Databases A - Z


The Courier of Montgomery County *NEW*

Daily browsable online image of The Courier. Search through previous issues. (MCMLS)


Academic Search Complete

Full text articles from journals, magazines, newspapers - including scholarly journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)


USDA's National Agricultural Library. Citations & full text articles related to agriculture. (EBSCO; TexShare)

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

An authority on educating patients about drug use and safety. Includes “How To” information for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers.

Alt Health Watch

Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. (EBSCO; TexShare)

American Ancestors

Usable only within the library. Access to vital records and periodicals from New England. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Usable only within the library. Genealogy research, census data, military records, and more. (ProQuest; MCMLS)

APS Journals

Usable only within the library. Free access to various Journals and Reviews from the American Physics Society. (APS)


Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 240 million residents.


Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America

Bibliographic database covers all aspects of the culture, history and life of Indigenous Peoples in North America. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Book Connections

Enriches the experience of reading children's and young adult books in a PreK-12 school setting through 256,000+ curated multimedia resources for fiction and nonfiction, such as read-alongs, movies, book trailers, meet-the-author & illustrator recordings, and more. (TexShare)

Book Review Digest Plus

Academic book reviews on a wide range of topics. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Books In Print

Book and publisher information and book reviews. (ProQuest;MCMLS)

Business Abstracts with Full Text

Resource includes business magazines and journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Reference Center

Full text records come complete with images, tables, charts and other graphical information, providing users with the highest quality content. Additionally, content is updated on a weekly basis to incorporate new materials.(EBSCO; TexShare)

Business Source Complete

Full text information in virtually every area of business; many journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Chilton Auto Repair

How to repair your automobile (Gale; TexShare)

Computer Source

Provides researcher with the latest information and current trends in high technology. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Consumer Health Complete

This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. It also contains dozens of articles on a variety of teen health topics from smoking and sexting to dealing with anger and coping with divorce. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Consumer Reports Magazine

Rigorous research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to inform purchase decisions from an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. (EBSCO)

The Courier of Montgomery County

Daily browsable online image of The Courier. Search through previous issues. (MCMLS)

Credo Reference

3.5 million entries from notable encyclopedias, guides, and handbooks, as well as more than 2,000 instructional videos and 600,000+ contextual visual aids, images, maps, and photographs. (TexShare)


Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.


Ebook Central

The Ebook Central collection offers more that 28,000 carefully curated eBooks whose coverage spans all science and technology topics, with exceptional strength in computers and IT, engineering, life and physical sciences, and math. The collection also includes over 70,000 Spanish-language titles from more than 500 publishers, 95% from Latin America and Spain. (ProQuest; TexShare)

EBSCO eBooks Collection

Comprehensive collection of eBooks. (EBSCO; TexShare)

EBSCO Research Databases

Comprehensive collection of databases from EBSCO. (EBSCO; TexShare)

EBSCO bases de datos - Español

Full text multidisciplinary databases. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Educational Administration Abstracts

Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. (EBSCO; TexShare)


World's premier database of educational literature. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Essay & General Literarure Index

Collection of essays and other works published in the U.S., Great Britain and Canada. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Explora Public Libaries

Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from hundreds of professional journals, popular magazines, reference books, images, primary sources, and more by keyword or by topic. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Family Studies Abstracts

Includes 154,000+ bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and family dynamics. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Access your favorite magazines on your computer browser or download the app for iPad to download and read offline. Categories include automotive, family and kids, fitness and health, food and cooking, home and garden, lifestyle, news and politics, sports, women's interest, and men's interest. (EBSCO; MCMLS)


Premier collection of US Military records. Search newspapers, photos, and other milestone documents. Coverage spans from the Civil War through present day. (ProQuest; MCMLS)

Fuente Academica Premier - Español

Es una colección en texto completo de publicaciones de revistas académicas de América Latina, Sur América y editoriales de habla hispana. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia

Over 25,000 entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York

From the New-York Historical Society, this database features over 1500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, membership lists for churches, professional groups, philanthropic and governmental institutions, ethnic organizations, leisure clubs, and other sources that present a history of the people of New York City from the late eighteenth through the early twentieth century.

