Academics

Holman Library

Databases by Subject

Click the boxes below to see select article databases for each subject.

Anthropology

Academic Search Premier - Provides journal articles in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Free access to over 60 academic anthropology journals with titles such as The Open Anthropology Journal and Anthropology of Food. (No student ID needed.)

eHRAF World Cultures - Human Relations Area files (HRAF). eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. UserGuides for eHRAFGreen River Restricted

Global Road Warrior - Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Includes titles such as The American Journal of Physical Anthropology, The Journal of Anthropological Research, and 18 other full text scholarly journals in this subject area.Green River Restrictred

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 Green River Restrictedkeywords.

Basic Education/Essential Skills

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.Green River Restricted

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Use the Viewpoints tab. Then read and listen to podcasts of essays for or against something. Also included, podcasts of weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs.Green River Restricted

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, and others. High school, college, and career preparation tools.Green River Restricted (For more test information, see the Holman Library’s test preparation subject guide.)

Business

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - 97 Business and 92 Economics journals are indexed here with open access to content. (No student ID needed.)

Global Road Warrior - Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.Green River Restricted

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Hoover's Company Records - An extensive database featuring Corporate officers, financial summaries, industry analysis, competitors, and more business information.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the millions of articles in ProQuest’s electronic collections using your business subject terms as keywords. Retrieve business information from a digital newspaper archive, academic journals, and popular magazines like The Economist and Newsweek.Green River Restricted

Careers/College Guides

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.Green River Restricted

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.)

Testing & Education Reference Center - Information about thousands of colleges and graduate schools, scholarships, exam preparation for civil service and military jobs, and a resume builder.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Communication Studies

Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “Ebsco”). Communication Quarterly, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, and other journals in the field can be searched here.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Browse for your communication topic or search with keywords to find background information on issues in health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are written weekly and date back to 1923.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - 119 Linguistics journals are featured in this database of 1777 academic journals online. (No student ID needed.)

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Search for controversial communication topics such as "The Internet" or "Media Violence" here. Try the Viewpoints tab to read persuasive essays for or against.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the Publications tab in this very large database using the term "communication" to find 57 journals related to communication issues. Articles from Business Communication, Communication Studies, Communications Today, and more can be searched here. Green River Restricted

Education

Academic Search Premier - Provides journal articles in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields.Green River Restricted

ERIC - Covers issues in K-12 and higher education, including issues that impact student learning such as family support and physical and mental health.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Testing & Education Reference Center - Information about thousands of colleges and graduate schools, scholarships; includes practice tests, and test prep ebooks.Green River Restricted

Encyclopedias/General Reference

Biography in Context - Details on over 350,000 notable individuals, from early history to the present day, in full-text coverage. Daily updates.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Browse by topic or keyword to find information covering a broad range of important issues in politics and society in the United States. Features current or historical topics. Updated daily, the reports go back to 1923.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Culturegrams - Click the maps in the World Edition to zoom in on facts about societies and cultures anywhere in the world. Cultural information, statistics, and more for nearly 200 countries and all states in the U.S.Green River Restricted

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Global Road Warrior - Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.Green River Restricted

NoodleBib - A useful tool to help you to create correct citations for research papers.Green River Restricted

Engineering & Trades Technologies

Academic Search Premier - Also known as “Ebsco”). Search for articles on computer, engineering, automotive or other trades publications as varied as Popular Mechanics, Engineering & Technology, Architectural Record, and many more.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals including 281 Technology and 235 Engineering journals. 

Mitchell's ProDemand 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.Green River Restricted - On Campus Only

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the contents of journals such as IEEE Software, Automotive Engineer and Building Design and many others in ProQuest's electronic collections; which include a digital newspaper archive and a scholarly dissertation collection.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Science & Technology Collection - A resource for applied and general sciences. Search for articles on Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry and more. Green River Restricted

Safari Tech Books - Over 17,000 software and programming ebooks from Microsoft Press, Peachpit, O’Reilly, Sams and other IT publishers.Green River Restricted

English Literature & Composition

Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “Ebsco”). Search for a particular work by title, and add other keywords like “literary criticism” or “criticism.”Green River Restricted

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 (replaces Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online).Green River Restricted

Biography in Context - Details on over 350,000 notable individuals, from early history to the present day, in full-text coverage. Daily updates. Search for people by name, or browse Writers or Children's Writers sections.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Check the Pro/Con section of these reports for good information to support English 101 argumentative essays. Also gather background information on a broad range of important current events and issues in the United States. Updated weekly, the reports go back to 1923.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open access to 129 literature journals including 5 academic journals dedicated to English literature. (No student ID needed.)

