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General OneFile
      A good source to begin your research with millions of full-text articles.  

LexisNexis® Academic
     Documents from over 6,000 news, business, and legal publications.

MasterFILE Premier
     Provides full text for general reference publications.
OmniFile Full Text (EBSCO)
     Includes full text plus brief paragraphs and citations to many subject titles.

     Complete sets of scholarly journals; covers history, humanities, sociology, literature and economics.

Opposing Viewpoints
     Social issues and current event topics--the facts, as well as the arguments.

Points of View Reference Center
     Controversial essays show multiple sides of a current issue; also includes helpful writing tools.

Today's Science
     Important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.

World News Digest
     Covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.


Library Catalog
    Find electronic and physical books as well as DVDs in the library's collection.

eBook Collection (EBSCO)
     An electronic books collection to browse or create a free account and add titles to a Favorites list.

ACLS Humanities E-book
     Scholarly books in studies of history, women's studies, art, literature and native Americans.

Credo Reference
     Full-text articles covering many subjects; includes dictionaries, maps and encyclopedias.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
     Electronic books on business, law, medicine, cancer, genetic disorders, popular culture and multicultural America.

Oxford English Dictionary
     An ultimate source on "meaning, history and pronunciation of words both past and present."

Oxford Reference Online
     Dictionaries and books covering language, science and medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business.

Safari Books Online
     Electronic books covering digital media, technology and business.


American History in Video
     Over 5000 online videos for the study of American history.

Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination   Use password after choosing a module.
     Examination of adult, infant, child and body systems.  

Films On Demand
     Over 8000 online videos covering all topics.

Lippincott's Video Series for Nursing Assistants    Use password after choosing module.
     Demonstrations of over 40 skills essential for nursing assistants.

Maternity & OB Nursing (Lippincott's)   Use password after choosing module.
     Healthy pregnancy, cesarean birth and postpartum care by nurses.

Nursing Videos by Nancy Shiles
     Procedures on tracheal suctioning, foley catheter, and blood transfusion.

Opera in Video
     Operas, interviews, and documentaries; works with iPhone and Android devices.

Pediatric Nursing (Lippincott's)   Use password after choosing module.
     Nursing care of infants, children, adolescents, and families.

Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills   Use password after choosing module.
     Demonstrations and interviews with patients, caregivers, and nurses.

Theatre in Video
     Complete plays and playwright documentaries including all of Shakespeare.

World History in Video
     Over 600 documentaries covering earliest civilizations to 20th century.