A-Z List of Databases

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Access Science
Science reference materials from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, Science News headlines, biographies of scientists, definitions, evaluated Web sites, illustrations, and more.

The African American Experience
A database containing full-text information and images about African American heritage and culture.

A comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. This resource is only available through computers at NCC. Not compatible with Google Chrome.

American History in Video
A collection of streaming video, including newsreels and documentaries, covering American History.

The American Indian Experience
A database containing full text information and images about Native American heritage and culture.

Artemis Literary Sources (Gale)
Looking for literary criticism? Start here! Artemis contains full-text literary criticism, author biographies, and commentary of literary works. This new database combines sources from the former Literature Resource Center & Literature Criticism Online databases, plus tons of new content!

Asian American Drama
Contains the full text of plays written by Asian Americans. Also provides information on theater productions, playwrights,and their fictional characters.

Associates Programs Source - EBSCOhost
A database of full text articles covering topics related to Associates Degree Programs.

AtoZ World Business
Contains information revolving around all aspects of business including culture, marketing, finance, and transportation for many countries around the world.

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Black Drama
Contains the full text of plays written by African Americans. Also provides information on theater productions, playwrights,and their fictional characters.

Britannica Online
The Encyclopaedia Britannica with updated content specifically designed to meet the needs of academic libraries.

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Chronicle Career Library of Occupational Briefs
Presents information on more than 2,000 occupational titles, including 650 comprehensive occupational descriptions, ranging from those that require a high school diploma or less, through professional careers. To access this database off campus, please contact the Reference Desk at (610) 861-5359 for access information.

CINAHL with Full Text - EBSCOhost
A comprehensive source of full text articles from more than 520 nursing and allied health journals, with coverage back to 1982.

CQ Researcher Plus Archives
Find articles about controversial issues, both current and historical, in a wide variety of subject areas. Current issue and back issues to 1923 can be searched. Extensive bibliographies are often included in the articles, which are full text.

Credo Reference
A collection of full text books, including an assortment of subject encyclopedias and dictionaries, along with images, multimedia (music and video) features, tables of statistics, and maps.

Current Biography Illustrated
Contains information about the lives of famous people (covers 1940 to today).

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Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source
A database that contains full-text articles from journals covering all aspects of dentistry and oral sciences.

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eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
A collection of full text electronic books covering all subjects.

Find articles on a variety of subjects from journals, magazines, newspapers and other reference sources. Many articles are full text.

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
Contains abstracts and full text of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. Sponsored by Educational Resources Information Center of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Facts on File
20 + years of news with maps, photographs, and primary source documents. Find full text articles on today's prominent issues in Issues and Controversies, Today's Science and The World News Digest.

Films on Demand
Streaming video covering the humanities, social sciences, science, business, economics, and health.

A collection of electronic books covering the areas of criminal justice, law enforcement, and forensic science in a searchable full text format.

Foundation Directory Online (FDO)
A comprehensive funding research tool covering over 100,000 foundations, corporate givers, and grantmaking public charities. Access available from Main Campus computers only.

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Gale Directory Library
Contains the Encyclopedia of Associations, a resource containing information about all types of associations.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of searchable reference sources in full text, including the Encyclopedia of Education, Encyclopedia of Religion, Nutrition and Well-Being A-Z, World Microbiology and Immunology and others.

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Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition - EBSCOhost
A database containing many full-text articles from journals and magazine covering various medical disciplines.

Hoover's Online
Through Hoover's Online, the company's more than 80-member editorial staff delivers continuously updated intelligence on public and private companies worldwide.

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Issues & Controversies - Facts on File
Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

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Contains full text articles from periodicals covering the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

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Technical books on food science, biology, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmaceuticals and more.

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The Latino American Experience
The first-ever full text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States.

Latino Literature
Plays, prose and poetry by Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican and other Latin writers working in the United States.

Literature Criticism Online
Full text analysis, criticism, and commentary of literary works from Drama Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center (includes Gale Literary Index)
Provides full text access to biographical information on authors, as well as literary criticism, book reviews and plot summaries from a variety of Gale literary resources, and over 130 literary journals.

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MagillOnLiterature Plus (EBSCOhost)
This database is an online source for editorially reviewed critical analyses of literature and also includes brief plot summaries.

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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Fire Codes,  including the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Contact the Reference Desk at (610) 861-5359 for access information.

North American Indian Drama
A collection of over 200 full-text plays by Native American playwrights.

North American Theatre Online
Contains the full text of many plays published by Alexander Street Press. Also provides information on theatrical companies and their productions.

North American Women's Drama
Plays by women playwrights, together with detailed,  information on related productions, theaters and production companies.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Articles providing alternative points of view on controversial issues. Articles are full text.

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ProQuest Central
Find articles in this general academic database for undergraduate research. Many articles are full text.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
This database contains journal articles, competency resources, training videos, and study paths for nursing and allied health.

Full text database of articles from American Psychological Association journals.

A service of the National Library of Medicine. Provides access to more than 11 million citations to articles in medical and life science journals. Not full text.

PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine's archive of life sciences journal literature. Most of the articles are full text.

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Salem Health
A collection of e-books from Salem Press covering health topics.

Salem History
A collection of e-books from Salem Press covering history.

Salem Literature
A collection of e-books from Salem Press covering literature including the Critical Insights series.

Salem Science
A collection of e-books from Salem Press covering careers in the Sciences.

SocIndex - EBSCOhost
Contains full text journal articles in the field of sociology and subdisciplines, including criminal justice/criminology, ethnic and racial studies, marriage and family, political sociology and many others.

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Today's Science - Facts on File
Bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

Twentieth Century North American Drama
Contains the full text of selected plays written in the 20th century. Also provides information on theater productions, playwrights, and their fictional characters.

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U.S. History in Context
Covers themes, trends, and people from United States history. Contains full text articles, maps and images, with many primary source documents.

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Vocational Biographies
Presents 1001 career stories regarding educational requirements, job descriptions, working conditions, and prospective employers. To access this database off campus, please contact the Reference Desk at (610) 861-5359 for access information.

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WestlawNext Campus Research
For remote access, use Internet Explorer. Provides access to statutes, case law material, public records, and other legal resources, including the U.S. Code, federal Supreme Court decisions, and Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes. 

World History in Context
Covers themes, trends, and people from around the world. Contains full text articles, maps and images, with many primary source documents.

The World News Digest - Facts on File
Brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print.

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