English and Communication

Databases by Subject

GeneralArtsBusinessHealthHistoryEnglish and CommunicationScience and TechnologySocial SciencesA-Z List

Includes literature, communication, composition, reading, English language, and foreign languages.

Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select Criticisms, biographical, and bibliographic information about novelists, short story writers, poets, playwrights now living or who have died since 2000.

Background Information:
Credo Reference Thousands of brief articles on a broad range of subjects. Searches are extendable to our catalog and article databases.
CQ Researcher Topic guide and background information in single-themed, 12,000-word reports. (For off-campus, find password on MyACC's Library tab)
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Access to articles, videos, world atlas, world data and quotations. (For off-campus, find password on MyACC's Library tab)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Points of View This database is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.

Scholarly Articles:
Academic Search Premier Multi-disciplinary, full-text scholarly database.
Academic OneFile General reference center with articles from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, updated daily.
ProQuest Peer-reviewed scholarly journals and newspaper abstracts.

News Articles:
Access World News  Find diverse global perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, science, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including business journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, videos and web-only content.

Streaming Videos:
Films on Demand History Video Collection contains thousands of primary source and documentary videos on world history topics.

eBook Academic Collection – EBSCOhost's eBook Academic Collection has over 130,000 ebooks. 

Ebrary – ProQuest's College Complete is an ebook collection with over 30,000 titles available on a variety of subjects. From off-campus, you will need to enter your S number for access.

Access to databases from off-campus:
To use many of our databases from off-campus, you only need your S number. For the databases marked, usernames and passwords can be found by logging in to MyACC and clicking on the Library tab or by calling us at 303.797.5090.