Contains articles from nearly 4,500 journals in many areas of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Full text. Click Here for a Tutorial
The VAST Subscription is Alexander Street’s premiere collection of video content. Containing 21 individual discipline collections totaling 20,000 titles of high-quality content by 2013, VAST is a one-stop multidisciplinary solution that brings video to many departments. Quick Reference Guide.
NEW! Use Find A Topic, located on the upper-right of the database screen. Find A Topic leads you to current news and information about emerging and ongoing issues we are facing in the United States. Click Here for a tutorial about Find A Topic.
This database contains full-text articles from printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Full text. Click Here for a tutorial.
Covers key themes, events, and historical eras in U.S. History from the colonial period through the 21st Centuryin documentaries, newsreels, public affairs videos, and archival footage. Key topics include the American Revolution, the Cold War, the Civil Rights movement, and the Vietnam War-and people--presidents, key leaders and activists. Provides comparisons, for example, between the footage, transcript, and tone of government perspectives (United News Newsreel) of the internment of Japanese-Americans in 1942 or D-Day in 1944 with the longer-term perspectives of documentaries like After Silence (Bullfrog Films) or D-Day: The Total Story (The History Channel). Quick Reference Guide.
Periodical coverage includes 575 trade and industrial publications, journals issued by professional and technical societies, and specialized subject periodicals, as well as special issues such as buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings. For a tutorial, click here.
Full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications - now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.
Artemis Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Click here for a Tip Sheet.
A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data; The tools to actively use those images; and A restricted usage environment that seeks to balance the rights of content providers with the needs and interests of content users.
For two-year and community colleges. Contains full-text journal and book content for fields such as alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, travel & tourism, veterinary assisting, and other two-year focused programs.
Comprehensive, biographical reference database covering people in literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts. Full Text.
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Books & Authors allows readers to explore books, authors and topics. Readers can broaden and narrow searches according to author, title or series, awards, and other criteria. An "if you like" search connects readers to other works in a theme or genre.
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends, and the latest in management, economics and politics. Search broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings. For a tutorial, click here.
Provides access to outstanding sources—from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. Find feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more. Full text.
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Art images from around the world contributed and described by leading museums, all rights-cleared for educational use. Every work in CAMIO is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes. Help.
Self-paced resource that walks you, the job-seeker, through the entire process: from assessing strengths and interests, to exploring new opportunities, to ultimately improving the chances of landing a job.
Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Database http://www.cali.org/ Access to the CALI Website at http://www.cali.org/ requires a valid email address and HCC’s authorization code. To obtain the authorization code please contact your instructor or bring your student ID to your HCC library reference desk (or the circulation desk if reference is closed).
Indexes more than 1,800 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. Contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982. Complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Tutorial. CINAHL Advanced Search Flash Video (8.5min).
Academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.
Explores a single "hot" issue each week, ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, and science. 44 reports produced each year, including four expanded reports. Includes charts, graphs and sidebar articles. Also contains the complete archive of Editorial Research Reports dating back to 1923, which includes over 3,000 in-depth reports. Click here for Search Tips.
Provides access to full-text nursing and allied health journals, encyclopedias and other reference sources, as well as informational pamphlets. Also includes the Alternative Health suite of resources. Click here for a Tip Sheet. 'Click here for a Video Tutorial.
Searches multiple databases of health information provided by EBSCOhost: CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, PsycARTICLES, MEDLINE with Full Text. Click here for a Tutorial.
An advanced interface to the full-text nursing and allied health journals found in the Health & Wellness Resource Center. Does not include reference sources or the Alternative Health suite of resources. For search tips, click here.
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Features full text for nearly 160 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for nearly 180 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Click here for a Tutorial.
Full text articles from history reference books and encyclopedias, and nearly 60 history magazines. Historical documents; biographies of historical figures; historical photos and maps; and historical film and video.
(U.S. Department of Homeland Security) Important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies. For a tutorial, click here.
Offers in-depth financial comparisons and analysis as well as the ability to input specific search criteria to generate a customized, highly-targeted list of companies or people. For a video tutorial, click here.
Over 500 English-language periodicals covering literature and language, history, philosophy, archaeology, classical studies, folklore, gender studies, performing arts, history, religion and theology. Many articles in full text.
