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: P-Q
Paley Center Seminars
Paley Center Seminars is an online video archive of the acclaimed seminar series held by The Paley Center for Media in New York and Los Angeles. The seminars feature the leading names in media discussing the creative process, contemporary issues in production, and the impact of the media on society. Coverage dates: Current.
Past Masters is a collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Coverage dates: Medieval - Current.
Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual
The Nutrition Care Manuals are therapeutic diet manuals and professional practice manuals for registered dietitians; dietetic technicians, registered; and allied health professionals. This particular manual is the Pediatric Nutrition Care Manuals, for pediatric populations and their caregivers. Limited to 5 users at once.Coverage dates: Current.
The Philosopher's Index provides indexing and abstracts from journals and e-Journals, books, e-Books, dictionaries and encyclopedias, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews. Limited to 4 users at once.Coverage dates: 1940 - Current.
PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online
A comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums. Coverage dates: 18th century to Current.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Includes relevant and authoritative content from magazines, academic journals, book reviews, newspapers, and multimedia. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers can access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage dates: 1980 to present.
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress
An index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health issues as consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Includes all publications relevant to PTSD regardless of their disciplinary, linguistic or geographic origin. Coverage dates: 1871 to Current.
Prominent black newspaper from the east. Coverage dates: 1911-2002.
Play Index covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements. Coverage dates: 1949 - present.
Political Science Complete
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in political science. Coverage dates: 1911 - Current.
Polymers: A Property Database
Polymers: A Property Database contains information 1,000 polymers and 15,000 monomers, including trade names, properties, constituent monomers, commercial applications, manufacturing processes, and references. Limited to 2 users at once.
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975
Rock and roll, counterculture, peace and protest. Coverage dates: 1950-1975.
A subscription service for prescribers to keep them up to date on new developments in drug therapy. Prescribers receive very short concise updates and advice. The Detail-Documents provide in-depth coverage answering many specific questions related to each topic.
Access over 400 newspapers in full-color, full-page format. Includes advertisements, classifieds, and more. Search by keyword or just browse your favorite paper. Coverage dates: Up to 60-day backfile.
An online course to prepare new Americans for the civics, reading, and writing parts of the USCIS Naturalization Test. Includes 100 instructional videos in both English and Spanish.
Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Coverage dates: 1965 - Current.
Project MUSE provides full-text to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Every journal is peer-reviewed. Coverage dates: Varies.
PROMT (Predicast's Overview of Markets and Technology) / Gale Business Connection
Contains full text articles and abstracts for Business topics. Includes journals, trade publications, market research reports, summaries from investment and brokerage firms, and more. Coverage dates: 2004 - Current.
A fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. Includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more. Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.
Properties of Organic Compounds
Properties of Organic Compounds contains over 29,000 of the most commonly sought organic compounds, featuring physical data and spectral data.
ProQuest Congressional Hearings
ProQuest Congressional hearings Part A provides full text to every published and unpublished Congressional hearing from 1824 through 1979. Coverage dates: 1824-1979.
ProQuest Congressional Publications
Contains full-text for congressional hearings, public issues, legislation, and history. Coverage dates: 1789 - Current.
Proquest Digital Microfilm
Search for actual scanned copies (including ads) of the following publications: American Banker, Barron's, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Coverage dates: 2008 - Current.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global searches millions of dissertations and theses from around the world, and has over one million dissertations in full text. Coverage dates: 1743 - Current.
ProQuest Government Periodicals Index
Index of periodicals produced by various government agencies. Coverage dates: 1989 - Current.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Contains Statistical data from government and international organizations. Includes statistics for popular topics such as human trafficking, identity theft, housing prices, and more. Coverage dates: 1973 - Current.
ProQuest U.S. Congressional Serial Set
U.S. Government publications including Congressional reports, documents, executive agency reports, departmental reports, and legislative reports, all published under the directive of Congress. The acquisition of this database was made possible by a gift from Dr. Paul Boller.Coverage dates: 1789 - 1969; 2004 - Current.
Searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology published by APA and affiliated journals. Covers general and specialized psychology; basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research; and includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal. Coverage dates: 1894 - Current.
PsycBOOKS is the most current and only comprehensive collection of full-text APA-published scholarly and professional books. This extensive collection of current and classic peer-reviewed books provides a pathway through the evolution of psychological thought. Coverage dates: 1644 to present.
PsychiatryOnline contains institutional subscriptions from American Psychiatric Publishing. These include the DSM, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Psychiatric News, and other psychiatric journals and textbooks. Coverage dates: 1844 to present.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
A comprehensive database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods; particularly strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling. Provides abstracts and full text of hundreds of peer-reviewed journals. Coverage dates: 1965 - Current.
Focused on the interdisciplinary aspects of the worldwide behavioral and social science research and literature, PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports and dissertations, from international sources in psychology and related disciplines. Coverage dates: 1887 - Current.
PubMed is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.