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: M
Making of America
Primary source documents collection covering topics in American social history. Coverage dates: 1800s.
A multidisciplinary resource including full text for 1730+ periodicals, and indexing and abstracts for another 2400+ titles. Also included are Magill Book Reviews, full text reference books and an image collection of 235,000+ photos, maps and flags. Coverage dates: 1975 - Current.
Houses over 7,000 advanced, sustainable and innovative materials representing eight categories: polymers, naturals, metals, glass, ceramics, carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, and processes. Coverage dates: Current.
MEDLINE is the premier medical database created the by U.S. National Library of Medicine. It searches millions of references from thousands of journals and other sources in biomedicine and health. It covers such areas as life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. Coverage dates: 1965 - Current.
MEDLINE Complete provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE Complete searches citations from over 5,600 current biomedical journals and full text for over 2,000 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,980 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. Coverage dates: 1865 to present.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
A comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. The MMY series contains information for evaluation of test products within areas as psychology, education, business and leadership. Tests in Print serves as a bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. Limited to 1 user at a time.Coverage dates: 1938 - Current.
Merck Index Online
Merck Index Online searches chemical information for thousands of substances and reactions. Merck Index focuses on chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Coverage dates: 1890s - present.
Contains historical data for the following: Commodity Yearbook, Company information from the Million Dollar Directory, Key Business Ratios, Annual Reports, Municipal Manuals, Industry Reports, and Ford Equity Research Reports. Coverage dates: 1909 - present.
Provides Company & Industry analyst reports. Includes information on Executives, Ownership, Company Financials, Equity Pricing, Filings, News links, and Competitors. Industry Reports may include the following geographies: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, or Latin America. Coverage dates: Varies.
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Streaming video or audio of full-length Metropolitan Opera performances including HD theater transmissions, classic telecasts and early radio broadcasts. Included English synopsis and subtitles. Coverage dates: 1936 - present.
MetaLib | GPO
MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
Military & Government Collection
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in military science. Coverage dates: Varies.
Military and Intelligence Database
Current news and articles for topics in military science. Coverage dates: 1980 - Current.
Provides market research reports for U.S. and European markets. Reports include consumer behavior, SWOT analysis, brand share analysis, advertising, trends, marketing strategies, and more. Also contains reports on specific groups and their consumer behavior. Coverage dates: 2001 - Current.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Provides information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the database. Entries include the following information: editorial addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, publication frequency, periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, submission guidelines, statistics on how many articles and book reviews the periodicals publish each year, and how many are submitted.
MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography is a bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations produced by the Modern Language Association. This electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1926 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage dates: 1926 - Current.
Provides Circulation data, Advertising Rates, Editorial Information, and ABC reports for Magazines and Newspapers. This database also provides Demographic Information in the form of key audience and product usage data. Users must create an account using your @tcu.edu email address. Limited to 20 users at once.Coverage dates: 1 year ago.
Citations and some full text for articles on all genres of music, musicology, and music research from more than 800 music periodicals. Coverage dates: 1979 - Current.
A comprehensive interface that cross searches all 11 of the Alexander Street Press music related databases including Classical Music Online, Classical Reference Online, Jazz Online and American Song. Coverage dates: Ancient times - Current.
Music Online: African American Music Reference
Chronicle of the history and culture of the African American music experience through reference, biography, sheet music, images, lyrics and other print genres. Comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights, slave, minstrelsy, R&B, gospel and other forms of black American musical expression. Coverage dates: 19th century - Current.
Music Online: American Music
Streaming audio covering music from Amerca's past including songs by and about Native Americans, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, cowboys, Civil Rights, politics, Prohibition, Revolutionary and Civil Wars, anti-war protests and more. Coverage dates: 18th century - Current.
Music Online: Classical Music in Video
Streaming video of classical music containing approximately 1500 performances and masterclasses. Includes orchestral, chamber, oratorio and solo performances as well as masterclasses and interviews with world reknowned master teachers. Coverage dates: Renaissance - Current.
Music Online: Classical Music Reference Library
Reference text database spanning the entire history of Western classical music. Includes Baker's Dictionary, Biographical Dictionary, and Student Encyclopedia of Music, the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music and other basic music reference texts. Coverage dates: Medieval - 21st century.
Music Online: Classical Scores Library
Classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions includes in-copyright material from Boosey and Hawkes and selected material from the University Music Editions microfilm series. Includes full, piano/vocal, study and piano reductions. Coverage dates: Renaissance - 21st century.
Music Online: Contemporary World Music
Streaming audio database incorporating contemporary reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, and other worldwide genres. Coverage dates: contemporary.
Music Online: Jazz Music Library
A streaming audio database of great performances from all genres of jazz. Coverage dates: Early 20th century to Current.
Music Online: Opera in Video
Streaming video of 250 opera performances as well as interviews and documentaries about opera. Selections represent the world's best in opera, chosen based on importance to the operatic canon. Coverage dates: Baroque - 20th century.
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Streaming audio database serving as a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.
Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Reference work devoted to ethnomusicology. Includes in depth text descriptions and images of instruments, performance, dance, and cultural practices. Coverage dates: Antiquity - Current.
MyHeritage Library Edition
MyHeritage Library Edition contains millions of historical records from around the world. Records include historical photographs; citizenship & naturalization records; the USA federal census (1790-1940) and the UK census (1841-1901; tombstone photos; military records, immigration records, and passenger lists; directories, guides, references, biographies, and yearbooks; wills and probate records. Coverage dates: 1538-present.