Gale Literary Index - Use Artemis Literary SourcesGreen River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Literature Criticism Online - Use Artemis Literary Sources Green River Restricted

Literature Resource Center - Use Artemis Literary SourcesGreen River Restricted

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Use this tool to find "viewpoint" articles on controversial issues. A great place to find evidence to support argumentative essays.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search for literature related topics within the millions of documents from ProQuest's electronic collections, including a digital newspaper archive, thousands of academic journals, a scholarly dissertation collection, and popular magazines.Green River Restricted

ESOL

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.

Dave's ESL Cafe´  - A place to learn and practice English on the internet, including web discussion forums for students learning English.

ELLLO - English Language Listening Lab Online. A collection of listening activities for ESOL and IESL students.

English Club - English lessons and speech help, with sound recordings for help in practicing. Learn English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Green River ESOL Student Activities Website - Stories, projects, how-to guides, and links to other ESOL websites.

Rosetta Stone- Language learning software. Click on English to get a new username and password each time you log in.Green River Restricted

Testing & Education Reference Center - Test preparation for the SAT, GED®, TOEFL, ACT, and others. High school, college, and career preparation tools.Green River Restricted (For more test information, see the Holman Library’s test preparation subject guide.)

Health/Nursing/OT & PT

Anatomy.tv  - Interactive 3-D models of human anatomy, featuring slides, movies, and animations.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals including 131 journals related to the Health Sciences. (No student ID needed.)

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Health Reference Center - Articles from magazines and journals, medical dictionaries, encyclopedias, and guides.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

PLoS - Public Library of Science - A journal portal for the communication of open access, peer-reviewed scientific and medical research.

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.Green River Restricted

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.

Testing & Education Reference Center - Information about thousands of colleges and graduate schools, scholarships; includes practice tests (NCLEX), and test prep ebooks.Green River Restricted

History

Academic Search Premier - Provides journal articles in education, psychology, sociology, history, and other fields.Green River Restricted

Biography in Context - Details on over 350,000 notable individuals, from early history to the present day, in full-text coverage. Daily updates. Search for people by occupation and birth year, or browse topics such as Nobel Peace Prize Winners or Social Reformers.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Browse Reports by date back to 1923 to find historical topics covering a broad range of issues from politics and society in the United States.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals including 231 History related journals.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Global Road Warrior - Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.Green River Restricted

History Reference Center - (part of "Ebsco").Search for U.S. and world history topics using the Timeline limiter to find articles, photos, maps and videos.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

New York Times Historical Newspapers - Full text and full image articles for The New York Times dating back to the 19th century.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the millions of documents from ProQuest's electronic collections using your history subject terms as keywords. Retrieve historical information from academic journals, a digital newspaper archive, and magazines. Includes Ethnic NewsWatch and Alt-Press Watch.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Humanities/Fine Arts

Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “Ebsco”). A database with millions of documents. Use your topic terms to search for articles in scholarly publications such as Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Art in America, History and Memory, and many more.Green River Restricted

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 (replaces Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online).Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Quick search by topic or keyword to find information covering a broad range of important issues in politics and society in the United States. Features current and historical topics. Updated weekly, the reports go back to 1923.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals on varied Humanities subjects such as Philosophy, Religion, Performing Arts, Music, Architecture, Literature, etc.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Literature Resource Center - Use Artemis Literary SourcesGreen River Restricted

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Use the Viewpoints tab to read persuasive essays related to controversial topics. A good place to find links to web sites on social issues that feature articles and statistics.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search millions of full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals. Includes a digital newspaper archive, a scholarly dissertation collection, and publications like International Journal of the Humanities.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Encyclopedia of Philosophy from Stanford University.  

