A selection of databases is available for visitors to the library building. They are listed below for informational purposes so that you may plan your visit. To access these databases you will need to use one of the guest computers available inside the Library.
Databases by Title: C
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index with Full Text Links
Index of books, periodicals, government documents, and newspaper articles published in the 19th century. The acquisition of this database was made possible by a gift from the Friends of the TCU Library.Coverage dates: 1801 - 1900.
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities in Business
Provides publishing information and statistics as well as acceptance rates for major Business academic journals. Accounting, economics & finance, management, and marketing are the subject areas covered. The information provide is intended to help you get your manuscript published.
Coverage dates: Current.
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities in Education
Provides publishing information and statistics as well as acceptance rates for major Education academic journals. Educational curriculum & methods, educational psychology & administration, and educational technology & library science are the subject areas covered. The information provide is intended to help you get your manuscript published. Coverage dates: Current.
CAMBER - The Cambria Press E-Reader Program
Full text, electronic access to the highly praised, scholarly monographs published by Cambria Press. Coverage dates: 2005 - 2008.
CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
Works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. Provides high-quality art images for education, research, and enjoyment, and all content is rights-cleared for educational use. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes. Coverage dates: Prehistoric - contemporary.
Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876
The largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers from the Caribbean. Covers Caribbean and Atlantic history, cultures, and daily life. It features more than 140 newspapers.
Most of these newspapers were published in the English, but a number are in Spanish, French, and Danish. Countries represented: Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St. Bartholomew, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad, and the Virgin Islands. Bermuda, an island not technically part of the Caribbean, but situated on shipping routes between Europe and this region, is included.
Coverage dates: 1718-1876.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Finding Aid for federal publications. Includes links to those publications available online. Coverage dates: 1976 - Current.
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
Provides indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. Coverage dates: 1981 - Current.
This database analyzes millions of data points on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships and news mentions to help you see tomorrow's opportunities, today. For remote access to this database, you will have to VPN into the TCU network.Coverage dates: 1990 to present.
Contains census data from the 2010 Decennial Census of the United States Coverage dates: 2010.
CHEMnetBASE is an online collection of chemistry reference eBooks and databases, and includes the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Combined Chemical Dictionary, Dictionary of Organic Compounds, Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, and Properties of Organic Compounds. Limited to 2 users at once.
ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database, providing access to millions of structures and their properties. It is provided by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Chicago Defender (1910-1975)
Prominent black newspaper. Coverage dates: 1910-1975.
Chicago Manual of Style
The Chicago Manual of Style Online allows you to search or browse the full text of the latest edition. Tools, such as sample forms, proofreader's marks, letters, and style sheets are also provided. Limited to 25 users at once.Coverage dates: Current.
Chicago Tribune Historical
Prominent newspaper from the midwest. Coverage dates: 1849-1993.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Academic research and teaching tool for courses needing quality information for locating Children’s and Young Adult books and other media. The content includes over 2.6 million fiction/non-fiction records with 650,000+ national and international awards plus 540,000+ quality, professional reviews. It includes over 330,000 author/title links plus lesson plans and teaching guides. Student access is free for one year after graduation. Coverage dates: 1993 - Current.
Christian Periodical Index
The Christian Periodical Index indexes over 100 selected publications representative of the major doctrinal positions within evangelical Christianity. Subjects include theology, science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education. Limited to 4 users at once.Coverage dates: 1956 - Current.
Christian-Muslim Relations I: 600 - 1500
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost. Coverage dates: 600-1500.
Christian-Muslim Relations II: 1500 – 1900
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online, is a general history of relations between the two faiths as this is represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other. It covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914. Christian-Muslim Relations comprises thousands of comprehensive entries on individual works and their authors, together with introductory essays to the periods and areas covered, making it the fullest available source in this field. Coverage dates: 1500-1914.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Leading source for news, information, and data in higher education. Also contains the Almanac of Higher Education. Coverage dates: 1996 - Current.
Contains newspaper publication information and articles. Coverage dates: 1860 - 1922.
