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Databases by Type

Title Database Description Off Campus Link
Academic OneFile

Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Academic Search Premier

4,700+ full text scholarly journals covering a wide range of topics.


An online resource containing  high-quality reference material covering all major scientific disciplines.  AccessScience contains links to primary research material, videos and animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers.

ACM Digital Library

The ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing:

--The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books.

--A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers.

--The ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing. 

ACS Legacy Editions Archive

Provides access to the electronic full-text of the titles published (or co-published) by the American Chemical Society up to 1995.

African-American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Search more than 170 African American Periodicals published between 1825 and 1995. African American Periodicals enables researchers to explore African American culture, thought and opinion ranging over more than 150 years of African American life.


A database produced by the National Agricultural Library consisting of citations to journal articles with abstracts and information about books, journals, audiovisual materials, and online content from around the world.  Includes over 5.2M records going back to the 15th century.

Alabama Mosaic

AlabamaMosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's history, culture, places, and people. Its purpose is to make unique historical treasures from Alabama's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories electronically accessible to Alabama residents and to students, researchers, and the general public in other states and countries.


In-depth coverage across the spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.

America's Historical Newspapers (formerly Early American Newspapers)

Full-image content from over 1,000 U.S. newspapers published between 1690 and 1876.

America: History and Life

Database covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

American Fact Finder

United States population, housing, economic, and geographic information assembled by and searchable at the U.S. Census Bureau.

American State Papers, 1789-1838

U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838.

Art Index Retrospective

Covers over 50 years of art journalism.


With approximately 300 collections composed of over 2.5 million images, Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context beyond the confines of a single discipline

arXiv is an electronic archive and distribution server for research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, quantitative biology and statistics

AUM Library Digital Collections

AUM Digital Collections currently consists of the Woodham Family Genealogy Collection which was donated to the AUM Library in 2012. The collection has been digitized and is available for researchers to use.

AUM Library Digital Thesis Collection

A collection of materials owned by the AUM Library and curated by Archives and Special Collections.  Contains Auburn University at Montgomery Master's theses.

Ben's Guide

This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.

Biological Abstracts

Biological Abstracts®, produced by BIOSIS, is a complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally. This database contains nearly 7.7 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year.

BioMed Central

High quality peer-reviewed journals including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine, specialist journals such as Malaria Journal and Microbiome, and the BMC Series


BioOne is the product of innovative collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. BioOne brings to the Web a uniquely valuable aggregation of the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals. Most of BioOne's titles are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers, and, until now, have been available only in printed form. BioOne provides integrated, cost-effective access to a thoroughly linked information resource of interrelated journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences.

BioOne Abstracts & Indexing

Abstracts and indexing for the BioOne database, searchable through ProQuest.


A pre-print service from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, archiving and distributing unpublished pre-prints in the life sciences.

Book Collection: Nonfiction

Informative abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books. overage includes social studies, science, careers, health, sports and technology.

Britannica School Edition Learning Materials

Find classroom curriculum resources for American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math under the Learning Materials tab. The resources include interactive games that are interactive whiteboard compatible, web activities and animated Learning in Action segments.

Business Index ASAP

Academic and business journals with full text and images.

Business Insights: Essentials

Company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and articles. Formerly Business & Co. Resource Center)

Business Plans Handbooks (ebooks)

A collection of 24 actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America.

Business Source Premier

2,710 full text scholarly journals and business periodicals.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities helps researchers match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts. The searchable Directory provides contact information, review process data, manuscript specifications and guidelines, acceptance rates, and publication information for each journal.

Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online

Presents Jonson’s complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century, in the light of current editorial thinking and recent scholarly interpretation and discovery. It offers a clear sense, afforded by no other previous edition, of the shape, scale, and variety of the entire Jonsonian canon.

CCH AnswerConnect

Tax and business law information.

CCH  Answerconnect requires the setup of a free user account. 

