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Research Databases: Geography & Cultures

For off-campus access, enter your fourteen digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card.  No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

 

Articles Select to expand list

  • Humanities Full Text
    (EBSCO/H.W.Wilson) Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities dating back to 1910.
  • Religion & Philosophy Collection
    (EBSCO) Includes over 300 full-text journals on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and many aspects of philosophy.
  • JSTOR (JSTOR) Complete historical full text of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
  • Project Muse
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full text of 285 journals in literature, history, international/cultural studies and other humanities and social sciences fields. 
  • Communications & Mass Media 
    (EBSCO) Full text from over 500 journals for communications, mass media, and other closely related fields.
  • National Geographic Online Publications Index - free web
    "Contains over 30,000 records, each describing a magazine article, book, map, or other Society product" including National Geographic magazine back to 1888
  • Science Online 
    (AAAS) Help 
    This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (July 1880 to the present).

E-BooksSelect to expand list

  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
  • Ebook Central
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. Maps and general reference works are also included.

Country Profiles, Reference, & Maps Select to expand list

NewsSelect to expand list

  • Newspaper Source
    (EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    (LexisNexis) Full-text U.S. and world news articles, magazines, and journals.
  • Newsbank (LSC-North Harris)
    (Newsbank, Inc.) Provides full-text access to over 2,000 newspapers and online news sources from the United States and select international locations.

Videos Select to expand list

  • Academic Video Online
    (Alexander Stree Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials, and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
  • Kanopy
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

TexasSelect to expand list

  • Handbook of Texas  - free web  
    (Texas State Historical Association) Full text. Texas history & geography.
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps  - free web
    (Sanborn Maps) Historic property and land-use maps for Texas towns and cities from the late 1800's to mid-1950's. 
Link to Databases by Title Search for magazines, newspapers, and journals by title Find Databases by Subject

  1. Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
  2. Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
  3. Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.

 

TexShare databases Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.