Pfeiffer Library Databases - Alphabetic List
Research Databases



 The following databases are available in Pfeiffer Library:
 
  • 20th Century African-American PoetryOver 6,000 poems by 46 of the most influential African American poets, 1901-1998
  • 20th Century American Poetry:  Modern and contemporary American poetry; 36,000 poems by 217 poets
  • 20th Century English Poetry:  Modern and contemporary English poetry; 598 volumes of poetry by 283 poets
  • ABC-Clio Collection: Incorporates 5 databases: American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography; Daily Life Through History; Historic Events of the 20th Century; Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers; Literature in Context
  • ABI/INFORM Collection: Thousands of business journals, trade publications, market research reports, and working papers
  • African-American Poetry (1750-1900)  Nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the late 18th and 19th centuries
  • AGRICOLA: Database of the National Agricultural Library; indexes journals, book and reports
  • American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Over 7500 digitized periodicals from the late 17th to late 19th centuries, covering all aspects of American life
  • American Chemical Society Journals: Searchable database of ACS journals, no full text
  • American Poetry:  (1600-1900)  Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century
  • American Society of Microbiology journals: Search ASM journals. Abstracts available from 1992-1997; full text 1998-present. Most recent 6 months not available.
  • AutomateReference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
  • Biography Reference BankA biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.
  • Biography Reference CenterA comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.
  • BioMed Central: Full-text of peer-reviewed journals in the medical and biological sciences
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database: Articles covering Canadian business, social sciences, politics, and much more
  • Canadian Newsstream: Database of over 300 Canadian newspapers
  • CINAHL Complete: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, includes legal cases, drug records, clinical trials, and full text of over 700 nursing journals
  • CQ Researcher: Full-text reports containing in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues
  • CQ Magazine: Complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and back room maneuvering
  • Credo Reference: Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
  • Cypress Resume: Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting
  • Ebook Central: A collection of 140,000 ebooks
  • Education Full Text: Indexes and abstracts articles from over 450 core education periodicals, with full text of over 250 of them
  • English Poetry (600-1900)  Essentially the complete English poetic canon from 600-1900
  • ERIC: Index to education journals and documents; full text of documents (but not journals) from 1993-2004
  • Faber Poetry Library Collection of some of the most influential poets of the 20th century
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide: Comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare
  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center: Comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice.
  • Films on Demand: 21,000+ streaming videos including award-winning documentaries, training videos, historical speeches, and much more
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Full-text articles from respected Gale reference titles; covers many different subjects
  • HeritageQuest: Genealogy database, includes census data from 1790-1930
  • Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection: Digitized content from over 1000 North Carolina county newspapers
  • Hoover's Company Records: Merged into ProQuest Business Market Research Collection
  • International Newsstream: Full text articles from over 660 international newspapers
  • International Relations & Security Digital Library: Full text of books, government reports, papers, and journal articles pertaining to international relations
  • JSTOR: Full text of core scholarly journals across all major disciplines, from the first issue until 1-5 years ago (no current issues).
  • LGBT Life with Full Text: Full-text coverage for the most important literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, including journals, magazines and books
  • Literature Resource Center: Full text of Contemporary Literary Criticism, Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, other literature reference works and many literature journals
  • Mango Languages: Language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses. Mobile app available. You will see a login screen when you access this resource; scroll down to create a profile to log in.
  • MasterFile PremierA database of full-text magazines, journals, and reference books, as well as photo, map, and flag files dating back to 1917. Titles include popular magazines like Consumer Reports, Car and Driver, Country Living, Elle, Essence, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, and Popular Mechanics alongside an expansive list of scholarly and trade publications.
  • Medline Complete: The National Library of Medicine's database of citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers, with full text of 2300 of the most-used journals
  • MLA: Index to journals and books concerning literature, criticism, languages
  • Morningstar: Stock, mutual fund and investment information, company profiles
  • NCLIVE Video Collection: A growing collection of over 250 PBS videos, available in streaming format. Now part of Films on Demand.
  • New York Times Historical Archive: Full text of the New York Times, from the 1st issue in 1851 through a few years ago.
  • North American Women's Letters & Diaries: Full text of letters and diaries of famous and not-famous women, from colonial times to 1950
  • North Carolina Periodicals Index: Index to articles in magazines published in and about North Carolina
  • NoveList PlusA readers’ advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.

