General Interest

Academic OneFile
Gale's Academic OneFile has extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. It has nearly 13,000 titles, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals and more than 5,000 in full-text.

Academic Search Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,650 journals, including full text for more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

ArticleFirst 
Includes bibliographic citations from more than 15,000 journals, including science, technology, medicine, social sciences, business, the humanities and popular culture. Covers 1990 - present.

CQ Researcher
Includes the weekly 44 issues per year of CQ Researcher, which provides a balanced, in-depth analysis of contemporary, controversial topics of the day. Each issue is written by a veteran journalist, and includes pro and con arguments by experts, a chronology, and annotated bibliography. Covers from 1991 present.

Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a giant online reference library that provides you with access to a selection of reference books. Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Includes the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. Users can also search Britannica Internet Guide, an Internet directory that includes more than 200,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. From Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

Foundation Center Online - Library Use Only
The Oregon Tech Library is a Cooperating Collection of the Foundation Center. As a member of this nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, the Oregon Tech Library provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management, and the Foundation Center's online database, which includes approximately 50,000 records. The fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation's top funders. Searchable fields include: grantmaker name, location, fields of interest, total giving and total assets and other parameters.

General OneFile
Lots of full text. Magazines, peer-reviewed journals (3,600), newspapers, travel guides, even transcripts of National Public Radio programs since 1990. Use for general information or as a place to start when you don’t know what information is out there. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Covers 1980 to present

LexisNexis Academic 
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information. The Reference section provides biographical information, country profiles, polls and surveys, quotations, state profiles, and World Almanac.

MasterFILE Premier
Provides full text for more than 2,000 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for 2,700 titles. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles as far back as 1975 for key publications.

OAIster
A union catalog of more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan. digital resources in OAIster include items such as:

  • Digitized (i.e. scanned) books and articles
  • Born-digital texts
  • Audio files (e.g. wav, mp3)
  • Images (e.g. tiff, gif)
  • Movies (e.g. mp4, quicktime)
  • Datasets (e.g. downloadable statistics files)

Opposing Viewpoints
Full-text. Provides differing points of view on current issues. Arranged in a pro and con format. Sources include reference material, commentaries and viewpoints from experts, periodical and news articles, primary sources, statistics, and multimedia.

PapersFirst
Indexes to papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers 1993 - present.

ProceedingsFirst
Provides tables of contents data for papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers 1993 - present.

Statistical Abstracts
A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient place to find statistics, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.