Holman Library A-Z Database Listing

Databases A-Z by Name

The following online databases are available to Green River College students, faculty and staff to find citations, full text articles, and other materials. When you click on a link below, you will leave Green River College's web site. The College does not manage or control web sites not owned by the College.

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ABI INFORM Trade & Industry

Major trade and industry news about companies, products, executives, trends, and other topics from more than 3,140 publications. Also included in ProQuest Combined Database suite. (ProQuest)

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile includes articles, podcasts, and transcripts from both scholarly and popular sources across a wide range of topic areas and subject disciplines. (Gale)

Academic Search Premier

A multi-disciplinary database for searching articles within thousands of academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. Easy to limit search to scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals. (Alternate Names: EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier) (EBSCO)

Agricola (EBSCO)

This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, covering journal articles, monographs, theses, technical reports, and other media related to agriculture.

Agricola (Web)

AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access), a database produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of two subsets of records. The first contains citations for journal articles that include abstracts. The second consists of bibliographic records describing monographs, serials, audiovisual materials and online content from around the world. Contains 5,200,000+ records and includes printed works from as far back as the 15th century.

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. (EBSCO)

Alt HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. (EBSCO)

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. (ProQuest)


Interactive 3-D models of human anatomy, featuring slides, movies, and animations. Expires August 2019.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender

"This database covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation; Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Women's Energy Bank; GLBT Historical Society; National Library of Medicine; among other archives." (Gale)

Associates Programs Source

Contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books. Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, the database provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content including Accounting, Business Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and trades including Automotive, Aviation, and Welding. (EBSCO)


Biography & Genealogy Master Index

INDEX ONLY - no full text. "Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. It also acts as an index to other indexes." (Gale)

Biography in Context

Details on over 350,000 notable individuals, from early history to the present day, in full-text coverage. (Gale)

Biography Reference Center

This biography portal includes the articles and biographies from both Biography Today and Biography from the first issue through current material. Overall, more than 430,000 biographies are included. (EBSCO)

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, this database provides full text for over 100 journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study. All titles included in the Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic Edition are indexed in MEDLINE. (EBSCO)

Book Review Index Online

"A comprehensive online guide to book reviews that includes more than five million review citations from thousands of publications, with linking to more than 630,000 full-text reviews." (Gale)

Business Insights: Global

Business Insights: Global includes information about international businesses, including news publications, case studies, in-depth statistical data, "and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries." (Gale)

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier provides "full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics." (EBSCO)



ChiltonLibrary includes "thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models." (Gale)

Chronicle of Higher Education

Publishes news, commentary and job openings about higher education. Updated weekly. Log in using your GRC ID # or create a personal account on chronicle.com using your GRC email and then use your personal username and password for access from anywhere!

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. (EBSCO)


Up to date information including 42,100,000 course descriptions from 50,218 college catalogs. Covers 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and international schools.

Computer Source

Find the latest information and current trends in information technology, computer science, programming and robotics in 300 full-text publications with indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications. (EBSCO)

Consumer Health Complete
"Supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering health and wellness topics from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine." (EBSCO)
Consumer Health Database

Consumer health topics range from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. Over 350 full-text magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and trade publications and over 300 health video clips. (ProQuest)


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.


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.


Directory of Open Access Journals

Search high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.


eBooks -- EBSCO Academic Collection

Created for the specialized, subject-specific information needs of upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this ebook collection provides a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic library collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

eBooks -- EBSCO Community College Collection

Focusing on the academic and trade information needs of community college students, this multidisciplinary collection covers programs and fields of study offered in community colleges as well as key subject areas such as the Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism. The complexity of the information available in this collection varies from introductory to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study.

ERIC with Full Text Educational Documents

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), indexed by the U.S. federal government. Search education journals and education documents. For documents that are published online, check the abstract for a link to full-text from the government web site. (EBSCO)

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. (ProQuest)


Films on Demand

Search or browse for streaming films on many topics, such as Anthropology, Biology, Business & Economics, Careers, and many more.

Fuente Académica

"Fuente Académica 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." (EBSCO)

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This online encyclopedia covers a variety of subjects and provides overview articles. (EBSCO)


Gale 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.

Gale Power Search

Search many Gale databases with a single search -- Academic and General OneFile, History in Context, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Information Plus, Science in Context, and Gale Virtual Reference Library are just a few of the databases included.

Gale Primary Sources

"Gale Primary Sources is an integrated research environment that allows users to search across all of their Gale primary source collections."

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

 Find encyclopedia articles and background information in scholarly reference books.

General OneFile

"General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines." (Gale)

Global Issues in Context

This collection "offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database." (Gale)

Global Road Warrior

Country information--basic facts, population, history, economics, society & culture, basic greetings. Includes maps and photographs.


