Articles: Recommended Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Tutorial
A full text database covering many different disciplines and subject areas. A great place to start research on any topic.
A to Z The World (World Trade Press) Tutorial
Provides a broad range of information on 175 countries. Topics include business, culture, customs, food, health, religion, maps, etc.
Biography In Context (Gale) Tutorial
Provides biographical information about key people in literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts.
CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Provides in-depth reports of today’s issues, including social, environment, health, education, and science topics. Includes charts, graphs, and sidebar articles.
Credo Reference Tutorial
An online library of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and reference books that are easily searchable by topic. Credo Reference is an excellent starting place for students doing background research on their topic.
Health & Wellness Resource Center (Gale) Tutorial
Best medical database the library offers for students who are not in a health sciences program; health science students will also find it useful. Offers an easy-to-use interface with access to full text nursing and allied health journals, encyclopedias and other reference sources, as well as informational pamphlets. Includes specialized searches for diseases/conditions, drugs & herbal remedies, and alternative health.
JSTOR Tutorial
Provides access to full text, academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences to include African-American studies, anthropology, education, mathematics, history, and more.
Mango Languages Tutorial

Online language learning lab, covering more than 70 languages and English as a second language, accessible via computer or mobile app. Each language includes two units (under Mango Conversations) and many include specialized short courses and full-length movies.

The first time you access Mango, create a free user account. This will allow you to save your progress. If you want to browse offerings without tracking your progress, choose Guest Access.

NewsBank  
Provides full text access to hundreds of America's printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Includes The Gainesville Sun.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale) Tutorial
Provides searchable topics giving pro and con articles, topic overviews, statistics, court cases, links to government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper, magazine, and journal articles and more about social issues.
Testing and Education Reference Center (Gale) -- sample tests, resumes Tutorial
Provides access to information about and practice tests for the GED, SAT, ACT, MCAT, GRE, etc. Use this resource to practice taking specialized tests for college, graduate school, the military or trade school. Also contains career tools including basic computer skills tutorials and a resume builder.
US Newsstream (ProQuest)
Provides full-text access to many U.S. newspapers, newswires, blogs and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal.