Databases for Communication, Literature, and the Arts

Select a database for research:

Logins and passwords for databases are available through the "Library" link on Brightspace.

Academic Search Complete: EBSCOhost
Database offers the world's most comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary sources, with 7,100 journals provided in full-text format.

American National Biography (ANB)
Offers in-depth portraits of more than 17,400 men and women who have shaped American history. Articles are based on chronology; all subjects are deceased.

Communication and Mass Media Complete: EBSCOhost
This database provides research in areas related to communication and mass media, offering access to roughly 740 journal titles.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The encyclopedia offers more than 73,000 articles and is considered one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the world.

MLA International Bibliography
The database offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
The dictionary is considered to be the final authority on the English language, as well as a history of English speech and thought. The project offers scholarly information on the meaning, history and pronunciation of words both past and present.

PsychInfo: EBSCOhost
PsychInfo is the world's largest resource devoted to literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

Wiley Online Library
Considered one of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research, the database offers scholarly materials in full-text format from 1997 to the present. Select "Humanities and Social Sciences" from the main page to browse this subject collection.

News Sources

Newspaper Source: EBSCOhost
Provides full-text covered for more than 370 regional, American newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts, and full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.