Articles & eBooks

Off-campus users: To access the research databases, click on the links on the library website. Your username is the first part of your email address (everything BEFORE Your password is the same as your email password.

A-Z Database List
A comprehensive list of every available database for Wake Tech students.

Online access to a diverse collection of electronic resources including complete articles from newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, and access to thousands of online print and audio books.

E-Journal Portal
Looking for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper? Check here to see if we have it.


Arts & Humanities

ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database
Content includes hundreds of titles covering art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theater, and cultural studies.

Religion Database
Provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. As well as scholarly journals there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.


ABI/Inform Collection
Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

Consumer Reports
Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Research and independent opinions on thousands of stocks and mutual funds.

NC LIVE Business Portal
Links to resources on investing, small business, marketing data, company information, and more.

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection
Contains company, industry, economic, and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analytica, and Snapshots.

Data-Axle Reference Solutions
Includes access to information about more than 48 million businesses, 268 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. homeowners and movers. It also includes a job and internship search, access to OneSource (international businesses), and the U.S. standard white pages.

Career, Jobs, & Test Prep

Career Coach
Current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Career database that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database
Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

Criminal Justice

ProQuest Criminal Justice Database
Comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. 

Electronic Books (eBooks)

Ebook Central
Electronic books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Electronic books covering a variety of subject areas.

Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.


Scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated (PDF files). JSTOR covers a vast area of disciplines, including literature, science, history, foreign languages, and education.

ProQuest Central
General article database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals, and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

ProQuest Research Library
General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology; includes scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

SIRS Discoverer
Articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.  Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.

Wiley Online Library
One of the largest and most authoritative collections of online journals, books, and research resources, covering life, health, social, and physical sciences.

Health, Medical, & Nursing

Anatomy.TV (powered by Primal Pictures)
Primal Pictures resources are the world’s most medically accurate and detailed 3D graphic rendering of human anatomy. With benchmark anatomy, physiology and clinical content, Primal Pictures is widely accepted as the best in class and used by thousands of health science educators, students and practitioners worldwide to teach, learn and practice.

CINAHL Complete
CINAHL®Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature.

eBook Nursing Collection
Simplify the research process for nursing staff and students with this curated e-book collection designed for use in hospitals, medical institutions and academic institutions. From clinical guides and evidence-based practice manuals, to practical handbooks and professional growth titles, this collection provides researchers the information they need to provide outstanding care.  

Lexicomp Online - Lexicomp Online provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools.

Lexicomp Facts and Comparisons - Facts & Comparisons eAnswers is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive drug information library.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

R2 Digital Library
Aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform.

A cross-searchable, healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site.

Visible Body
A comprehensive 3D atlas of the human body.


Biography Reference Center
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures.

History Study Center
A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

ProQuest Political Science Database
Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

Welcome to North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.

Languages & Literature

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Literature Resource Center
Information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

Mango Languages
An online learning resource providing self-guided courses for more than 70 world languages. First-time users must create a profile or continue as a guest to access Mango.

NoveList Plus
Readers’ advisory resource covering fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations.

ProQuest Learning: Literature 
Where students come for the latest word on the authors they study in class and read at home!


Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection
3.5 million digitized pages of historic newspaper content from the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill.

International Newsstream
Provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including the Times (London), Financial Times, the Guardian, Jerusalem Post, the Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

New York Times
Full-text articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

US Newsstream
Recent U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.

Wall Street Journal
Comprehensive coverage back to 1984.


ProQuest Psychology Database
Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.

Largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

Offers the opportunity to view actual sessions, and to hear leading experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions. Videos capture the critical non-verbal aspects of therapy, including body language, facial expression, tone of voice, and the rhythm of the therapist-client interaction.


Auto Repair Source
Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles.

Biography Reference Bank
A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.

Credo Reference
Online reference library that contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from accounting to zoology.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Collection of electronic reference books and subject encyclopedias.

General reference collection of periodical and digital media content designed for school curriculum and research support.

Science & Technology

Science Database
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

Biology Database
Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

Computing Database
Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science, and hardware.

Materials Science Database
Featuring content from 1962 to present, the database supports materials science research, covering topics such as metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and biomaterials and dealing with areas such as corrosion, molding and casting, treatment, recycling, testing, finishing, welding, and forming. To support engineering research, the database provides easy access to millions of bibliographic abstracts for the widest and deepest coverage of new technologies and engineering research, including civil, mechanical, environmental, earthquake, mechanical, and transportation.are.

Gale in Context: Science
Provides contextual information on today's significant scientific topics. Resources include full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and vetted websites

O'Reilly for Higher Education
O’Reilly for Higher Education offers a platform that includes critical tech and business ebooks, videos, learning paths, exclusive content and more along with a personalized experience and new technologies including a mobile app. Login instructions (opens in new window.)

Social Issues

CQ Researcher
Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration.

SIRS Knowledge Source
Provides integrated online access to full-text articles and Internet resources from SIRS reference databases. These include and are not limited to General Reference, Social Issues, Health, Science, Business, the Environment, Global Issues, Human Relations, Institutions, etc.


Films on Demand 
More than 21,000 video titles across a variety of disciplines including anthropology, biology, art, history, health and medicine, psychology, and sociology. Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.

ProQuest Research Companion 
Award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.

Offers the opportunity to view actual sessions, and to hear leading experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions. Videos capture the critical non-verbal aspects of therapy, including body language, facial expression, tone of voice, and the rhythm of the therapist-client interaction.