Geared to the school and library market, our highly acclaimed reference and nonfiction books cover a wide variety of core subject areas, such as history, science, literature, careers, geography, health, and more. Our various imprints span a range of grade levels from elementary school through college with special imprints devoted to career references and an extensive library of literary criticism edited by the esteemed Harold Bloom. For a tutorial, click here.
Designed for junior high and middle school students, and features the titles most critical to their libraries and curriculum. With Junior Edition's diverse perspectives and strong full-text coverage, students will find the answers they need to all their general reference questions.
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A custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily. The Professional Collection offers balanced coverage for any professional educator in the arts and humanities, child and adolescent psychology and development, drug and alcohol abuse, health/nutrition/fitness, learning disabilities, literature, school law, science and technology, social sciences or sports/athletic training.
Designed for secondary school students, Student Edition is comprised of a variety of full-text sources that include the leading magazines, newspapers and reference books. Click here for a Navigation Guide.
Published in association with the International Communication Association. Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.
Offers a wealth of current topics research information, including pro/con discussions of hot issues, newspaper editorials, numerical snapshots of key topics, photos and graphics, and selected historical source documents. Full text.
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Peer-reviewed, general scientific journal provides reports of clinical research, feature articles and regular columns of interest to veterinarians in private and public practice. The News and Classified Ad sections are posted online 10 days to two weeks before they are delivered in print. All issues published since January 1, 2000 are available online and are searchable.
International coverage and access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews, and more. This is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals, and others involved with the law. Click here for a Tutorial.
Full text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Medical & health; federal, state & international legal materials; corporate news & financial information, and more. Click here for a video tutorial.
A bibliographic database that indexes articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed. Click here for a tutorial.
Full text for more than 160 journals and a dozen full-text monographs. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works. Tutorial. Video (4.39min).
Historical context and consequences of 30 defining moments in United States history. Each event is treated in detail and supplemented with primary source documents, timelines, biographies, reading lists, glossaries, and photographs. A list of suggested research topics is included as well.
Full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator -- from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Content included in the database is almost entirely full-text. The entire ERIC Database will be fully integrated into ERC with direct links to over 50% of the ERIC titles in FULL-TEXT. For a tutorial, click here.
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. Wide range of subject areas covered - from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. More than 32,000 entries.
Topics range from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science, and technology. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images. For a tutorial, click here.
Comprehensive career research database, providing profiles of more than 2,900 of today's most popular jobs in 93 industries--plus articles from current and past issues of Career Opportunities News, a 16-page, bi-monthly newsletter that provides timely information about colleges and the job market. Tip Sheet Here.
Streaming video covering a wide range of subjects across the spectrum of college and university curricula. These videos include public performance rights that allow them to be used in the educational setting. For tips and tutorials Click Here. **Attention Faculty** For a tutorial on how to create and share a playlist, click here.
Featuring over 161,000 digitized photographs from the State Library and Archives of Florida, the Florida Photographic Collection is the most complete online portrait of Florida available--one that draws its strength from family pictures, the homes of Floridians, their work, and their pastimes.
A student encyclopedia that indexes over 25,000 records covering an array of topics. Full text for each record accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. Contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. Updated annually. Click here for Tutorial.
Includes more than 4,200 full-text titles; five newspaper indexes -- a total of nearly 8,000 titles in all with more than 20 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present. InfoTrac OneFile makes approximately 25 million database records available with a single search query. It includes newswires from 89 wire services, newspapers, general interest magazines, refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, and specialty titles in law, health care and computers. For a tutorial, click here.
Integrates vast array of key business and general interest titles in a one database. Includes national news magazines, encyclopedias, core business journals, Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service newspaper articles, more than 15 reference books, and more than 2,000 titles, including 1,200 in full text. For a search tips, click here.
The most comprehensive business travel, telecommunications and business culture reference available in the world. The Global Road Warrior covers 175 countries in three volumes of 3,840 full-sized pages.
Offers information from scholarly, government and general-interest periodicals that cover all aspects of human impact to the environment.Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Grove Music Online is an integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
(EBSCO) - Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.
