This is a list of databases available through your American Corner.



eLibraryUSA –   [Accessible only within the Corner]

Provided by the U.S. Department of State, eLibraryUSA offers a broad range of resources about American history and culture, science, business, and more. It includes databases of e-journals, e-books, and other e-resources. Read Terms of Use.

Open Access Resources

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – [Open Access Journals]

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to more than 10,000 quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.


ERIC –   [Bibliographic and full-text information – free access]

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.


PubMed Central (PMC) – [Free access to archived journal articles]

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLM’s legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection. Launched in February 2000, PMC was developed and is managed by NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Access to the material in PMC is free, but use of the material still is subject to the copyright and/or related license terms of the respective authors or publishers.


 Project Gutenberg – [Free eBooks]

Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. It provides more than 47,000 free eBooks to download. You will find most of American classics here.