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Research Databases

Academic Search Premier

A scholarly multi-disciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources. 

History Reference Center

Articles, full text of historical documents, biographies, historical photos, maps, and videos.


Computer software tutorials, and practice tests for college and occupational exams and the GED. The Job & Career Accelerator section provides help with resumes, interview skills, and exploring occupations.

Literary Reference Center

Browse and search full-texts of literary works alongside journal articles, author biographies, and reviews. Also includes reference materials explaining literary terminology.

Mango Languages

With Mango Languages, you can learn over 70 languages right from your own computer (or smartphone!). Mango has courses in Spanish, French, Mandarin, German, even Biblical Hebrew, plus many more!

MasterFile Premier

This database provides articles, reference books, and an extensive image collection for every subject area, including access to Consumer Reports.

National Archives - DocsTeach

Access thousands of primary sources like letters, photographs, speeches, posters, maps, videos, and other document types all spanning the course of American history.

Newspaper Source Plus

Access full articles from over 850 newspapers. Now includes transcripts of television and radio news.


Explore authors or a specific book to discover read-a-like recommendations, book discussion guides, reviews, and more.

Smithsonian Learning Lab

From the Discovery space shuttle to dinosaur fossils, the Learning Lab gives everyone the opportunity to explore the Smithsonian's rich resources anytime, anywhere. Focuses primarily on multimedia materials—more than a million images, recordings, and texts.

State Library of Kansas

Databases provided by the State Library of Kansas to all Kansas residents.

World Book

Provides accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in research materials for both children and adults.