Online Databases

Databases range from books and publications to research guides and reference journals.

Log-In Instructions

Available Databases 

To access the databases off campus, you must first log on to a campus computer each semester. If you are unable to come to campus, call the Reference Desk at 405-733-7543. Be prepared to provide your first and last name, student ID number and birthdate.

America's Historical Newspapers 
News articles from 1690-2000 covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature, discoveries, inventions and more.

Books In Print 
Books available from major publishers with reviews.

Information on careers, including career assessment tests.

More than 7,000 university & college catalogs.

Provides current information on countries.

Credo Reference 
Includes 600 encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases and reference handbooks. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines.

CQ Researcher 
Full-text periodical on current issues.

Point-of-care reference resource designed to provide medical professionals with the best available evidence to support clinical decision-making.

Through EBSCOhost or check our online catalog.

E-Books (Springer)
Search by subject or browse through the collection. 2012 books.

Multiple databases available. Includes the ERIC and CINAHL databases.

Encyclopedia Britannica 
Full text of one of America's most widely known encyclopedias.

15th Street News (on campus)
The magazine of Rose State.

15th Street News (off campus)
The magazine of Rose State.

Gale Literary Index
Index to authors in all of Gale's publications covering literary criticism sources.

Information about open stock companies.

News Digest, Today's Science, Issues & Controversies. A great source for fast facts or news from 1940 to the present. Great section on debate topics and controversial issues.


  • Scribner Writers on GVRL
  • Twayne's Authors on GVRL
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Literature Resources from Gale  
  • Gale Directory Library 
  • Literature Resource Center--Start here for Literary Research 
  • LitFinder
  • Literature Criticism Online 
  • National Geographic Virtual Library

Scholarly articles from JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and V Collections.

Learning Express 
Sample tests, i.e., ASVAB and ACT.

Library Catalog
RSC Library online card catalog indexing the print books, electronic books and audiovisual materials (slides, video recordings, filmstrips, etc.).

Includes poems, short stories, novels, essays, speeches, biographies and more.

Marquis Who's Who on the Web 
Provides short biographical information of living people in various fields (1607-present).

Medline Plus
Medical encyclopedia, information on health topics plus drugs and supplements.

Database includes information about open stock companies.

MTS Lab Training 
Clinical laboratory technology.

National Geographic Archives 
Articles, photographs and maps since 1888.

The OklahomanTulsa World, World News, plus, other national and international newspapers.

Newspaper List
Provides a subject and title list of newspapers to which the LRC subscribes.

Nursing Reference Center 
More than 4,300 documents include quick lessons, care sheets, nursing practice and skills, research instruments and legal cases.

The largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma.

Online Electronic Journals

Oxford English Dictionary 
Accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.

Pegasus (on campus)
A literary magazine from Rose State.

Pegasus (off campus)
A literary magazine from Rose State.

Publication Finder
Full-text finder is a new state-of-the-art publication search service that is designed to replace the existing EBSCO A-to-Z Reader Site. 

Includes two databases: Ethnic NewsWatch, a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in Spanish and English; and ProQuest Historical Newspapers, The New York Times from 1851-2010.

Provides access to information from the National Library of Medicine about articles in the field of medicine. The database can be searched by subject, author or title.

Salem Reference Books: History
Almanacs, encyclopedias and other informational guides.

Salem Reference Books: Medical Guide 
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology and issues in an A-Z format.

Science Full Text Select 
Full-text magazine and journal articles from scientific, technical, agricultural and applied mathematical journals.

SIRS Knowledge 
Provides general full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, government documents and Web sites.

Legal research database. For legal assistant students and faculty only.

Catalog to materials-libraries around the world.