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Research Databases: By Subject

This guide contains a full list of the research databases available at the PGCC Library organized by subject category and name.


Computers & Information Technology

Criminology, Forensic Science & Political Science

General Databases (Interdisciplinary)

News & Current Events


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Articles - journals, magazines

E-books - database includes e-books
Drama - includes full text plays

Images - database includes images

Newspapers - database provides access to various newspapers

Password Required - access to database is restricted by password. Contact Reference Desk
PGCC Campus Only - databases available only from computers located at the Largo Campus, Andrews Air Force Base, University Town Center, and Laurel College Center.

PGCC Only - database is subscription based, available to enrolled students, faculty, administrators, and staff.

Streaming Video - database includes streaming video
TRIAL Trial Database - database is on trial for review / possible purchase
World Wide Web - free resource available online

Trial Databases

Currently the Library is having a trial for the following databases. (Access to these databases is restricted to users that are on the PGCC campus.)

Did you love it? We would appreciate your comments on the databases we have on a trial. Your response will help us determine how to allocate our resources for future electronic resource purchases. Thank you for answering the following survey. Access it here: Database Trial Evaluation Form

Off-Campus Access

To access the resources off-campus (remotely) you need the following information:

  • Students: enter your Owl Link user ID & password
  • Faculty & staff: use your network login & password
To report technical problems with your login contact the Help Desk at 301-546-0637 or send an email to