Databases for Research

Explore available databases below. Access links are contained within the descriptions.

All EBSCOhost Databases (EBSCOhost) - Full Text

All EBSCOhost Databases (EBSCOhost)

Gateway to all Robert F. Kidd Library's EBSCOhost databases through WV Library Commission College Consortium - cross-searchable, providing coverage for journal articles and other information in academic disciplines. Databases included are described on the database selection page.

Resource Types: Database Gateway
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary

ArtistWorks (Instruments) - Full Text

ArtistWorks (Instruments)

ArtistWorks provides tutorials on numerous musical instruments in genres such as Blues, Bluegrass, Jazz, Rock, Classical, and more.

Resource Types: Reference
Subjects: Music; Reference

Britannica Online Academic Edition (Britannica) - Full Text

Britannica Online Academic Edition (Britannica)

Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing comprehensive, relevant materials for thorough research for college-level learners, researchers and faculty.

Resource Types: Reference
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; Reference

Google Scholar Advanced Scholar Search (Google) - Full Text

Google Scholar Advanced Scholar Search (Google)

Search for court cases, journals, and books. Fees apply for some items but court cases are free. Books may frequently be obtained via interlibrary loan; see a librarian for details.

Resource Types: Database Gateway
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary

IPA Source (International Phonetic Alphabet)

IPA Source (International Phonetic Alphabet) Note: Full Text Access on Campus Only Currently

The web’s largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of aria and art song texts.

Resource Types: Database Gateway
Subjects: Music

JSTOR (Jstor) - Full Text

JSTOR (Jstor)

GSU's four JSTOR collections provide access to 471 full text journals. Our JSTOR collections are: Arts and Sciences II; Arts and Sciences III; Ecology & Botany; and Language & Literature. These collections cover a large number of disciplines.

Resource Types: Journal and Magazine Articles
Subjects: Art, Architecture, and Applied Arts; Biology; Business and Economics; Criminal Justice; Education; Environmental Sciences; Forestry and Agriculture; General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; History; Journalism; Languages and Literature; Marketing and Advertising; Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Psychology; Social Sciences; West Virginia

LearningExpress Library (WV Library Commission) - Full Text

LearningExpress Library (WV Library Commission)

Practice Tests/Tutorial Courses/Writing Improvement. Provided courtesy of the West Virginia Library Commission's WV Info Depot. Offers study guides, e-books, and practice tests for major standardized exams like the GRE, Praxis, ASVAB, and many others.

Resource Types: Test Preparation
Subjects: Biology; Business and Economics; Criminal Justice; Education; General and Multidisciplinary; Geography; Health, Medicine, and Nursing; History; Languages and Literature; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Science and Technology; Social Sciences

Newspaper Archives of United States (Library of Congress) - Full Text

Newspaper Archives of United States (Library of Congress)

Provided courtesy of the Library of Congress. Contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages dating as far back as the 1789.

Resource Types: News and Newspapers
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; History; Journalism; Social Sciences

New York Times Online - Full Text

New York Times Online

Access provided by Glenville State University to all students and faculty.

Resource Types: News and Newspapers
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary; History; Journalism; Social Sciences

Proquest Criminal Justice (Proquest) - Full Text

Proquest Criminal Justice (Proquest)

Covers all areas of criminal justice with full text scholarly journals, trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other relevant materials for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and other related fields.

Resource Types: Journal and Magazine Articles
Subjects: Criminal Justice; Social Sciences

Proquest HeritageQuest (Proquest) - Full Text

Proquest HeritageQuest (Proquest)

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. The database provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

Resource Types: Journal and Magazine Articles
Subjects: Criminal Justice; Social Sciences

Pubmed Central (US National Institutes of Health) - Full Text

Pubmed Central (US National Institutes of Health)

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Resource Types: Journal and Magazine Articles
Subjects: Criminal Justice; Health, Medicine, and Nursing

West Virginia Encyclopedia Online

West Virginia Encyclopedia Online

The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. Based on the best-selling West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia's people and places, history, arts, science and culture.

Resource Types: Reference
Subjects: West Virginia

WorldCat (FirstSearch)

WorldCat (FirstSearch)

OCLC catalog of books, videos, web resources, and other library items in libraries worldwide.

Resource Types: Books; Reference
Subjects: Reference

WV Info Depot (WV Library Commission) - Full Text

WV Info Depot (WV Library Commission)

Databases available from the West Virginia Library Commission including Learning Express Library and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Call 304-462-4109 or ext. 6160 for log on information.

Resource Types: Database Gateway
Subjects: General and Multidisciplinary