Research databases

The Jackson Library provides subscription access to several research databases that can be accessed from your home computer. Contact us for the username and password for home access or to request assistance.

Books
Book recommendations for adults.
A reader's advisory service that specifically targets children and young adults. It contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles.
Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Business
Scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business & more.
Regional business news and publications for the United States and Canada.
Education
High-quality, valuable collection of education journals.
Education resource information center.
Encyclopedias
All ages.
Environment
All aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Health
Easy access to consumer health information. Like WebMD without the ads.
Consumer health information.
Overview of health related topics.
Magazine and Journal Articles
Provides full text for 57 children’s magazines and over 100 children’s pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student.
Provides full text for over 515 general interest and current events magazines.
Undergraduate and Graduate students.
General adult & high school audience
Provides full text for over 145 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.
News & Current Events
Current events with articles, an online dictionary, & resources including newspapers, biographies, opinion polls, book reviews & government information.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.