Databases by title: P

PAG Orthophotography and LiDAR Imagery Data 1998-2015

Access orthophotography data from 1998-2015 and LiDAR data from 2005-2015 for Pima County by the Pima Association of Governments. The orthophotography data is provided as zipped .tif and .tfw files and the LiDAR data as .las files. Requires GIS software to view and analyze the data. Data was purchased in collaboration with the School of Geography and Development and the School of Natural Resources and the Environment. Questions? Contact Chris Kollen.

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)

Find articles, book citations, and government documents, on public policy, international relations, and business.

Palgrave Macmillan eBooks (now Springer)

Find articles, ebooks, and book chapters from physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, humanities, business, and education.


Find articles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

PapersFirst (index of papers presented at conferences worldwide)

Find papers presented at conferences worldwide via OCLC's FirstSearch interface.

Parasite images

Visit the CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases Parasites A-Z index, select a parasite and click on the Image Gallery tab.

Parliamentary Papers, U.K.

Find full text of government documents of the British House of Commons and House of Lords, 18th century to present, including bills and committee reports.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Access information on selected public health topics provided by Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries.

Past Masters

Find full text editions of the works of philosophers from Aristotle to the present.

Patentscope (WIPO)

Search patent documents and published international patent applications (PCT).

Patient-Derived Models Repository (PDMR) database

Search the National Cancer Institute's repository of Patient-Derived Models (PDMs) comprised of patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) and in vitro patient-derived cell cultures (PDCs), including mixed cell populations, clonal cell lines, and fibroblast cell lines.

Patrologia Latina Database

Explore early Christian history and the writings of Church Fathers in the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865).

PDQ (NCI's comprehensive source of cancer information)

Search PDQ (Physician Data Query), the National Cancer Institute's comprehensive source of cancer information.

People's Daily (1946-2006)

Find full text and original images including advertisements from People's Daily digital archives including politics, culture, communist theory/philosophy, and social economics.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Find primary sources of women's writing in the British Isles from 1500-1700.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database (formerly IIPA)

Find articles on the arts and entertainment industry, including dance, theater, opera, film, and television.

Periodicals Archive Online

Find articles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Periodicals Content Index - Full text

Find articles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Perseus Digital Library

Includes a large database of images (coins, vases, sculpture), Greek and Latin texts and translations, resources for textual studies, and English word searches of the texts.

Persons in Arizona Medical History

Search for information on more than 4,000 persons with a connection to the history of medicine in Arizona, most living sometime between the mid-1800s and the end of the 20th century.

Pharma eTrack

Find pharmaceutical industry-related business intelligence information.

Philosopher's Index

Find citations and abstracts to articles and books in philosophy, ethics and epistemology.

Philosophy Documentation Center

Access to the full text of hundreds of issues of philosophy journals and series. Coverage varies.

Philosophy Online

Access to the full text of hundreds of issues of philosophy journals and series. Coverage varies.


Find research from philosophy journals, books, open access archives, and more in this comprehensive index and bibliography maintained by the community of philosophers.

Photoshare (international health images)

Search this collection of thousands of international public health and development images (free for nonprofit and educational use).

Physical Education Matters

Access the full text of the journal published by the Association for Physical Education (afPE).

PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)

Find literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health sequelae of traumatic events. This ProQuest database is produced by the National Center for PTSD and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pima County Medical Society minutes, 1904-1954.

Explore the 1904-1954 Minutes of the Pima County Medical Society for a detailed look into a broad range of medical, social, political and professional issues -- some of these at the local level and many at the national level.


Find funding opportunities from public agencies and private foundations.

Plant Management Network

Find articles and other resources related to the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops.
Access provided by University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.

Play Index

Find one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama, and monologues.


Access to the full text of hundreds of issues of philosophy journals and series. Coverage varies.


U.S. national data, GIS mapping tool and analytics platform with data related to demographics, neighborhood conditions, real estate markets, federal income-eligible areas, money and income, lending activity, jobs and economy, education, health and more. Data can be viewed by census block or tract in many cases, and city, county, zip code, state as well as congressional district, school district, state house and state senate districts. PolicyMap data can be presented as maps, tables, charts and reports and unlimited address-based data can be uploaded for use in PolicyMap.

Political Reference Suite

Online editions of CQ Press reference works in political science, including CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Elections A to Z, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Political Handbook of the World, The Presidency A to Z, the Washington Information Directory, and many more.

Political Science Complete

Find articles, books, and conference papers in political science, international relations and law.

Polling the Nations

Find public opinion polls from 1986-present.

Poole's Plus

Find references to periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, image archives, and government documents covering all subjects of interest published in the United States and Britain in the 19th century.


Find articles and research reports on population and family planning, maternal and child health, demography, and related health and policy issues.

Post-Reformation Digital Library

Select bibliography of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.).

Pravda Digital Archive

Find fully digitized content from Pravda, the newspaper of record of the Soviet era, from 1912-2009.

