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LibGuides - Research Guides by Subject/Course
Our favorite NCLIVE databases:
Electronic and Digital Audio Books
NC LIVE e-books – Gale Virtual Reference Library, Netlibrary,
OneClick Digital (digital audio)
Nursing and Allied Health
Science Direct – Health and Life Sciences
Literature, Languages, and Humanities
Social Science and Psychology
Career, Technical and Vocational
Law and Criminal Justice
Database Descriptions (in alphabetical order)
ABI/INFORM Complete includes important full text journals and titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, conference proceedings, and market reports. Subject coverage includes business, economics, management, accounting, finance, and more.
A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy
The most comprehensive online interactive anatomy teaching resource for Anatomy and Physiology.
Artemis Literary Sources (Gale)
Artemis Literary Sources includes critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, primary sources, and biographies. This database integrates the Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete into a single resource for research.
BoardVitals is an interactive board exam review tool that can be used by Nursing and Surgical Technology students. This is large bank of sample exam questions and you can create customized practice tests within subject areas. Also included are detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources.
This database explores a single "hot" issue in the news each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and assignments. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos.
Dictionary of Economics
This online version of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition features the world's most influential economists writing in their own voice in their areas of expertise.
ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
This resource contains scholarly and popular eBook titles for Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing & Allied Health. Use ProQuest's LibGuide ( http://proquest.libguides.com/ebrary ) to learn more about ebrary's features and platform.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center covers Jobs and Industry Profiles, Job Hunting and Workplace Skills, and Career and Industry Resources. Videos present career information on specific jobs, industries, and skills. Sample résumés and cover letters are also included. Internships and up-to-date job postings are also included.
Films on Demand
Films on Demand provides over 21,000 high quality streaming videos on Business, Economics, Health, Medicine, Humanities, Social sciences, Mathematics, and Sciences. This collection also includes travel and fitness programming, how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. The videos include award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
A collection of more than 30 full-text e-books in the subject areas of Literature, Medicine, Health, Science, Technology, and World History.
Journal of Black Psychology
The Journal of Black Psychology has been the leading forum on the psychological study of Black populations for over two decades. Founded and sponsored by the Association of Black Psychologists, The Journal of Black Psychology presents the most innovative scholarly research and theory on the behavior of Black and other populations from Black or Afrocentric perspectives.
JSTOR is a shared digital library. Durham Tech subscribes to three JSTOR archival collections: Arts and Sciences I; Arts and Sciences II; and Language and Literature. Together, these collections contain 350 journal titles in many scholarly disciplines. Durham Tech also has a current subscription to the journal Social Problems through JSTOR.
NCLIVE home page
This extensive database contains searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles as well as encyclopedias, company profiles, business journals for many industries, health information, books in print, electronic books, poetry, resources for children, historical materials, maps, and North Carolina information resources. Information may be browsed by subject or information type. A full listing of NCLIVE databases can be obtained at the Library circulation desk.
One Click Audio
Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Online resource covering the pros and cons of today’s important social issues. The informed, differing, viewpoints present each side of an issue and help students develop critical thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
OVID contains full-text articles from more than 40 nursing journals.
Prehospital Emergency Care
Prehospital Emergency Care journal publishes peer-reviewed information relevant to the practice, educational advancement, and investigation of prehospital emergency care.
ProQuest Biology Journals\
ProQuest Biology Journals covers a wide range of subjects with journals for Biological Chemistry, Botany, Cytology, Microbiology, Zoology, and more.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education
ProQuest Career and Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. Subject areas include Computing, Building Trades, Automotive, Business, Public Safety, and more.
Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This resource features a highly-respected mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
ProQuest Computing provides more than 350 titles in full text. The database includes product reviews, articles on database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, Web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management. Subject areas include: artificial intelligence, computer games, networks, programming, security, and more.
ProQuest Criminal Justice
ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, and family law. The database includes more than 100 full text journals.
ProQuest Education Journals
ProQuest Education Journals gives users access to more than 600 full text top educational publications. This database covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship brings together a collection of full text content like video clips, market research reports, start-up plans, templates, forms, scholarly journals, business cases, conference proceedings, and more.
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection provides scientific journals, reports, books, and government publications on the environmental sciences. Subject coverage includes pollution, endangered species, energy, global warming, sustainable design, and much more.
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete journals cover all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacy and pharmacology, nursing, surgery, and others.
ProQuest Health Management
ProQuest Health Management meets the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration. This database features journal articles on health administration, hospitals, insurance, law, personnel, ethics, and other subjects. Useful for Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, and other Allied Health programs.
ProQuest Newsstand offers full text of more than 1,300 newspapers. Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and many other national and regional titles. ProQuest Newsstand includes 15 newspapers from North Carolina.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
This database provides hundreds of nursing and allied health journals. Also includes nursing procedure video content from Medcom and cultural competency resources covering more than 200 countries.
ProQuest Political Science
ProQuest Political Science provides access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals. This database includes topics as comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, and more.
ProQuest Psychology Journals
This database provides full text access to 540 Psychology journals. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology.
The ProQuest Religion database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major world religions.
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Research Library covers 150 core academic subject areas. The database includes more than 3,500 full text scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, and newspapers.
ProQuest Science Journals
With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 490 titles with more than 380 available in full text. These journals cover hundreds of topics relating to all major fields of study, including: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth sciences, and chemistry. Articles are available in full text and/or text plus graphics and/or PDF formats.
ProQuest Sociology Journals
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.
Pronunciator is a language learning tool which offers 80 languages including Arabic, Spanish, and English as a Second Language (ESL) from any of 50 languages.
Science in Context
Science in Context provides reference content, news, videos, magazine, and journal articles on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
Science Direct offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. This database encompasses a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, containing the full text of more than 1,000 Elsevier Science journals. Subject coverage includes the life, medical, technical, social, and physical sciences.
SIRS Issues Researcher
SIRS Issues Researcher provides pro and con information, background, and current analysis, for more than 330 social issues. Newspaper, magazine articles, graphics, charts, maps, primary sources, government documents, websites, and multimedia are included.
Social Problems Journal
Social Problems is the official publication of The Society for the Study of Social Problems and presents accessible, relevant, and innovative articles on contemporary social issues.
STATRef – Medical
A medical textbook database with DSM-IV. Current, full text, and cross-searchable.
STATRef – Dental
STATRef's Dental Collection includes more than 45 titles in over 21 dentistry sub disciplines.
Available to all Durham Tech users on campus only, Westlaw Campus offers access to the following materials: cases and statutes from state and federal courts, federal regulations, and annotations from American Law Reports and articles from law encyclopedias, law reviews, and law journals.