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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2014 URL: Print Guide

Off-Campus Database Access Print Page


You will need your college ID number to log into the databases from off-campus.

You can find your ID number on your ID card or in WebAdvisor


Off-Campus Instructions

Databases are organized by title.


Click on the link and follow the instructions to access our databases from off-campus.


  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,600 peer-reviewed journals.
  • ACM Digital Library
    ACM is the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Since 1947 ACM has provided a vital forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and discoveries. Today, ACM serves a membership of computing professionals and students in more than 100 countries in all areas of industry, academia, and government.
  • ACS Style Guide
    Online access to the full ACS Style Guide published in 2006.
  • ACS Web Editions
    Full Text of journals published by the American Chemical Society. Also includes access to the Legacy Archives from 1879-1995.
  • African American Studies Center
    This online searchable database from Oxford University Press includes over 7500 articles from its authoritative reference program; it features primary source documents, biographies, images, maps, timelines, and important demographic charts and tables on the African American Experience.
  • Alt HealthWatch
    Focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, this database offers more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.
  • American History in Video
    American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.
  • Annual Review of Biochemistry
    Index of reviews for biochemistry
  • Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure
    Index of reviews for biophysics and biomolecular structure
  • Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics
    Index of reviews of ecology, evolution, and systematics
  • Annual Review of Genetics
    Index of reviews of genetics
  • Annual Review of Microbiology
    Index of reviews of microbiology
  • Annual Review of Nutrition
    Index of reviews for nutrition
  • Annual Review of Physical Chemistry
    Index of reviews for physical chemistry
  • Annual Review of Psychology
    Index of reviews for psychology
  • Annual Review of Sociology
    Index of reviews for sociology
  • Anthrosource
    Current issues for 15 of the American Anthropological Association’s most critical peer-reviewed publications, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly and an electronic archive of all American Anthropological Association’s journals.
  • ArticleFirst by FirstSearch
    23,000,000+ articles from 16,000+ sources in business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology, and popular culture
  • ARTstor
    A searchable collection of hundreds of thousands of images and related data from prominent national and international institutions and galleries. Collections represented include: Carnegie Arts of the United States; Hartill Archive of Architecture and allied Arts; Huntington Archive of Asian Art; Native American Art & Culture, Smithsonian Institution; Schlesinger History of Women in America Collection. A valuable resource for digital resources in history and the humanities.
  • Associates Programs Source
    The Associates Program Source is designed specifically for junior & community colleges focusing on a variety of topics such as accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, cosmetology, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hair dressing, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, veterinary technology and welding.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
    ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials includes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays from more than 1,616 journals in all fields of religion.


  • Biological Abstracts
    A comprehensive database that focuses on general life science research from around the world. BasicBIOSIS contains coverage of nearly 300 of the most popular life sciences publications as well as meeting reports, reviews, and newspapers.
  • Business Source Complete
    A definitive scholarly business database.


  • Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections
    A collection of literature resources and criticism cover 20 different subject areas, including: Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare, Bibliography of American Literature, Twentieth-Century American Poetry, and The W.B. Yeats Collection
  • Chicago Manual Of Style Online
    Online access to the full Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition
  • Choice Reviews Online
    Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    The Chronicle is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
    CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and the allied health professionals. This database provides indexing for 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
  • ClasePeriodica by FirstSearch
    Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities.
  • Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
    Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with other journals to create a comprehensive research and reference resource tool.
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
    This database covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines including engineering disciplines, computer theory & systems, new technologies, and social & professional context.
  • Country Studies
    The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
  • Criminal Justice Periodical Index
    A comprehensive database in Crime and Justice studies. Full Text for about 50 journals and indexing and abstracts for another 140 journals.


  • Dow Jones Factiva
    Business, industry, and market data; extensive newspaper and journal articles; quick links to essential business web sites. Business, industry, and market data; extensive newspaper and journal articles; quick links to essential business web sites.


  • Ebooks by FirstSearch
    OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    Collection of eBooks available through EBSCO
    EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application. Over 80% of all current records include abstracts. Also included are fulltext of book reviews published in the Journal of Economic Literature since 1993.
  • Economia y Negocios
    A bibliographic database in the areas of business and economics supplied in Spanish and English for over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, and the United States.
  • Education Research Complete
    This is a definitive online resource for education research.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    The online version of this well respected general encyclopedia.
  • Environment Complete
    This offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, and urban planning.
  • ERIC by FirstSearch
    Contains annotated references to nonjournal material issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).
  • Early English Books Online (EEBO)
    Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War


  • FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus
    A bibliographic resource covering the foremost academic and popular film journals up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available here in full text.
  • Fuente Académica
    Fuente Académica is a rapidly growing collection of 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.


  • Global Reference Center
    Home of comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages. These extensive and thorough databases are intuitive and fast, delivering trustworthy information from around the globe.
  • GPO by FirstSearch
    Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
  • Grove Music Online
    Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Gale Aretmis Literary Sources
    Combines the information previously found in Gale's Literature Resource Center and Literary Criticism Online




    JSTOR is the online archives of scholarly journals in most fields.


