Online Databases by Title
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Discovery Service (EBSCO) can be used to search across all ASL Collections at once.
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, business and economics, country and industry reports, and downloadable data.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Full-text access to multi-disciplinary journals and periodicals, and indexing and abstracts to additional journals and other publications. The database features content as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text content in searchable format.
Academic World Book
A student reference tool including a variety of resources: encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases.
Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection (ProQuest)
Full-text access to global and scholarly journals covering accounting, tax, banking and financial issues.
African American Heritage (ProQuest)
Provides access to federal census, marriage and cohabitation records, military draft and service records, registers of slaves and free(d) persons of color, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**
Provides bibliographic citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
Collection development tool for librarians for reference materials. Coverage: Volume 28 (1997) through present. Reviews published monthly.
Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest) ★
Provides access to genealogical resources from the United States: vital, marriage and military records; U.S & federal censuses, the Social Security Death Index, ship records and passenger lists, and more. Limited coverage for Canada and UK records. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**
Arkansas Legislative Digest ★
Arkansas Legislative Digest combines comprehensive data and analytical tools on Arkansas government affairs.
Arkansas News Collection (NewsBank)
Full-text access to current and archived Arkansas news sources, including print and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Includes access to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette archives.
Arts & Humanities (ProQuest)
Full-text access to titles covering art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
Asian & European Business Collection (ProQuest)
Provides journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazine sources on business and finance topics across Asia and Europe.
Association of Research Libraries' Digital Publications (ARL)
SPEC Kits published by ARL from 2006 through the present provide best library practices in technology, change management, and performance improvement.
The Atlanta Constitution (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1868 - 1984.
Full-text access to journals covering a wide range of biology topics: biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology, environmental studies, histology, microbiology, microscopy, and zoology.
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO)
Collection development tool for librarians, providing multi-source book reviews on a wide range of topics.
Book Review Digest Retro (EBSCO)
Provides excerpts and citations to book reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.
Bibliographic tool for libraries, booksellers, and publishers which provides information on books, audio books, and videos.
Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Wiley) Bi-monthly magazine covering developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion, and news in the information science community.
Business Market Research Collection
Provides access to Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, Barens' US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports, and Snapshots.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (ProQuest)
Full-text access to a variety of publications covering Canadian issues.
Canadian Newsstream (ProQuest)
Full-text access to Canadian newspapers, including archived content.
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)
Full-text access to over 600 titles covering a variety of vocational topics.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Catalog of U.S. Government publications ranging from July 1976 through the present.
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Serial publication covering all aspects of the cataloging and classification. Coverage: 1997 - present.
Chicago Defender (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1910-1975.
Chicago Tribune (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1849 - 1992.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
Provides reviews, MARC records and related information on children’s literature, grades preK-12.
Civil War Era Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Provides full access to the following titles: Richmond Dispatch (Virginia), Charleston Mercury (South Carolina), New Orleans Times Picayune (Louisiana), Boston Herald, New York Herald, Columbus State Journal (Ohio), The Kentucky Daily Journal, and the Memphis Daily Appeal. Coverage for newspapers: 1840-1865. Also includes 1,758 pamphlets from 1861-1865.
Collection Management (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly journal that presents practical, research-based information about building, administering, preserving, assessing, and organizing library collections. Coverage: 1997 - present.
Computer Database (Gale)
Product introductions, news and reviews in hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
Full-text access to articles covering a range of topics: computer science, information systems, computer security, database design, software development, web commerce: LANs, WANs, intranets, and the Internet.
Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
Abstracts and indexing of congressional publications and legislative histories. Includes member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, and financial data; and the full text of key regulatory and statutory resources.
Aggregated reference tool containing full-text entries from encyclopedias, traditional and bilingual dictionaries, biographies and quotations.
Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
Full-text access to a variety of publications covering topics of crime.
Criminal Justice Collection (Gale)
Full-text access to academic journals and magazines covering criminal justice and related fields, including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
Provides concise, up-to-date cultural content; World, Kids, States, & Provinces editions available.
Davis-Bacon Wage Determination
Wage determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts.
Discovery Service (EBSCO)
Single search interface providing access to all of the Arkansas State Library's holdings: database journals and articles, catalog records, and the Arkansas Documents Digital Collections.
