Databases A-Z

What’s a Database?

Databases are resources the library provides (and usually pays for) that contain articles, facts, statistics, and images, from magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and reference books. Whether you’re seeking consumer information, researching a medical condition, doing homework, repairing a car, or getting up to speed on any topic – news, scientific, social, historical or otherwise – Yuma’s databases will connect you to authoritative information. Login 24/7 with your library card.

Getting Started – Database Tutorials


EBSCOhost is a single access point to most of the individual databases listed A-Z below. Click “General Research Databases” to select and broaden your search across multiple databases at one time.

Databases A-Z

Academic Search Premier

A multidisciplinary database with full-text for over 2,000 journals, including many peer-reviewed titles and popular magazines. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. Includes Consumer Reports.

Auto Repair Source

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs, and updates are added on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

 Business Searching Interface

Browse and search for company profiles, industry information, market research, and country economic data.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Free access to more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing over 160 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Browse and search for feature stories, society news, advertisements, photos, editorials and more.

 Consumer Health Complete

The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

Explora Elementary School

This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate material.

Explora Middle School

Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Explora High School

Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research

Legal Information Reference Center

Tools and detailed how-to instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues. The database contains hundreds of full-text legal publications, consumer reference books, and thousands of legal forms searchable by subject.


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 Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selective full-text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Additionally, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from major media sources.

NoveList K-8

For fiction readers of all ages and interests. Search by favorite author, title or series, genre, or subject to find book recommendations and readalikes. The database also provides book reviews, reading lists, and discussion guides.

 Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Repair and maintenance guides for all types of small engines. Detailed, yet user-friendly, the database contains over 440 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.

 Unite for Literacy

An online library of over 120 picture books with 26 language narrations, making them perfect for emergent readers everywhere. Free website, library card not required.


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