areas of research.
GREENR - The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population and economic development.
Green River College Digital Archives- "The Current" Student Newspaper - Digital images of Green River's student newspaper, covering 1965 to the present.
Green River College Digital Archives- Holman Library Displays - Instructional posters from past displays at Holman Library.
Green River ESOL Student Activities Website - Stories, projects, how-to guides, and links to other ESOL websites.
Health and Wellness Resource Center - Comprehensive information on health and medicine. Includes reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources, and useful web links.
Health Reference Center - Articles from magazines and journals, medical dictionaries, encyclopedias, and guides.
Health Source - Consumer Edition - This database from EBSCO provides popular-level articles from consumer health publications on all different topics related to medicine, nutrition, fitness, and health.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - This database from EBSCO provides access to scholarly journals on Nursing and Allied Health topics, as well as patient education sheets for many popular medications.
History Study Center (ProQuest) - Provides primary and secondary sources covering global history from ancient times to the present day. Study Units and Topic Overviews provide excellent background information.
Holman Library One Search - Search all of Holman Library's electronic and physical collections in one place.
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JSTOR - Search the full text of 400 journals in 20 disciplines including Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Ecology, Literature, Mathematics, Statistics, and Visual and Performing Arts.
Databases K - O
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Literature Criticism Online - Use Artemis Literary Sources
Literature Resource Center - Use Artemis Literary Sources
MasterFILE Premier - This multidisciplinary database from EBSCO provides full text from magazines and newspapers covering many subject areas of general interest.
MAS Ultra - School Edition - "This database from EBSCO contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines."
MedicLatina - "MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish." An EBSCO database.
MEDLINE - MEDLINE is an EBSCO collection that provides indexing (citation records) and some full-text from biomedical journals covering all medical fields.
Middle Search Plus - "Middle Search Plus from EBSCO provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)."
Military & Government Collection - "Covering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database from EBSCO offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content."
Mitchell's Automotive Database - ON CAMPUS ONLY. No remote access - can be used on campus computers only. Contains automotive maintenance and repair information, including diagrams, for specific makes and models.
Newspaper Source - Newspaper Source from EBSCO includes selected national, international and regional newspaper articles, as well as television and news radio transcripts.
NoodleTools - A useful tool to help you to create correct citations for research papers.
O*Net" - For workers and students looking to find or change careers". Information from surveys of workers, frequently updated, from the U.S. Department of Labor. (No student ID needed.)
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Basic career information for hundreds of jobs in the United States. Earnings, prospects, and information about the job markets in each state. From the U. S. Department of Labor. (No student ID needed.)
OCLC FirstSearch: MEDLINE - Search all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing, for your topic. This database does not have the full text of articles; use Holman Library's Journals List to see if full text is available for articles of interest.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Use this tool to find "viewpoint" articles on controversial issues. A great place to find evidence to support argumentative essays.
Databases P - T
PBS Video Collection - Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series and documentaries relevant to academic curricula including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, and films by Ken Burns.
PLoS - Public Library of Science - A journal portal for the communication of open access, peer-reviewed scientific and medical research.
Primary Search - "Primary Search from EBSCO provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)."
Primo One Search - Use Holman Library One Search.
Professional Development Collection - Designed for professional educators, this EBSCO database provides a highly specialized collection of professional education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
ProQuest Business Collection - Search ProQuest's Business Collection, which includes ABI/INFORM, Hoovers, The Wall Street Journal and Proquest Research Library: Business.
ProQuest Combined Databases - Search inside millions of articles from ProQuest's electronic collections, including a digital newspaper archive, thousands of academic journals, and popular magazines like Newsweek and Rolling Stone.
ProQuest Health and Medicine Collection - Search ProQuest’s Health and Medicine collection. This collection includes Proquest Family Health, ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source and Proquest Research Library: Health & Medicine.
ProQuest History Study Center - Provides primary and secondary sources covering global history from ancient times to the present day. Study Units and Topic Overviews provide excellent background information.
ProQuest Newspapers - National and Washington newspapers. To see included titles, enter the database, click on the Databases Selected; link at the top left, scroll down to ProQuest Newspapers and click on View Titles.
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source - A very large resource for health related research. Search for nursing, consumer health, alternative and complementary medicine, physical therapy, radiography, dietetics, dental hygiene, and the clinical laboratory sciences within the millions of documents from ProQuest's electronic collections.
ProQuest Research Library - This database contains over 5,000 titles on a wide range of popular academic subjects.
ProQuest Science and Technology Collection - A resource for applied and general sciences. Search for articles on Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry and more.
ProQuest Social Sciences Collection - A resource for the social sciences. Search for articles on Education, Diversity Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology and more.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - Part of Academic Search Premier (Also known as "EBSCO"). Thousands of full text articles from psychology and behavioral science magazines and journals ready to search with your subject keywords.
PubMed Central - PubMed Central, a digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, providing free access to the full text of articles. Search the full PubMed to access all the 19 million citations for articles on medicine and the life sciences. Use Holman Library's Journals List to see if full text is available.
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Regional Business News - This database from EBSCO provides full text coverage for regional business publications covering various metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Religion & Philosophy Collection - (Part of "EBSCO"). Find articles on topics in religion and philosophy from academic journals and magazines indexed within this massive database containing millions of documents.
Rosetta Stone- Language learning software. Click on English to get a new username and password each time you log in.
Study Skills Resources - Do better schoolwork using these useful study tools from Cornell University’s Learning Strategies Center.
Testing & Education Reference Center - Test preparation for the SAT, GED®, TOEFL, ACT, NCLEX , military and others. High school, college, and career preparation tools. (For more test information, see the Holman Library’s test preparation subject guide.)
TOPICsearch - TOPICsearch from EBSCO contains full text on a wide range of subjects and includes many newspaper and popular magazine articles.
Databases U - Z
U.S. History in Context - U.S. and world history reference sources, primary documents, journals and periodicals. Search by subject, timeline, or a person's name.
Vocational and Career Collection - This collection (part of Academic Search Premier, from EBSCO) provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.
Washington Occupational Information Service (WOIS) - All about jobs, training programs, schools, and military occupations in Washington State. Compare employment and outlook in other states as well. Links to current job openings, videos about different careers, and related web resources.
Washington State Historical Newspapers - A government public information search engine created to find news articles originating in Washington State.
World History in Context - Primary sources, reference books and journals covering world history from antiquity to the present. Search by subject, timeline, or person.
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