McAfee Memorial Library


Databases*


Name Subject Availability Group
19th Century Newspapers Digital Archive Digital archive of 19th century U.S. newspapers On campus or via proxy server Gale
Accessible Archives Digital archive of 18th-19th century newspapers, periodicals and American county histories On campus or via proxy server Accessible Archives
ARTstor Database featuring art images On campus or via proxy server None
Business Insights: Essentials Business database containing more than 3,900 full-text periodicals, extensive company profiles, investment reports, market research and industry reports. On campus or via proxy server Gale
CenStats Government Free on web US Census Bureau
Discovering Collection Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements make it easy for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies. On campus or via proxy server Gale
eJournals and eBooksSearch Search for eJournals and eBooks On campus or via proxy server EBSCO
Ebsco Search a wide range of journals including many full-text professional, referred periodicals On campus or via proxy server EBSCO
Ebsco eBooks 139,000 ebooks in the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Technology and more. On campus or via proxy server EBSCO
ERIC Education Free on web US Department of Education
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia General subjects On campus or via proxy server EBSCO
GreenFILE Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, including more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. On campus or via proxy server EBSCO
Gale Virtual Reference Library Reference information sources via e-books in business, education, the environment, history, biography, international affairs, law, literature, multicultural studies, religion, science and the social sciences. On campus or via proxy server Gale
HeritageQuest US Census tracts 1790-1940 and other information useful to historians, social sciences classes and genealogists. On campus or via proxy server Morenet
Humanities E-Book Collection Full text for History resources On campus or via proxy server None
Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS): Search Funding opportunities On campus or via proxy server None
Information Please Almanac Free on web None
JSTOR Full text scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, education, business, and science On campus or via proxy server None
Kansas City Business Journal The Kansas City Business Journal database covers over 40 business newspapers including major metropolitan areas: Austin, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Houston, Honolulu, Jacksonville, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Portland, Puget Sound, Raleigh-Durham, St. Louis, Tampa, and Washington, DC. On campus or via proxy server None
Kids InfoBits Designed for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age appropriate, curriculum related magazine and reference content. On campus or via proxy server Gale
Learning Express Contains professional and occupational practice tests, skill-building courses, software tutorials, computer and internet basics and more. On campus or via proxy server Learning Express
Lexis Nexis Search news, business, legal, medical, and general reference On campus or via proxy server None
Literature Resource Center Search for books, authors, literary criticism On campus or via proxy server Gale
SAGE - Communication Studies Full-text collection for communication studies On campus or via proxy server SAGE
SAGE - Criminology Full-text collection for criminology On campus or via proxy server SAGE
SAGE - Political Science Full-text collection for political science On campus or via proxy server SAGE
SAGE - Sociology Full-text collection for sociology On campus or via proxy server SAGE
Student Resource Center Search for information about people, places, and events. On campus or via proxy server Gale
Value Line Company profiles and stock information On campus or via proxy server Value Line


* Please note:
As of July 1, 2013, the consortia of which the library is a member, are no longer providing access to the following resources: ProQuest Discovery, Firstsearch, and Newsbank Missouri Newspapers.

The following resources provide similar coverage: JSTOR, Business Insight: Essentials, EBSCOhost, Lexis Nexis, SAGE, etc.

Also, the WilsonWeb databases (i.e., Education and Social Sciences Full-text) are now part of EBSCO (see the link, above)

Please contact the library if you need assistance.