Articles and Databases

General

Academic Search Complete (for barcode access click here) Index to articles of general academic interest. Full text of many articles available.
Britannica Online (includes Encyclopedia Britannica) Britannica Online contains the text of the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica plus thousands of additional articles and images that are continually updated to provide the most current information possible. It also includes Britannica's World Data Analyst and World Atlas. The print version is available on the Reference Encyclopedia Shelves.
Catalog of U.S. Govt. Publications Index to publications available through the Federal Depository Library Program, of which Spague Library is a participant.
CQ Researcher/Global Researcher (for barcode access click here) Each weekly report explores a single "hot" issue in the news. Reports cover all sides of an issue and include charts, graphs and bibliographies. Global Researcher includes monthly single-topic reports on vital world issues.
Dissertation Abstracts Online Index of doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Full text of titles published since 1997 is available for free download.
Ebsco Academic Search Complete (for barcode access click here) Index to articles of general academic interest. Full text of many articles available.
Ebsco E-books (formerly NetLibrary) Collection of Digital full-text books including reference works, scholarly monographs, literature, fiction, and 3,400 publicly accessible titles.
Encyclopedia Britannica (Britannica Online) Britannica Online contains the text of the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica plus thousands of additional articles and images that are continually updated to provide the most current information possible. It also includes Britannica's World Data Analyst and World Atlas. The print version is available on the Reference Encyclopedia Shelves.
Gale Virtual Reference Collection Reference titles (published by Gale) representing a variety of subject areas including anthropology, business, history, law, literature, medicine, and science.
Google Scholar Click here for instructions on how to set the Scholar Preferences to help you determine if the full text of an article is available from Sprague Library
Hathitrust Hathitrust is a digital archive of library materials converted from print that is co-owned and managed by a number of academic institutions including Columbia University, Harvard, NYU, Princeton, University of Michigan, Yale, etc. Some full-text items are freely available while others are restricted to Hathitrust partners.
Ingenta (Formerly Uncover) Index and table of contents of over 20,000 journals on a wide variety of subjects. Articles are only available in full-text for a fee. Click here to browse lists of the titles that are indexed by subject.
MAS Ultra - School Edition Full text database of almost 500 general interest and current events magazines. Aimed at children in high school. Use Ebsco Academic for more scholarly material.
MasterFile Elite Provides full text for magazines, periodicals and reference books covering a wide range of subject areas. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps and flags.
NetLibrary (Ebsco E-books) Collection of Digital full-text books including reference works, scholarly monographs, literature, fiction, and 3,400 publicly accessible titles.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
Points of View Reference Center A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
Project MUSE Full text database of over 160 electronic journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Proquest Central (for barcode access click here) ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, 8,000 titles of which are full-text. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
Proquest Research Library Database covers a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
Referencia Latina This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
Topicsearch This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 139,800 articles from more than 4,800 sources.
Web of Science Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 10,000 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world.