Skip to content

Welcome to ACES

Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

Support Contacts Helpdesk (210) 485-0555 Weather Line (210) 485-0189



Click Here to Login

Having Problems Logging In? Click Here

Library Info 

SAC Library Info

1001 Howard St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
(210) 486-0554
Button - Go To Library  

A-Z List of Sources

About Access Ask a Librarian Library Catalog Journal Locator LibGuides Alphabetical List of Sources

Sources By Name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ

Alphabetical List of Sources

[Chadwyck-Healey] 20th century American poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
[Chadwyck-Healey] 20th century English poems searchable by keyword, first line, author, genre, etc.
[Various Publishers] Information about state and local health and human services programs in Texas.
[GaleGroup] Covers multiple topics including the hard sciences, medicine, engineering and business. Includes the New York Times from 1985 to the present as well as the London Times and Financial Times. Covers 1980 to present.
[EBSCO] Subject areas covered: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields.
[McGraw-Hill] Includes the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science and Technology, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, and the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 
[EBSCO] Bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, this source provides access to millions of citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses, and much more, all relating to the field of agriculture.
[EBSCO] Provides the latest information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.
[EBSCO] Focuses on the history and life of the United States and Canada. Selective indexing includes over a thousand journals dating back over 55 years. Limited to 6 simultaneous users. 
[Alexander Street Press] Streaming video collection. Analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through documentaries, commercial and governmental newsreels and archival and public affairs footage. The full runs of newsreels from United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel from 1929 through 1967 are included.
[Adam Matthew] Presents a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century. Spanning 400 years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers.
[Oxford UP] Provides biographical information for over 19,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Ranges in time from the earliest recorded European explorations to the very recent past.
[ProQuest] Contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals. Titles include Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, the first American professional journals, and several consumer magazines still in publication, such as Vanity FairHarper's Magazine, and Ladies' Home Journal.
[Adam Matthew] Provides access to source materials on the development of the American West. Contains a wide range of documents, including original manuscripts, ephemeral material (trade cards, wanted posters, photos, claim certificates, news-sheets etc), maps, and rare printed works. Topics covered include Native Americans, pioneers and homesteaders, mining, the Mormon Exodus, transportation, outlaws, the environment, and border issues.
[AccuNet/AP] A primary source database from the Associated Press with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics, and text spanning more than 185 years.
[EBSCO] For the study of art and architecture, this resource provides full-text coverage of periodicals and books, as well as cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for academic journals, magazines and trade publications and books. The Image Collection consists of over 63,000 images.
[ARTstor] Provides over 1.8 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, artists and artists' estates. How to access a shared folder.
[EBSCO] Bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. Contains citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the 16th century to the present.
[GaleGroup] Full-length biographies offering records of the lives of some of the most notable and influential figures in history, world culture, science, religion, health, and government. Integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. Access is limited to 6 simultaneous users. 
[EBSCO] Book reviews on subjects such as art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music science & technology and more with coverage back to 1983. Many reviews are serious, academic works.
[EBSCO] Product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. Includes indexing and abstracts for more than 900 publications dating back to 1982, as well as over 600,000 corporate names with cross references to specific industries and countries.
[EBSCO] Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM (production and operations management), accounting, finance and economics and contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors in the database. Includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.
[U.S. Government Printing Office] Provides an index to print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies. When available, links are provided to the full text of these publications.
[Chadwyck-Healey] Provides news and information services of interest to faculty, administrators and students in the field of higher education. The full text of the current issue is available every Monday morning.
[EBSCO] Authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. Automatically maps keywords to official subject headings. Offers basic keyword searching, citation searching, and index term browsing.
[GaleGroup] Up-to-date information on the fast-changing world of technology. Includes indexing, abstracts and full-text articles from more than 800 journals and periodicals such as Computerworld, eWeek, Wired, PC Magazine, PC World. and Computer Weekly.
[EBSCO] Content includes computers, electronics, the internet, telecommunications, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software as well as other subject areas.
[Congressional Quarterly] Reporting on the major activities of the U.S. Congress, with detailed information on political issues during each congressional session back to 1945. Includes roll call votes, interest group ratings, data on presidential support, party unity and voting participation records for members of Congress, and texts of presidential messages. The Policy Tracker feature allows you to trace major policy issues across several years to see how they have developed over time.
[Congressional Quarterly] Integrates many of CQ Press's reference works on government and politics into an electronic format. Users may perform keyword searches across all 26 included titles or in an individual title or series. Titles included in CQ's PRS: CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation Series, The Contemporary Middle East, Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, Encyclopedia of United States Indian Policy and Law, Guide to Congress, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Guide to U.S. Elections, Guide to the Supreme Court, Historic Document Series, Political Handbook of the World, Political History of America's Wars, Politics in America, Supreme Court Compendium, Supreme Court Yearbook Series, Times Reference from CQ Press, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Washington Information Directory, and CQ's A to Z Series (Congress, Elections, Presidency, Supreme Court, and U.S. Constitution). (Formerly named CQ Political Reference Suite)
