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Databases A to Z

 

  • AtoZ of the World

    AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each. No other single source covers so many cultural and educational topics, so well, for so many countries.
     

  • Academic OneFile

    Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily (Gale Cengage).
     

  • Academic Search Complete

    Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 4,600 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,500 journals and a total of more than 10,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for nearly 1,000 journals (EBSCOhost)

     

  • ACM Digital Library

    Offers nearly 9,000 full-text articles from the journals, magazines, and conference proceedings, since 1991, of the Association for Computing Machinery, the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Tables of Contents are cited from articles published in ACM journals and magazines (1985­) and conference proceedings (1985­1996). (Association for Computing Machinery) 
     
     

  • African-American Poetry, 1760-1900

    Provides access to the full text of the works of over 2,500 poems by 54 African­American poets of the 18th and 19th centuries, including Phillis Wheatley and Paul Laurence Dunbar. The poetry covers a wide range of topics, and a variety of poetic styles and types including elegies, odes, ditties, hymns, and sonnets. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)
     

  • African American Studies Center

    The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field.
     

  • AGRICOLA 

    Offers selective worldwide coverage of over three million citations to material acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions. It indexes journal articles, book chapters, computer databases and software, maps, manuscripts, serials and sound recordings on a broad range of agriculture and related topics. (ProQuest)
     

  • AIDS and Cancer Research Abstracts

    Provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary coverage of the fields of virology, immunology, and oncology. This comprehensive index allows combined searching of the primary sources summarized and indexed in Virology and AIDS Abstracts, Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts, and Immunology Abstracts. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)


     

  • ALT Health Watch

    Database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990 . (EBSCOhost) 
     

  • Aluminum Industry Abstracts

    Includes information abstracted from approximately 2,300 scientific and technical journals, government reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books and patents. It offers easy access to information about testing, marketing, conferences, forecasts, company information, and the latest research on aluminum. (ProQuest)

  • American: History and Life

    Complete bibliographic database to over 2,000 journals that cover the United States and Canada prehistory to the present. In addition to articles, this extensive database includes approximately 6,000 citations of book and media reviews, and citations of abstracts of dissertations published in the field. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • American Chemical Society

    30 core journals in chemistry provide researchers access to information from the leading American publisher of chemical information. (American Chemical Society)
     

  • American History in Video

    American History in Video is a rich online collection of 2,000+ hours of documentary, newsreel, and archival footage available for the study of American history. Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans, to the lost colony of Roanoke, to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century figures such as Benedict Arnold and Daniel Boone to modern day figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Helen Thomas. American History in Video offers searchable transcripts synchronized to video. Users can drill down in seconds to find the footage of interest from thousands of hours of video. This collection is an exclusive collaboration with A&E Television Networks and features some of their most important documentaries and series from The History Channel®, A&E Network®, and Biography®. (Alexander Street Press)
     

  • American Mathematics Society

    Devoted to publishing research mathematics of high quality and significance in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. Each journal is unique in its offering of articles, book reviews, and reports. And each is managed by editors who are prominent in their fields. (American Mathematical Society)
     

  • American Poetry

    Gathers the works of the most influential American poets, from the colonial period to the early twentieth century. American Poetry does not aim to be comprehensive, rather it contains the following to 1900: the complete works of all major poets, and the complete works of a substantial number of additional writers. A few poets active after 1900 are also included. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)
     

  • Annual Reviews

    Provides state-of-the-art reports by experts on the current scholarship in many fields, and are an invaluable support to faculty, graduate, and undergraduate inquiry. In addition to containing the full text of review essays published since 1996, tables of contents are included for 1984 to 1995, as well as previews of topics for upcoming annual issues. (Annual Reviews)
     

  • AP News Monitor

    The AP News Monitor Collection offers full text searching of all current newswire articles and archives. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • ArticleFirst

    Over 12.7 million entries for the table of contents of over 12,000 sources with links to libraries that own the periodicals. (OCLC)
     

  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

    Premier aquatic reference covering over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, and other literature dealing with the science, technology and management of marine, freshwater and brackish water environments. ASFA is comprised of five sub files: biological and living resources; ocean technology, policy and non-living resources, and aquatic pollution and environmental quality; aqua culture and marine biotechnology. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
     

  • Associates Programs Source

    Designed specifically for junior & community colleges with a primary focus on disciplines of study within associate degrees and certification programs. Areas explored include accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, cosmetology, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hair dressing, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, veterinary technology and welding. Updated weekly. (EBSCOhost)