Prescription for Health (1983 - 1997) [Pima County Medical Society]

View episodes of this early public access cable television program created by the Pima County Medical Society (PCMS) and focused on providing in-depth medical information on a broad range of topics of interest to the general public from 1983 to 1997.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) with HAPI Index

Find articles on the study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.


PrivCo is a source for private company business and financial intelligence. The PrivCo team is obsessed with sourcing accurate, complete, and timely private company research and we take pride in finding the "hard-to-find." PrivCo delivers in-depth and timely business intelligence. The PrivCo Team searches, gathers, reaches out, and makes sense of critical private company business and financial information.

Proceedings (index of worldwide conference proceedings)

Find worldwide conference proceedings via OCLC's FirstSearch interface.

Project Muse

Find full text articles from a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

ProQuest Congressional

Find Congressional reports, bills, hearings, committee prints, serial set maps, and other documents.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Find digitized microfilm editions of the Arizona Republic, Barron's, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, from 2008-present.

ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The New York Times Recent

Find articles from the New York Times from 2008 to 3 months ago.

ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal Recent

Find articles from the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 3 months ago.

ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Washington Post Recent

Find articles from the Washington Post from 2008 to 3 months ago.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

Find doctoral dissertations and some master's theses from most North American and many European colleges and universities. PQDT Global includes PQDT Full Text plus additional international content, including PQDT UK & Ireland PhD abstracts and abstracts from 80 Chinese universities.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Find ebooks on diverse subjects, including business, education, history, and psychology.

Proquest Gannett Newsstand

Find articles from Gannett-published newspapers from 30 states. Includes the Arizona Republic and the Tucson Citizen.

Proquest Historical Jerusalem Post

Full page and article images with searchable full text, covering 1932-1988.

ProQuest Historical Newspaper Data Sets

Download XML and PDF files of two newspapers from the ProQuest Historical Newspapers collections: The New York Times (1851-1936) and The Washington Post (1877-1934). These files may be downloaded and used for text and data mining.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (New York Times, LA Times, Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post)

Find historical United States newspapers including the Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

ProQuest History Vault

Unlock a wealth of archival primary source materials with a single search, including letters, papers, government documents, oral histories, and much more, covering various topics and periods in U.S. history.

ProQuest Legislative Insight

Find primary source materials that document the legislative process, as a bill becomes a law.

ProQuest Newsstand

Find news from from international, national, and regional newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites, with various coverage from 1980s-current.

ProQuest Regulatory Insight

Get workflow solutions to facilitate research tasks associated with administrative law. As a companion to Legislative Insight, Regulatory Insight offers U.S. federal administrative law histories for the period 1936-2016 organized by federal statute and Executive Order.

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

Sanborn Fire Insurance maps with GIS information that enables users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates. It also allows users to layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers using an integrated map API or by importing into GIS tools. Covers: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Seattle, Washington. Time frame varies by the city.

ProQuest Sanborn Maps, Arizona

Detailed maps of Arizona cities and towns, providing information such as building outlines, construction materials, heights, street widths, building use dates range from 1886-1958.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statistics. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.

ProQuest Supreme Court Insight

Find full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs, covering 1975-2016.

ProView (Thomson Reuters)

Find legal, tax, and accounting ebooks published by Thomson Reuters. (Available courtesy of the UA College of Law.)


Find articles in behavioral science and related fields, including education, nursing, business, neuroscience and more.

Search this online library of American Psychiatric Association journals, textbooks, practice guidelines and the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)-related titles.


Find articles, dissertations and book chapters in psychology and behavioral health.

PsycNET ebook collections

Find APA ebooks via PsycNET. UA only has access to publication years 2001-2014.

PubAg (agricultural sciences journal articles & citations)

Find full-text articles and citations relevant to all aspects of agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education in this USDA/National Agricultural Library search system.


Search this U.S. National Institutes of Health database for chemical information on compounds, substances, bioassays, tested compounds and substances, RNAi bioassays, bioactivities, protein targets and gene targets.

Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)

Find articles, book citations, and government documents, on public policy, international relations, and business.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

Find images in this library of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) photos, illustrations and videos. Both high-resolution and low-resolution public domain images may be downloaded.


Find articles in medicine, life sciences, animal sciences, plant sciences, biomedical research, medical devices, nursing, biotechnology and healthcare.

PubMed (HSL)

Search the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier database for bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. In addition to MEDLINE, PubMed also includes citations and links to full-text articles in PubMed Central and citations to NCBI Bookshelf items.

PubMed (public access)

Search this public database for articles in medicine, life sciences, animal sciences, plant sciences, biomedical research, medical devices, nursing, biotechnology and healthcare.

PubMed Central

Find free full-text articles from the biomedical and life sciences journal literature from this U.S. National Library of Medicine permanent archive. Links to PubMed Central' full-text content appear in PubMed search results.

PubMed Health (clinical effectiveness information)

Find information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions. PubMed Health specializes in providing reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports.

Putevoditel' po rossiiskim arkhivam

Explore online access to dozens of finding aids to Russian archives.