[Congressional Quarterly] Explores in-depth a single "hot" issue in the news each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Every report is written by an experienced journalist and features comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue with numerous charts, graphs and sidebar articles.
[CREDO Reference, Inc.] Authoritative content from over 100 publishers providing access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, books of quotations, and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein. Mind Map visually shows relationships between topics.
[Various Publishers] Indexes high quality, peer reviewed Open Access research journals, periodicals, and article metadata. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system. Not limited to particular languages or subject areas. 
[ProQuest] Covers a wide range of subjects from select publishers. Titles may be borrowed and downloaded. Limited printing and copying is permitted. iPads, iPhones or Android devices can download and read EBL content via the free Bluefire Reader app. For more information, see the SAC Library's LibGuide about EBL.
[EBSCO] Formerly called NetLibrary and distributed by OCLC. A collection of e-book editions of printed books on far ranging subjects. Access is provided by TexShare.
[EBSCO] A collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados) for research in business and economics. Author supplied keywords in English and Spanish facilitate searching the bibliographic database's back file which goes back to the early 1980s. Includes bibliographic entries for more than 70,000 articles 300 periodicals in Portuguese and Spanish from Latin American, U. S. and European publishers. Not a full text database.
[EBSCO] A definitive online resource for education research and a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education and all educational specialties, such as: multilingual education, health education, testing, areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, and the full test of 750+ journals, plus the full text of 80+ books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
[EBSCO] Covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 
[Oxford UP] Fourth edition. Features a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. Thousands of additional entries cover popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.
[EBSCO] Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
[U.S. Dept. of Education] Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's unique reference database which cites essays contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in books in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications. Includes citations for nearly 86,000 essays found in over 7,000 printed anthologies and collections. Coverage dating as far back as 1985. This is not a full text database.
[ProQuest] News, culture and history from 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Approximately 350,000 complete articles (1995 onward) are available. Approximately 7,500 new articles are added each month. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages.
[EBSCO] Indexes and abstracts articles covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance.
[Facts on File, Inc/Infobase Learning] Information on 2000 jobs in 93 industries plus tips on interviewing, skills employers look for in potential employees and how to prepare a resume. The resource section includes information on selecting a college, applying for admission to a college, scholarships and grants and professional associations and publications by industry.
[Taylor & Francis] Collects in eBook format the world's most trusted forensic and law enforcement references into one online library. Includes over 170 volumes by experts in the fields of forensic science, criminal investigation, crisis management and negotiation, computer and cyber crime, law enforcement, criminal justice, toxicology, expert witnesses, sexual assault, child abuse, arson, explosives and ballistics.
[EBSCO] Includes full-text articles published in Spanish or Portuguese from more than 330 scholarly publications covering a range of academic subjects.
[EBSCO] This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
[GaleGroup] Full text eBook editions of 27 reference works published by Gale Research, Charles Scribner's Sons, MacMillan Reference, and their divisions. For holdings, please use the Author Search for Gale Virtual Reference in the library catalog.
[GaleGroup] A one-stop source for news and periodical articles. Includes the databases General Reference Gold.
[EBSCO] This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art with more than 45,000 articles on the fine arts (painting, sculpture, and architecture) and the decorative arts (ceramics, textiles, jewelery, interior design, etc.) and biographies. Includes links to images from museums and other sites including The Bridgeman Art Library. Updated annually.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz with links to sound archives and illustrations. Updated annually.
[Texas State Historical Association] Comprehensive encyclopedia of Texas geography, history, and historical persons published by the Texas State Historical Association.
[GaleGroup] multi-source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical interviews; and reference books.
[EBSCO] This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
[EBSCO] This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals, plus indexing and full text of Clinical Pharmacology, and the Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary for drug information and medical terminology respectively. This database is updated on a daily basis.
[ProQuest] Includes local histories, published family genealogies, and primary source materials for towns and counties of all 50 States beginning with the 13 original colonies, and for Canada, England, and Ireland. Images of the decennial U.S. Federal Census for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1860, 1870, 1890, 1910 and 1920 have been indexed and are fully searchable by name. Browsable images of the Census are available from each decade 1790 to 1930 except for 1900. Indexing and images for the Census will be added as they become available.
[ProQuest] Fully searchable access to the content of the New York Times newspaper from 1851 to 2007. Includes full page, PDF format images for non-copyrighted years. Images for an additional year will be added annually to the Deep Backfile as copyright expires. Includes the full run of the newspaper beginning with issue number one in 1851.
[EBSCO] Offers how-to instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids' Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more.
[EBSCO] Provides users with user-friendly how-to information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects and features full-text content from leading magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.
[EBSCO] H.W. Wilson's Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more. The database encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much, much more. Indexes over 700 journals with coverage back to 1910. Full text articles from over 330 journals with coverage back to 1985.
[EBSCO] Indexes journal articles, books, research reports, and conference proceedings, with ongoing comprehensive coverage of the most important periodicals in the field.
[San Antonio College] Search by subject areas to locate journals, magazines, or newspapers in your field of interest. If you are looking for a particular journal, search for it by title to identify the database(s) in which it may be found.

