(ProQuest) This database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry focused reports, and downloadable data that includes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
Academic Video Online: Premium
(Alexander Street Press)
Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text.
Full text for 180 publications, including many peer-reviewed journals, in the areas of complementary and alternative medicine.
America: History and Life with Full Text
(EBSCO) This resource covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Hundreds of full-text journals and books, and selective indexing for journals dating back more than 60 years.
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center
Full-text database designed to support continuity experts and information professionals. It covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications.
Business Source Complete
Provides "journal and magazine full-text articles, financial data, case studies, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more."
Chronicle of Higher Education Online
Features the latest news related to colleges and universities and includes employment listings for higher education. Full-text from 1999. Most current month unavailable. Note: Access is also available through http://www.chronicle.com/. Articles not marked as premium content are accessible.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Major full-text database in Nursing and Allied Health, with over 560 journals, and more than 600,000 articles dating back to 1937.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Cochrane Reviews are updated to reflect the findings of new evidence when it becomes available because the results of new studies can change the conclusions of a review.
Contemporary Literary Criticism
(GALE) Assembles critical responses to the writings of the world's most renowned novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, scriptwriters, and other creative writers who are currently alive or who died after December 31, 1959.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
Digital Theatre + (LSC-Kingwood)
(Digital Theatre Plus). Go behind the scenes of theater productions worldwide with additional commentary, interviews, and production notes linked to full-length videos of plays, opera, dance, and other performances.
(ProQuest) Over 100,000 ebook titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Read on your mobile device using Adobe Digital Editions.
Education Administration Abstracts
Locate bibliographic records for articles related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, with coverage back to 46 years. No full-text, but search the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder to check availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
Download digital materials (including eBooks, eAudio, music and video) with the help of the free software from the web site to your computer and mobile devices. Use your HCPL or LSCS library barcode to check out the materials (LSCS access - courtesy of partnership between LSCS and HCPL system).
Encyclopedia of Popular Music via Oxford Reference (LSC-Tomball)
(Oxford University Press)
Features articles on popular music genres such as jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music from 1900 to the present. Also includes information on trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals.
Over 2,200 educational digests, plus citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
Family Studies Abstracts
Locate articles from the last 30 years in essential publications in the areas of marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to this discipline. No full-text, but search the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder to check availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
Films on Demand
(Films Media Group)
High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
Fuente Académica Premier
Full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly academic journals in the Spanish language.
Full Text Finder
Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles accessible through the library databases and open access.
(Gale Cengage Learning)
Dozens of complete reference books on arts, business, education, history, law, literature, sciences, and technology, including the popular sets of Short Stories for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Drama for Students.
Gale in Context: Environmental Studies (LSC-Kingwood) - formerly GREENR
(Gale) Gale in Context: Environmental Studies is an interactive, interdisciplinary database that offers content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues like global warming, food safety, health care, economic development, and more.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints - formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context
(Gale) Full text on current social issues from sources including books, statistical reports, and news publications.
Gale in Context: Science - formerly Science in Context
Articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today.
Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
Gale Legal Forms
(Gale) View, add to, and print Texas legal forms in such areas as wills, leases, and divorces.
Gale Literature Criticism: Short Story Criticism
(Gale) Presents full-text literary criticism on the works of short-story writers of all nations, cultures, and time periods. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, reviews, diaries, newspapers, pamphlets, and scholarly papers.
Gale Literature Resource Center
(Gale) Full-text journal articles, critical essays, work overviews & summaries, and author biographies from authoritative sources.
Gale OneFile: Computer Science
(Gale Cengage Learning)
Includes more than 600 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in such areas as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine
(Gale Cengage Learning)
Full-text from a variety of medical, nursing and allied health sources: journals, reference books, pamphlets.
Google Arts & Culture - Free Web
(Google) A collaborative project of Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries to include over 30,000 works of art from sculpture to architecture and drawings, all in one page. Virtual Reality App:
A unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment is offered. Nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.
Grove Music Online (LSC-Kingwood)
Grove Music Online is the world’s premier online music encyclopedia, offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship.
Handbook of Texas - free web
(Texas State Historical Association)
Full-text, brief article entries about Texas history & geography.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full text consumer health information from 150 sources on medical sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
(EBSCO) A full-text database that includes more than 1500 books and magazines, over 720 videos, 160 hobby profiles, and 3000 recipes from various health organizations, offered in a unique and dedicated user interface. Covers hundreds of hobby and craft making ideas ranging from hat making to model building.
Home Improvement Reference Center
(EBSCO) Includes full-text information from over 120 reference books, magazines, videos and over 35,000 images for subjects such as maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, decoration, home and garden, outdoor improvements, plumbing and wood projects. The information is presented in a unique and user-friendly interface.
Houston Business Journal - free web
(American City Business Journals, Inc.)
Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
Houston Chronicle (LSC-North Harris)
Access to the full-text Houston Chronicle, 1985 to current; in addition, over 2,000 newspapers and other news sources from the US and selected international locations are included.
Houston Chronicle - free web
(Hearst Communications Inc.)
Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
Houston Chronicle Archives - free web
(Hearst Communications Inc.)
Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full text only available to subscribers.
Humanities Full Text
Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities and periodicals dating to 1910.
Issues & Controversies
(Facts On File News Service)
Full-text articles from different points of view on important issues in today's news, plus statistics, images, and more.
Job & Career Accelerator
Provides help with matching skills to a career, current job listings, and cover letter and resume preparation. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
Learning Express Library 3.0
Test preparation using practice tests based on official exams. Provides instant feedback on answers to questions. Set up an account to view and save practice tests and review materials. Includes Job & Career Accelerator.
Legal Information Reference Center
Provides detailed how-to instructions covering a wide range of legal issues and includes access to legal reference books and legal forms.
LexiComp Online for Dentistry (LSC-Kingwood)
A collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that includes an extensive dental and medical reference library, drug alerts and interactions, drug identification, drug dosage calculators, and patient after-care information.
Literary Reference Center
(EBSCO) Criticisms, synopses, and reviews of authors and their works, full text poems, short stories, and classic novels, as well as full text from over 400 literary journals.
Full-text articles from magazines & newspapers, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, and images. (Pre-college)
Full-text articles from magazines & journals, and other sources including pamphlets, books, biographies, reports, etc.
Spanish-language medical research and investigative journals, including full-text of nearly 100 peer-reviewed publications.
MEDLINE with MeSH
Medical research; National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database with Medical Subject Headings. No full text.
Merck Veterinary Manual - Free Web
(Merck & Co., Inc.) Concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
Micromedex Healthcare Resources
(Truven Health Analytics)
A wide range of clinical databases, including information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
New York Times (LSC-University Park only)
(New York Times) Online and mobile subscription access to New York Times US, International, and Chinese editions. Use your Lone Star email address to create an account.
Follow the instructions to use your LoneStar email to register for your own personal account.
Your expiration date will display upon registration.
The New York Times Crossword (full version) and NYT Cooking are not included in your complimentary subscription.
Note: Faculty can register at NYTimesInEducation.com with their LoneStar email for instructor tools and features.
NewsBank (LSC-North Harris only)
(NewsBank, Inc.) Provides full-text access to over 2,000 newspapers and online news sources from the United States and select international locations.
Newspaper Source Plus
Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts
Nursing and Allied Health - NEW
This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
Nursing Education in Video
(Alexander Street Press)
Videos created by Medcom-Trainex specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. Login to create a playlist to share or embed videos or static links to videos in online courses.
Nursing Reference Center Plus - NEW
Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.
Indexes and abstracts of resources in the field of occupational therapy. Citations and abstracts only -- not full text.
Oxford Art Online
(Oxford University Press) includes Grove Art
Full text art reference covering all the visual arts from prehistory to the 1990's with image links.
Oxford English Dictionary(LSC-Kingwood)
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It includes present-day meanings and the history of individual words, and of the language.
Oxford Music Online (LSC-Tomball, & LSC-University Park)
(Oxford University Press)
Online music reference source includes articles from the Oxford Companion to Music, Grove dictionaries of American music, jazz , opera, and musical instruments, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Thousands of plays and over 600 monologues written or translated since antiquity and published from 1949 to present.
Plumb's Veterinary Drugs (LSC-Tomball)
Provides up-to-date veterinary drug information that includes continual updates on dosing, drug interactions, adverse effects, and more.
For elementary school research: full-text from nearly 70 popular magazines, pamphlets, children's dictionary, images. (Pre-college)
Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
(Public Library of Science)
Launched in 2003, PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."
Race Relations Abstracts
Locate peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed. No full text, but search for the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder for availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
Salud en Español
Información sobre salud escrito para el público en general - artículos de revistas y otras fuentes. (In Spanish).
This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
Science & Technology Collection
Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
SciTech Premium Collection
Full-text from an international collection of scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
The Serials Directory
Bibliographic & pricing information for over 212,000 popular US and international newspapers, magazines, and journals. (No full text)
Short Story Index
Indexes some 117,000+ stories in over 4,200 collections and anthologies, including full text for almost 5,000 stories back to 1984.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
(Hein Online) Contains an extensive collection of essential legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) on along with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets, poems & songs, and much more from the 18th century through the 20th century.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Features 470 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations, including detailed instructions for 90,000 repairs on such equipment as chain saws, motorcycles, marine (boats), personal watercraft/jet ski, mowers, string trimmers & blowers, yard & garden tractors.
STAT!Ref NOTE: limited concurrent users per book (Teton Data Systems)
Full-text electronic medical library.
Sustainability Reference Center
(EBSCO) Provides full text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications on sustainability initiative management.
Swank Digital Campus (LSC-Kingwood) -
(Swank Digital Campus)
Swank Digital Campus provides streaming access to feature films. These films may only be viewed through the Swank Digital Campus platform. Films may be shown in class or assigned to enrolled students to view outside of class. The films do not have public performance rights. Films are licensed for one year from the date it is added to the portal.
Teacher Reference Center
Coverage on key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science/mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers.
Provides multimedia resources that can enhance and enliven reading experiences in the K-12 environment.