The Great Courses Video Binge Pass

Borrow the Great Courses Library Collection BingePass for access to hundreds of the most popular courses. Use one borrow to access one or multiple courses – whatever you choose. Each course is broken into multiple easy-to-watch video lessons so you can choose how much you want to learn at a time from a wide a range of topics, from Art to Zoology. With The Great Courses, there's never any homework, tests, or pressure – just in-depth instruction from some of the world's greatest professors.


Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Subjects include global warming, green building, renewable energy, recycling and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Health and Wellness

Comprehensive consumer health resource that provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, with access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, and multimedia. (Gale; TexShare)

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Collection of consumer health information providing access to 100 full-text reference books, 18,000+ Clinical Reference Systems reports, searchable full-text current health pamphlets, and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including 1100+ scholarly journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)

HeritageQuest Online

A collection of genealogical and historical sources with 4.4 billion records dating back to the 1700s, including maps, photos, military records, censuses, wills, city directories, and more. (ProQuest; TexShare)

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas from books, magazines, videos, recipes, and hobby profiles. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Home Improvement Reference Center

User-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects, such as maintenace, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, and decorating. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Downloadable or streaming audio, video, and eBooks for all ages.

Video format is available to adult card holders only. (MCMLS)

Humanities Full Text

Full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, covering all fields including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, religion and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)

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Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Worldwide library science and information science records from more than 450 publications dating back to 1966. (EBSCO; TexShare)


LearningExpress Library

Organized into targeted learning centers, this e-resource supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. (LearningExpress; TexShare)

Legal Collection

A database of information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world, containing hundreds of active full-text, non-open access law journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Legal Forms

Offers a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms, including real estate contracts, wills, premarital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant, and many others. (Gale; TexShare)

Legal Information Reference Center

Multi-state forms and full text from top consumer legal reference books, such as NOLO. (EBSCO; TexShare)

LISTA - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Covers librarianship, information retrieval, management and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Literary Reference Center

Access thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Literary Sources

A one-stop search for the following literature databases: Contemporary Authors Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Online, and Twayne's Authors Series. (Gale; TexShare)


Magill’s Medical Guide

Easy access to the full range of medical and heath care concerns with ample resources for further research. (Salem; MCMLS)

MAS Complete

A full-text database providing hundreds of popular magazines and reference books, covering subjects such as art, history, sports, and music, designed specifically for high school libraries. (EBSCO; TexShare)

MasterFILE Complete

A collection covering virtually every general interest subject area, containing full-text magazines, reference books, primary source documents, photos, maps, flags, and videos from the Associated Press (AP). (EBSCO; TexShare)

MedicLatina - Español

Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals by renowned Latin American medical publishers. (EBSCO; TexShare)


The National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database containing more than 27 million references to top-tier medical journals. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Middle Search Plus

Full-text articles, biographies, historical essays, photographs, maps, and flags for middle school and junior high school students. Find information for school papers and projects. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Military & Government Collection

Current, full-text journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government, offering current news to military members, analysts, policy makers, students and researchers. (EBSCO; TexShare)

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Natural & Alternative Treatments

Cites more than 12,000 clinical research studies across 700 articles, containing information on medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy. (EBSCO; TexShare)

New York Times

Breaking news and award-winning journalism wherever you are. Read the latest headlines from today’s news and experience the world with immersive storytelling formats, like augmented reality, audio, and 360 video. (MCMLS)

Newsbank Lesson Plans

Full lesson plans pulled from headlines to inspire research projects. (MCMLS)

Newspaper Plus

Full-text digital collection of the world's major news content, including millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, news magazines, and television and radio transcripts. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Rich resource includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, current events, news, and commentary from sources such as The New York Times, Newsweek, Foreign Policy, American Scientist, and Education Week. (GALE; TexShare)


Digital materials available in the following formats:

eBooks: Kindle Book, Adobe EPUB, OverDrive READ, Adobe PDF eBook

Audiobooks - MP3

Videos - Overdrive videos (WMV) must be played through Overdrive Media Console (on desktop/laptop)

10 items can be checked out at a time.

