e-Resources & Databases

Below are additional reference resources that have been made available to the public, for a temporary basis, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  1. Subjects A-G
  2. Subjects H-K
  3. Subjects L-N
  4. Subjects O-Z
  5. A-Z List

Databases for Subjects A-G

Almanacs & Encyclopedias

Automotive Repair

  • Gale: Chilton Library
    Comprehensive listing of repair manuals for automobiles searchable by model, make, and year. Contains up-to-date information with photos, illustrations, and diagrams.


  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    Full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, statistical rankings, and more.
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Center
    Full-text database supporting continuity experts and information professionals by covering risk evaluation, emergency preparedness, and crisis management.
  • Business Source Complete
    Searchable cited references for more than 1,300 journals containing detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database. Covers all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.
  • Credo Reference
    An online reference library for access to the full-text of hundreds of highly regarded titles and accomplished through images, sound files, animations, and more.  Great for beginning your research on a wide range of topics.
  • Gale Business: Plan Builder
    Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or already and experienced business owner, this database will help you in exploring opportunities, getting funded, making sure business ventures are as successful as you can make them, learning the ins & outs of nonprofits, and more. Register on the site to begin your own plan towards success.
  • Morningstar
    One-stop database for receiving information on investments by providing information on companies, funds, exchange-traded funds, markets, portfolios, a help and education center, and more.
  • ProCitizen
    Access a citizenship prep course with 100 instructional videos to help prepare for the citizenship process. This service is an extension of the Pronunciator database.
  • Pronunciator
    Learn any of 80 languages utilizing a number of learning tools including text, audio, and video.
  • Professional Development Collection
    Specialized collection of electronic information for professional educators, librarians, and education researches providing information on everything from children’s health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.
  • Regional Business News
    Provides full-text for more than 80 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    More than 450 full-text reference books and 400 full-text periodicals offering "how-to" instructions to address small business topics including buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing business plans, understanding legal information, and more.
  • Sustainability Reference Center
    Designed for sustainability experts and information professionals to offer unmatched full-text coverage of content relevant to many integral areas or sustainability initiative management.
  • Texas Legal Forms
    Access current legal forms for Texas that can be downloaded, completed online, or printed out. Searchable by categories and includes forms for divorce, wills, bankruptcy, power of attorney, and more.

DIY: Do-It-Yourself

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    "How-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full-text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    User-friendly "how-to" information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects.
  • Small Engine Reference Center
    Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, and more) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly).

Education & Social Sciences

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans
    Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life including a wide range of topics such as archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, legend, governance, and literacy.
  • Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.
    Provides historical newspaper articles, diaries, correspondence, and more from six (6) specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom. Designed for students, independent researchers, and anyone interested in learning more about the ongoing Black Freedom Struggle.
  • Credo Reference
    An online reference library for access to the full-text of hundreds of highly regarded titles and accomplished through images, sound files, animations, and more.  Great for beginning your research on a wide range of topics.
  • Educational Administration Abstracts
    Research database that includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration including leadership, management, research, and other key areas.
  • ERIC
    Education Resource Information Center providing access to journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
  • Family Studies Abstracts
    Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other key areas of relevance.
  • GRE Prep (ETS)
    Access information for preparing for the GRE including information on the kinds of questions asked, the structure of paper tests vs. computer tests, and the major areas of testing. You’ll also find information on registration, test centers, scoring, and more.
  • Learning Express Library 3.0
    Provides an interactive online learning platform to offer a selection of career-oriented and academic resources, job preparation, homework help, test prep, information on career changes, and more.
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Comprehensive database covering information on topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    Provides content relating specifically to the relationship between races including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance.
  • Universal ClassBlue Icon Opens in new window
    Offers an online school where you may take any of 500+ classes, in a variety of subjects and fields, and receive continuing education credit if you pass the course.


  • AncestryPlus
    For Use Inside Library Only: One of the leading genealogical databases to work towards tracing your family history.
  • HeritageQuest Online
    Discover your family history through searching city directories, census records, mortality schedules, and more in this database powered by Ancestry.com.
  • Historical Newspapers - Dallas Morning News (Newsbank)
    Search newspapers from the Dallas Morning News covering Texas history for use across a number of subjects and areas including business, history, news, genealogy resources, and more.