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Research Databases

Digital Resources

EBSCO Research Databases are complimentary to Henderson Libraries patrons on behalf of the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Records. All databases are accessible outside of the library with your Henderson Libraries card.

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Academic Search Complete

Designed specifically for academic institutions, this database provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals essential for undergraduate and graduate studies.

  • Subjects: Health & Medicine; History; Research; Social Sciences
  • Language: English

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

AHFS Consumer Medication Information is published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. This database features drug information monographs available in Spanish that's updated monthly. 

  • Subjects: Health & Medicine
  • Language: English, Spanish

Business Source Elite

This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

  • Subjects: Finance; Business; Magazines; Newspapers
  • Language: English

Computer Source

Full-text coverage of more than 1,000 scholarly business, management, and economics journals with nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications. 

  • Subjects: Computers; Science & Technology
  • Language: English


Education Resources Information Center is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. 

  • Subjects: Education
  • Languge: English

European Views of the Americas: 1493 - 1750

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

  • Subjects: Education; Homework Help; History
  • Language: English

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

  • Subjects: Research; Homework Help; Encyclopedias
  • Language: English


GreenFILE is a free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources. 

  • Subjects: Science & Technology; Computers 
  • Language: English

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets. 

  • Subjects: Health & Medicine
  • Language: English

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

A trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

  • Subjects: Health & Medicine
  • Language: English

History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

  • Subjects: History
  • Language: English

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more

  • Subjects: Jobs; Homework Help; Education
  • Language: English, Spanish

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) with Full Text is a robust database for library and information science studies. It includes full-text, indexing and abstracts for journals covering all related subjects, including librarianship, classification, cataloging and information management.

  • Subjects: Libraries
  • Language: English

MAS Ultra: School Edition

Full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags. 

  • Subjects: Education; Homework Help
  • Language: English

MasterFile Complete

MasterFILE Complete 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.

  • Subjects: Research; Magazines
  • Language: English

Middle Search Plus

Full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

  • Subjects: Research; Magazines
  • Language: English

Newspaper Source Plus

Full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

  • Subjects: Research; Newspapers
  • Language: English

Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

  • Subjects: Education; Homework Help
  • Language: English

Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

  • Subjects: Education; Homework Help
  • Language: English

Professional Development Collection

Highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers. 

  • Subjects: Education; Libraries
  • Language: English

Referencia Latina

Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports.

  • Subjects: Health & Medicine; Spanish; Magazines; Research
  • Language: Spanish

Regional Business News

Full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

  • Subjects: Business; Magazines; Newspapers
  • Language: English

Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. 

  • Subjects: Research; Science & Technology; Magazines
  • Language: English

Teacher Reference Center

A complimentary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Subjects: Education; Research; Magazines
  • Language: English