[JSTOR] A searchable, printable, electronic backfile of important scholarly journals delivering in high quality images of journal articles in PDF format. Coverage usually stops from 2 to 5 years prior to the current year depending on the "moving wall" agreed to by each journal's publisher. Subjects included in SAC's subscription: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, & Statistics. Some journals are indexed in America:History and Life with links to the full-text article in JSTOR.
[LearningExpress] Includes materials for basic skills remediation, GED, college entrance exams, career licensing and certification, and improving job skills such as computer use and interviewing. Users must create a login in order to use this product. Over 800 online practice tests which are immediately scored. Over 200 eBooks in PDF format may be downloaded. eBooks cover basic skills study/review, academic subjects, jobs and careers, and study guides for various examinations.
[EBSCO] This database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
[LexisNexis] International in scope. Includes news, business and company information, health, legal cases/articles, Federal and State laws, and Federal regulations, and reference information. Full-text for most items.
[Innovative Interfaces] Search the library catalog for books, media, and selected journal titles and ebooks. 
[EBSCO] Abstracts of journal articles and other publications in the subject areas of Library Science, Information Science and Information Technology. Use our Journal Locator to determine if an article is available in the Library or another of our databases.
[EBSCO] A comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Includes author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more. Reference works in full text include: Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story and all of Magill On Literature Plus.
[GaleGroup] The 10 individual Thomson Gale series that comprise Literature Criticism Online represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. The 10 series included are: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children’s Literature Review. Users may browse the database by author or by title, or, may search by author, title, or a variety of criteria.
[GaleGroup] Provides online access to bibliographies and to full-text biographies and critical analyses of over 90,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Searchable by author, title, literary genre, literary movement, or literary theme. Includes Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twaynes Authors Series, Scribners Writers Series and other scholarly reference sources and journals.
[GaleGroup] Searchable database of the full text (in English) of poems, plays, short stories, essays, and speeches not limited by time period or nationality. For entries that do not include full text, the database provides indexing and bibliographic information from published literary anthologies. Brief explications are included for well known works. A glossary of literary terms is also included.
[EBSCO] Provides brief summaries of literary works, critical essays and reviews, literary characters, and biographies of authors. Includes the complete Magill's Masterplots and Masterplots II series plus: Magill's Literary Annuals, The Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill Book Reviews, and The Cyclopedia of World Authors and Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Full-text keyword searches may be limited by: title, author, genre, locale, and character.
[] Maps101 is a web-based interactive database of over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps, teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules. After you are redirected to the Maps101 web site click on the Yellow Box "Subscriber Login" to begin using this database.
[EBSCO] General periodical database that covers general reference, business, consumer health, general health, general science and multi-cultural titles. Indexing and abstracts for the New York Times and 528 other titles. Over 459 titles have PDF and ASCII full text cover-to-cover coverage for issues beginning as early as 1990.
[Films Media Group] Large collection of streaming educational films & videos which includes content in: Business & Economics, Health & Medicine, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science & Mathematics. NOTE: A high speed Internet connection is required. Click here for minimum computer & Internet connection requirements.
[EBSCO] Designed specifically for the Public Library, MasterFILE Premier offers informationon a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, and much more. Searchable full text for over 1,820 journals, including Consumer Reports, and Business Week and other major U.S. weekly new magazines, the New York Times, and the Christian Science Monitor. Also included are searchable full text for nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews, nearly 1,400 journals with images, the Essential Documents in American History database, full transcripts of major political speeches and news briefings, over 1.7 million company records from Dun & Bradstreet, and much more.
[EBSCO] MedicLatina SP - MedicLatina™ is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains the complete table of contents and PDF full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology.
[EBSCO] Offers users access to information from all journals indexed in the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE file. Gain access to information from such fields as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and preclinical sciences. Links to full text of over 350 full text journals. Included are abstracts and indexing for over 3,800 current biomedical journals published in the U.S. and 70 foreign countries, and citations found in Index Medicus, the International Nursing Index and the Index to Dental Literature. Additionally, table of contents information for 2,400 titles (provided by the British Document Supply Centre) and the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) index with tree numbers, tree hierarchy is also included.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] The National Library of Medicine's consumer health database; includes link to Current Clinical Trials. Consumer information includes a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionaries, drug information, and directories listing the locations and credentials of doctors, dentists, and hospitals.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] The Spanish version of The National Library of Medicine's consumer health database. Includes an illustrated encyclopedia with over 4,000 articles on diseases, injuries, tests, and surgeries. Also includes interactive health tutorials that describe medical procedures, surgeries, and the symptoms and effects of diseases.
[EBSCO] Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events. The database includes searchable full text from over 150 of the most popular K-12 magazines, abstracts and indexing for over 150 titles, searchable full text of the Christian Science Monitor, and tables and graphs converted to ASCII text for a better understanding of the written article. Also included are the reference books Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book, and Essential Documents in American History.
[EBSCO] Military & Government Collection provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, full text for 245 pamphlets, and abstracts and indexes nearly 400 additional periodicals. Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Also included are many country reports from CountryWatch.
