Research Databases

Research Databases

ABC-CLIO-Social Studies

A suite of databases provides overviews and in-depth articles on American Government, American History, World Geography, and World History; also included are helpful tutorials on the various aspects of conducting research.

Choose from databases on the following: biography, history, literature, science, business, education, and “points of view.” Through Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Premier, EBSCOhost provides access to 4,600 journals and 1,700 periodicals.

Facts On File
This online reference collection includes the "On File" series organized in broad subject areas: Science, History, Geography, Literature, Medical and Health, Career Guidance, and Curriculum Resources. 

Student Resources in Context has a multitude of content on all course subjects from science to literature to history. 
The Virtual Reference Library includes complete reference sets available 24-7 from any computer that has an Internet connection, at school or at home. This database offers an abundance of literary criticism, historical information, primary sources, and much more. 

Grove Art Online
The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art.

Grove Music Online
The ultimate authority on all aspects of music worldwide.

A comprehensive database with articles on history, the sciences, literature, and art.

Mercer County Library System 
From this link, you can access the Mercer County Library Catalog and the research databases available through this system. All you need is your Mercer County library card. 

Access the web by subject area; all websites vetted by educators.

This program is a comprehensive and accurate MLA and APA style bibliography composer. It is part of a suite of interactive tools that aid online research. 

Plainsboro Public Library System
From this link, you can access the Plainsboro Library Catalog and the research databases available through this system. All you need is your Plainsboro library card. 

Proquest Historical Newspapers and CultureGrams
This database provides fully searchable access to all content of The New York Times dating back to 1851 and up through 2014.
A foremost program in the field of academic integrity. Please see the media specialist for account information.

Databases by Subject Area

Click here for a link to databases by subject area.


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