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Research Databases & Digital Collections

Find library databases and digital collections that will help you in your research.

During the COVID-19 pandemic many publishers are offering trial access to their online resources. The library may set up limited trial access for some of these resources. Each trial is established with the understanding that due to budget considerations, access will end when the free trial period is over. ~Brad Schaffner, College Librarian


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Africa Commons This link opens in a new window
Africa Commons seeks to enable Africa to easily control, digitize, and disseminate its archival riches both within Africa and internationally. It facilitates digital repatriation and the preservation of at-risk content through three modules: History and Culture, Black South African Magazines, and Southern African Films and Documentaries.
Alternate Name(s) Reveal Digital; Civil Rights Movements
Histories of civil rights activism by the everyday citizens of Black, Latine, Indigenous, and Asian American/Pacific Islander communities.
CINAHL Complete This link opens in a new window
Articles from scholarly and professional journals, books, dissertations, standards of practice, audiovisuals, and other materials in nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and related disciplines. Provides some full text.
Dialnet This link opens in a new window
Bibliographic citation database from the Universidad de La Rioja.
Digital Library of the Middle East This link opens in a new window
The Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME) offers free and open access to the rich cultural legacy of the Middle East and North Africa by bringing together collections from a wide range of cultural heritage institutions. Developed by an engineering team from CLIR and Stanford Libraries, the platform federates and makes accessible data about collections from around the world.
Fold3 Library Edition This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) Fold3 by Ancestry
Contains military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the people who served.
Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) HeinOnline Immigration Law and Policy in the U.S.
(Searches through citations, subject indexing, and some full text)
Historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States, as well as current hearings, debates, and recent developments in immigration law. It also includes BIA Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and other related works.
Labor and Employment: The American Worker This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) HeinOnline Labor and Employment; Labor & Employment
(Searches through citations, subject indexing, and some full text)
Content related to the establishment of a minimum wage and the 40-hour workweek, hazards faced by workers in the workplace and the safeguards in place to protect them, as well as efforts to make the workplace equitable for all. Includes landmark court cases related to labor and employment law.