 


  • Biography Reference Bank

    "Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work." (EBSCOhost/H. W. Wilson)

     

  • Biological Sciences 

    Interdisciplinary database offering abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. It provides access to literature from over 6000 sources including serials, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. (ProQuest)
     

  • Biology Digest

    Compilation of abstracts and indexes of domestic and international literature in the area of life sciences. Its purpose is to aid in keeping students and instructors current on the latest developments in biological research. The lengthy abstracts provide considerable information and are written in non-technical language. (ProQuest)
     

  • BioOne 

    Includes about 80 full-texts, peer-reviewed journals and bulletins published by American Institute of Biological Sciences member societies and other closely related organizations. It covers volumes from 2000 forward. (BioOne)
     

  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts

    Provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research across all areas of bioengineering and biotechnology, including industrial and applied microbiology, genetics, the human genome and genetic engineering. Abstracts are selected from over 2,000 sources including journals, conference proceedings, books, and technical reports. (ProQuest)

     

  • Bloom's Modern Critical Guides

    • Bloom's Guides

    • Facts on File "Critical Companion to" Series

    • Modern Critical Views

    • Modern Critical Interpretations

  • Books@Ovid

    Full-text collection of 12 nursing books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (OvidSP).
     

  • Business Source Complete

    Includes full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. (EBSCOhost)
     


 

  • Ceramics Abstracts

    Comprehensive database for the ceramics industry, providing international coverage on the manufacture, processing, applications, properties and testing of traditional and advanced ceramics. Source materials include over 300 journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, and standards and company product literature. (ProQuest)
     

  • CAMIO--Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

    CAMIO is licensed for use by students, faculty, and researchers at subscribing institutions. Works of art may be used for educational and research purposes during the term of the subscription, if they are properly credited. Images may not be published or otherwise distributed. (OCLC)
     

  • Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collection (LION)  (Currently unavailable; September 2014. Please use Literature Online below)

    Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections provides access to individual Literature Online (LION) subcollections:

    • African American Poetry

    • American Drama, 1714–1915

    • American Poetry

    • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature,1920 - present (ABELL)

    • Canadian Poetry

    • Early American Fiction, 1789–1850

    • Early American Fiction, 1789–1875

    • Early English Prose Fiction

    • 18th-Century Fiction

    • English Drama

    • English Poetry

    • English Poetry, 2nd Edition

    • The Faber Poetry Library

    • King James Bible

    • MLA International Bibliography

    • 19th-Century Fiction

    • 20th-Century African American Poetry

    • 20th-Century American Poetry

    • 20th-Century American Poetry, 2nd Edition

    • 20th-Century English Poetry

  • In addition to the cross-searchable collections available in ProQuest Literature Online - LION listed above, Chadwyck-Healey provides access to three more:

    • Bibliography of American Literature

      • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

      • The W.B. Yeats Collection
         

  • CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online

    Covers theory and research in international affairs. The database includes journal abstracts, conference proceedings and the full text of working papers and policy briefs from over 60 contributing institutions. Also included are economic indicators, maps and country data, and links to other resources. (Columbia University Press) 
     

  • CINAHL 

    Online version of Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. CINAHL provides indexing for over 2,928 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981. Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Examples of titles offered in CINAHL include: AANA Journal, California Hospitals, Gastroenterology Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Paediatric Nursing, Parents, etc. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,200 journals are also included. Full text material includes 72 journals plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • CINAHL PLus with Full Text

    "This comprehensive research database provides full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, and includes a higher number of records, additional journals, records dating back to 1937 and expanded content. Additional materials included in CINAHL Plus with Full Text include Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons which provide concise overviews of diseases and conditions and outline the most effective treatment options." (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Communications & Mass Media Complete

    Incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 440 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 640 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 326 journals. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Computer and Information Systems Abstracts

    Provides a comprehensive monthly update on the latest theoretical research and practical computer applications around the world. It indexes over 800 scholarly journals and conference literature in computers and computer applications in fields from bioengineering to applied physics. (ProQuest)
     

  • Computers and Applied Sciences Complete

    Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,720 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 670 periodicals. (EBSCOhost) 
     

  • Conference Papers Index

    Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Records include complete ordering information. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
     

  • Congressional Publications (ProQuest)

    ProQuest Congressional allows you to explore Congress in action with the most comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research. Previously Lexis-Nexis Congressional Universe. (ProQuest)
     

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Includes: full text from more than 560 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias; 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide; more than 550 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; thousands of full text evidence-based, health reports; more than 700 physician-generated videos (with audio narration); and more than 200 animations (with audio narration). (EBSCOhost)

     

  • Copper Data Center

    Indexes and abstracts the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965. This index also includes over 5,500 documents published between 1863 and 1964. It consists of two databases: one on copper technology and one on copper in the environment. (ProQuest)
     

  • Corrosion Abstracts

    Indexes and abstracts the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965. This index also includes over 5,500 documents published between 1863 and 1964. It consists of two databases: one on copper technology and one on copper in the environment. (ProQuest)
     

  • CQ Press Political Reference Suite 

    "The definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs."
     

  • CQ Researcher

    Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each report is written by a seasoned journalist based on a common structure. Our subscription to the database goes back to 1923 and up to present. Users may browse through articles by topics in alphabetical order, or search for articles using words, dates, or other criteria. (CQ Press)
     

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

    Premier source of chemical and physical property data, molecular structures, conversion tables, constants, formulas, equations, symbols, and terminology. It has been published since 1913 and is updated and enhanced annually. (CRC Press)
     

  • Criminal Justice e-Book Collection

    Access to 16 reference works covering law and public affairs. (Gale)
     

  • Criminal Justice e-Journal Collection

    "Powered by InfoTrac, Criminal Justice Collection takes users straight to the answers they need from nearly 5.5 million articles— helping them bypass the errors and irrelevant results that often accompany Internet searches. Updated daily, the database yields current, relevant results." (Gale Cengage)

     


  • Digital Libraries & Archives

    Digital Library & Archives (DLA), a department in the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, evolved from the Scholarly Communications Project (SCP) begun in 1989. Project's focus is to work with the university community to host born-digital works, beginning in 1991 with faculty-edited electronic journals. In 1995 we began envisioning electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) completed by VT graduate students. In 1996 SCP and the Special Collections Department merged to enhance access to rare books, manuscript collections, and the University Archives. (Virginia Tech)
     

  • Dissertations and Theses Full-Text

    The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research, this database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Also includes 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present. (ProQuest)
     


 

  • eBooks on EBSCOhost

    Search and view the full text of this multidisciplinary e-book collection. This new and improved e-book collection was previously known as NetLibrary. My EBSCOhost account required to check out eBooks on EBSCOhost. If you choose to check out and download an e-book to your personal computer, Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required to view it offline. Adobe® Digital Editions is a free download.
     

  • EBSCOhost

    Use EBSCOhost's main menu to choose from a wide variety of databases. Mobile version also available. Get started with the VCCS Guide to Searching EBSCOHost (PDF). Basic and advanced Flash-based tutorials are provided by EBSCO:

    More Helpful Resources from EBSCO:

  • EconLit

    American Economic Association's electronic bibliography of economic literature containing citations, with abstracts, to articles from more than 400 economics journals. In addition, subject indexing and abstracts of books and subject indexing of dissertation titles are included. Corresponding printed sources are Journal of Economic Literature, Index of Economic Articles, and Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics. (OCLC)
     

  • Economia y Negocios

    Covers business and economics. Collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados). More than 70,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Education Research Complete

    Online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,840 journals, as well as full text for more than 950 journals, and includes full text for more than 81 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. (EBSCOhost) 
     

  • Electronics and Communications Abstracts

    Includes information that ranges from medical, scientific and industrial applications in electronics to new technologies in communications. Theoretical and applied research summaries are provided as well as business and marketing aspects. (ProQuest)
     

  • Engineered Materials Abstracts

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the science, development and production of ceramics, polymers and composite materials. Over 1,600 sources including journals, technical reports, patents, dissertations, books and conference proceedings are indexed and abstracted. (ProQuest) 
     

  • English Poetry

    Contains the complete English poetic canon from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the British Isles. Overall the database contains over 165,000 poems drawn from about 4,500 separate printed sources by 1,257 named poets and includes many items by diverse anonymous hands. Every line by nearly every published poet can be searched. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)

     

  • English Verse Drama

    Contains more than 1,500 works by around 450 named authors and approximately 230 anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century through the unparalleled output of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods to the end of the nineteenth century. The completeness of the collection, as well as the complete author notes to each work, provides a unique context for the historical and linguistic study of English literature. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia
     

  • ENGnetBASE

    CRC Press is one of the world's leading publishers of engineering handbooks. Now the handbooks are available online. ENGnet BASE combines more than 160 top resources into one powerful research tool. (CRC Press)
     

  • Environment Complete

    Offers coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,772,000 records from more than 1,680 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,108 active core titles) as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 650 journals. (EBSCOhost)

     

  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management

    Multidisciplinary database, provides coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. (ProQuestIllumina / ProQuest)
     

  • ERIC (ProQuest) 

    Educational Resources Information Center database, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, provides extensive access to educational-related literature. The ERIC database corresponds to print editions of Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). It indexes and abstracts over 14,000 documents and over 20,000 journal articles, as well as other related sources. Full text of ERIC Digests is also included. (ProQuest)
     

  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

    EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. This index database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. (EBSCO)
     


 

  • Factiva >> Factiva currently unavailabe from off-campus

    With a business focus, Factiva is a product of Dow Jones that offers full text access to over 10,000 magazine, journals, leading local, national and international newspapers and news wires. It provides in-depth research on a company, industry or marketplace. In addition, about 3,000 images are added daily. Richmond Times Dispatch is covered from 1989 - . (Dow Jones & Company, Inc.) 

  • Fiction Connection

    Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. Includes summary and reviews for each title. This tool is a feature of the Books In Print resource. (Bowker)
     

  • Fuente Academica

    Provides full text (including PDF) for a rapidly growing collection of scholarly Spanish language journals. This multi-disciplinary database offers full text content to many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, computer science, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy and theology. (EBSCOhost)
     


 

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
     

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Contains listings for documents printed by the U.S. government and its agencies since July 1976. It covers all types of U.S. government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records, judiciary materials, and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, and Office of the President, etc.). Each record contains a bibliographic citation. (OCLC)
     

  • GreenFILE

    This free research database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Content includes scholarly articles, general interest articles, and government reports. GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Comprehensive coverage of Bioscience (from 1964), Conservation Biology (from 1987), Journal of Ecology (from 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (from 1948). (EBSCO)
     


 

  • HarpWeek: The Civil War Era (1857-1877)

    Provides access to the content and pages of Harper's Weekly. The Civil War Era section covers issues published from 1857­1877. The database provides indexing that matches 19th century words, phrases and images with today's terminology as well as digital images of every page of the magazine. Searches can be done by occupation or role in society, or by searching any combination of four indexes: subject, illustrations, literature, and publishing. (HarpWeek, LLC.) 
     

  • Health Source -- Consumer Edition

    Provides consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. (EBSCOhost)

     

  • Health Source -- Nursing/Academic Edition

    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • HighWire Press

    Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries and provides access to 921 journals in the sciences and medicine. It hosts the largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content of 264 journals. (Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University)
     

  • Historical Abstracts

    Index to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (for the United States and Canada see AMERICA: HISTORY AND LIFE). Over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database, including key historical journals, and historical books and citations to abstracts of dissertations of interest for historical research. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • History Reference Center  (EBSCO)

    The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video. Note: This database replaces World History Today, which will cease on 30 June 2014.
     

  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete

    Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 721,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 360 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books. Sources are both domestic and international in range and scope, with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia. Subject areas covered include the culinary arts, demographics & statistics, development & investment, food & beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel, market trends, technology and more. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Humanities International Complete

    Covers all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 730 journals. ents, researchers, and educators interested in Humanities International Complete is an essential collection for libraries looking to provide comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content. (EBSCOhost)
     


 

  • IEEE ASPP

    Provides full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. IEEE ASPP contains full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) publications. (IEEE)
     

  • Institute of Physics Journals

    Provides full text access to 35 IOP journals published since 1996 where available, and perpetual access to IOP's 2004 Historic Archive 1874-1994. (Institute of Physics)

     

  • Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)

    Presents and enhances the full backfile of Issues and Controversies On File, which has probed about 600 controversial topics in the news since its debut in September 1995. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events. (Facts on File Services)

     


 

  • Journals@Ovid

    Database is an aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies and provides access to the full text of nursing journals, including the American Journal of Nursing, PsychArticles, as well as citations to hundreds of other journals. Limiting searches to only full text journals is available through Your Journals@Ovid. (Ovid Technologies, Inc.)
     


 

  • Legal Collection

    Provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, and the environment. The collection of scholarly peer-reviewed publications includes law journals, documents, and case studies. Offers full text for more than 250 law journals. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

    Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc. Indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science. (EBSCOhost)

     

  • Linquistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

    Assists both generalists and specialists in keeping abreast of the latest developments in disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language. Abstracts are drawn from approximately 2,000 serials published worldwide complemented with coverage of recent books, occasional papers, monographs, technical reports, and dissertations. (ProQuest)
     

  • Literature Online -- LION (ProQuest)

    LION supports the study and teaching of literature in English, with access to the texts of over 357,250 works of literature, poetry, prose, and drama; over 320 journals; 8 complete reference books; 899 poetry video clips; 38 Shakespeare audio plays; 230 KnowledgeNotes student guides; and 5,250 selected web sites. Access to individual Literature Online (LION) subcollections is also available. (ProQuest)
     

  • Literature Reference Center Plus

    "This comprehensive, full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors and researchers a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research needs." (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Literature Resource Center (Gale)

    Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every literary time period and discipline. Combining information from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Twayne's Author Series, and Scribner Writer Series, with articles from literary journals, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 124,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers. (Gale)

     

  • Literature Resources from Gale

    Literature Resources from Gale lets you search multiple literature databases at once. Simply launch Literature Resources from Gale to immediately begin searching all Gale literature databases available from your library. Here's what you'll find: Full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Search results include content from Literature Resource Center, Twayne's, Scribners, Gale Virtual Reference Collection, and MLA International, all on one platform. (Gale)
     


 

  • MasterFILE Premier

    Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,019 biographies, 105,787 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 293,480 photos, maps and flags. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Materials Business File

    Focuses on industry news, international trade data, government regulations and management issues related to the metals and materials industries. Citations for this database are pulled from over 2,000 journals, plus patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings, and books indexed by the editors of Materials Information. (ProQuest)
     

  • MathSciNet

    Provides access to over 58 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. It reviews approximately 1,600 current serials and journals as well as books that contain new contributions to mathematical research. The database also contains links to original sources where available. (American Mathematical Society)
     

  • Mechanical Engineering Abstracts

    This is the only abstracts journal that surveys and summarizes the worldwide literature in mechanical engineering, engineering management, and production engineering. Presenting theoretical perspectives as well as specific applications, the journal reports on essential developments published in journals, articles, and conference papers. (ProQuest)
     

  • MedicLatina

    Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Provides access to full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish. A wide range of topics are covered including neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, biomedicine, clinical research, pediatrics, human reproduction, clinical pathology, cancer research, and hematology. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • MEDLINE (ProQuest)

    A citation database of biomedical literature produced by the National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. Included: citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®.(ProQuest)

     

  • MEDLINE (U. S. National Library of Medicine)
     

  • MERGENT Horizon

    "Mergent Horizon takes fundamental research to the next level, by mapping companies to their key competitors, suppliers, customers and strategic partners... with seamless capabilities for finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries."
     

  • Military and Government Collection

    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • MLA International Bibliography

    The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. This resource contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. (ProQuest)


 

  • Nature

    Provides access to the full text of this scholarly publication from 1960. (Nature Publishing Group)
     

  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
     

  • Newspaper Source Plus 

    Provides cover-to-cover full text for 131 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, and The Times (London). Also contains selected full text for more than 335 U.S newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC News, CBS News, CNN, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc. (EBSCOhost)

  • Nursing Reference Center

    "Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface." (EBSCOhost)

     


 

  • Oceanic Abstracts

    Focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. The journal is recognized as a leading source of information on topics relating to the oceans, fisheries, aqua culture, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics. (ProQuest) 
     

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Conext

    Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
     

  • Overdrive Digital Download (Audio, Video, Music)
     

    OverDrive is a collection of over 900 digital audiobook, video, and classical music titles you can check out, download, and enjoy on your personal computer. Many audiobook titles can be transferred to a portable listening device and are compatible with virtually any MP3 player including the iPod®, iPhoneT, iPod touch®, iPod nano®, and iPod shuffle® as well as Zune®. Some audiobooks may also be burned to audio CD. Check the "Plays On" icon for a each title for available listening or viewing options. OverDrive is Mac and PC compatible.
     

    Users may check out any four (4) titles at a time, and specify a personalized borrowing period from these options:

    Audiobook: 7 or 14 days

    Music & Video: 3, 5, or 7 days

  • OVID: Journals @ OVID   (Currently unavailable; September 2014)

    The database is an aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies.
     

  • OVID: Your Journals @ OVID  (Currently unavailable; September 2014)

    Aggregate database of about 280 full text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals, including Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection. (OVID)
     

  • OVID Nursing eBook Collection

    Full-text collection of 15 nursing, pharmacology, and clinical medicine books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (OVID).

     

  • Oxford Biblical Studies Online

    Provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. Texts from selected Oxford Bibles can be viewed in side-by-side display with the user's choice of commentary and annotations from the Study Bibles, the stand-alone Oxford Bible Commentary, and A-Z concordances for the NRSV and NAB translations. The Bible content is supplemented by collections of major apocryphal Old and New Testament texts in translation. In addition to the Bible texts, Oxford Biblical Studies Online offers quick access to over 5,000 A-Z entries from the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Oxford Companion to the Bible, and a wealth of other Oxford reference. Full list of reference sources.

     

  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

    Contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including titles in Oxford Companions Series. All books are cross-searchable. (Oxford)

     

  • Oxford University Press

    Offers online access to 134 periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text of these online journals is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years. Articles are available in PDF and/or HTML formats. (Oxford University Press)


 

  • PAIS International

    Provides an index to the literature of public affairs/public policy­issues and actions that affect the world communities, countries, and governments. The database contains references to more than 425,000 journal articles, books, government documents, Internet sources and more from 1972 to the present. (ProQuest Information and Learning Company) 
     

  • PapersFirst

    Presents citations on individual papers presented at conferences, workshops, congresses and symposia worldwide. The database is based on the vast collections of papers accumulated since October 1993 by the British Library Document Supply Center. (OCLC)
     

  • PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)

    This bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. (ProQuest Information and Learning Company)

     

  • Plant Science

    Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned. Informative abstracts have been added, when available, from July 1996­present. (ProQuest)
     

  • Pre-CINAHL

    A companion database to CINAHL, Pre-CINAHL is intended to provide current awareness of new journal articles, and includes a rotating file of limited bibliographic information (no subject searching), which are available to searchers only for the time when these articles are being assigned additional indexing. This enables users to gain access to article citations that otherwise would not be available. Once the bibliographic records are complete, they are added to the CINAHL database and removed from Pre-CINAHL.(EBSCO)
     

  • Proceedings First

    Contains citations from worldwide meetings, conferences, expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia held 1993­present. It provides an overview of the event's activities by listing the papers presented. Like its companion, PapersFirst, all documents are held in The British Library Document Supply Center collection. (OCLC)
     

  • Project Muse

    Started as a not-for-profit project by Johns Hopkins University Press, it provides online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Full text of most journals are covered from the past 10-15 years. However, for titles common to Project MUSE and JSTOR, Muse links to articles from the back issues archived in JSTOR. (Johns Hopkins University Press)
     

  • PsycARTICLES

    Search this database to find full-text psychology journal articles in subject areas such as applied psychology, health, theory, research, social/personality, and more. Here you can find full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. (American Psychological Association)
     

  • PsycBOOKS

    Search this database to find full-text books published by APA, classic psychology books from the 19th and 20th centuries, and entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology. View the list of books. Searching this database allows you to find chapters from a variety of books. For example, if you’re looking for information about obsessive-compulsive disorders, you will find not only entire books on the subject, but also individual chapters with obsessive-compulsive disorder as the subject matter. (American Psychological Association)
     

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

    Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • PsycINFO

    Search this database to find citations and abstracts from a wide range of scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. PsycINFO includes journals, books, reviews, and dissertations. Select this database to find literature from a broad array of topics in a number of formats from hundreds of publishers. For example, you can find a journal article about hearing in rats or a review of a book on memory. (American Psychological Association)
     

  • PsycNET

    APA PsycNET is a search interface designed to search PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, and PsycINFO, with all searchable fields mapped to APA products. Features include basic and advanced search modes, a searchable thesaurus, and the Citation Finder. (American Psychological Association)
     


  • Regional Business New

    Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Religion and Philosophy Collection

    Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Offers nearly 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • R2 Digital Library

    "The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform. Content is available from publishers such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Delmar Cengage Learning, The American Academy of Pediatrics and many more."