GREENR focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. (Gale)


Health and Wellness Resource Center

Provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. (Gale)

Health Reference Center

Current scholarly articles from magazines and journals, medical reference books. Includes videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. (Gale)

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Provides popular-level articles from consumer health publications on all different topics related to medicine, nutrition, fitness, and health. (EBSCO)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides access to scholarly journals on Nursing and Allied Health topics, as well as patient education sheets for many popular medications. (EBSCO)

History Reference Center

Search for U.S. and world history topics using the Timeline limiter to find articles, photos, maps and videos. (EBSCO)

History Study Center

Primary and secondary sources covering global history from ancient times to the present day.  Study Units offer editorially selected material on over 500 historical topics. Over 40,000 documents, articles, images and links to websites. (ProQuest)



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.


Legal Collection

Search a collection of more than 250 scholarly law journals. (EBSCO)

Legal Information Reference Center

This portal is "designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as legal forms." (EBSCO) 


"Provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law." (Gale)


"Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes full-text poems and poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more." (Gale)


Lynda.com provides access to thousands of streaming video tutorials taught by experts covering I.T., business, and creative topics.


MAS Ultra - School Edition

"This database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines." (EBSCO)

MasterFILE Premier

This multidisciplinary database provides full text from magazines and newspapers covering many subject areas of general interest. (EBSCO)


"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." (EBSCO)


MEDLINE provides indexing (citation records) and some full-text from biomedical journals covering all medical fields. (EBSCO)

Middle Search Plus

"Middle Search Plus 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)." (EBSCO)

Military & Government Collection

"Covering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content." (EBSCO)

Mitchell's Automotive Database

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 includes selected national, international and regional newspaper articles, as well as television and news radio transcripts. (EBSCO)

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Includes "digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration." (Gale)


A useful tool to help you to create correct citations for research papers.



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.)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Use this tool to find "viewpoint" articles on controversial issues. A great place to find evidence to support argumentative essays. (Gale)


PLoS One - Public Library of Science

An interactive open-access journal for the communication of all peer-reviewed scientific and medical research.

Points of View Reference Center

This portal presents controversial, contemporary issues from multiples points of view. (EBSCO)

Primary Search

"Primary Search 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)." (EBSCO)

Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of professional education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. (EBSCO)

ProQuest Business Collection

Search ProQuest's Business Collection, which includes ABI/INFORM, The Wall Street Journal and Proquest Research Library: Business.

ProQuest Combined Databases

Search 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 Ebook Central

Over 46,000 full-text online books for Green River College programs -- Aviation, Business, Computer Technologies, Criminal Justice, English, Humanities, Nursing & Allied Health, Social Sciences, Sciences, Wastewater Technology.

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 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. Includes Research Library: Science & Technology and SciTech Premium Collection.

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

Thousands of full text articles from psychology and behavioral science magazines and journals ready to search with your subject keywords. (EBSCO)

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.


Regional Business News

This database provides full text coverage for regional business publications covering various metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. (EBSCO)

Religion & Philosophy Collection

 Find articles on topics in religion and philosophy from academic journals and magazines indexed within this massive database containing millions of documents. (EBSCO)

Rosetta Stone

Language learning software. Create an individual account to track your progress.


Science in Context

This database provides access to information organized by science discipline and topic. Available resource types include "reference content, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites." (Gale)

Science Reference Center

"Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images." (EBSCO)

SciTech Premium Collection

Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more. For researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature. (ProQuest)

Seattle Times Collection

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history. Covers 1985 – current, and contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online. (NewsBank)

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

"This collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective." Covers "a wide spectrum of interests related to the history of slavery: legal issues; the Caribbean; children and women under slavery; modes of resistance; and much more." (Gale)

Small Business Reference Center

"Offers full text for many consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans." (EBSCO)

Social Work Reference Center

An "information resource for social workers and mental health professionals. It covers a wide array of topics such as adolescent health, aging, end-of-life care, clinical social work and diversity." (EBSCO)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Philosophy from Stanford University.

Student Resources in Context

An online portal "for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects." Includes reference content, magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. (Gale)


Testing & Education Reference Center

Test preparation for the SAT, GED®, TOEFL, ACT, NCLEX , military and others. High school, college, and career preparation tools. (Gale)

The Times (of London) Digital Archive

"First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world's 'newspaper of record'. The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years" of the paper's content. (Gale)


TOPICsearch contains full text on a wide range of subjects and includes many newspaper and popular magazine articles. (EBSCO)


USA News

Search national, state and regional papers in the United States from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content. (NewsBank)

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. (Gale)


Vocational and Career Collection

This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals. (EBSCO)


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.

Washington State News

Explore and research topics across Washington State. Includes: Bellingham Herald, Columbian, Kitsap Sun, Tacoma News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokane Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, and more. (NewsBank)

Women’s Studies Archive

"Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries, Women's Studies Archive provides a history of the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives." Includes diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals. (Gale)

World History in Context

Primary sources, reference books and journals covering world history from antiquity to the present. Search by subject, timeline, or person. (Gale)

World News
Find global information on many topics from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content. (NewsBank)
World Scholar : Latin America and the Caribbean

"An archive of digitized primary documents focus on the history of Latin America and the Caribbean back to the early 1800s through the contemporary period sourced from collections in the U.S. and abroad." (Gale)

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