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General

Credo Reference

NCLIVE home page

Our favorite NCLIVE databases:

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Newstand

ProQuest Research Library

The CQ Researcher

Learning Express Library

 

Online Videos

Films on Demand

 

Electronic and Digital Audio Books

ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete

NC LIVE e-books – Gale Virtual Reference Library, Netlibrary,
MyiLibrary, and ABC-Clio.

Infobase eBooks

STATRef (ebooks)

OneClick Digital (digital audio)

Nursing and Allied Health

Ovid

ProQuest Health Management

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Exam Master for NCLEX RN
Register with your ConnectMail email address.

A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy

Proquest Health and Medical Complete

 

Science

ProQuest Science Journals

Science Direct – Health and Life Sciences

ProQuest Environmental Science Collection

ProQuest Biology Journals

 

Literature, Languages, and Humanities

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)

JSTOR

ProQuest Religion

Pronunciator

Social Science and Psychology

JSTOR

Journal of Black Psychology

ProQuest Education Journals

ProQuest Political Science

ProQuest Psychology Journals

ProQuest Sociology Journals

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics


Technical and Vocational

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

ProQuest Computing

Science Direct


Business

ABI/INFORM Complete

ProQuest Entrepreneurship


Law and Criminal Justice

ProQuest Criminal Justice

Westlaw Next


Database Descriptions (in alphabetical order)

ABI/INFORM Complete

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.

CQ Researcher

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 Reference

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.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides signed essays written by scholars to provide context for understanding the careers and writings of more than 12,000 authors from all time periods. This resource provides online access to all 360 volumes of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series. 

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.

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.

Infobase eBooks

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

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.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

The largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, this resource brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works.

Literature Resource Center

The Literature Resource Center on GaleNet is a complete literature reference database designed for both the undergraduate and graduate student as well as the sophisticated casual user. It is built on various Gale author and literary criticism series, including Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Terms, Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Drama Criticism, Drama for Students, Literature from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Literature of Developing Nations for Students, Literature and Its Times, Novels for Students, Poetry Criticism, Poetry for Students, Shakespearean Criticism, Shakespeare for Students, Short Story Criticism, Short Stories for Students, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. In addition, users can access current, full-text critical essays on major authors via the Literature Resource Center's link to more than 260 prominent literary journals.

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.

OVID

OVID contains full-text articles from more than 40 nursing journals.

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.

ProQuest Central

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

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

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 Newstand

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.

ProQuest Religion

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

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 Direct

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.

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.

Westlaw Next

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.

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