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 Recommended  databases are good starting points for your research in the applicable discipline.

Academic Search Premier
Current full-text articles for a variety of subject areas.

African American Archives
Primary historical documents about the African American experience over several centuries (1672-1917).

The NAL U.S. Department of Agriculture Catalog (AGRICOLA) provides citations to agricultural literature.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Patient drug information published by the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists.

Full text articles on alternative medicine and health practices.

America: History & Life with Full Text
Articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

American Government
Reference materials on the foundation and history of the political systems of the United States.

American History
News stories and reference materials from America's early history through today.

American Periodicals
An archive of historical American journals useful for viewing American history through primary sources.

BioMed Central
Full-text, peer reviewed research in all areas of biology and medicine.

Business Source Complete
Full text content in all disciplines of business, with financial data, case studies, industry reports, and SWOT analysis.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

CINAHL Complete
An important index to articles involving nursing and allied health sciences. Provides full-text articles for over 5000 full-text journals.

Cochrane Library
Systematic medical reviews and high-quality, independent evidence to inform health care decision-making.

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Full text articles on Communications and Mass Media.

Consumer Health Complete
Medicine and health information designed to support the needs of patients.

Credo Reference
Online reference entries from dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases and similar material.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Full text and citations covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

Digital Library of the Commons
A gateway to the international literature on shared resources in which each stakeholder has an equal interest such as forests and fisheries, common property, and public domain information.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Ebook Central
Current full-text ebooks in a variety of academic subject areas.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Ebooks on various topics including college success, grammar, education, literature, nursing, allied health, mathematics, and sciences.

Emerald Insight
A collection of business, management and economics e-books from 2009.

Environment Complete
Covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.

The Education Resource Information Center (ERIC), provides access to citations and full-text articles on education from 1966 to present.

European views of the Americas: 1493-1750
An online index to printed works written about the Americas in Europe before 1750.

Films on Demand
Streaming educational videos and clips from Films for the Humanities and Sciences.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries on a variety of topics written at a secondary school reading level.

Gerritsen Collection: Women's History Online, 1543-1945
Primary documents which illustrate the theories and issues of the feminist and women's rights movement from 1543-1945.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature including articles, books, patents, white papers, and court opinions.

Full text articles that draw on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

HathiTrust Digital Library
Over 750,000 public domain e-books.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
This full-text database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, women's health, and more.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text
Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada).

Ingenta Connect
Access back issues of Neonatal Network and search other online journals from IngentaConnect.

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
Information about issues in security and terrorism.

JSTOR provides an archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines. A moving end-date wall excludes the most recent 2-5 years of most journals.

A streaming video platform with a variety of educational films and some theatrical releases.

LearningExpress Library
Take practice tests and view ebooks and tutorials in a variety of areas such as PPST, NCLEX, GMAT, GRE, PRAXIS I & II, and more. *First-time users must register for an account*

LexisNexis Academic
Provides access to local, national, and international newspapers; company profiles; accounting literature and legal information.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Citations and full text resources on issues and trends in libraries and related information science disciplines.

LiOn (Literature Online)
A digital library of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Literary Reference Center
References for literary research.

Los Angeles Times
Search the LA Times from its beginning in 1881.

Multi-disciplinary database of academic study topics and general interest subject areas.

Making of America Journals (Cornell)
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Popular educational magazine content for high school students.

MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.

Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.

Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database that contains citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals.

Middle Search Plus
Educational magazines for middle school students.

MIT Press
Online journals and ebooks from MIT Press.

MLA Directory of Periodicals
Contains information about the journals and book series most likely to publish material related to language and literature.

MLA International Bibliography
Provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literature, folklore, and linguistics.

Modern Language Association (MLA)
Online access to Publications of the Modern Language Association (PMLA).

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Online journals from the National Council of Teachers of English.

Nevada State College Digital Collections
Contains interviews and other historical documents about the history of Henderson and surrounding areas, as well as the founding of NSC.

