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Database Name
Database Description
African American HeritageEssential records for African Americans, including census, marriage and cohabitation, military draft and service, registers of slaves and free(d) people of color, the Freedman's Bank, and more.
Ancestry  (In Library Only)Learn about your family history through historical records, family trees, and DNA testing with AncestryDNA®.
Baytown Oral Histories on the Portal to Texas HistoryOral histories from Lee College including the Baytown World War II Collection, the Baytown Veteran’s Oral History Collection, and the Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown. 
The Baytown Sun Full Text ArticlesFull-text from articles in the Baytown Sun from 2001 through the present.
Full-text scans of The Baytown Sun, Tri-Cities Sun, and Daily Sun on the Portal to Texas History.
Business Insights: GlobalDetailed company and industry profiles including reports, histories and essays from Gale's business collection, plus case studies, journals, and business news for research coverage of global economies.
Chilton LibraryIncludes repair procedures and diagrams for cars and trucks.
Fold3 Library EditionAccess military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
Gale Academic OneFileArticles from thousands of titles to support academic research. Designed for college students.
Gale Books and AuthorsStarting point for book suggestions. Includes hundreds of awards lists and thousands of book summaries.
Gale Business: EntrepreneurshipInformation and advice for entrepreneurs on how to start, fund and manage a business.
Gale General OneFileBrowse by topic or search for full-text articles from over 8,000 titles. Designed for general public.
Gale Health and WellnessInformation on 360 health-related topics, from diseases and treatments to community health.
Gale in Context: BiographyBiographical information on over 5,000 people ranging from singers and world leaders through scientists and writers.
Gale in Context: CollegeDesigned with college students in mind. Browse or search over 1,000 topics ranging from history and sports through geography and world cultures.
Gale in Context: ElementaryDesigned for elementary students. Easy topic search for beginning research.
Gale in Context: Environmental StudiesBrowse over 400 issues about the environment, from systems and energy to states.
Gale in Context: High SchoolDesigned for high school students. Articles on over 1,000 topics.
Gale in Context: Middle SchoolDesigned for middle school students. Articles on over 600 topics.
Gale in Context: Opposing ViewpointsCovers social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana with informed, differing views to help learners develop critical-thinking skills.
Gale in Context: ScienceInformation on over 600 science topics. Designed for students.
Gale Interactive: ScienceUses interactive 3D models to deliver a virtual laboratory simulation experience for students in middle and high school.
Gale Literature Resource CenterLiterary criticism, author biographies, and more.
Gale Literature: LitFinderAccess literary works and authors throughout history, including more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.
Gale Literature: Scribner Writer SeriesLiterary criticism, mostly for American and British authors.
Gale Literature: Twayne's Author SeriesLiterary criticism from 860 books.
Gale OneFile: AgricultureFull-text from over 650 sources about agriculture.
Gale OneFile: BusinessArticles from over 2,000 magazines and journals relating to business.
Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass MediaArticles from over 500 full-text sources about communications.
Gale OneFile: Computer ScienceArticles from over 900 full-text sources on computer science.
Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's IssuesArticles from over 2,000 full-text sources about contemporary women's issues.
Gale OneFile: Criminal JusticeArticles from over 350 full-text sources on criminal justice.
Gale OneFile: Culinary ArtsArticles from over 300 full-text sources on cooking and culinary arts.
Gale OneFile: Diversity StudiesArticles from nearly 300 full-text sources about diversity.
Gale OneFile: Economics and TheoryFull-text from over 1,100 sources about economics.
Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference CompleteOver 800 full-text titles to support education professionals.
Gale OneFile: EntrepreneurshipInformation and advice for entrepreneurs on how to start, fund and manage a business.
Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and PolicyArticles from nearly 450 full-text sources about environment and policy.
Gale OneFile: Fine ArtsFull-text articles from over 400 titles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Gale OneFile: Gardening and HorticultureFull-text articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies.
Gale OneFile: Gender StudiesFull-text scholarly journals and magazines covering gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
Gale OneFile: Health and MedicineFull-text resource on a wide range of topics designed for students and health care professionals.
Gale OneFile: High School EditionDesigned middle- and high-school students, providing access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments.
Gale OneFile: Home ImprovementSearch home improvement topics like architectural techniques, tool and material selection and more.
Gale OneFile: Hospitality and TourismIncludes coverage of the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.
Gale OneFile: Information ScienceContains articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology.
Gale OneFile: Insurance and LiabilityInformation about physical and intellectual asset protection, from individuals to multinational corporations.
Gale OneFile: Leadership and ManagementFull-text articles covering topics like organizational dynamics, adult learning, and more.
Gale OneFile: Military and IntelligenceArticles from journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs.
Gale OneFile: NewsAccess major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly.
Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied HealthResearch full-text titles to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.
Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Articles from journals and magazines covering physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Gale OneFile: Pop Culture StudiesArticles from scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.
Gale OneFile: Popular MagazinesAccess the most searched magazines across Gale OneFile focusing on current events, sports, science, and health issues.
Gale OneFile: PsychologyAuthoritative full-text periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
Gale OneFile: Religion and PhilosphyResearch the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.
Gale OneFile: ScienceAccess information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines.
Gale OneFile: U.S. HistorySearch balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic researchers.
Gale OneFile: Vocations and CareersResearch a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career.
Gale OneFile: War and TerrorismGain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.
Gale OneFile: World HistoryAccess balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
Gale Power SearchAdvanced one-step search across almost all Gale databases.
Gale Presents: Miss Humblebee's AcademyOnline kindergarten-readiness solution for children ages three to six.
Gale Presents: UdemyOver 14,000 courses for ages 13+. Topics include business, tech, personal development and much more.
GCF LearnFree.orgFree online tutorials to learn computers, math, work skills and more.
HeritageQuestAmerican genealogical sources including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids - including the U.S. Federal Census.
Historical Newspapers - Austin American-StatesmanFull-text articles from The Austin American-Statesman from 1871-1980.
Historical Newspapers: El Paso
Full-text articles from El Paso Times, 1881–2009 (plus annual updates) and El Paso Herald Post, 1896–1996. Also includes subscription content of the Times from 2010-present.
Houston Chronicle Newspaper

