Subject Databases

Interlibrary Loan


General Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) A multidisciplinary index giving access to articles in over 8,000 journals, with many available in full-text.

Ambrose Video A collection of more than 600 video clips and full streaming programs on numerous documentaries that cover a variety of subjects areas, including fine arts, social sciences, minority achievements, climate change, history, philosophy, human biology, English and Shakespeare. All Ambrose Video content features: unlimited streaming to unlimited simultaneous users, both on campus and off; 100% closed captioning; and the ability to play on all mobile devices, including iPads and iPods.

Dissertations & Theses  Includes bibliographic citations for dissertations and theses worldwide, from 1861 to the present, with full-text access available for the newer titles and abstracts available for the older titles.

Films On Demand Master Academic Collection Provides access to over 20,000 streaming videos appropriate for academic research. Videos can be watched in their entirety, or as individual segments. Set up your free User Account to create and share customized playlists, save your favorite videos for quick access, and set your default preferences.

*Google Scholar Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts, and articles.

*Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) Utilizes many different sources to provide information on both sides of controversial topics. Tutorial

Web of Science A multidisciplinary research portal that enables users to search current and retrospective information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides cited reference searching, allowing users to navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, searching all disciplines and time spans to uncover information relevant to their research.

Subject Databases

Agricola (EBSCO) Contains over 3 million citations to materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions.

Biological and Agricultural Index (EBSCO) - Cites articles from journals, both popular and professional, that pertain to biology and agriculture.

BioOne  Provides access to full-text articles from bioscience research journals focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences, most published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.

Birds of North America  An up-to-date, comprehensive resource covering the life histories of North American birds. This resource provides detailed scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada, including images and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more.

Environment Complete (EBSCO) Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, sustainable architecture, and more. The database contains full-text for more than 820 journals and 220 monographs, as well as indexing and abstracts for 2,100 domestic and international titles.

Fire Research Institute (FRI) This is a not-for-profit library, holding over 133,500 books, journal articles, videos, training manuals, dissertations, news reports, and other material on wildland fire.

Forest Sciences Commons™  Resource from The Digital Commons Network that provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

Forest Science Database An abstract database of internationally published research, providing the latest information on all aspects of forestry, with a backfile to 1990.

Forestry Products is a fully searchable abstract database of internationally published forest products research, providing the most recent information on forest products from harvesting, through wood anatomy to international trade of timber and non-wood forest products.

* Online access to Nature, including the archive back to the first issue in 1869. Institution-wide access to publications on an article-by-article basis, with the exception of Scientific American and Lab Animal. Allows both electronic storage and printing of downloaded articles for future use.

*SORA Searchable Ornithological Archive  A searchable Ornithological Research Archive. Full-text of the archives of fourteen, fully searchable and browsable, ornithological journals is included, with holdings going back over 100 years. Current issues are not included. SORA was begun as a project of the Cooper Ornithological Society. It is hosted by the University of New Mexico.

*TreeSearch This is "the largest freely available collection of online forestry research in the world" and includes publications of the USDA Forest Service.

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (EBSCO) A source for locating literature, from 1935 to the present time, on mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.




*eBook Academic Subscription Collection  A large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles that represent a broad range of academic subject matter, including art, business, education, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, religion, technology & engineering, and much more.

*Ebrary An electronic collection of full-text, searchable academic books customized for Steen Library. Users can add and remove books from a personalized bookshelf after creating an individual account.

Mammals of Texas Online is a completely revised and updated online version of William B. Davis' classic text.




Note: The databases marked with an asterisk (*) are not part of any search using the Articles & More choice from the library home page.