Once you follow the link into CCH AnswerConnect, click on the link to “Subscribers: Login here” in the upper right corner. On the next page, click on the link to “Create a user ID” at the top. Fill in the form to create the user ID.


PLEASE NOTE: This user ID is in addition to your myAUM account. It is not managed by or recoverable by the AUM Library or AUM IT Services.



Reviews of academic literature aimed at libraries,

Chronicle of Higher Education

News, information, and job postings for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

The definitive database for nursing and allied health, covering over 3000 leading journals, including Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons for specific disorders and diseases.

Cochrane Library

A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Research in areas related to communication and mass media.

Congressional Publications via ProQuest

Formerly U.S. Serial Set

Contemporary Authors

Biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.


Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.

Criminal Justice Database
Culinary Arts Collection

150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Current Index to Statistics

Index to statistical literature from the American Statistical Association/Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

An open independent index containing almost 17 500 peer-reviewed, open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Open access journals from all countries and in all languages are accepted for indexing.

Dissertation Abstracts (through WorldCat Dissertations)

Dissertations and theses from institutions in North America and Europe.

Drama for Students

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO eBook Collection provides access to your library's eContent collection. eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content.


Journals, books, and working papers on economics.

Educator's Reference Complete

A selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Eighteenth Century Collection Online

Based on the English Short Title Catalog, the 18th Century Collection Online contains over 180,000 titles in full text published in the UK in the 18th century.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic

With access to four encyclopedias-Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia- Britannica Online is a site for all ages. Users can locate information quickly by using Boolean operators; browsing A-Z; or typing in words, phrases, or questions to receive a list of relevance-ranked articles. In addition to providing answers to a multitude of questions, Britannica Online also leads users to additional information about their topics though related articles, links to outside Web sites, and bibliographies.

Encyclopedia of Earth

A free electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is an expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts.

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)

A catalogue of holdings in more than 2000 libraries world-wide, including the British Library.

ERIC (EBSCOHost site)

Citations and abstracts from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index dating back to 1967.

Ethnic NewsWatch

Full text of articles, editorials and reviews from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

Evans Digital Edition

Resource for information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, including agriculture, auctions, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and many other topics.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers with full text and images.

Exploring Race in Society

This free research database offers content covering issues related to race in society today; essays, articles, reports that look at the history of race and provide critical context for learning more about topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness.


FDsys provides free online access to official United States Federal Government publications.

Feminae (Medieval Women & Gender Index)

Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

Films On Demand

Films On Demand is a streaming video platform providing educational video content in a number of subject areas.

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Over 100 full-text magazines and journals providing resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Foundation Center

This is a set of databases/resources linked from the desktops in Reference and the Lab; it is accessible from in the library only. It does not require a login, but users can only access it at those two points.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

Gale in Context: Environmental studies (formerly GREENR)

Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and issues of the environment, sustainability and more.

Gale OneFile: Agriculture

Access to current and authoritative content that spans the agricultural industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Current and accurate information in full-text from journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - eBooks

Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.

GaleOnefile: High School Edition

Designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

Journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on 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 many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

General Science Collection

A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.


Information covering aspects of human impact on the environment, including content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and efforts to minimize these effects.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

Over 500 titles dealing with the topic of gun regulation and legislation. Includes periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more. 


Harper's Weekly, scanned as images together with controlled-vocabulary indexing. HarpWeek provides access to this primary source for learning about 19th century events, people and culture.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Authoritative information on health and medication related questions (information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment).

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

About 540 scholarly full text journals and abstracts and indexing for over 570 journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

Historical Abstracts

Database the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).

Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index via ProQuest

The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from The New York Times (1851-2007)

History Reference Center

Access to historical encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, historical documents, biographies, photos, maps, and video.

History Vault via ProQuest

A digital archive of U.S. history primary sources

Homeland Security Digital Library

The nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Content from over 500 industry journals providing coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, and economic aspects of tourism.