CINAHL Complete is the world's most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for thousands of journals. CINAHL provides research materials including health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews. Coverage dates: 1937 - Current.
CLASE is an index to materials published in Latin American and Caribbean journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. They offer access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in over 2,600 scholarly journals from 24 countries. Coverage dates: 1975 - Current.
ClinicalKey gives access to all of Elsevier's current medical and surgical content, including First Consult. ClinicalKey’s content includes thousands of textbooks and top medical journals, providing the most current clinically relevant evidence-based answers, as well as expert commentary, MEDLINE abstracts and select third-party journals. Coverage dates: Current.
Cochrane Clinical Answers
Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provides a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. Designed to be actionable and to inform decision making at the point of care, each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to â€˜drill downâ€™ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews. The evidence is displayed in a user friendly format, mixing narrative, numbers and graphics. Coverage dates: Varies.
The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases and it is an authoritative full-text source of evidence over health care. It includes systematic reviews, clinical trials, research studies, clinical answers, and more. Coverage dates: Varies.
Provides data and metrics about the relative publication performance of individual scholars and of departments of communication (journalism, mass communication, speech, communication studies, media studies, rhetoric, etc.). Coverage dates: 1915 - Current.
Combined Chemical Dictionary
The Combined Chemical Dictionary provides access to chemical, physical, and structural data on 620,000 compounds. Limited to 2 users at once.
Communication Sciences and Disorders Dome
Offers the latest findings and trends in communications disorders research; an indexing and abstracting database with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. Includes journal articles, books, dissertations, grants and quality websites. Subject areas include augmentative and alternative communication, communication mechanism and systems, electroneuronography, pediatric audiology and many more.
Peer-reviewed journal articles for Communication Studies. Coverage dates: 1920s to Current.
Computer Source searches hundreds of journals in computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. Includes the full text of many journals. Coverage dates: 1985 - Current.
Computing Reviews contains the full text reviews of computer-related books, technical reports and theses. Limited to 3 users at once.Coverage dates: 1985 - Current.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index
Search for conference presentations of leading edge research in the sciences and social science. Cross-disciplinary and focused on the most significant and credible professional and scholarly conferences. Sometimes referred to as grey literature. Coverage dates: 1990-present.
Congressional Hearings (ProQuest)
ProQuest Congressional hearings Part A provides full text to every published and unpublished Congressional hearing from 1824 through 1979. Coverage dates: 1824-1979.
Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
Contains full-text for congressional hearings, public issues, legislation, and history. Coverage dates: 1789 - Current.
Congressional Research Digital Collection
Provides access to congressional committee prints and Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports. Coverage dates: 1830 - Current.
Contemporary Women's Issues
Focuses on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Use it to search for women's concerns such as domestic violence, employment and education, family, reproductive health and human rights. Coverage dates: 1992 - Current.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works contains real transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material. The database contains more than 2,000 session transcripts, 44,000 pages of client narratives, and 25,000 pages of secondary reference material. Coverage dates: 1739-present.
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II
Provides a deep look into the client-therapist office, allowing readers to follow the progress and setbacks of clients over the course of multiple therapy sessions. This collection features a diverse set of clients, a wide range of presenting issues, and multiple therapeutic approaches. Because all content was recorded in 2012 or later, Volume II features contemporary issues and the most up-to-date therapeutic approaches to treat them. The collection is an outstanding resource for teaching and research and adheres to the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Guidelines for use and anonymity. Coverage dates: 2012 to Current.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Provides a large and rich collection of videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology and psychiatric counseling. Study, observe, and experience a wide variety of different therapy and counseling methods and approaches as practiced by experts in their field.
CQ Almanac Online Edition
Original narritive accounts of major legislation considered by lawmakers during congressional sessions. Coverage dates: 1945 - Current.
In-depth analysis about current and controversial issues, including viewpoints from different sides of each issue.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in Criminal Justice. Coverage dates: 1968 - Current.
Includes full-text profiles of artists, politicians, business people, journalists, actors, authors, sports figures, scientists, and people in the news. Also includes obituaries with photographs. Limited to 1 user at a time.Coverage dates: 1940 - Current.