Article Databases

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Top Databases

Alphabetical List of Databases

Academic Search Premier

Interdisciplinary database features full-text articles in over 4,700 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles

Biological Sciences

This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, and ecology, with some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Birds of the World

From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Birds of the World provides life history information for over 10,000 species of birds.

Building Green

Reliable content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.

Business Source Premier

The industry's most widely used business research database, Business Source Premier features full text and searchable cited references for top journals covering a variety of business disciplines.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals... aim[ing] to cover all subjects and languages.

Dissertations and Theses @ Prescott College

Search for theses published at Prescott College.

Ebook Central

Over 150,000 e-books. Can be downloaded to a tablet/smartphone with the Bluefire Reader App.

Ebook Central Spanish

Over 5,200 Spanish e-books.

EBSCO Counseling & Psychology Databases

Start here for research in counseling and psychology-related fields.

EBSCO Education Databases

Start here for education research.

EBSCO Environment Databases

Start here for environmental research.

EBSCO Humanities Database

Start here for humanities research.


An excellent full-text database covering a wide variety of subjects.

Education Research Complete

Topics include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior provides 300-plus entries on a diverse range of topics in the contemporary study of animal behavior.

Environment Complete

Deep coverage in 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, urban planning, and more.


ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

Family & Society Studies Worldwide

This bibliographic database provides the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development and social welfare.

Food Science Source

Food Science Source is an extensive full-text database designed to support the research needs of the food industry. It provides hundreds of full-text journals, monographs, magazines and trade publications, plus a wealth of food industry and market reports. Subjects include food processing, safety, service, shipping and innovation.

Global Plants

Contains nearly two million high-resolution type specimens from the contributed collections of more than 300 herbaria from around the globe.

Grammarly Premium Access

Link to the technology resources page on MyPrescott with instructions for setting up a Grammarly Premium account for free through Prescott College.


GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources.

Journal Search

Search to see if PC has full-text access to a specific journal


A trusted archive of important scholarly journals.

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.


The Associated Press Newswire (formerly AP NewsMonitor collection) is a full-text database that contains harvested news from the Associated Press.

Oxford English Dictionary

Widely regarded as the "definitive record of the English language" - a dictionary and more...


Contains scholarly articles, theses, and many of our biological databases.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection

A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses related to humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Sciences and Engineering Collection

A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses related to Sciences and Engineering.


Coverage includes basic/experimental psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, education and school psychology, health psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, social psychology and social processes.


PsycINFO provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present.

PubMed Central

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

RBdigtal Magazines

Hundreds of free digital magazines to read on your PC, Mac or mobile device.

RefWorks (new)

A new way to share, cite, and organize references.

Regional Business News

Updated daily, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications including titles from Crain Communications.

Sage Humanities & Social Science

Sage Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Package provides access to 419 journals in the humanities and social sciences fields, including leading international, peer-reviewed titles.

Science Direct

Full-text database with content in environmental studies and psychology.

Taylor and Francis Online Full-Text Journals

Search the contents of over 1,000 full-text journals from academic publishers Taylor & Francis, Routledge, and Psychology Press, in 15+ subject areas including arts & humanities; education; environmental sciences; & behavioral sciences.

Teacher Reference Center

A complimentary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 230 peer-reviewed journals.

Web News

Near real-time access to top news feeds from around the globe across a range of business and general news topics.


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