Full-text from articles in the Houston Chronicle from 1985 through the present.

Houston Metropolitan News

Information on community and state issues, business, cultural events, government, politics and more from over 70 Houston area news sources. 

Job & Career Accelerator 5.0Helps job seekers face the task of searching for a new job or advancing a career.
Learning ExpressTest preparation and skill-building around K-12, GED, graduate school, and careers.
Gale Legal FormsProvides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) do-it-yourself legal forms across the most popular legal areas. 
Life Magazine Archive, 1936-2000
Searchable content from Life Magazine from 1936-2000. Includes PDF scans.
A service of the National Library of Medicine that provides authoritative health information for patients and their families and friends.
National Geographic KidsExplore adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.
National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-2020
Full-text, searchable copies of National Geographic Magazine. Browse by topic, search by keyword, or browse complete issues of this publication.
Newsweek Magazine Archive, 1933-2012
Searchable content from Newsweek from 1933-2012. Includes PDF scans.
Science in ContextIncludes contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics contained in full-text magazines and more.
SciTech CollectionCovers key STEM areas and carefully curated STEM related ebooks.
TeachingBooks.netContent to complement children’s and teen books. Content in English and Spanish. If you receive an error message, select "Continue to this website."
Sanborn Maps 1867-1970Delivers detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities from 1867 to 1970.
Texas Drivers License ExamCan’t wait to get your Texas driver’s license?  Start here to practice for testing in cars, motorcycles, and the CDL.
Texas Historical NewspapersExplore America’s past via Texas newspapers, with coverage dating back into the early 1800s! Access provided by Friends of the Library.
Time Magazine Archive, 1923-2000
Searchable content from Time Magazine from 1923-2000. Includes PDF scans.
20th Century American PoetryIncludes the full-text of American Poetry from the 20th Century.
20th Century English PoetryIncludes the full-text of British Poetry from the 20th Century.

Abstracts and Indexes

Database NameDatabase Description
Baytown Sun Index OnlyIndexes articles of local history significance as well as obituaries from 1932 through 2017.
Humble Bee & Baytown BriefsBaytown Briefs includes local news about Humble Oil, Exxon USA and ExxonMobil. Humble Bee highlights employees of Humble Oil. The library has miscellaneous issues from 1921 to 1997.

Databases in Spanish

Database NameDatabase Description
E-Libro Premium ebraryScholarly ebooks and articles in Spanish, 95% from Latin America and Spain.
Gale OneFile: Informe AcadémicoSpanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.
GCF Aprende LibreCursos gratis en linea sobre tecnología, ingles,matemáticas, y vida diaria.