Databases

Some databases are magazines and journals.


Digital Microfilm - NA Publishing

The Digital Microfilm platform provides full-color images of core journals from the humanities and sciences. Content is fully indexed, searchable, and updated on a yearly basis

 

(Accessible only in Pratt Library Locations)

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center

ERIC is an online digital library of education research and information.  ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center is a comprehensive, easy-to
Within the ERIC Collection, you will find records for:

 

(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Explora - Public Libraries

Supports student research. Search results include articles, essays, and primary source documents.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Explora - Secondary Schools

Offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for middle schools.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

General Proquest

General ProQuest contains abstracts from over 1100 magazines from 1986 to the present. Includes Newsweek, New Yorker, Jet, Rolling Stone and Science News.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more. 
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

JSTOR

JSTOR is an online archive of academic journals and primary sources. The JSTOR archive includes content in History, Language & Literature, Religion, Art & Art History, Education, Law, Science and Political Science. Most journals in the archive are added 3-5 years after the publication date.

(Accessible only in Pratt Library Locations)

MAS Ultra - School Edition

This comprehensive database from EBSCO, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, Economist, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc.

All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and over 107,000 primary source documents. MAS Ultra™ -- School Edition also contains more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Content includes:

(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 85,827 biographies, 105,789 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps and flags.  This database is provided by EBSCO.

* After June 30, MasterFILE Premier will be available through Explora Public Libraries. *

 

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus from EBSCO contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Content includes:

* After June 30, Middle Search Plus will be available through Explora Secondary Schools. *

 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type and model numbers.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)
ARRC database - preview

Auto Repair Reference Center
Find repair information for most foreign and domestic cars.

African American Resources from Alexander Street Press (collage)

African American Resources
Beyond Black History Month: find answers to your research questions using our online databases.