Research Databases

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Research Databases


Subject Guide to Online Databases

EBSCO Discovery Service
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)

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
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)

Films On Demand App: Contact library for app username & password, or log onto database using off campus link to create your own profile.
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Issues & Controversies
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 It includes explanations of opposing points of view and special features including historical documents.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 History
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 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)

Mississippi Electronic Libraries Online is a virtual library created to support the academic needs of online community and junior college students in Mississippi. Please access online databases from this NEMCC library databases web page. PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS DATABASES THROUGH MELO. If you try to access the databases through MELO, you will not be able to log in using your Canvas information.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Bureau of Labor Statistics website provides important career information such as education/training, work environment, job outlook, pay, etc.

Opposing Viewpoints
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 Researcher
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

Website provides news stories from sources on all sides – left, center, and right. Site contains media bias ratings for news outlets and authors, as well as other information on media bias.

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 Google account or other email account. – People
Website provides biographical information on famous people.

Black Freedom Struggle (Proquest)
Proquest website provides "select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. 

Website provides pro and con arguments on the controversial issues of today.

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
According to, “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.”

Educational Documentaries (Netflix YouTube Channel)
Educational documentaries made available for free by Netflix to assist educators and students while institutions are closed due to COVID-19.

Fact Checking Websites

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

Description from website: Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.

Internet Archive
Description from website: Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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 includesentries on every county, every governor, and numerous musicians, writers, artists, and activists.

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

My Next Move (O*NET)
Description from the website: My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person’s interests and level of work experience.

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.

Pew Research Center
From website:Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.

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

United Nations iLibrary
From website – The United Nations iLibrary is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations. Click “Read” to access full articles, reports, and ebooks online. Cannot download PDFs.
Official website of the United States government.

Visible Body
Website provides free A&P lab activities, ebooks, videos, handouts, and more.

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 onbooks/authors you like to read.