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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.


Business & Commerce

Computers & Information Technology

Criminology, Forensic Science & Political Science



General Databases (Interdisciplinary)


Humanities, Literature & Philosophy


News & Current Events

Nursing & Health Sciences




Social Sciences

Streaming Videos

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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 PGCC Campuses.

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

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-ASK4 (2754) or send an email to