Subject Databases | Southwestern Illinois College

Select a subject area for a list of databases.

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Arts

Library - SD - Arts

Business

Library - SB - Business

Controversial Topics

  • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center – Differing views of today’s most popular issues are presented through articles, statistics, images, and videos.
  • JSTOR Daily – Insight, commentary, and analysis of ideas, research and current events, tapping into the rich library of scholarship on JSTOR.
Library - SB - Controversy

Education

Library - SB - Education

Environment

Library - SB - Environ

Geography

  • Global Road Warrior – An in-depth look at over 200 countries and addresses 22 categories including demographics, society and culture, travel, business culture, food and recipes, communications, government, language, maps, photos and more.
Library - SB - Geography

Health & Medicine

Library - SB - Health
Library - SB - History

Legal

  • Legal -Cases or Law Reviews – Nexis Uni – Extensive collection of legal resources. Research federal & state cases, landmark cases, state & federal statutes and regulations, Shepard’s citations, law reviews, and search for patents. American Jurisprudence and Ballentine’s Law Dictionary available in LexisNexis Legal. TO ACCESS LEGAL RESOURCES: Click “Search by Subject or Topic” above the red outlined search box.
  • Political Science – Nexis Uni – View selected news, publications and court cases related to Political Science.
  • Criminal Justice – Nexis Uni – Curated news, featured publications and relevant court cases for Criminal Justice.
  • Law and Politics – Opposing Viewpoints – Differing views of today’s most popular legal and political issues are presented through articles, statistics, images, and videos.
Library - SB - Legal

Literature

Library - SB - Literature

Military & Government

Library - SB - Gov

Political Science

Library - SB - PolSci

Religion

Library - SB - Religion

Science

Library - SB - Tech

Society & Culture

  • Society and Culture – Opposing Viewpoints – Differing views of today’s most popular science, technology and ethical issues are presented through articles, statistics, images, and videos.
  • Arts & Culture – JSTOR Daily – Insight, commentary, and analysis of ideas, research and current events, tapping into the rich library of scholarship on JSTOR.
  • Education & Society – JSTOR Daily – Insight, commentary, and analysis of ideas, research and current events, tapping into the rich library of scholarship on JSTOR.
  • Global Road Warrior – An in-depth look at over 200 countries and addresses 22 categories including demographics, society and culture, travel, business culture, food and recipes, communications, government, language, maps, photos and more.
Library - SB - Society

Technology

Library - SB - Technology

Widget Databases

  • Alexander Street Press – video collections in history, education, criminal justice and more.
  • Credo Reference – collection of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks.
  • EBSCO Databases – academic journal, magazine, trade publications and newspaper articles.
  • Global Road Warrior – country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history and language worldwide.
  • JSTOR – a digital library of academic journals, books and primary sources.
  • Nexis Uni – Full text documents from over 17,000 credible news, legal and business sources.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED) – widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language, providing the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words.
  • Opposing Viewpoints – Differing views of today’s most popular issues, presented through articles, statistics, images and videos.
  • Salem Press – online books in history, literature and health.
  • Ebooks – online books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, technology and more.
Library - SB - Widget