eResources (A-Z)

AcademicOnefile

Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Agriculture Collection

Agriculture Collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Ancestry (Library Edition)

An indispensible resource for genealogists and historians. Sources include: censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos and maps.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use only

Business Collection

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Business Economics and Theory

Business Economics and Theory Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association’s EconLit bibliography.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Business Insights Global

Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

ChiltonLibrary

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Computer Database

Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Consumer Reports

ConsumerReports.org® provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

CreativeBug

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Criminal Justice Collection

Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Culinary Arts Collection

Culinary Arts Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Diversity Studies Collection

Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Duolingo

Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

Educators Reference Complete

Educator’s Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale Books and Authors

Gale Books and Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, Authors, genres, and topics.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks is a collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: High School

Gale In Context: High School provides cross-curricular content on the most-studied topics aligned with national and state curriculum standards reinforcing the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: Middle School

Gale In Context: Middle School is a research tool created to support developing middle school aged learners as they build critical thinking and research skills. Cross-curricular content combined with organizational tools such as Highlights and Notes, and a simple user interface helps learners feel confident as they explore.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gender Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

General OneFile

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

General Science Collection

General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)

The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Reference Center Academic provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Home Improvement Collection

Home Improvement Collection provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Information Science and Library Issues Collection

Information Science and Library Issues Collection provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Informe

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.

Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Insurance and Liability Collection

Insurance and Liability Collection provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and educational institutions that offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries for free. Kanopy includes children’s programming with its subdivision Kanopy Kids.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

LearningExpress Library

Offers online practice tests, skills-building for math, reading, and writing, computer skills tutorials, e-books and career development tools.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

LegalTrac

LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

LitFinder

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

National Geographic Kids

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

New York Times

Explore the New York Times online without encountering any article limits! Users at a CCRLS library can go directly to NYTimes.com and log into (or register for) a personal account; using that account on the library’s network ensures complete access and no limits. Users not at a library as well as those wanting to use the NYTimes mobile app can redeem 72 hours of access, also available to them via their personal NYTimes.com account (click here to get started).

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents & teachers can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus connects readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next. One of the most popular elements is read-alikes. This feature suggests titles that are ‘just like’ other titles. If you’ve just finished a great book, log into NoveList Plus and find great read-alikes. Covers both fiction and nonfiction.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Nursing and Allied Health Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current and authoritative content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Nursing Resource Center

Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Pop Culture Collection

Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Psychology Collection

Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Rick Steve’s Classroom Europe

These short video clips cover a vast range of topics: You’ll take a tour of the ancient Roman Forum; learn why people in Barcelona speak Catalan; ponder why pilgrims trek 30 days across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela; see how and why Switzerland designed its major bridges and tunnels so they could be destroyed at the push of a button; and visit a vibrant market in the south of France. This site contains hundreds of such teachable clips, and more are being added all the time.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

Small Business Collection

Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Small Business Resource Center

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Student Edition

InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

U.S. History Collection

U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

War and Terrorism Collection

War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

World History Collection

World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

WorldCat

WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center global cooperative.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)