Early World of Learning (World Book)
Interactive reading and early learning tool for preschool and early elementary students.
East & South Asia (ProQuest)
Full-text access to academic journals from local educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries, covering business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
East Europe, Central Europe (ProQuest)
Full-text access to academic journals from local educational institutions in East European and Central European countries, covering business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
eBook Collection (ProQuest)
Full-text collection of over 100 non-fiction eBooks.
Education Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to education publications covering primary, secondary, higher, special, adult, and home education.
Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
Full-text access to academic journals, reports, and other sources focusing on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
eLibrary Curriculum Edition (ProQuest)
K-12 general reference collections covering a variety of subjects, including Literature & History.
eLibrary Elementary Edition (ProQuest)
K-6 reference collections covering a variety of subjects.
eLibrary Science Edition (ProQuest)
K-12 reference collection focusing on the study of the earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)
Spanish language edition of World Book.
Full-text access to a variety of publications including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings; as well as toolkits containing practical guides, templates, forms, and sample business plans.
Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest)
Full-text access to a variety of journals, environmental impact statements, and bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).
Bibliographic index to published and unpublished sources on education.
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)
Full-text access to current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. Coverage: 1990-present.
Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
Full-text access to multi-disciplinary journals and periodicals covering the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
Family Health (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals and magazines covering health subjects, including women's and children's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, sports injuries, eye care, and dentistry.
Contains the following bibliographic databases: ArticleFirst, Clase & Periodica, eBooks, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, GPO Monthly Catalog, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, Proceedings, WorldCat, and WorldCatDissertations.
Foreign Relations of the United States (HeinOnline)
Provides an official historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. Comprised of 600+ books beginning with Abraham Lincoln's administration in 1861 through the administration of Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Foundation Directory Online Platinum ★
Provides information on foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities in the U.S.
Gale Directory Library
Directories of companies, publishers, associations, and other organizations.
General OneFile (Gale)
Full-text access to news and periodicals covering a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and more.
General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
Full-text access to a variety of sources covering a range of topics: current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
Government Periodicals Index (ProQuest)
Bibliographic index of government periodicals. Coverage: 1988 to present.
Full-text access to a variety of publications focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.
Hartford Courant (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1764 - 1989.
Health and Medical Collection (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals covering clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.
Health Management (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals covering all aspects of health administration, including hospitals, insurance, law, health economics, public health administration and more.
HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
Provides access to Census records and maps, local histories, city directories, slave schedules, Revolutionary War era pension & bounty-land warrant applications, Freedman's Bank, and more. **ASL staff does not conduct or assist with genealogical research**
Historic Map Works: Library Edition (ProQuest)
High quality, full color digital maps, covering cadastral land ownership maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several centuries. Includes contemporaneous pages of illustrations and over 1,000 city directories related to the cadastral maps.
Historical Newspapers Collection (ProQuest)
Provides full-text, searchable access to the Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984), the Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the Chicago Tribune (1849-1992), the Hartford Courant (1764-1985), the Norfolk Journal and Guide (1916-2003), the New York Times with Index (1851-2007), and the Washington Post (1877-1994).
India Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to multidisciplinary journals published in India, covering business, health & Medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences, and the arts.
International Newsstream (ProQuest)
Provides current and archived news content from 660+ international newspapers including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, and the Asian Wall Street Journal.
Internet Reference Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal covering research and practical information about all aspects of reference librarianship in the digital age. Includes studies and articles on technology related to the delivery of library user services, including reference, research consultation, instruction, information literacy, user design and usability, and electronic reference materials and sources. Coverage: 1997 - present.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science (Wiley)
Serial publication of peer-reviewed original research focusing on the production, discovery, recording, storage, representation, retrieval, presentation, manipulation, dissemination, use, and evaluation of information and their associated tools and techniques.
Journal of Archival Organization (Taylor & Francis)
International journal encompassing all aspects of the arrangement, description, and provision of access to all forms of archival materials, including processing techniques and procedures, preparation of finding aids, and cataloging. Coverage: 2006 - 2013.
Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship (Taylor & Francis)
A refereed journal covering the business information needs of special, academic and public libraries. Coverage: 1997 - Present.
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (ALISE) ★
A refereed quarterly publication of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) covering research articles, reviews, and brief communications about issues of interest to LIS educators.
