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Databases by Name A-G

  1. Log in to databases using your user name/password when off-campus. It will be the same user name and password that you use to log into the on-campus computers (netID@my.lsco.edu/password). Databases with the globe icon are freely available on the Web, no login required.
  2. Database articles in PDF format require Acrobat Reader software, a free download.
  3. Click tutorial buttons for how-to videos on the databases. Tutorials may require Adobe Flash Player, a free download.

Click a letter to find a database: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



  • Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) EbscoHost tutorial Magazines and scholarly journals on all topics. Use check boxes to limit results to all full-text or all scholar journals.
  • Academic World Book A comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.
  • Alternative Health Watch (Ebsco) EbscoHost tutorial Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness from all types of sources.
  • American History Is a comprehensive resource that spans our nation’s history, from prehistory to the present day. It contains articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows. 
  • American History in Video Documentary films and videos on U.S. history.
  • American Indian Histories and Cultures Is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.  Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features. 
  • AmericanRhetoric.comFreely available Internet resourceMultimedia site on famous speeches and orators with full text of speeches with audio and video files, when available.
  • American West Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws. Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features.


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  • CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (Ebsco) For better results, use the journal subset "core nursing" lower right side of opening screen.
  • Computer Source (Ebsco) EbscoHost tutorial Magazines and journals on computer technology
  • Country StudiesFreely available Internet resourceCountry information by staff at the Library of Congress.
  • Credo Reference CredoReference tutorial Over 600 reference books on all subjects.

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  • Directory of Open Access Journals Freely available Internet resource DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals on a variety of subject areas.
  • Driver’s Education ProgramFreely available Internet resourcePractice tests for the car, motorcycle, and CDL licenses. Also includes driver’s manuals and an extensive FAQ section.

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  • GVRL-Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale's platform for reference eBooks, currently totaling 41 titles from the arts, literature, history, sciences and social sciences.
  • Gale Literary Sources Literary criticism from the Dictionary of Literary Biography and Short Story Criticism.

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