Informe Academico

A multidisciplinary collection of Latin American language magazines and newspapers with full text. Includes publications from 14 countries and important regional newspapers.

Joanna Briggs Institute

The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is one of the world's leading evidence-based practice (EBP) organizations. JBI's evidence-based practice resources assist healthcare professionals to implement an effective evidence-based practice program to provide the best possible patient care.


Backfiles of scholarly publications including the full runs of each journal which allows viewing of the articles exactly as they appear in print.


Streaming service featuring popular films ranging from documentaries, indie and foreign films, to must-see classics and blockbuster movies.

Kids InfoBits

Features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface designed for elementary school curricula.

Kids Search

A database interface designed to offer elementary school students an easy-to-use and graphically appealing search experience.


An online resource containing aggregated, peer-reviewed research on the latest developments and applications in Learning and Technology by the world's leading publications and authors, developed and supported for and by researchers, librarians, and educators.

LearnTechLib encompasses 30+ years and 135,000+ peer-reviewed full-text documents and abstracts of published international journal articles, conference papers from 265,000+ leading authors and additional multimedia-rich resources.


Articles in major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers

Library Literature & Information Science Full Text

Indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, library school theses, and books pertaining to Library and Information Science.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Covers areas including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literature Criticism Online

This online searchable edition of Gale’s Literary Criticism series presents excerpts from modern and historical criticism of works across region, genre, and period. Included are Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center

Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.


Access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, plays and more. Academic Academic provides comprehensive business information from leading market research publishers on a broad range of markets, industries, and companies worldwide.

The full-text reports available through this service include the following: Competitive analysis; Market trends; Demographics; Product innovations; Buyer behavior; and Market share 



MasterFILE Premier

Full text for nearly 1,860 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.


A comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years providing Web access to signed reviews and bibliographic data.


Authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

Military & Government Collection

Full text from over 320 military and general interest publications.

MLA Directory of Periodicals

The MLA Directory of Periodicals provides detailed information on thousands of journals and book series in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, film, rhetoric and composition, and folklore. Entries cover publication details, contact information, submission requirements and editorial policies, subscription terms, electronic availability and advertising, and useful statistics such as circulation, average number of articles submitted and published, time from submission to decision, and time from decision to publication. All periodicals and book series indexed in the MLA International Bibliography are listed in the directory.

MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

The MLA International Bibliography with Full Text combines the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film with full text for more than 1,000 journals, including many of the leading publications in these fields.

A multidisciplinary open-access journal publishing work within the microbial sciences.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency GEOnet Names Server

The official repository of standard spellings of all foreign place names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The database also contains variant spellings (cross-references), which are useful for finding purposes.

Newspaper Source

Full text for 139 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, and citations for four national newspapers.

Novels for Students

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Nursing and Allied Health Source via ProQuest

Provides abstracting and indexing for more than 620 titles dealing with nursing and allied health subjects, with over 560 titles in full-text.

OCLC FirstSearch

A suite of databases.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Information on social issues, including articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary sources, and websites.

OVID Human Anatomy Atlas (Visible Body)
Ovid Nursing Database

Coverage of 63 primary nursing and medical journals with coverage as far back as 1946 and coming to the present 

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Provides the complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series, together with the continually updated third edition. New entries are published each quarter, Search by headword, words in definition, parts of speech, or keywords, authors, or works for quotations. New features include the ability to browse by category, such as archaic words, to browse by timeline, and the Historical Thesaurus, a taxonomic classification of the majority of senses and headwords.

Oxford Journals

Full-text for approximately 147 online journals published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. The Premium Collection offers a huge range of fully-indexed, extensively linked, up to date, and 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.
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Oxford Reference Online Premium

PAIS International

This resource covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. PAIS International is the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from printed volumes published 1915-1976.

Personal Finance (ebook)

The 16th edition (2011) of Household Spending: Who Spends How Much on What published by the New Strategist Press.

Population Index on the Web

An annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.


