General Research

Databases, when accessed by using a computer outside of the library, may require your 14-digit Union Public Library barcode number.

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary research-based source that includes more than 4,600 full-text journals, print and magazines, transcripts, images and searchable cited references since 1975.

Covers current global information, including political, economic, investment, social, and environmental issues and perspectives.

Covering all aspects of human impact to the environment through scholarly government and general interest websites.  Content includes global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.  

MasterFile Elite
Multidisciplinary database including full-text articles and journals, images, and general reference publications dating back to 1975.

Military & Government Collection
Collection of periodicals, academic journals and related content pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Points of View Reference Center 
Covers multiple perspectives to help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills on subjects including citizens' rights, people and society, global issues, and more. Points of View Reference Center also contains a Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate the database content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards.

Referencia Latina
Amplia base de datos en español, incluyendo entradas de 49,000 enciclopedias y otra de fuentes. Comprehensive Spanish-language database, including 49,000 encyclopedia entries and other sources.

U.S. Government Online
Provides official U.S. government information, programs, and services through federal, state, and local government websites for the public. 

World Book Online
Current general reference encyclopedia including global census and economic data, researched biographies, and much more. Also includes curriculum guides for educators. 

World Geography and Culture Online
Country profiles with more than 40 subfields on geography, history, government, society, and culture, in addition to current statistics and at-a-glance information, news, maps, videos, illustrations, and images.