Free Databases

The databases listed on this page can be searched by anyone at no cost. They contain primarily article citations and abstracts, unless otherwise indicated. Please note that the databases contain varying degrees of free full-text. Actively enrolled CSUMB students and current employees should use resources listed on our Articles & Databases page instead to gain access to available full-text. 

AGRICOLA [citations & abstracts only]

American Memory Collections [full-text primary sources]

CAIRSS [music education, citations & abstracts, some full-text]

EDGAR [business, SEC filings]

ERIC [education, citations & abstracts, some full-text]

Film Literature Index [citations to articles & reviews]

Former Fort Ord Environmental Cleanup

Google Scholar

Highwire Press [sciences, full-text]

Influenza Evidence-based Information Portal [H1N1 info free from Ebsco Publishing]

In the First Person [citations & abstracts]

National Biological Information Infrastructure Search

National Criminal Justice Reference Service [citations & abstracts]

National Service Center for Environmental Publications

Online Books Page

PsycNET [psychology, citations & abstracts]

Project Gutenberg [ebooks]

PubMed Central

U.S. Geological Survey Publications [information & services from the U.S. goverment]