Latin America & Iberia Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to academic journals published by local educational institutions in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal; covers business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and the humanities.
LearningExpress Library Edition (EBSCO)
Learning center for basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more. Features an Adult Learning, Career, College Preparation, College, Computer Skills, High School Equivalency, Recursos para Hispanohablantes, and School Centers.
Provides access to official, Arkansas specific, federal, business, personal, real estate and other forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Includes forms drafted by attorneys for specific legal matters, from public records and from participating companies and attorneys.
Lexis Advance ★
Online library of state and federal primary law with access to cases, statutes, Shepard’s citations, newspapers, and law review articles. Additionally, The News and Business database offers access to a variety of full-text English and foreign language newspapers from around the world. Coverage varies by title.
Library and Information Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Abstracts and indexes from 440+ periodicals covering all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.
Library Science Collection (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals covering all aspects of library and information science, including many titles cited by LISA: American Libraries, Collection Building, Reference & User Services Quarterly, Technical Communication Quarterly, School Libraries Worldwide, and Portal: Libraries and the Academy.
Linguistics Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals and other sources covering all aspects of linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA).
Medical Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals covering all clinical and biomedical fields, including physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, communicable diseases, psychiatry, surgery, gynecology, obstetrics, dermatology, hematology, pediatrics, geriatrics, dentistry, otolaryngology and ophthalmology.
Bibliographic index covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Subjects covered include: clinical medicine, dentistry, education, experimental medicine, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, pathology, psychiatry, toxicology, and veterinary medicine.
Middle East & Africa Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to academic journals published by local educational institutions in Middle Eastern and African countries, covering business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
Military and Intelligence Database (Gale)
Full-text access to journals and publications covering all aspects of past and current military affairs, including government policies, socioeconomic effects of war, structure of the armed forces, and more.
Military Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals and publications covering topics across all government and military branches: international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more.
NCDC Climate Data Online (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) archive of global historical weather and climate data and station history information; includes quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals.
The New York Times with Index (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The New York Times. Newspaper coverage: 1851 - 2011. Index coverage: 1851 - 1993.
NewspaperARCHIVE - Academic Library Edition (Heritage Archives)
Full-text access to millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s.
Norfolk Journal & Guide (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1916 - 2003.
Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest)
Full-text access to healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Includes abstracts and indexing of additional titles, and full-text dissertations in nursing and related fields.
OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (H.W. Wilson)
Full-text access to periodical resources covering a range disciplines. Includes abstracts and indexes to additional publications.
Oxford English Dictionary
An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. The OED provides etymological analysis of words, variant spellings, and demonstrates pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Pittsburgh Courier (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1911 - 2002.
Contains industry sector analysis and research, industry trends and industry statistics, covering health care, financial services, retailing, entertainment, energy and information technology.
Political Science (ProQuest)
Provides abstracts and indexing to political science and international relations journals, including full-text access to core titles. Also includes full-text doctoral dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.
Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (Wiley)
Conference proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Provides guided or self-directed instruction for 80 foreign languages.
Single search portal allowing users to search across all subscribed ProQuest databases at once.
Psychology Collection (Gale)
Full-text access to publications cited in PsycINFO, covering all fields of psychology: abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social, and applied.
Full-text access to journals and dissertation cover psychology disciplines, including behavioral, clinical, developmental and social psychology; neurology, personality, psychobiology, and psychometrics. Includes abstracts and indexing of additional titles.
Public Health (ProQuest)
Full-text access to core literature covering all fields of public health, including nutrition and dietetics, population studies, social services and welfare, environmental studies, industrial health and safety, communicable diseases, and more.
Public Library Core Collection: Non-fiction (H. W. Wilson)
Bibliographic and collection development tool geared for public libraries to build and maintain well-rounded collections of reference and non-fiction books for adults.
Public Library Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal for library managers and directors covering best practices and models to improve service of public libraries. Includes case studies, planning for desired outcomes, marketing, budget and financial analysis, technology implementation and children's programming. Coverage: 1997 to present.
Public Services Quarterly (Taylor & Francis)
Peer-reviewed journal including articles and case studies covering public service issues and strategies in academic libraries. Includes reference and research assistance, information literacy instruction, access and delivery services, and other services to patrons. Coverage: 1997 to present.