A suite of test preparation materials covering core academic skills, career preparation, graduate school admissions, and placement testing.

Registration is required so that users can track their progress.

Professional Development Collection

Abstracting and indexing for over 330 professional development titles and full-text for nearly 280 journals covering current topics in education.


An online language learning resource, featuring over 100 languages, ESL resources, and American Sign Language.  Includes individualized course, instructional videos, downloadable audio lessons, feature films, and music.

PsycARTICLES from the APA

A collection of 42 journals from the American Psychological Association.

PsycCRITIQUES from the APA

Reviews of current books and films dealing with psychology and psychiatry.

PsycINFO from the APA

Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports,and dissertations in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.

Public Library of Science

A non-profit organization providing free access to scientific and medical literature; contains the journals PLoS Biology and PLoS Medicine.

Publication Finder

EBSCO Publication Finder-- more than just full text journal articles!


A product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine for medical researchers, practitioners, medical school faculty and students, indexing over 3500 journals (most having abstracts available) in all areas of medicine.

Pubmed Central

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

QuickSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service)

Access the AUM Library's resources through a single search

R2 Digital Library

The R2 Digital Library is a market-leading eBook platform for health science collections featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks presented through a clean and intuitive interface.​

The R2 Digital Library offers thousands of health science eBooks from the leading publishers. With one of the most extensive selections of Doody’s Core Titles, the R2 Digital Library has the content essential to the modern health science library. These high yield and focused eBooks are carefully sourced to provide the specialized content demanded by health science collections.

Regional Business News

Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications incorporating coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from the United States.

SAGE Premier

The SAGE Premier journals collection contains leading international peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social science, and science, technology and medicine.


An information service for the interdisciplinary research needs of academic, corporate and educational institutions, offering comprehensive coverage of literature across all fields of science.


Information on chemistry including articles and chemical structure diagrams. First time users MUST register with SciFinder from an on-campus computer via the following link: Scifinderweb New User Registration

Scribner Writers Series

Essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres.

Shaw-Shoemaker Digital Edition

Full-text access to 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century including state papers and government materials; presidential letters and messages; and congressional, state and territorial resolutions.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, & Law

Legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. Includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery into the 20th century. Also contains  pamphlets and books written about slavery, English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, searchable access to all Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880, modern histories of slavery, and modern law review articles on the subject. 

Social Work Reference Center

A point-of-care reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to social workers, offering evidence-based disease and condition information written specifically for social workers.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Over 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,000 term sociology-specific thesaurus including full text for 235 "core" journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals as well as full text for 545 books and monographs, and full text for 6,601 conference papers.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

The world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals dating back to 1985.

SRDS Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions (formerly Local Market Audience Analyst)

Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions is the next generation consumer market research tool that delivers sophisticated demographic, segmentation, and targeting data for media planners and consumer marketers. Provided by the Marketing Department, AUM College of Business.  Subscription provides access ONLY to Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions. 

This resource REQUIRES the use of Internet Explorer 9 or below.  Users must add to their list of sites run in Compatibility View.

Standard and Poor's Global Market Intelligence NetAdvantage

Business and investment information from Standard and Poor's.

Student Research Center

Provides middle and high school students with appropriate research tools for obtaining the information that they need from the EBSCO databases.

Taylor & Francis Online

Legislative information.

Twayne's Authors Series

Full text of 200 frequently used books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 individual full-text titles.

US Newsstream

Local and regional news coverage from newspapers around the United States

USGS Board on Geographic Names

The Federal body created in 1890 and established in its present form by Public Law in 1947 to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. Official USGS names are searchable at this site.

Vocational & Career Collection

Industry specific information from trade related journals, reviews and newspapers. Designed for vocational and technical curricula.

Westlaw NEXT

WestlawNext Campus Research is a premier research service for legal, news, and business-related information and research for students, faculty, and staff.

Wiley Online
Worldcat Discovery @ AUM

OCLC's catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.