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Subscription Databases

For greater knowledge on more subjects use your library more often. Chicago: Illinois WPA Art Project, [between 1936 and 1941]. Prints & Photographs Division.

When searching subscription databases, it's always wise to check for an Advanced Search page. If one is available, it will allow you to construct a more precise search than possible through a keyword search box. The ability to exclude keywords, limit a search to particular date ranges, and restrict searches to particular publications are some of the options typically available through a database's Advanced Search page.

Before searching a database, find and review its Help section to discover additional search tips such as how to truncate words External and conduct a wildcard searchExternal. This will arm you with additional tools for refining or expanding your search.

The Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog provides a complete list of subscription databases available on the premises of the Library.

The subscription resources marked with a padlock  are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress.  If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Subscription Databases

Full-Text Newspaper & Periodical Databases

Full-text Book Databases