General Databases

Recommended Databases

Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)  TexShare Logo

Articles for academic and general audience.  Full text many from peer reviewed/scholarly pubications.


Credo Reference (Credo Reference)

A great place to start research and will replace your need for Wikipedia. This gives you access to the articles and books the library owns (information you can use in papers) in a streamline way.


Gale Power Search (Gale)

Search 28 databases at once covering almost all the Gale content.


Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)

Opposing Viewpoints features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


Additional Databases

Academic Onefile (Gale)

Citations and full text for scholarly and general interest journals in all academic disciplines.


America's Newspapers (NewsBank Inc.)

Search current and archived state, national, and international full-text articles on issues, events, business, government and more with over 1,500 newspapers and other news sources including the Dallas Morning News (8/12/84-Current),  Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (6/6/03-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).


ArticleFirst (OCLC)

Citations for academic and general audiences.


ARTstor (OCLC)

Provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (Ebsco)  Texshare logo

Encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


Glassdoor (Glassdoor)

A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details.


General Reference Center Gold (Gale)

 Collection of newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications covering areas of general interest.


Kanopy (Kanopy) 

New online streaming service that allows students and faculty to access to hundreds of videos.


Learning Express Library (Learning Express) Texshare logo

This database will help you every step of the way in finding a job from deciding what occupation is for you to helping you create your resume and cover letters.


Lexis Nexis (Reed Elsevier Inc.)

 Full text documents from news, business, legal, medical and reference publications.


MAS Complete (Ebsco)  Texshare logo

Image collection of photos, maps and flags. Full text from general interest and current events publications. Pamphlets, reference books, biographies, primary source documents are also included.


Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco)  Texshare logo

Selected full text from national and international newspapers. Also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text from regional newspapers.


Texas Reference Center (Ebsco)  Texshare logo

Full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure.


TexShare Database List (Texshare)  Texshare logo

List of databases provided through TexShare Database subscription.


TOPICsearch (Ebsco)  Texshare logo

Explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Full text from diverse sources.