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  • Career Center Plus™ 

    Description: Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can:

    • Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations
    • Match your interests and skills with the career that’s best for you
    • Search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings
    • Create professional resumes and cover letters
    • Practice and master interviewing skills
    • Get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way—from your initial search to accepting an offer Conveniently organize and track your job-search progress all in one place

    It also includes workplace soft skills tutorials for Attitude and Teamwork, Email Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette, Time Management, and Verbal Communication at Work

    Because this resource provides highly-personalized content, all first-time users are required to create a personal account. Personal accounts created for Career Center Plus™ will work for all LearningExpress Library Plus™ Centers as well.

    Service Provider: LearningExpress / EBSCOhost

  • Catalog of Art Museum Images Online

    Description: Growing Catalog of Art Museum Images Online documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, covering the complete range of expressive forms.

    Service Provider: OCLC

  • Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database 

    Description: Provides over 2.6 million fiction/non-fiction records with 650,000+ national and international awards plus 540,000+ quality, professional reviews. It includes over 330,000 author/title links plus lesson plans and teaching guides. The search engine offers 45 search-limiters to easily find appropriate materials such as: determining interest & reading levels; select trade books based on standards; create thematic, annotated biographies; interpret reviews; develop STEM book collections and more.

    Students can set up their own My CLCD account to save their search assignments.  Student access is FREE for one year after graduation.

    Service Provider: CLCD LLC

  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Historical Newspaper (1908-2002)
     

    Description: With the exception of publishing one religious article each day at the request of its pioneering founder, Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy, this newspaper provides secular, balanced coverage of international news and events, as a public service. For more than 100 years, its staff writers and correspondents around the world have reported on wars, scientific discoveries, human rights abuses, political campaigns, the arts, the environment, and people trying to make a positive difference.

    This digital archive includes cover-to-cover reproductions of every page of every issue - of this newspaper from the first issue published in 1908 to 2002. Full-text searching and browsing capabilities are available. Users may choose to display and download in PDF format either the full image of any page or just the individual article they need.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • CINAHL with Full Text 

    Description: This database indexes more than 3,000 journals covering nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

    Full text is available from 610 periodical titles, with coverage dating back to 1981.

    In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Searchable cited references for more than 1,290 journals are also included.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System 

    Description: Publicly available website providing record look-up capability on individuals who served during the United States Civil War. Other information includes: unit histories for both the Union and Confederate Armies, descriptions of 384 significant battles, sailors records, prisoner of war records, burial records, medal of honor recipients, and other historical information.

    The primary goal of the CWSS is to provide an interpretive tool on the Civil War for the National Park Service Civil War Battlefield Parks and other Civil War-related Park units. An additional objective is to increase the American people’s understanding of this decisive era in American history by making information about it widely accessible.

    Service Provider: National Park Service

  • Cochrane Library 

    Description: Provides practitioners with the most up-to-date, independent, and assessed healthcare information, protocols, systematic reviews, abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations, and clinical trials abstracts.

    It contains the following databases:

    • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) - leading resource for full-text systematic reviews in health care
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) - contains abstracts of systematic reviews that have been quality-assessed - each abstract includes a summary of the review together with a critical commentary about the overall quality
    • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) - includes title and summary information of published articles taken from bibliographic databases (notably MEDLINE and EMBASE), and other published and unpublished sources
    • Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR) - bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials - includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings (no longer updated)
    • Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA) - brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care
    • NHS Economic Evaluator Database (EED) - assists decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses

    Service Provider: Wiley-Blackwell

  • College Center Plus™ 

    Description: This center provides valuable resources that help college students

    • Build foundational skills for college success
    • Improve core English, math and science skills
    • Conquer developmental coursework
    • Score higher on college placement tests
    • Acquire basic computer skills
    • Build workplace skills and explore careers
    • Prepare for occupational licensing exams
    • Succeed in college and beyond!

    Because this resource provides highly-personalized content, all first-time users are required to create a personal account. Personal accounts created for College Center Plus™ will work for all other LearningExpress Library Plus™ Centers as well.

    Service Provider: LearningExpress / EBSCOhost

  • ComAbstracts

    Description: Database of article abstracts, books, bibliographic records, and other sources of relevance to researchers, scholars, and students interested in fields related to human communication studies (mass communication, human interaction, rhetoric, health communication, communication and new media, journalism, communication history, etc.).

    Service Provider: Communication Institute for Online Scholarship

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete 

    Description: Incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.

    Offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Compendex

    Description: The most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. It includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings.

    Service Provider: Elsevier

  • Computer Source 

    Description: Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. In addition, this database offers indexes and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Contemporary Authors 

    Description: Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series.

    Updated monthly, this resource allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism 

    Description: Extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study.

    Updated monthly, CLC–Select allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • CQ Researcher Online 

    Description: Published online 44 times a year, this resource offers original, comprehensive reporting on and unbiased analysis of issues in the news. Areas covered include health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short “sidebar” features round out the reports. Shorter “Hot Topics” articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

    Service Provider: CQ Press/SAGE

  • Credo Reference 

    Description: Online collection of top quality reference books from major publishers. It contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range or subject-specific titles covering everything from accounting to zoology. It also includes maps, images, and sound files.

    Service Provider: Credo

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

    Description: Contains hundreds of in-depth abstracts of current books, book chapters, journal articles, government reports, and dissertations published worldwide. It also offers extensive coverage of new books from scholarly and commercial publishers and valuable reports from public and private agencies in many nations. This resource also includes full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

    Topics covered include crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing, corrections and prisons, criminal investigation, forensic sciences and investigation, substance abuse and addiction, and probation and parole.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost