Databases

Subject Guide to Online Databases

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Artemis Literary Sources (Gale)
This database includes literature criticisms, biographical articles, reviews, primary sources and literary works, topic and work overviews, and MP3s.
Video Tutorial


Biography Reference Center
(May also access in EbscoHost)
Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.  (MELO Database)
User Guide
Video Tutorial

 

Choices
Provides information about careers as well as personal interest/skills assessments. Includes information about colleges/universities and finding scholarships. Password required on and off campus.
Video Tutorials

 

CQ Researcher
In-depth information on current controversial issues with summaries, pros and cons, and bibliographies from 1991 to present.
Video Tutorial

 

CREDO Reference

CREDO Reference Off-Campus**
Credo Reference content covers every major subject, from art to medicine, psychology to history and technology to literature. The titles in Credo Reference are from the world’s best and most-respected reference publishers. Content from Credo includes searchable full text and citations, as well as links to full text content indexed within the citation.  Credo has more than 2.5 million entries, 65,000+ images (art, diagrams, maps and photos) and over 93,000 audio pronunciation files. (MELO Database)
User Guide

 

EBSCO Discovery Service
Full text journal articles, magazine articles, newspapers, and ebooks from EBSCO databases and other databases.  Also includes NEMCC Libraries Catalog. (MELO Database)
User Guide
Video Tutorial

 

EbscoHost
Full text magazine articles, newspapers, reference books and encyclopedias with current issues and archived material back to 1990 and earlier. (MELO Database)
Tutorials

 

FirstSearch
Periodical indexes including Article First and ECO; Union Lists of Periodicals, and access to online library catalogs in WorldCat. (MAGNOLIA Database)
User Guide

 

History: Issues & Controversies
When page opens, click on the link on the right for information on American History including explanations of opposing points of view and historical documents.
User Guide

 

Issues & Controversies (FACTS.COM)
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)
User Guide
Video Tutorial by Lone Star College – North Harris Library

 

Literary Reference Center (May also access in EbscoHost)
Full text reference works, books, and literary journals containing book reviews, plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticism, author biographies, poems, short stories, classic novels, author interviews and images of key literary figures. (MELO Database)
User Guide
Video Tutorial

 

Lit Finder (Gale)
The LitFinder database includes full-text poems, essays, speeches, short stories, and plays. Also included are author biographies, literary articles, commentaries, and explanations.
Video Tutorial
Access My Library App

 

MELO
Mississippi community colleges’ virtual library with recommended online databases, electronic books and journals, and scholarly web sites.
User Guide

 

NoveList (May also access in EbscoHost)
NoveList, a readers’ advisory service for fiction readers, is a database with over 100,000 titles and 90,000 full text reviews. One can do a “Quick Search” by author, title, series, name, or keyword as well as construct a boolean search. The “Features for Teachers” section discusses various ways to use fiction in the preschool through high school classroom. It also includes a section on Book Talks and Discussion Guides. (MELO Database)
Video Tutorial

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
(If you are denied access the first time, try going out and coming back in again.)
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. (MELO Database)
Video Tutorial
Access My Library App

 

Research Starters – Business
This database provides articles on comprehensive, discipline-specific topics. Articles include Abstracts, a Keyword List of words pertinent to the articles, Further Insights/Applications to demonstrate how the points discussed can be applied to everyday or academic issues, a Viewpoint/Issues/Discourse section to help develop a critical perspective on topics, a Glossary of Terms and Concepts, a Bibliography, and a Suggested Reading List. (MELO Database)
Database Help

 

Research Starters – Education
This database provides articles on comprehensive, discipline-specific topics.  Articles include Abstracts, a Keyword List of words pertinent to the articles, Further Insights/Applications to demonstrate how the points discussed can be applied to everyday or academic issues, a Viewpoint/Issues/Discourse section to help develop a critical perspective on topics, a Glossary of Terms and Concepts, a Bibliography, and a Suggested Reading List. (MELO Databases)
Database Help

 

Research Starters – Sociology
This database provides articles on comprehensive, discipline-specific topics. Articles include Abstracts, a Keyword List of words pertinent to the articles, Further Insights/Applications to demonstrate how the points discussed can be applied to everyday or academic issues, a Viewpoint/Issues/Discourse section to help develop a critical perspective on topics, a Glossary of Terms and Concepts, a Bibliography, and a Suggested Reading List. (MELO Database)
Database Help

 

SIRS
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)
User Guide

 

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.

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.

 

 

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