Using Library Databases

Ancilla College offers you a set of tools to find articles, books, and online media.

For items the library owns, the primary method is to start by searching for materials using our library’s database . You can search using keywords, by looking up an author or title, or by using several different criteria (key terms and phrases that help define the search).

To specifically look for full-text articles,  use one of these databases or open access resources:


To continue from here, click on your choice.  If you choose the top, EBSCOhost Web, you’ll get a large list of different databases to choose from.

The first few of several individual databases that make up EBSCOhost Web.

 Gale Cengage Resources




For more specific information about using EBSCOhost, Gale, and NewsBank resources, you’ll want Searching Simplified, the library’s guide to online article databases.