A-Z Databases

Find the best library databases for your research.

Starting Points

Don't know where to start? Try one of these databases

Academic Search Premier

Business Source Complete

Google Scholar

News Bank

Web of Science

Need basic information? Try a reference collection

Gale Virtual Reference Library


New Newly acquired database

Best Bet Recommended subject database

Must log in with CSU ID to access Must log in with CSU ID

Open access (Publicly Available) Open access (Publicly Available)

Full Text Available Full Text Available

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E-Resource Alerts: December 2019

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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
  • full text available
  • Must log in with CSU ID to use
Coverage: 1999-Present
Provides searchable, full text access to local news from the Fort Collins newspaper.
  • full text available
  • Must log in with CSU ID to use
Coverage: Varies
Provides full text access to a variety of newspapers, primarily from the North Central United States. This resource includes several local Colorado and Wyoming newspapers, including: the Coloradoan (Fort Collins), Colorado Daily (Boulder), Daily Camera (Boulder), and Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, WY).