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Overview of databases

For the benefit of its cardholders, the Library maintains subscriptions to many high-quality web-based reference products not openly offered on the Internet.

Access to this premium web-based content is one of the privileges of holding a St. Louis Public Library Card.

For descriptions of what you can do with each database, select from the list on the left.  If you want to go there directly, follow the quick links below.

Business:

MorningStar

Business Information

Sorkins

College and certification:

CollegeSource

LearningExpress Library

Directories: ReferenceUSA
Encyclopedias:

Britannica

WorldBook

AccessScience

Facts and statistics:

Facts on File

Insight

Genealogy:

HeritageQuest

Family Search

Government: Congressional Quarterly
Health: Consumer Health Complete
History:

History Reference Center

Sanborn Maps

Humanities:

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Languages:

Mango Languages

Magazines:

MasterFILE

Magazine Articles (Proquest)

JSTOR Scholarly Journals

Newspapers:

NewsBank

Historical Newspapers

People:

Biography

Discovering

Readers advisory:

Novelist

Books & Authors