 

  • Safari Books Online

    A collection of over 5500 electronic books covering a wide variety of technology and business topics including: certification practice exams, databases, desktop applications, e-business, graphics, hardware, Internet, IT management, markup languages, multimedia, networking, operating systems, programming, security, software engineering, web development, Windows, and much more. (ProQuest) As of October 2009, Safari Books Online uses Adobe Flash version 9 or above to display content. You may have trouble accessing a Safari title if Flash is not updated on your computer. Get the latest version of Flash.
     

  • Safety Science & Risk Abstracts

    Offers comprehensive, timely information across the fields of public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help researchers identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards from environmental and occupational situations. (ProQuest)
     

  • Salem Literature

Critical Insights: Themes
Critical Insights: Authors

Critical Insights: Works
Critical Surveys
Magill's Literary Annuals--1977 to 2013
Masterplots, Fourth Edition

 

  • Salem Health  

    "An up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers."

    Titles available on Salem Health:

    Cancer
    Complementary & Alternative Medicine
    Genetics & Inherited Diseases
    Infectious Diseases & Conditions
    Magill's Medical Guide, 6th Edition
    Psychology & Mental Health
     

  • Salud en Espanol (Spanish Version of Consumer Health Complete)

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Includes: full text from more than 560 consumer health related periodicals as well as full text of the UPI (United Press International) English-Language Health Newswire; full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias; 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide; more than 550 full-text consumer health pamphlets and leaflets; thousands of full text evidence-based, health reports; more than 700 physician-generated videos (with audio narration); and more than 200 animations (with audio narration). (EBSCOhost)

     

  • Science Magazine

    Provides full text access to this popular publication from 1995. (HighWire Press)

     

  • Science in Context

    This database contains topic overviews, experiments, biographies, articles, links to quality Web sites, pictures, and illustrations in all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies, and more. (Gale)
     

  • ScienceDirect E-Books -- 2013 Collection

    Elsevier's ScienceDirect 2013 e-book offers the latest titles in science, technology, and key health science disciplines (Elsevier).
     

  • Scribner Writers Online

    Scribner Writers Online offers over 2,000 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Each cross-referenced entry includes a concise essay, a citation, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context. (Gale)

     

  • SIRS Knowledge Source

    SIRS Knowledge Source/Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Critical current issues and enduring social issues are covered through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources. All publications and are hand indexed to subject headings." (ProQuest)
     

  • Social Services Abstracts

    Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews. (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)

     

  • Sociological Abstracts

    Contains detailed abstracts of articles taken from 1,500 journals published worldwide in sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Beginning in 1999, an InterLink feature links to over 770 sites relating to sociology and linguistics, including university departments, professional organizations, electronic journals, and general resources. (ProQuest.)

     

  • Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts

    Provides global coverage on all aspects of theory, production, and application of solid state materials and devices­as well as the new high-m and low-temperature superconductivity technology. (ProQuest)

     

  • Springer E-book Collectieon

    Springer offers over 1,400 e-books in four collection areas: Behavioral Science, Biomedical & Life Science, Computer Science, and Earth & Environmental Science. (Springer)
     


 

  • Teacher's Reference Center

    Indexes over 260 titles from popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Provides coverage on topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, etc. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • Today's Science

    A reference database, classroom tool and home learning resource. Today's Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what's happening in science today. In a language and format designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today's Science covers all the topics that today's students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society. (Facts on File)
     

  • TOXLINE

    Extensive collection of online bibliographic information since 1965 covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. More than 2.5 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from journal articles and related reports have been drawn from the files of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. (ProQuest)
     

  • Twayne's Authors Online

    The acclaimed Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors. (Gale)
     

  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

    Bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription. (ProQuest)
     

  • Vente et Gestion

    Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others. (EBSCOhost)


 

  • Water Resources Abstracts

    Produced by the U.S. Geological Survey to provide summaries of the world's technical literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, and other technical, legal and government publications dated from 1967 to the present. (ProQuest)
     

  • WestlawNext

    Includes full-text primary law, caselaw, USCA, annotated CFR, regulations, court rules, administrative materials, as well as analytical content including the complete American Law Reports, Corpus Juris Secundum, Causes of Action, Am Jur Library, federal Appellate Briefs, Trial Court documents and more. 
     

  • Wiley Online Journals

    Wiley offers articles from 1,500 journals, including peer-reviewed primary research and survey journals in all subject areas (Wiley).
     

