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Use the electronic databases to find articles in magazines and journals, government documents, transcripts from radio and television, etc. Use the general & multidisciplinary databases as good starting places for basic research or current issues.

You must use your ACES username to access the databases from off-campus. Use your BANNER number for your password.

Complete Alphabetical List of Databases and Descriptions 

General & Multidisciplinary Databases

Academic Onefile 

Academic Search Complete 

Access World News & SAEN  

Book Review Digest Plus 

CredoReference Online 

Encyclopedia Britannica Spanish Reference Center 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Academic Edition 

Essay & General Literature Index  

Expanded Academic ASAP  

Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia 

Gale Virtual Reference Library 

General OneFile  

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center   

Home Improvement Reference Center  

Issues & Controversies on File  

JSTOR 

MasterFILE Premier 

OCLC WorldCat (worldwide catalog, not full-text)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context 

Facts on File  

Small Engine Repair Reference Center 

TOPICsearch 


Databases by Subject

Biography 

Business/Economics/Employment 

Computer Science & Technology  

Education 

Electronic Books 

Encyclopedias 

Fine & Performing Arts 

Health & Medicine 

History/Geography 

Literature 

Math & Science 

Newspapers 

Philosophy & Religion  

Political Science 

Psychology 

Public Speaking 

Sociology 

Texas 

Online Periodical Directories  

EBSCO Interfaces 


Frequently Used Databases for Faculty

Academic Search Complete 

ALAMO Library Online Catalog 

American History in Video 

Chronicle of Higher Education 

CredoReference Online 

EbscoHost EBooks  

JSTOR 

MLA Directory of Periodicals 

OCLC World Cat 

ERIC 



Database Subject Disciplines

Biography

Business/Economics/Employment (*discipline core)

Computer Science & Technology (*discipline core)

Education (*discipline core)

Electronic Books

Encyclopedias

Fine & Performing Arts

Health/Medicine (*discipline core)

History/Geography (*discipline core)

Literature (*discipline core)

Math & Science (*discipline core)

Newspapers & Current Events

Philosophy & Religion (*discipline core)

Political Science

Psychology (*discipline core)

Public Speaking & Speech Communications

Sociology

Texas (*discipline core)

Online Periodical Directories

EBSCO Interfaces

Contact Information

Phone:  
Circulation (210) 486-5387
Reference (210) 486-5388

Email:
Ask-A-Librarian E-mail 

Quicklinks

Alamo Library Online Catalog
Books, Periodicals, Multimedia, and More

Electronic Databases
Online Articles from Periodicals

Electronic Books
Ebooks in all subjects

A to Z Journal Locator
Search for a specific periodical title

LibGuides
Library instruction course pages

Library Citation Guide
Library Guide - Citing Source

Hot Links
Helpful free websites in all subjects

NoodleTools
Bibliography and Citation Tool