[EBSCO] Covers from 1926 to present and includes over 1,200,000 bibliographic citations for scholarly, critical materials on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Indexes over 3500 internationally published journals, books, etc. The full text of many articles is available in EBSCO's databases and through links to full text in the JSTOR and Project MUSE collections.
[Kansas City Kansas Community College] Indexes 32 professional journals in the mortuary field. Dates of coverage varies with each journal; earliest year covered is 1997. Citations only, no full text.
[U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service] Includes the National Image Library of the U. S. FWS. Still images, pictures and graphics of endangered species, wildlife, fish and environmental scenes. Browse or search through this database of fish and animals, including those on the endangered species list. Most photographic images are in the public domain, some images are black and white line drawings. Additional information on the collection and crediting images.
[EBSCO] A complementary and alternative medicine database designed specifically for the consumer health researcher. Updated weekly, this database provides current information that will satisfy an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased information on natural health. The database contains more than 700 evidence-based articles covering medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions, and homeopathy. The articles contained in the database are based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. At present, more than 12,000 such studies are cited in the material, and new studies are added regularly. The evidence-based content has been developed and reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists with the goal of providing consumers with reliable information. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
[Naxos] Musical genres included: classical, world/folk, contemporary, New Age, Chinese and jazz. Musical categories included: ballet, chamber music, choral, composers, concertos, educational, film music, instrumental, musicals, opera/operetta, orchestral, vocal and collections. 
[Newsbank] Includes Access World News (the full text from U. S. and international newspapers current through the previous day), Newsbank Retrospective (full text on selected subjects from selected U. S, newspapers, 1970-1991), Newbank Special Reports (current topics), and Newsbank Maps. For The San Antonio Express-News click on the link under "Access World News."
[EBSCO] Provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
[NFPA] Searchable, full text of national fire codes from the National Fire Protection Association, Inc. Access to this database is limited. 
[New York Public Library] Images of over 275,000 maps, architectural plans, drawing, photographs, etc. from image collections of the New York Public Library. May be used free of charge for scholarship, research and teaching. Commercial or for profit use is prohibited without prior permission of NYPL. Due to copyright restrictions only images in the public domain (pre-1923) are available in the database.
[GaleGroup] Covers controversial topics. Includes background information and pro and con essays published in the following series: Opposing Viewpoints, Information Plus, At Issue, Contemporary Issues Companion, Current Controversies, Opposing Viewpoints Digests, and Teen Decisions. Resources may also include: text from a limited selection of reference books, magazine and newspaper articles, statistics, images, primary documents, and web sites on the topics. Study tools and guidelines include tips on judging information; using the essays; citing resources; and organizing, writing, developing and presenting reports and oral presentations.
[Ovid] Full text of articles from 57 premier nursing journals including:  AJN, American Journal of Nursing,  Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing. Click on Journals on the menu bar for a complete title list and dates covered.
[Oxford UP] Access to art reference works: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. covers the artistic traditions of the world's leading cultures, countries, cities, towns, and regions as well as important archaeological sites, monuments, and buildings. Signed articles on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory through the present and web links to important art images in galleries and museums around the world. Includes both the fine arts (painting, sculpture, and architecture) and the decorative arts (ceramics, textiles, jewellery, interior design, furniture, glass, metalwork, and more.
[Oxford UP] Covers words from across the English-speaking world and offers analysis of word origins and derivations, listings of variant spellings, and phonetic pronunciation.
[Oxford UP] Access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. Includes articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works from Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, and the  The Grove Dictionary of American Music
[Oxford UP] Provides access to dictionary, language reference, and subject reference books published by Oxford University Press. Includes access to the Oxford Companions Series and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
[EBSCO] Covers plays published individually or in anthologies and collections and written in or translated into English. Includes mysteries, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, pageants, and classic drama. Each play record provides a description summarizing the plot and indicates any musical requirements: chorus, singing, dancing etc., along with the number of sets, noting whether scenery requirements are interior or exterior. Covers 1949 to present.
[PLoS] An open access, peer reviewed general biology journal. 
[PLoS] An open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal covering gene discovery and function, population genetics, genome projects, comparative and functional genomics, medical genetics, disease biology, evolution, gene expression, complex traits, chromosome biology, and epigenetics.
[PLoS] An open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal providing outstanding research and commentary on the major challenges to human health worldwide. 
[EBSCO] Full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. Full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also includes the content of EBSCO Animals. Covers 1989 to present.
[EBSCO] Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Also contains more than 200 educational reports. Covers 1965 to present.
[Johns Hopkins Univ. Press] Provides humanities and social science content for the scholarly community, with complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals and selected ebooks from leading university presses and scholarly societies. Dates of coverage vary.
[ProQuest] Covers research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Covers U.S. and international scholarly journals, includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs, and other material relevant for researchers.
[EBSCO] Provides full text access to 78 scholarly journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations on the field of psychology and related disciplines. Contains all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Titles include: American Psychologist, Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 1985 to present.
[EBSCO] Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. 1965 to present.

