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Academic Search Premier
Interdisciplinary index of magazines and major academic journal with full text

Alt HealthWatch
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness

America's News
Search local, state, regional and national full-text articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, communications, economics, health, education, government, history, politics and more including the Free Press and USA Today.

Britannica Online Academic Edition
Has content that specifically addresses the needs of college and university libraries.  New content includes World Data Analyst, Gateway to the Classics, and a collection of Notable Quotations, advanced search capabilities and the Britannica Workspace, a research organizer.

Business Source Premier
Business research database with full text and peer-reviewed titles on all aspects of business.

Business Source Premier: Business Search
Database of economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research.

A Catalog of Art Museum Images.  Includes works of art from around the world, highlighting the various cultures, from prehistoric to contemporary times and covering a range of expressive forms.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Database with full text, providing authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health.

Indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities; Covers journals specializing in science and technology.  Offers access to bibliographic citations from scholarly journals published in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English.

Communication and Mass Media Complete
CMMC 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.

Consumer Health Complete
Provides full text content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspective of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

Credo Reference
This is a general reference resource. Its full-text content covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference.

EBSCO eBooks
SCC's collection of electronic books can be searched in this database.

EBSCO MegaFile
Interdisciplinary index of magazines and major academic journal with full text

Educator’s Reference Complete
This powerful database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and it covers a wide variety of subjects and reports from the United States Department of Education.

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Over 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards, offer students, scholars, and practitioners a trusted foundation for a lifetime of work and research, with new articles and revisions to existing articles added regularly.

This database is for education and related topics.  It indexes journals, research and technical reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations, and books.

Ethnic NewsWatch
Interdisciplinary full text of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

Expanded Academic ASAP
A database for arts, humanities, social science, science and technology research, it includes scholarly journals, news magazines and newspapers.

Films On Demand
This is a collection of arts, humanities, sciences, and technical education videos and video clips.

General Science Collection
A well rounded science collection of in-depth information for scientific research needs. This consists of over 200 journal references encompassing the most popular scientific titles.

GPO Monthly Catalog
Covers all types of U.S. governments documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issues by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc).

Health Source:  Consumer Edition
Provides access to many full-text, consumer health magazines, and searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and health reference books.  Also includes Clinical Reference Systems reports, the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, and the Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, particularly nursing and allied health.  It also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide (generic drug patient education sheets).

Provides citations, abstracts and full text to articles in Hispanic magazines, covering topics in business, culture, current topics, health and technology.

This resource provides LearningExpress Library, LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator, and LearningExpress Computer Skills Center.

Database of poems, stories, essays, speeches and plays, many with full text.

MasterFILE Premier
Database of General Reference materials, biographies, maps, flags, etc.

Provides citations and abstracts to articles covering all medical topics, including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.

Minnesota Reflections
Collection of images and documents from historical societies, public libraries, special archives, universities, and colleges that depict the history of Minnesota.

NoveList Database with content of interest to pleasure readers, i.e. author read-a-likes.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection
All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered. This collection's content is of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing or allied health-focused curriculum.

Nursing & Allied Health Source
Provides citations, abstracts and selected full text articles about all aspects of nursing and allied health.

Nursing Education in Video Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.

Nursing Resource Center
A comprehensive and trusted database for nursing resources, including reference material, periodical articles, and multi-media content for nursing programs.

OAISter is a union catalog of digital resources.

Points of View Reference Center
Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.  The database provides topics, each with an overview (objective background/ description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.  It also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.

Professional Collection
Provides citations, abstracts and selected full text article for educators.

Professional Development Collection
Provides a collection of information for professional educators, librarians, and education researchers.  Offers information on children’s health and development, pedagogical theory and practice.  Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Theory Into Practice, other educational journals and reports.

ProQuest Newsstand Complete
Provides citations and selected full text to newspaper articles   

A source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

Psychology Journals
Provides citations, abstracts and selected full text articles on psychology and related disciplines.

Reference USA
A provider of business and consumer information for students, job seekers and researchers.

Regional Business News
Regional Business database with full text coverage of journals, newspapers and newswires.

Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides full text access to science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.  Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, heath & medicine, history of science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Social Services Abstracts
A resource for Community Social Services students, this database contains only abstracts (summaries). If you'd like to request the article and are unfamiliar with interlibrary loan, please contact a librarian.       
Student Resources in Context
A resource that offers easy access to a selection of reference, periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia.
Transparent Language
Transparent Language is a language-learning software accessible by SCC students and employees.