Research Databases

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The Seattle Times The Seattle Times Collection

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the Collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.

Washington State News

Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State. This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.

Access World News Access World News

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

ProQuest Databases ProQuest Databases

A suite of databases on a single search platform:
 • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry (1971 - current)
 • ProQuest Family Health
 • ProQuest Research Library
 • US Newsstream (1980 - current)

CultureGrams CultureGrams

Primary source cultural & statistical country reports. A leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. With world events increasingly affecting our lives, it's more important than ever to educate students about the world around them, and for college students and business people to stay up-to-date. CultureGrams provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

SIRS Discoverer SIRS Discoverer

Editorial-vetted online periodical, reference and website content leveled for K-8 covering interdisciplinary curriculum areas. A multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas content sets such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. All newspaper, magazine and reference content is 100% full text, editorially-selected and indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality domestic and international sources. The collection includes 9,000 integrated educational weblinks, and reference materials such as the Compton’s by Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.

ProQuest: Arts, Film & Music ProQuest: Arts, Film & Music

This resource covers publications on the arts for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage includes: Music, Theatre, Film, TV, Dance, Architecture, Art, and Design.

ProQuest: Health & Medicine ProQuest: Health & Medicine

Search across two databases, ProQuest Family Health (includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects) and ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine (covers publications on the latest medical information for researchers of all levels).

ProQuest: History ProQuest: History

This resource covers publications on history for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage includes: Civilizations, Historical studies, Military history, Periods & events, US history, and World history.

ProQuest: Literature & Language ProQuest: Literature & Language

This resource covers publications on literature and language for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage includes: English, American Literature, World Literatures, and Linguistics.

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