110. PubMed
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] Access to citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE and other related databases. Links to full text articles are provided when available. 1950 to present.
[U.S. National Library of Medicine] An electronic archive for full text journal articles, offering unrestricted access to its contents. Every full text article in PubMed Central has a corresponding entry in PubMed.
[EBSCO] Bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 1975 to present.
[San Antonio College] Scanned images of The Ranger, the San Antonio College student newspaper, are available for Fall 1931 to the previous current year. No issues are available for Fall 1941 to Spring 1946 (WWII) and some semesters are missing between Fall 1946 to Fall 1958. NOTE: This collection is not searchable by keyword or subject and lacks a published index. Instructions for use can be found at 
[EBSCO] formerly Business Wire News. Updated daily, Business Wire News provides comprehensive full text for 35 international newswires and 49 regional business publications. This database also provides abstracts and indexing for 14 additional regional business publications. Full-text for most items.
[EBSCO] Covers world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Covers 1975 to present.
[ProQuest] 7,349 titles covering technology, digital media and professional development topics. Access is limited to 3 concurrent users. 
[Salem Press] Ebook editions of popular reference works in history published by Salem Press. Users may search the full text reference titles or browse the collection by categories (subjects), curriculum or geographic area. Includes an index of persons with links to the entry.
[Salem Press] Author and title-specific reference along with surveys including: Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Survey of Graphic Novels, the Critical Insights series, and Magill's Literary Annuals.