  • PBS Videos: A growing collection of over 250 PBS videos, available in streaming format. Now part of Films on Demand.
  • PrimateLit: Index to scholarly research on nonhuman primates through 2010
  • ProQuest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection: Journals, proceedings, and more covering current news, trends and history of accounting, tax, and banking issues
  • ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database: Journals in art, history, philosophy, music, literature and more
  • ProQuest Asian & European Business Collection: Journals, newspapers, and other publications related to business and finance in Asia and Europe
  • ProQuest Australia & New Zealand Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in Australia & New Zealand
  • ProQuest Biology Database: Biology-related journals, many peer-reviewed and full text
  • ProQuest Business Market Research Collection: Company, industry, & market research from Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, and Snapshots
  • ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database: Vocational information and technical education topics
  • ProQuest Central: Large interdisciplinary database - includes all of our ProQuest databases in a single search
  • ProQuest Computing Database: Scholarly journals, magazines and trade publications on computers, networks and related topics
  • ProQuest Continental Europe Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in many European countries
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice Database: Database of criminal justice journals
  • ProQuest East & Central Europe Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in east & central European countries
  • ProQuest East & South Asia Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in many east and south Asian countries
  • ProQuest Education Database: Database of journals covering all levels of education
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database: Information such as business start-up plans, video clips, business cases, journals and more
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection: Journal articles, plus charts, maps, and more on environmental topics
  • ProQuest Family Health Database: Journals and magazines on consumer health topics
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Collection: Database of journals covering clinical and consumer health and healthcare administration
  • ProQuest Health Management Database: Journals covering healthcare management and administration
  • ProQuest India Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in India
  • ProQuest Latin America & Liberia Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal
  • ProQuest Library Science Database: Full-text of library & information science journals
  • ProQuest Linguistics Database: Full-text journals covering all aspects of linguistics
  • ProQuest Middle East & Africa Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in many Middle Eastern and African countries
  • ProQuest Military Database: Articles from topics across all military and government branches, including political science
  • ProQuest Newsstand: See US Newsstream and International Newsstream
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database: Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health and alternative medicine
  • ProQuest Political Science Database: Journals, dissertations and working papers on political science and international relations
  • ProQuest Psychology Database: Database of clinical and social psychology journals
  • ProQuest Public Health Database: Access to core literature in the public health field
  • ProQuest Religion Database: Coverage of religious affairs and religious thinking, most full text
  • ProQuest Research Library: Interdisciplinary database of scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, and news
  • ProQuest Science Database: Database of applied and general science articles
  • ProQuest Social Science Database: Research in sociology, social work, anthropology and politics
  • ProQuest Sociology Database: Database of sociology and social work journals
  • ProQuest Telecommunications Database: Articles on computers, data communications & processing, information science, radio & television, and more
  • ProQuest Turkey Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in Turkey
  • ProQuest UK & Ireland Database: Full-text journals published by scholarly and educational organizations in the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • PsycArticles: Full text of all APA journals and other psychology journals
  • PsycINFO: Index to psychology journals, citations only but has some linked full text, coverage much broader than PsycArticles
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection: Nearly 400 full text journals in psychology and related fields
  • Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS): Citations of articles on PTSD and other trauma-related psychological conditions
  • PubMed: Access to Medline journal index and other scientific journals, with links to full-text for some
  • PubMed Central: Full-text of journals in the life sciences
  • Reference USA: Information about over 20 million businesses to help create marketing plans and conduct competitive analysis
  • Sanborn Maps - North Carolina: Historical maps of 158 North Carolina towns
  • Science in Context: Articles, images, videos and more on today's most significant science topics
  • SimplyAnalytics: a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data
  • SIRS Knowledge Source: Articles, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research and homework
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law: A vast collection of legal documents, pamphlets, books, historical documents, articles and more concerning slavery
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States: Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the U.S.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center: A  resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

  • US Newsstream: Database of national newspapers
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts: Indexing and abstracting of important resources covering all aspects of violence and abuse
  • Wall Street Journal: Index to the WSJ since 1981, some full text
  • Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide: Huge index to resources on wild animals and ecology
  • Women's Studies International: Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research
  • WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere, including who owns them 
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