Streaming nursing videos. Videos can be viewed in a classroom setting or remotely. Practicing nurses can also obtain CEU credits quickly and easily. Test results are immediate with instant test processing. Testing scores are maintained in a centralized location making it easy to monitor progress. NOTE TO FIRST-TIME USERS: When you log in, you will need to obtain a unique User ID and Password to use when accessing this database. Looks like this .
Offers a thorough collection of military titles, trade publications and newsweeklies. Military Library FullTEXT provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 300 periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for over 350 magazines. Tutorial.
Music and performing arts resource that combines audio and video that spans all time periods, many musical genres, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles. Quick Reference Guide.
ith nearly 250,000 titles currently available, covering all major disciplines, and an additional 5,000 titles being added monthly, MyiLibrary is the fastest-growing and most comprehensive online e-content platform on the market today. We work with the world’s leading commercial publishers including Encyclopaedia Britannica, Taylor & Francis, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Springer and Elsevier. We also provide exclusive access to intergovernmental publications from groups such as the International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization.
(Gale) - Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary; published in a national and a New York metropolitan edition. Includes local, and state news, science, sports, arts and entertainment, and business and finance news. Covers January 1, 1985 - Current
Searchable access, with full online functionality, to full-length training programs—online in streaming video— from Medcom-Trainex, a provider of nursing education video programs. Quick Reference Guide.
Provides a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Tip Sheet.
Oxford Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (34 volumes, covering all aspects of the visual arts of every civilization from prehistory to the 1990s), with annual additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links. Also included are the complete text of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.
Searchable online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. Includes the complete text of the Oxford English Dictionary's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series. For a tutorial, click here.
Database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. In addition to a facts, figures, definitions, and translations, also includes information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series.
Covers a wide variety of criminal justice topics, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law. Full-text and image coverage for about 50 journals.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. For a tutorial, click here.
SAGE is the world’s 5th largest journals publisher. Our portfolio includes more than 645 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 280 are published on behalf of 225 learned societies and institutions.
Contextual information on hundreds of science topics. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal. Tip Sheet.
Offering a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S. History and Culture, Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR) explores the broad range of events, people, movements, and political, social, economic, and cultural issues that have shaped the nation from colonial times to the present day.
The Civil War digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history. For a tutorial, click here.
(Business Journals) - The Tampa Bay Business Journal belongs to the Business Journals, which is a big group of forty or so publications of major local business journals which offer a wide coverage of local trade and business news and sales lead information. Such coverage can be accessed in mobile, print and online formats. Tampa Bay Business Journal, just like the rest of the local journals, regularly hosts a number of awards and networking events and activities all throughout the year.
Helps prepare students for specialized tests for college, graduate school, the military or trade school. Includes preparatory tests from the GED (General Educational Development) to the GRE (Graduate Record Examination General Test). Also assists in writing admissions application essays or resumes. Contains preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests. Tip Sheet.
Contains content relevant to veterinarians, vet techs, assistants, and other team members, and features demonstrations from many of the field’s most respected experts. All content in the collection comes from content partners approved by the Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE). Quick Reference Guide.
Provides access to more than 85 reference sources including encyclopedias, almanacs, series and - eBooks - in many subject area including literature, health, science, art, history, business, social science, and multiculture studies. To search a specific title (e.g. Short Stories for Students), select the publication by clickiing on the "+" beside the discipline which covers it. For a Tip Sheet, click here. For a Video Tutorial, clickhere.
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 55 million bibliographic records representing over 400 languages on materials ranging from stone tables to electronic books. WorldCat includes information from 2100 BC to the present with thousands of records containing evaluative content such as tables of contents, cover art, book summaries and notes about the authors. It uses the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. Users can also directly browse issues of periodicals in the ArticleFirst database from bibliographic records for these titles in WorldCat. WorldCat adds value to other databases in FirstSearch by linking citations to holdings that help users find these materials in their own libraries and to the Interlibrary Loan service. Updated daily. FirstSearch databases included: ArchiveGrid, ArticleFirst, Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (CAMIO), Electronic Books, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, Florida Group Catalog, GPO Monthly Catalog, MEDLINE, OAIster, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, WorldCat, WorldCat Dissertations and Theses, WorldCat.org