Research Databases


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InfoTrac Custom Journals

Professional Collection

  • Over 250 full text articles for education professionals

Expanded Academic ASAP

  • Research articles across all academic disciplines

General Reference Center Gold

  • General interest database; integrates a variety of resources.

Opposing Viewpoints Resources

  • One stop source for information on social issues.

Business & Company Resource

  • Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment report, company history, chronologies, and periodicals

Alexander Street Press

The Collection

  • Including more than 150 in-depth training videos from one of the counseling professionsí most respected video providers, all titles are created by and for psychotherapists and provide reliable, detailed instructions for serving diverse populations and therapeutic issues.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume I

  • A searchable collection containing 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

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II

  • 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

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II, and III

  • First-hand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

  • Access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners.


  America's News

  • Find information on topics related to business, education, criminal justice, social sciences and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Albuquerque Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News, Roswell Daily Record, Santa Fe New Mexican and USA Today..

  EBSCOhost Research Database

  Academic Search Premier

  • Individualized access to the Ebscohost Network
  • Includes Masterplots, Cyclopedia of World Authors, Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Magill Book Review, and much more.


  • Criminal Justice Periodical

  • ABI/Inform Complete

American History Online

  • Research spanning more than 500  years of political, military, social, and cultural history

 Science Online

  • Comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Poetry for Students

  • Most frequently studied poems in literature courses