Articles & Databases : English, Communication Studies & ESL


Academic Search Complete [EBSCO] CSM only logo
This database offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, magazines, and news sources in many subject areas. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and much more.

Biography In Context [Gale] PLS only logo
Biographical reference, magazine, and journal articles.

Britannica Online Academic Edition CSM only logo
An online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

CQ Researcher CSM only logo
In-depth reports on current social issues and problems from Congressional Quarterly.

ERIC [EBSCO] CSM only logo
The largest source of education information, with almost 1.5 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.

Ethnic NewsWatch [Proquest] CSM only logo
Articles from the ethnic, minority and native press.

Films on Demand CSM only logo
Topics include Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Science and Mathematics and Health and Medicine.

Gale Virtual Reference Library CSM only logo
List of titles included in this database:
Arts and Humanities Through the ErasGale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference LibraryU.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library
Encyclopedia of Food and CultureUXL American Decades

General OneFile [Gale] PLS only logo
A one-stop source for popular, scholarly, and trade publications in all formats: newspaper, magazine, journal, and newsletter, etc.

JSTOR CSM only logo
JSTOR provides a full text archive of articles from scholarly journals in many disciplines (Art, Business, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences and more).

Literature Resource Center [Gale] PLS only logo
Includes biographical information on authors and critical reviews of works. Encyclopedia and journal articles.

Magill's Literary Annual 2015 CSM only logo
The Magill's Literary Annual series seeks to critically evaluate 150 major examples of serious literature, both fiction and nonfiction, published in English, from writers in the United States and around the world.

MAS Ultra - School Edition [EBSCO] CSM only logo
Articles and images from nearly 500 popular magazines at the high school level. Plus: reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection with photos, maps and flags. Recommended for ESL students.

MasterFILE Complete [EBSCO] CSM only logo
This database offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

NoodleTools CSM only logo
Generate and save a bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian format. Create an account on campus or ask a librarian for first-time CSM login.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context [Gale] PLS only logo
Covers topical social issues, with viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to Web sites and articles.

Oxford English Dictionary CSM only logo
The most authoritative source on the English language, with a focus on etymology and historical usage.

Primary Search [EBSCO] CSM only logo
Contains the full text of 70 popular magazines at the elementary level. All articles include reading level indicators to determine difficulty. Recommended for ESL students.

ProQuest Research Library CSM only logo
ProQuest Research Library's 3500 full text periodicals - scholarly, trade and popular – cover subjects from business and political science to literature and psychology.

Salem Online CSM only logo
Access to online titles from Salem Press. Search all titles at once using the "Salem Online" link above. Search individual titles using the links below. Includes:

SIRS Researcher CSM only logo
Full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

Swank Digital Campus CSM only logo New!
This streaming film and tv database has a Netflix style viewing experience, and features a selection of films from the majority of the major Hollywood studios as well as many independent, foreign, art house, and documentary offerings.

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