Find the best library databases for your research. Make sure to click "Clear Filters/Browse All Databases" before changing subjects!
How to use this page
If you know which database you want to use, just scroll down the list, or click the alphabet at the top of the page to jump to that section of the list.
If you know what subject you need to search, use the list of subjects to show databases containing information about that subject. Best Bet databases are the databases the IUP librarians recommend for each subject.
If you know what kind of information you're looking for - for example, if you need biography information, or are looking for ebooks - choose from the All Database Types drop-down to find the proper material type.
Search for keywords - e.g. biology - by entering them in the search field to see what databases have that keyword in their description or associated subjects.
To go back to the full list of databases, click the Clear Filters / Browse All Databases button.
Once you find a database you'd like to use, just click on its name to jump right to it.
Finally, if you need help, chat reference is available from the green button in the bottom right corner of the screen, and subject expert contact information will be displayed where available.
All Subjects, Discovery and Multidisciplinary, Education, Food and Nutrition, History, Safety Science Provider: Infobase. Coverage: Scholarly, popular. Content: Streaming video, documentaries, and more.
Films On Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7!
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
All Subjects Provider: Alexander Street. Coverage: Scholarly, popular. Content: Streaming video.
Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content (62,000 titles) and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for many disciplines.
Allied Health Professions, COVID-19, Government and Politics, Human Services, Immunology, International Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Population Studies, Virology. Provider: ProQuest. Coverage: Scholarly/peer-reviewed, trade, popular. Full-text. Content: Articles, books, citations.
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
All Subjects, Discovery and Multidisciplinary Provider: Internet Archive. Coverage: Scholarly/peer-reviewed, trade, popular. Full-text. 20th century. Content: Books.
The National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.
In order to borrow an Ebook, you will have to register for a free account to obtain a virtual library card.