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James B. Duke Memorial Library Databases

The James B. Duke Memorial Library provides access to a variety of multidisciplinary scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers and e-books via our electronic resources databases. These subscription based resources are offered to supplement the library’s print resources and to provide the most current information available for research and information needs.

Access to databases is permitted within the library, as well as from any location on or off campus. However, due to licensing restrictions access to some electronic resources are limited to current JCSU students, faculty, and staff with valid user ID’s and passwords.

How to access the databases Off Campus

In order to access the databases either on or off campus please follow these steps…

1. Click on the title of the database you wish to access.
2. Once you click on “Search Database” you will be redirected to a log-in page where you will log in with the beginning of your JCSU email (everything before the @ sign) and use your JCSU password (i.e. Username: nglenn; Password: abc123). 

If you require further assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at 704-371-6732. 

ABC-CLIO E-book Collection

History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.

 

ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers. Full-text analyses include market and industry reports. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal.

 

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting, banking, and tax issues.

 

African-American Poetry

Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.

 

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

 

American Poetry

Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.

 

APA PsycNET

APA PsycNET® creates an intuitive feature-rich content discovery environment unlike anything else in the behavioral and social sciences. Developed and engineered by APA, this powerful platform uniquely integrates the Thesaurus of Psychological Terms® so users can discover vital research content with ease and unrivaled precision.

 

ArchiveGrid

Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.

 

Arts & Humanities Database

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

 

Asian & European Business Collection

Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout Asia and Europe.

 

Australia & New Zealand Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand.

 

AutoMate

Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

 

Biography Reference Bank

A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.

 

Biography Reference Center

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.

 

Biological Science Database

Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

 

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Academic Edition is a combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing a variety of reliable sources for thorough research.

 

Business Market Research Collection

Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles – covering more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports – covering global industries; and Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.

 

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.

 

Career & Technical Education Database

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

 

CINAHL Plus

Full-text database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.

 

Computer Science Database

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

 

Consumer Health Database

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

Consumer Reports

Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

 

Continental Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

CQ Magazine

News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.

 

CQ Researcher

Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

 

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

 

Cypress Resume

Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.

 

DigitalNC

Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

 

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.

 

East & Central Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East European and Central European countries.

 

East & South Asia Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries.

 

Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete

Nonfiction titles for exploration and research, with topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

 

eBooks on EBSCOhost

EBSCO offers thousands of quality e-book and audiobook titles from leading publishers.

 

Education Database

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

 

eLibrary

This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.

 

English Poetry

Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.

 

Entrepreneurship Database

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

 

Faber Poetry Library

Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

Gale Literary Sources

Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collection of reference titles covering a wide range of topics including the arts, biography, environment, history, medicine, religion, science and social science.

 

Health Management Database

Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.

 

Health & Medical Collection

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

 

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals is included.

 

HeritageQuest

Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.

 

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection

Newspapers.com North Carolina Collection. 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.

 

The HistoryMakers

The Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection with Over 133,386 stories from oral history interviews with 2,466 historically significant African Americans as of February 20, 2018.

 

History Study Center

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

 

HomeGrown Ebooks Collection

A collection of more than 3,200 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.

 

India Database

ProQuest Indian Journals is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource providing full-text, scholarly journals, all published in India.

 

International Newsstream

International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world’s top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

 

Journal Finder

Search Journal Finder to determine if JCSU provides print or electronic access to a specific journal title. Contains direct links to full-text articles when available.

 

JSTOR

An archival database of older scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This is a full text database, and contains complete backfiles of core journals starting with first issues, many of which date back to the 1800s. Most titles published within the last 2-5 years are not included.

 

JSTOR Global Plants

An online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science. It provides access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials, making them widely accessible to the plant science community as well as to researchers in other fields and to the public.

 

Latin America & Iberia Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal.

 

LawHelpNC

Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.

 

Library Science Database

This database allows you to search the full-text of leading library and information science journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of 125+ core titles.

 

Linguistics Database

This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

 

Literature Resource Center

Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.

 

Mango Languages

A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

 

MasterFILE Premier

General reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.

 

MedlinePlus

Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.

 

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements

Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

 

Merck Manual Professional Version

Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they’re diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.

 

Middle East & Africa Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries.

 

Military Database

Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

 

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

 

NC Health Info

Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.

 

NCPedia

Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

 

New York Times

Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

 

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Women’s writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.

 

NoveList Plus

A readers advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.