Natural Science

Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “Ebsco”). Find articles in hundreds of scholarly publications such as Science Now, Science Magazine, and many more.Green River Restricted

Anatomy.tv  - Interactive 3-D models of human anatomy, featuring slides, movies, and animations.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to nearly 600 Science journals on subjects such as Biology, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Geology, Ecology, and more. (No student ID needed.)

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Health Reference Center - Articles from magazines and journals, medical dictionaries, encyclopedias, and guides.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

PLoS - Public Library of Science - A journal portal for the communication of open access, peer-reviewed scientific and medical research.

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the contents of hundreds of journals and millions of documents in ProQuest's electronic collections, which include a digital newspaper archive, a scholarly dissertation collection, and 159 publications like Impact of Science on Society, and Journal of Technology & Science.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Science Journals - A resource for applied and general sciences. Search for articles on Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry and more. Green River Restricted

Newspapers

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

New York Times Historical Newspapers - Full text and full image articles for The New York Times dating back to the 19th century.Green River Restricted

ProQuest News & Newspapers - National, Western state, 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.Green River Restricted

Washington State Historical Newspapers - A government public information search engine created to find news articles originating from Washington State.

Psychology

Academic Search Premier - Provides journal articles in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Quick search by keyword to find information covering aspects of psychology in a range of issues in politics and society in the United States, such as "Mental Health Care", and "Treating Depression". Features current or historical topics. Updated daily, the reports go back to 1923.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals including 123 journals related to Psychology. 

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.Green River Restricted

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the contents of hundreds of journals and millions of documents in ProQuest's electronic collections, which include a digital newspaper archive, a scholarly dissertation collection, and publications like American Journal of Psychology, and Journal of Applied Psychology.Green River Restricted

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - (Part of "Ebsco"). Search the contents of full text psychology and behavioral science magazines and journals. (Most titles indexed in PsycINFO.)Green River Restricted

Sociology

Academic Search Premier - Provides journal articles in education, psychology, sociology, and other fields.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

CQ Researcher - Quick search by keyword to find information covering aspects of sociology in a range of issues in politics and society in the United States, such as "Cyber Socializing", and "Future of Marriage". Features current or historical topics. Updated daily, the reports go back to 1923.Green River Restricted

Culturegrams - Click the maps in the World Edition to zoom in on facts about societies and cultures anywhere in the world. Cultural information, statistics, and more for nearly 200 countries and all states in the U.S.Green River Restricted

Directory of Open Access Journals - Open acccess to 1781 academic journals including 73 Sociology journals. 

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.Green River Restricted

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.Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search the contents of hundreds of journals and millions of documents in ProQuest's electronic collections, which include a digital newspaper archive, a scholarly dissertation collection, and publications like Comparative Sociology, and Canadian Review of Sociology.Green River Restricted

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - (Part of "Ebsco"). Search the contents of full text psychology and behavioral science magazines and journals. (Most titles indexed in PsycINFO.)Green River Restricted

World Languages

Rosetta Stone- Language learning software, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, German, and English. For other languages, ask a librarian. Click on a language to get a new username and password each time you log in. Because log-ins are shared, please keep track of your progress through lessons.Green River Restricted

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Newspaper, magazine, or journal articles

Academic Search Premier - (Also known as “Ebsco”). A multi-disciplinary database for finding articles within academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. Green River Restricted

ProQuest Combined Databases - Search millions of articles from ProQuest's electronic collections, including newspapers, academic journals, and popular magazines.Green River Restricted

Information on current events or controversial issues

CQ Researcher - Browse by topic or keyword to find information on current issues in health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.Green River Restricted

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - This database contains "viewpoint" articles on controversial issues. A great place to find evidence to support argumentative essays.Green River Restricted

Background information

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - Find encyclopedia articles in many subject areasGreen River Restricted

Credo Reference - Find topic overviews and background information in all subject areas.Green River Restricted