Reference Databases

The SUNY Adirondack Library subscribes to these reference databases.

Reference Databases

For quick overviews of your research topic, start with these encyclopedia-like databases.

  • Mouse over for descriptions.
  • Log in with your SUNY Adirondack username/password if prompted. 

For general subjects: 


For specialized subjects: 

Databases Not Searched by the "Start Your Research Here" Search Box (EBSCO Discovery Service)

The "Start Your Research Here" search box is a Primo Discovery Service, from the Alma Library Services Platform. It provides fast, simple access to approximately 100 of the 120 SUNY Adirondack Library databases and full text articles, including the library's book database. 

The databases below must be searched individually. They are not compatible with the Primo search system and are not included in a Primo search.

Online Dictionary