Databases

To access databases off campus, click on the “Off Campus” links and log in using your Northeast e-mail address and Canvas password.  For LearningExpress PrepSTEP, you will need to create your own account.

For database tutorials, visit the Library Student Resources course in Canvas.

Subject Guide to Online Databases

CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher (Off Campus)
In-depth information on current controversial issues with summaries, pros and cons, and bibliographies from 1991 to present. (MELO Database)

Credo Reference
Credo Reference (Off Campus)
Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos. (MELO Database)

EBSCO Discovery Service
EBSCO Discovery Service (Off Campus)
EBSCO Discovery Service is a power search tool used to search for full text journal articles, magazine articles, newspapers, eBooks, and all EBSCO databases, as well as the library catalog.  (MELO/MAGNOLIA Database)

EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost (Off Campus)
Click on EBSCOhost Web to select a specific EBSCOhost database.  Full text magazine articles, newspapers, reference books and encyclopedias with current issues and archived material back to 1990 and earlier. (MAGNOLIA Database)

Films on Demand
Films on Demand (Off Campus)
Online access to educational films that covers almost all disciplines. As of Fall 2017 Films On Demand offers a collection 27,243 full videos and 268,768 video segments.   Including content produced by ABC, BBC, PBS, CBS, NBC, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Bill Moyers, and many others. (MELO Database)

Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies (Off Campus)
Up-to-date, in-depth information on the most debated issues from 1995 until current. It includes explanations of opposing points of view and special features including historical documents.  (MELO Database)

Issues & Controversies in American History
Issues & Controversies in American History (Off Campus)
When page opens, click on the link under History.  Database provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.  (MELO Database)

LearningExpress PrepSTEP
You must click on “Sign In/Register” in order to create your own personal account.  Make sure Northeast is listed as your institution.
PrepSTEP is packed with online tutorials, test practice, e-books and articles to help students achieve academic success and workplace readiness. It has skill building in English, math and science, career licensing test prep, workplace skill building, basic computer skills tutorials, college success skills development and much more. (MELO Database)

MELO (DO NOT USE EBSCO DISCOVERY SEARCH BOX)
Mississippi community colleges’ virtual library with recommended online databases, electronic books and journals, and scholarly web sites. Occupational Outlook Handbook is also available through this site.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Off Campus)
The Opposing Viewpoints series provides information from the printed series, as well as primary documents, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, and statistics for social issues.

SIRS Resarcher
SIRS Researcher (Off Campus)
SIRS Researcher, contains full-text articles on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues from 1989 to current. It also includes maps, graphs, and other illustrations. (MELO Database)

 

Other Resources

BioDigital Human
Website provides virtual 3-D model of the human body.  Includes information on conditions which affect the different parts of the body.  Must use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.  Log in using Facebook or Google account.

Biography.com – People
Website provides biographical information on famous people.

Get Body Smart
Website provides tutorials and quizzes on the systems of the human body.

JSTOR Open Access eBooks
Free ebooks available from JSTOR database.  No login or registration needed.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection
Browse works of art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mississippi Encyclopedia
The online version of the 1,451 page Mississippi Encyclopedia.  The online encyclopedia includes entries on every county, every governor, and numerous musicians, writers, artists, and activists.

MS.GOV
Official website of the State of Mississippi.

Mississippi Digital Library
Provides online access to primary source materials held by repositories in the state of Mississippi.

MS Code
Online access to the laws of Mississippi
Descriptive Instructions
User Guide

National Library of Medicine
Provides in-depth information on topics in medicine and health sciences.

Open Culture
Website provides audio books, ebooks, links to movies, online courses, and educational resources.

Purdue Online Writing Lab
Website provides resources to help improve writing skills and provides MLA and APA style guides.

Refdesk.com
Website provides links to general reference information.

Reference.com
Provides answers to general reference questions.

What’s Next: Books in Series
Website helps you search for fiction series in order to find out how many books are in the series and what comes next in the series.

What Should I Read Next?
Provides book recommendations based on books/authors you like to read.