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Subscription Databases

Valor offers a host of resources to help you research and work as effectively as possible

All Subscription Databases – Sorted Alphabetically

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Academic Search Premier — thousands of academic journals

Advanced Placement Source — multi-disciplinary journals designed to support AP research

Ancient and Medieval History Online — provides coverage of eight civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia

Automate — do-it-yourself resource for repairing and maintaining vehicles



Bloom’s Literature — database containing literary criticism from numerous scholars including Harold Bloom

Biography Reference Center — provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today

Business Source Premier — full text for thousands of scholarly business journals and magazines covering management, economics, finance, and more



Consumer Health Complete — resource for consumer-oriented health content covering all areas of health and wellness

CREDO Reference — background information to start your research

CQ Researcher — a collection of in-depth reports on current and historical issues (archive available from 1923-today)



EBSCO Explora — search across EBSCO databases

EBSCOhost Ebooks — selection of multidisciplinary reference book

Ethnic Diversity Source — covers the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. 

Environment Complete — provides hundreds of top environment journals covering ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental policy, sustainability and other related subjects



Flipster — access the Computer Music digital magazine



Gale Virtual Reference Library — selection of multidisciplinary reference books

GreenFILE — covers all aspects of human impact to the environment



History Reference Center — comprehensive full-text history database, including reference books, periodicals, and primary sources

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center — instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast

Home Improvement Reference Center — provides do-it-yourselfers with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.



Infobase eBooks — a variety of reference books across disciplines

Issues and Controversies — explores hundreds of critical issues



Legal Information Reference Center — hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms

Literary Reference Center Plus — full-text resources supporting literary research



MAS – Ultra School edition — full text from popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas

MasterFILE Premier — numerous full-text general periodicals

Middle Search Plus — middle school magazines and primary sources documents

MyHeritage Library Edition — contains billions of historical records from all over the world to support family history research



Newspaper Source Plus — full-text regional, national, and international newspapers

Novelist — a comprehensive reader’s advisory database



OverDrive (SORA app) — a selection of ebooks and audiobooks. You will need to login with your govalor email credentials to access this resource.

Oxford Reference — reference titles from Oxford Press



Poetry & Short Story Reference Center — contains classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides

Points of View Reference Center — essays presenting multiple sides of current issues

Proquest Ebook Central — selection of multidisciplinary reference books

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection — database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, and anthropology



Religion and Philosophy Collection — full-text journals on topics related to religion and philosophy

Right Now Media — streaming video Bible studies



Salem Online — a variety of health, history, and literary reference works from Salem Press

Science Reference Center — comprehensive research database for science, including reference books, periodicals, and other sources

SOAR (EBSCO Discovery Service) — search across multiple databases

Social Sciences Full Text — covers the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences  —  world renowned statistics database useful for fast and comprehensive search for numbers, data, and facts


TOPICsearch — covers current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom


World Politics Review — indexes publications on foreign policy, international politics and foreign affairs.