Nevada State College Library Catalog
The library catalog includes information about books, videos, and other physical materials available for checkout.

Newspaper Source Plus
Full text articles from newspapers and news sources, including USA Today, The Times, the Boston Globe, and more.

New York Times
Complete access to the New York website, including full access to New York Times content, breaking news, reviews and opinion, blogs, videos and more. *First time users CLICK HERE to register for an account.*

OMNIFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
A collection of databases from Wilson, including Education Full-Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text.

Open Access Digital Library
The Open Access Digital Library provides free access to over 12,000 full text, scholarly journals in a variety of subjects.

OvidSP Journals
A collection of specialized health resources for nurses.

Oxford Academic
Access the British Journal of Criminology from Oxford University Press.

Primary Search
Full text for popular children's educational magazines.

Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

Project MUSE
Full-text articles from more than 600 scholarly journals in the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences.

Project MUSE e-Books
Full text access to e-books in the humanities and social sciences.

Covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research in psychology. The database contains more than 34,000 full text articles from 43 journals published by the APA and 8 from allied organizations.

Full text of approximately 500 APA titles in PDF format with copyright dates from 1953-2003.

Consists of technical and annual reports, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, consumer brochures and more. This database is the perfect complement to PsycINFO and the other APA databases. It contains extensive coverage of "gray" literature relating to psychology and related fields.

Psychology Database
Select leading psychology and psychosomatic journals, covering a range of disciplines in clinical and social psychology, genetics, criminology, addiction, and more.

American Psychological Association's (APA) PsycINFO database is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health dating as far back as 1840.

PsycSEARCH allows users to access PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, PsycEXTRA, and PsycINFO all in one place.

Public Library of Science (PLoS)
PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications.

Research Companion
Tutorials to guide students on how to find, evaluate, and use information for a research project.

Revolutionary War Archives
This primary source collection contains original historical documents culled from materials at the National Archives that pertain to the American Revolutionary War.

Sage Journals
Access to more than 600 peer-reviewed journals from a variety of disciplines including business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

Sage Knowledge
Access thousands of e-books and reference works, primarily in the social sciences and humanities disciplines.

Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center provides access to information on science topics such as biology, chemistry, and earth science at the primary and secondary school level.

Search chemistry literature by topic, author, CAS Registry Numbers, patent number, and CAS abstract number. Search chemical substances by chemical name, chemical structure, CAS Registry Numbers, and formula. *First-time users must register for an account*

SocINDEX with Full Text
This database covers sociology and related disciplines, containing full text resources and citations for more than 1.9 million resources dating from 1908 to present.

SpringerLink eBooks
More than 60,000 ebooks in computer science, physical sciences, medicine, and mathematics.

SpringerLink Journals
Over 1,500 journals in math, science, and medicine.

Swank Digital Campus
View online films that NSC faculty have requested for classes.

Taylor and Francis Online
Access to six different journals from Taylor and Francis Online.

Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed education journals.

United States Geography
A reference guide to the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States.

Evidence-based clinical decision support resource, authored by physicians to help health care practitioners make the best decisions at the point of care. Register for access to the mobile app.

Wiley Online Library
Access to 12 nursing journals from Wiley Online Library.

World At War
A research guide to military conflicts throughout the world and through history.

World Geography
A reference guide to the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural landscape of the world.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: The Modern Era
A reference guide to modern history beginning after the Renaissance.

Library Catalog
The library catalog includes information about books, videos, and other physical materials available for checkout.

Research Guides
View library resources and services for specific subjects like biology and nursing.

Databases by Type
View databases by content type such as e-books and streaming media.

Journal Finder
Find out if the library has access to a specific journal or periodical.

Citation Finder
Find out if the library has access to the full text of a specific article.

Interlibrary Loan
Request access to resources the library does not currently own.

Course Reserves
Find items your instructor placed on reserve for use within the library.

Library Links in Google Scholar
Video tutorial for setting up Library Links to connect from Google Scholar to NSC Full Text.

Online Access Help
Find out how to access online library resources on- or off-campus, 24/7.