  • Women's Studies International

    Produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented. Some full-text included. (EBSCOhost)
     

  • World Almanac, Book of Facts, and Encyclopedia

    Features frequent updating, expanded World Almanac content, a wide variety of information from other Reference Suite @ FACTS.com databases, and special features available only online. Users can search content from The World Almanac and the World Almanac Encyclopedia simultaneously. (Facts on File)
     

  • World News Digest

    Permanent record of the essential facts of the news as reported in the major newspapers and news magazines of the U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, and elsewhere in the world. The editors of Facts On File World News Digest research and distill key news information every week from more than 100 major newspapers, news magazines, other periodicals, and government and on-line sources from the U.S. and around the world into a permanent, researchable record. The news information is cross-checked for accuracy, and the summaries are written and edited for maximum clarity and swift retrieval of factual information. (Facts on File)
     

  • WorldCat

    OCLC's online catalog to thousands of the world's libraries. Cataloging records for more than 1 billion records in 400 languages cover thousands of subjects and includes items dating as far back as 1000 AD. Items cataloged include books, computer data, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, musical scores, newspapers, slides, sound recordings, and videotapes. (OCLC) 
     

  • Your Journals@OVID

    Aggregate database of about 280 full text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals, including Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection. (OVID)





     

E-books -- Audio -- Video

 

E-book Collections

Audio/Video Collections

 


Ask a Librarian -- LRC LIVE    ~     Instructions for Off-Campus Access

Policies

 

 

Library Cards

  • Library cards must be presented before circulating materials, including Closed Reserves, can be checkout or renewed

  • Materials will not be checked out without a PHCC library card

  • Library cards are available at the circulation desk

  • The first card is free

  • Lost or stolen cards cost $1.00 to replace, fee payable in the Business Office (West Hall). Please note that a lost or stolen care is still active until the card is replaced. Always notify the librarian immediately if your card is lost or stolen.

  • A library card is not a student ID card

  • Community patrons are welcome to apply for a library card and have access to the Lester Library collection and databases, though some restrictions may apply.

  • Community patrons under 18 (minor) must have the card signed by a parent, legal guardian, or classroom teacher, who assumes responsibility for material checked out on the card.

  • High school students under 18 who are dual-enrolled at PHCC may apply for a library card without a parent, legal guardian, or classroom teacher acting as signatory.



Check-out periods

  • Books

    • 4 week check-out

    • 1 renewal, if not overdue or on hold

    • The library may limit the total number of same-subject titles checked out to a patron

  • DVDs

    • 48 hour check-out

    • 1 renewal, if not overdue or on hold

  • Kindle Touch (e-book reader)

    • 14 day check-out

    • No renewal

  • Overdrive College Download Library (e-books)

    • 14 days

  • Periodicals

    • Magazines, newspapers, and journals do not circulate

  • Renewals

    • Renewals may be made in person or by phone, however . . .

      • Overdue materials cannot not be renewed

      • Materials "on hold" cannot be renewed

  • Returns

    • Books and DVDs may be returned to the circulation desk or placed in the book drop in front of the LRC building.

    • Kindles must be returned to the circulation desk (Library, 2nd floor, LRC).


 

Overdues

  • Students with overdue material will receive two notices by mail

    • The first notice will notify the student of the overdue materials, indicating title(s) and due date(s)

    • The second notice will be a bill for replacement cost of overdue materials
       

    • NOTE: When the second notice is printed, an obligation will be placed on the student's record. This obligation will prevent the student from registering, pre-registering, receiving grades, or requesting transcrips. Other restrictions may apply.
       

Lost Items

  • Determining a fair and adequate replacement cost for library materials is at the discretion of the library staff. Where possible, however, costs will be based on the publishers net price or from net price listings in such resources as Books in Print, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.

  • Charges for a lost or damaged Kindle Touch, Graphite Zip Sleeve, and USB 2.0 charging cable will be determined either by current replacement cost at Amazon.com or by the original purchase price for any items discontinued or no longer available through Amazon.

  • Not-returned items that have gone out-of-print or, by age, are deemed no longer appropriate for the collection will be replaced by subject and may be valued at a flat fee, based on material type (see schedule below).

  • Schedule of Flat Fee Charges (subject to change; applies only to material not listed in the pricing resources listed above, or may be applied at the discretion of the library staff):


DVD = $25.00

Videocassette = $25.00

Hardback = $35.00

Trade Paper = $15.95

Mass Market PB = $10.00
 

 

  • Any material not returned after receipt of the first notice will be considered lost and a second notice--an invoice--will be sent. Once the invoice has been generated, an obligation will be placed on the student's record.

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