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St. Mary's Learning Commons: Reliable Online Information

The Learning CommonsA research database is a collection of credible sources of information. Benefits include:

  • Access to reliable information that is not freely available;
  • Options on how to control your results (e.g. by year, subject, or format); 
  • Citations done for you (for your Works Cited)

Research Databases

For best databases by SUBJECT area, see Research Help tab


  1. To find a database without scrolling through the list, use "Ctrl+F" and type in the name 
  2. Video tutorials for Gale databases - see Mrs. Wohlgemut or Ms. VanderMeer for more help and search strategies
  3. Video about when and why you should use databases


Quick Facts (Wikipedia alternatives)


Research Databases

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