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  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
    Full text database of more than 1,200 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus - Note: This is a component database of ProQuest.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Index to magazines, journals, and newspapers

    Automotive diagnostic and repair information, including manufacturer technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams, and maintenance tables - on-campus access only - Note: Access to ALLDATA is supported by Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act funds.

  • ARTstor
    A digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences

    Off-campus users must first complete the free registration process: After entering the database using an on-campus computer, click the Go button, then click Register. As a registered user you will be able to search, save images into folders and image groups and download the offline image viewer (OIV) software. Need help? Call 509-533-8821 (toll-free: 1-800-248-5644 extension 8821) or email
  • Associates Programs Source Plus
    More than 1,800 full-text journals as well as nearly 300 full-text books specifically selected for two-year college researchers

  • Audiobook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Downloadable audiobooks including popular fiction, mysteries, science fiction, thrillers, westerns, romance, biographies, history, self-help, and more

  • Biography in Context
    Information on more than 340,000 people

  • Britannica Image Quest
    More than two million rights-cleared images for non-commercial and educational use

  • Britannica Online
    Encyclopedia Britannica, plus a dictionary, thesaurus, world atlas, magazine and journal articles, a guide to the Web's best sites, and more

    Images of works of art from prominent museums around the world - on-campus access only

  • CINAHL with Full Text    4-minute video basic searching  5-minute video advanced searching  5-minute video CINAHL headings
    Index to nursing and allied health journals (includes full text articles for some journals)

  • Cochrane Library
    Evidence-based health care information, including reports on the effectiveness of different medical treatments and interventions - Note: Access to Cochrane Library is supported by Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act funds.

  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth reporting on controversial topics

  • Credo Reference    2-minute video keyword searching  3-minute video advanced searching
    Collection of online reference books covering many subject areas, including art, business, history, geography, language, literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, science, social science, and technology

  • CultureGrams
    Concise and up-to-date country reports with information on daily life and customs

  • DemographicsNow    5-minute video tutorial
    Comprehensive U.S. demographic data; users can create custom reports for specific locations using variables such as income, housing, race, age, education, consumer expenditures, and more

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Collection of e-books and e-audiobooks

  • eLibrary
    Database of more than 2,000 magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts plus thousands of pictures, maps and audio/video files

  • ERIC
    Index to journals, digests and other documents in the field of education

  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
    Job and industry profiles, career forecasts, job-hunting skills, financial aid resources, and more

  • Films on Demand: Selected Videos
    Videos available for online viewing include: 10 Basics of Business Etiquette, Interviewing for a Job, and a 10-video series: The New Living Body

  • FirstSearch
    Collection of databases covering journal articles, books, digital resources, conference papers and proceedings, and more
    For journal articles that are not available full text, contact a librarian for assistance.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)    15-minute video tutorial
    Collection of online encyclopedias in a variety of subject areas

  • Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
    Articles from journals in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of subject specific reference books

  • GreenFile
    Index to periodical articles focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment

  • Health Reference Center Academic    4-minute video tutorial
    Articles, pamphlets, and reference books

  • History Study Center
    Global history from ancient times to the present day, including primary sources, academic journals, multimedia, selected websites, and topic guides

  • Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection
    Content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines; provides well-rounded coverage of tourism, plus cultural and economic aspects of travel, leisure activities, and more

  • LearningExpress Library
    Collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources

    Off-campus users must first complete the free registration process: After entering the database using an on-campus computer, click Login, then click New Users Register Here. As a registered user you will be able to use the test preparation tools and skill-building materials. Need help? Call 509-533-8821 (toll-free: 1-800-248-5644 extension 8821) or email
  • Literature Resource Center
    Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world

    Primarily a collection of drug information databases (Healthcare Series); also includes a database of easy-to-understand information for patients (CareNotes System)
    Internet Explorer 9 users: You may experience blank pages and other problems unless you use COMPATIBILITY VIEW within MICROMEDEX (more about compatibility view).

  • National Geographic Magazine Archive
    Complete contents from 1888-1994 including all photographs, maps, and advertisements

  • OneClickdigitalOneClickdigital
    A collection of downloadable audiobooks from Recorded Books - includes books on a wide variety of topics - students must create and/or sign in to an individual account before downloading can be completed

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Information on social issues with viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full text magazine and newspaper articles

  • Oxford Art Online    5-minute video tutorial (MS PowerPoint®)
    Comprehensive encyclopedia and dictionary of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day; includes world art, images, biographies, and more

  • Oxford English Dictionary    14-minute video tutorial (MS PowerPoint®)
    Definitive guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of English words, past and present; word usage is traced through quotations from a wide range of international sources

  • Oxford Islamic Studies Online
    Over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines

  • ProQuest    2-minute video basic search  more videos other training videos
    Index to over 5,500 magazines, journals and newspapers
    Internet Explorer 9 users: The "cite" feature for viewing formatted citations may not work unless you use COMPATIBILITY VIEW within ProQuest (more about compatibility view).

  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship
    Collection of articles, video clips, blogs, how-to books, company reports, market research, sample business plans, templates, forms, and more - This is a component database of ProQuest.

  • ProQuest Learning: Literature
    Reference works, study aids, biographical information, literary criticism, reviews, multimedia, and the full text of more than 180,000 literary works

  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Journals, dissertations, evidence-based nursing content, training tools and videos, and multicultural reports - This is a component database of ProQuest.

  • ReferenceUSA
    Business and residential directory

  • Salem Health: Psychology & Mental Health
    Encyclopedia of psychology; covers the history and core concepts of the field, as well as disorders, diagnoses, and treatments

  • Salem History
    Full text primary source documents from both American and world history, with expert analysis and commentary

  • U.S. History in Context
    Articles, reference books, and primary sources

  • World History in Context
    Articles, reference books, and primary sources

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