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Introduction to Research: Find Sources: How to Access Databases

Gordon Library Databases

The WPI Library subscribes to many databases. Use these databases discover a variety of electronic resources to support your research.

  • All Databases A-Z: A complete list of the library's databases.
  • Databases by Subject: Find databases for engineering, natural sciences, humanities, and more.
  • Databases by Type: Find databases for specific types of sources, such as newspapers, patents, standards, statistics, and other categories.
  • Database TrialsCheck out the databases that we are testing out.               

Not sure where to start? Have a question for a librarian? Request a consultation or email us.

Frequently Used Databases

Locating Relevant Databases at WPI

This video tutorial describes the process for locating and accessing WPI Library databases.

Searching a Database and Retrieving Full Text Articles at WPI

This video tutorial provides instructions on searching WPI Library databases and on obtaining full-text articles, when available.