San Antonio Express-News
[Newsbank] The San Antonio Express-News newspaper is included in Newsbank. See: NewsBank
[Chadwyck-Healey] Detailed property and land-use records that depict the architecture of U.S. towns and cities throughout the past 100 years. Trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities. View a building's outline, size and shape, construction materials, height, building use, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, house numbers.  Includes pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, and dumps.
[EBSCO] Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science.
[U.S. government] searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. is also available in Spanish. The gateway includes podcasts, webcasts, news, announcements and full text articles. is governed by the interagency Alliance. Information is free, no registration required.
[EBSCO] Up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. Contains U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; historical data; data from publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry.
[EBSCO] Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.
[EBSCO] For small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. Supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.
[EBSCO] Provides repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly). Covers motorcycles, ATVs, Marine/Boat motors, Personal Watercraft engines and snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, tillers, generators and more.
[ProQuest] Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. 
[GaleGroup] Information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration. Review for and take online practice tests for standardized exams: GED, GRE, GMAT, SAT, ACT Assessment, ASVAB, and TOEFL, etc.  
[EBSCO] Magazines and newspapers, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state of Texas. Includes: Dallas Morning News, Austin American-Statesman, Texas Observer, and several local newspapers. 
[EBSCO] Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Includes articles from diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
[GaleGroup] Historical (primary source) documents, reference articles, and journals covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes citations for history journals from the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Access is limited to 2 simultaneous users. 
[EBSCO] Trade and industry-related publications including American Machinist, Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel & Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and more.
[EBSCO] Covers the history of Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Full text dates back to 1964.
[GaleGroup] Identify themes and trends from antiquity to the present with extensive coverage of the 20th Century. Includes reference titles, journal articles, maps, images and over 2,000 primary source documents. Access is limited to 2 simultaneous users. 
[OCLC] Search for library materials in print, digital, and electronic format available from San Antonio College Library, as well as from libraries both local and worldwide. Use the Advanced Search option to include SAC's electronic resources in a search.     
[OCLC] This service is being replaced by WorldCat Discovery and will be discontinued in December 2015.