Reference Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
Serial covering all aspects of the reference process, including traditional considerations and new trends, electronic tools and resources, best practices in instruction and reference service, analysis of service marketing, and efficacy studies. Coverage: 1997 to present.
Contains detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses, 210 million US residents, 855,000 US health care providers, 1.5 million Canadian businesses, and 12 million Canadian households.
Full-text access to journals and publications covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many, worldwide religions.
Religion & Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Full-text access to periodicals covering different religions and philosophies and their impact on daily life. Coverage begins in 1980.
Research Companion (ProQuest)
Designed to help students find, evaluate, and use information to conduct more effective research. Includes tools to assist educators in teaching information literacy to students.
Research Library (ProQuest)
Full-text access to a multi-disciplinary collection of journals covering a wide range of subjects.
Resources for College Libraries
Collection development tool for academic libaraians; includes bibliographic information on the latest recommended titles mapped to 58 curriculum-specific subject areas.
SAGE Stats (SAGE)
Statistical sets provide comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more.
Sanborn Digital Maps (ProQuest)
Contains 660,000+ digitized large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. The collection includes all maps submitted to the Library of Congress through copyright deposit and a set of maps transferred to the Library from the Bureau of the Census. Coverage: 1867-1970
Full-text access to journals covering applied and general sciences. Subject coverage includes physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and more.
The Serials Librarian (Taylor & Francis)
A journal focusing on all aspects of the management of electronic and print serials and other subscription resources. Coverage: 1997 - present.
Serials Review (Taylor & Francis)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of serials management, including format, publishing models, statistical studies, collection analysis, collaborative efforts, reference and access issues, as well as cataloging and acquisitions. Coverage: 1997 - present.
SIRS Knowledge Source (ProQuest)
Student resource providing background and analysis on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. Includes educator tools.
Small Business Collection (Gale)
Full-text access to periodicals ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs.
Includes market reports spanning various industries and countries.
Social Science (ProQuest)
Full-text access to journals and publications covering sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and related fields.
Full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts (SASSA). Includes full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.
State and Local Government Review (Sage)
A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal covering best practices of state and local government politics, policy, and management, with a strong focus on state and local governments and the exploration of intergovernmental dimensions of public-sector activity. Coverage: 2014 to present.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (ProQuest)
Full page and article digital reproductions, with searchable full-text. Coverage: 1874-1922.
State Statutes: A Historical Archive (HeinOnline)
Includes superseded state statutes for all fifty states. Search the statutes by state, date, description and text. Coverage starts from 1717.
Full-text access to publications covering telecommunications, including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, and radio, television and wireless communications.
Full-text access to academics journals published in Turkey, covering business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
U.K. & Ireland (ProQuest)
Full-text access to academics journals published in the U.K. and Ireland, covering business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals (HeinOnline)
Complete collection of the official case law of some of the United States' most important U.S. Federal Agencies such as: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also includes more than 65 GPO best-selling legal titles.
U.S. Newsstream (ProQuest)
Full-text access to current and archived U.S. news content, including newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites. Coverage: 1980 to present.
U.S. Supreme Court Library (HeinOnline)
Complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books and periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court are included in this library.
USATrade Online ★
Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities. USA Trade Online provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level.
Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
Full-text access to African-American Years, American Civil War Reference Library, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, Fashion, Costume, and Culture, Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, Middle East Conflict Reference Library, Presidents: A Reference History, Real-Life Math, Reconstruction Era Reference Library, and UXL American Decades.
The Washington Post (ProQuest)
Provides access to historical editions of The Washington Post. Coverage: 1877 - 1998.
World Book Advanced
A reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search portal.
World Book Complete
Portal to World Book products available through the Traveler program: Kids, Timelines, eBooks, Early World of Learning, Student, Info Finder, Advanced, Reference Center, & Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
World Book Early World of Learning
The Early World of Learning offers a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills.
World Book eBooks
A collection of 25 classics and 25 propriety World Book titles.
World Book Kids
A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.
World Book Student
World Book Student includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.
World Book Timelines
A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.
WorldCat is a worldwide catalog of books and other materials in libraries. It contains the bibliographic records as cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide, with over 400 languages represented.