Search Article Databases

For easy off-campus access to our databases, log in to MyKC and go to:
Student Resources > Library > Article Databases.


General Research

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A multi-disciplinary service containing the full text for nearly 4,700 journals. Includes specialized databases in Science, Health, History, Education, Business and Literature, as well as an e-book collection.

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First Search

Search books, magazines, journal and internet index databases. Search up to 3 databases simultaneously.

Opposing Viewpoints  videoPopup Video Tutorial

Background, facts and arguments on each side of many controversial topics.

CQ Researcher  videoPopup Video Tutorial

Balanced, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news


Includes "America's Newspapers," a database of more than 700 newspapers, including the Chicago Sun-Times and the Wall Street Journal -- As well as the "America's News Magazines" database with about 30 current news, entertainment and sports magazines.


Streaming Video

American History in Video

2,000 total hours of streaming video early newsreels capture history as it was made and reported to viewers of the time.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

See key concepts in action in the areas of criminal justice and public safety. Investigation techniques, parole monitoring, victim counseling, forensic analysis, and more.

Current Affairs in Video

Award-winning films and documentaries focused on interdisciplinary, multi-regional current issues.

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I

500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films.

Filmakers Library Online

More than 1,000 high-quality, issue-based documentaries and independent films from around the world.

World History in Video

A rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall, with over 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide.


Subject Specific Resources


Database of Automotive repair information. Available only on campus.

Art Images from Saskia

30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture.

Chronicle of Higher Education

A news magazine covering issues in Higher Education. Available on campus only.

College Source

College Catalogs and searches. Available on campus only.

Gale's Literary Index

An index to the Gale company's many literary books. Many of these titles can be found in the Reference Collection

Global Road Warrior

Detailed profiles of over 175 countries, including culture, customs, demographics, and geography.


Indexes and electronically reproduced pages of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras, 1857 - 1889

Oxford Art Online

Articles and images on all aspects of the visual arts.

Turfgrass Information File

Access to significant published and electronic resources on turfgrass.

Try-It Illinois

Statewide trial access to hundreds of databases from October 1 to November 30. Ask for password.


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