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Play Index

Access contemporary, classic, and historic one-act plays, plays in verse, musicals, radio and television plays, and monologues. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Primary Search

Full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, photos, maps, and flags. (EBSCO; TexShare)

The Portal to Texas History

Contains newspaper collections across Texas from 1829 to present. Search the Conroe Courier & the Montgomery Chronicle as early as 1896.

Professional Development Collection

Specialized database of full-text electronic information (including 1700+ journals) for educators, librarians and education researchers. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Full-text psychology journal collection offering particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Pub Med

Search more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Some citations may link to full text content.


Race Relations Abstracts

With a singular focus on relationships between and among races, this resource includes abstracting for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers in the field. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Referencia Latina

This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines, and health reports. (EBSCO; Texshare)

Regional Business News

Daily international newswires and regional business publications. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Religion & Philosophy

World religions, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, and philosophy. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Salem Press Online Textbooks

Access to Salem Press materials on the following subjects: Biographies, Careers, Health, History, Literature, and Science. (MCMLS)

Salud en Español (Consumer Health Complete in Spanish)

Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Science & Technology Collection

Journals covering relevant aspects of chemistry, biology, aeronautics, aviation, geology, marine sciences, computer technology, and physics. Full text. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Science in Context

An online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics, integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, and 300+ interactive simulations. (Gale; TexShare)

SciTech Premium

This collection includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. (ProQuest; TexShare)

Serials Directory

Information and current pricing structures for popular serials, U.S. and international titles, and newspapers. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Short Story Index

Search by genre, author, title, subject, keyword, date, source, and literary technique. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Small Business Reference Center

Help with start-up kits, business plans, tax deductions, and an advice section. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Find resources to fix small engines on generators, motorcycles, ATVs, and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Sustainability Reference Center

Supporting executive decision-making and planning, this full-text resource helps users form a deeper understanding of the pillars of sustainability. It offers quick access to critical information, including images, tables, charts, and other graphical content from many key titles. (EBSCO; TexShare)

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Teacher Reference Center

A research database for teachers providing indexing and abstracts for more than 200 peer-reviewed journals on subjects such as assessment, curriculum development, best practices, instructional media, literacy standards, and more. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Enriches the experience of reading children's and young adult books in a public library/community setting through 256,000+ curated multimedia resources for fiction and nonfiction, such as read-alongs, movies, book trailers, meet-the-author & illustrator recordings, and more. (TexShare)

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

Digital access to large-scale historical maps of Texas towns and cities. (ProQuest; TexShare)

Texas Reference Center

Texas history, biography, cultural diversity, literature, public health, business, home & garden, and sports & leisure. Español-language newspaper El Sol de Texas. (EBSCO; TexShare)


Current events database that allows users to explore social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in classrooms. (EBSCO; TexShare)

Transparent Language

Learn more than 80 languages with this easy-to-use database, available on your desktop and through a smart device. (RBdigital; HADC)

TumbleBook Library

Kids site that contains online story books, games, videos and read-alongs. In English, Spanish and French. (MCMLS)

Twentieth Century American Poetry

Poetry criticism (ProQuest; TexShare)


Value Line

Comprehensive source of information stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Organized in three parts: Ratings & Reports; Summary & Index; Selection & Opinion. Includes an online tutorial of how to use the Value Line Investment Survey to manage your stock portfolio, as well as other useful instruction on investing. (ValueLine; HADC)

Vocational & Career Collection

Latest industry-specific information for career seekers, plus interviewing and resumes. Full-text. (EBSCO; TexShare)

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World Book Encyclopedia Online

Encyclopedia (MCMLS)

World eBook

From World Book Online, 2500+ eBooks and downloadable quizzes to support additional learning for all reading levels. (MCMLS)


Books and other materials in libraries worldwide. (No Full TEXT)(OCLC; TexShare)