  • Legal Collection
    This is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Provides full text access to international news sources, as well as information on businesses and legal cases
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Provides full text online access to Gale's popular literature criticism titles: Children's Literature Review, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
  • Literature Online (LION)
    A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 366 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Biographical and critical information about writers and their works. A great starting place for literary research.


  • Mango Languages
    Mango Languages contains resources to practice 61 languages, along with lessons for ESL learners. Creating an account is optional, but it allows the software to track your progress through the lessons.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    This provides full text for more than 1,750 general periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues.
  • MathSciNet
    The online version of the Mathematical Reviews Database, the database of bibliographic information and reviews created and maintained by the American Mathematical Society. It covers journals, conference proceedings, and books of mathematics research.
  • MedicLatina
    MedicLatina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers.
  • MEDLINE by FirstSearch
    All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing
  • MEDLINE by PubMed
    All areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing
  • Mergent Horizon
    Finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries
  • Mergent Online
    In-depth company reports, comparative company reports, company tear sheets, company competitors lists as well as concise overviews on countries.
  • Military & Government Collection
    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    The MLA International Bibliography indexes books, articles and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics


  • Nature
    NPG publishes journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine. Content encompasses daily news from award-winning journalists, expert opinion and practical methodology, and more high impact research and reviews than any science publisher. Over 30 journals are published in association with prestigious academic societies.
  • Naxos Music Library
    Naxos Music Library is the World’s largest Classical music listening service designed for students, instructors and patrons of public and academic libraries, as well as players and executives of orchestras. Our collection of over 351,000 tracks of music is continually growing, not only from our own label but from other leading independent labels.
  • New York Times [1851-2007]
    Full-text access to the New York Times
  • Newsbank
    Newsbank comprises the full text from 774 American newspapers and 26 news magazines, including the New York Times and the Washington Post.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 131 national & international newspapers.


    OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition™ contains a wealth of essential material for learning and detailed research in a single, easily-searched database. With the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications, and indexing and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications, this database provides invaluable support for research in all core undergraduate subjects and for cross-disciplinary work
  • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
    Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides a one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    The standard for etymological dictionaries for the English language.
  • Oxford Reference Online
    A collection of over 100 reference works covering most academic fields.


  • PAIS
    The PAIS International database from CSA contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.
  • PapersFirst by FirstSearch
    An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
  • Physical Review Onlne (American Physical Society)
    Abstracts of past issues of Physical Reviews
  • Polling the Nation
    Polling the Nations is a comprehensive collection of public opinion, with information from the United States and more than 100 countries around the world. The database includes the full text of the questions and responses covering a broad range of issues.
  • Proceedings by FirstSearch
    An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings
  • Project Muse
    Currently offers nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers. Project MUSE covers most fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Bridgewater subscribes to the full text of the Basic Undergraduate Collection. Citation level access is available for all other journals.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)
    U.S. and select Canadian, British and European doctoral dissertations and masters theses in all subject areas. See Also Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
    This is a collection of 44 journals published by the American Psychological Association and some other academic publishers. Coverage varies with the journal, but goes as far back as 1985.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    This is a comprehensive database providing nearly 575 full text publications, covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • PsycINFO
    The most comprehensive index to journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.


  • Regional Business News
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    This is a comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.


  • Sage Journals
    Browse through SAGE titles to which we have subscriptions. Areas of study include: Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Important: to access the titles be sure to choose the “SAGE Journals Available to Me” option before browsing.
  • ScienceDirect: Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection
    A leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.
  • Spanish Reference Center
  • SPIN Web
    The SPIN database (Searchable Physics Information Notices) provides the most current indexing and abstracting of more than 100 major physics, astronomy, and engineering journals and conference proceedings. It provides access to over 1 million abstracts and is updated daily.
  • SPORTDiscus
    This is a comprehensive database in Sports and Exercise Science. It covers both scholarly and general interest publications
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature.


  • Theatre in Video
    Theatre In Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.


  • Ulrichsweb & Serials Analysis System
    UlrichsWeb provides complete bibliographic information regarding periodicals published worldwide. It frequently gives pricing information, type of publication, and indicates if a publication is peer reviewed. Most of the basic content is available without a password, but the Serials Analysis section requires a password.


  • Vente et Gestion
    Formerly French Business Source, this provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.
  • VIVA PBS Videos
    Streaming video access to the PBS video collection


  • Wall Street Journal (1889-1995)
    This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Blackwell Synergy is the online journals service from Blackwell Publishing. It holds the full-text articles of over 850 journals, the majority of which are published by Blackwell on behalf of international scholarly and professional societies. The subjects covered range across Medicine, Science, Social Science and the Humanities.
  • Women's Studies International
    This covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.
  • World News Digest
    Brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print.
  • WorldCat by FirstSearch
    OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide

Useful Library Resources

  • ALEX catalog
    Search through the library's physical collection of books, DVDs, CDs, and other materials
  • Library Guides & Tutorials
    These tutorials and guides walk you step by step through using the library's resources, and just the research process in general.
  • Main Library Page
    Use the library's main page to access all of our resources and find additional information on the library
  • Recommended Websites
    The library's list of recommended websites takes the guess work out of web searching
  • Library FAQ
    Allows you to browse through our most asked questions, and send our staff a question of your own!
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