 

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

 

Open Education North Carolina Collection

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

 

Open Library

A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.

 

Our State Magazine Collection

Search or browse Our State magazine, North Carolina’s premier travel, food, and culture publication celebrating the best of life in the state. Every issue from 1933 to 2011 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.

 

Oxford English Dictionary (Temporarily Down for Maintenance)

**Temporarily Down for Maintenance**

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Political Science Database

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Learning: Literature

Full-text works of poetry, prose and drama, and secondary sources such as author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews. Designed with schools and public libraries in mind.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

Psychology Database

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

 

Public Health Database

This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.

 

PubMed

Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.

 

RBdigital

Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.

 

ReferenceUSA

Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

 

Religion Database

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

 

Research Companion

An award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.

 

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.

 

Science Journals

Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

 

Science in Context

Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.

 

SimplyAnalytics

Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

 

SIRS Government Reporter

Full-text current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more.

 

SIRS Issues Researcher

Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.

 

SIRS Knowledge Source

Search three SIRS databases at once for articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support students with research, study and homework. Includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance.

 

SIRS Renaissance

Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.

 

Social Science Journals

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

Sociology Database

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

State Data Center

The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

 

Telecommunications Database

Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

 

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep are covered by this database.

 

Turkey Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey.

 

Twentieth Century African-American Poetry

62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

 

Twentieth Century American Poetry

A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.

 

Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.

 

U.K. & Ireland Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

 

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

 

Wall Street Journal

Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).

 

ABC-CLIO E-book Collection

History and literature eBooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.

 

African-American Poetry

Poems from 1750-1900 including Lucy Terry Prince, Phillis Wheatley, Jupiter Hammon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and more.

 

American Poetry

Find poems written from 1650-1920. Includes Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Herman Melville.

 

APA PsycNET

APA PsycNET® creates an intuitive feature-rich content discovery environment unlike anything else in the behavioral and social sciences. Developed and engineered by APA, this powerful platform uniquely integrates the Thesaurus of Psychological Terms® so users can discover vital research content with ease and unrivaled precision.

 

ArchiveGrid

Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.

 

Arts & Humanities Database

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

 

Australia & New Zealand Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Biography Reference Bank

A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.

 

Biography Reference Center

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.

 

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Academic Edition is a combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing a variety of reliable sources for thorough research.

 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic back file for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.

 

Continental Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries.

 

CQ Magazine

News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.

 

CQ Researcher

Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

 

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is one of the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

 

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.

 

DigitalNC

Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.

 

East & Central Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East European and Central European countries.

 

East & South Asia Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete

Nonfiction titles for exploration and research, with topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

 

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

 

English Poetry

Find poems written from 600 to 1900 including Thomas Percy, Walter Scott, Robert Dodsley, Francis Turner Palgrave, and more.

 

Faber Poetry Library

Find poems written by modern poets such as Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath and more.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

Gale Literary Sources

Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collection of reference titles covering a wide range of topics including the arts, biography, environment, history, medicine, religion, science and social science.

 

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals is included.

 

HeritageQuest

Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.

 

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection

North Carolina Collection of over 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.

 

The HistoryMakers

The Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection with Over 133,386 stories from oral history interviews with 2,466 historically significant African Americans as of February 20, 2018.

 

History Study Center

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

 

HomeGrown Ebooks Collection

A collection of more than 3,200 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.

 

India Database

ProQuest Indian Journals is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource providing full-text, scholarly journals, all published in India.

 

International Newsstream

International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world’s top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

 

JSTOR

An archival database of older scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This is a full text database, and contains complete backfiles of core journals starting with first issues, many of which date back to the 1800s. Most titles published within the last 2-5 years are not included.

 

Latin America & Iberia Database

This multidisciplinary database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal.

 

Library Science Database

This database allows you to search the full-text of leading library and information science journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of 125+ core titles.

 

Linguistics Database

This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, covering all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.

 

Literature Resource Center

Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.

 

Mango Languages

A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

 

MasterFILE Premier

General reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.

 

Middle East & Africa Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries.

 

Military Database

Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

 

NCPedia

Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.

 

New York Times

Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

 

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

Women’s writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.

 

NoveList Plus

A readers’ advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

 

Open Education North Carolina Collection

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities.

 

Open Library

A downloadable eBook collection with books contributed from libraries across the country. Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.

 

Our State Magazine Collection

Search or browse Our State magazine, North Carolina’s premier travel, food, and culture publication celebrating the best of life in the state. Every issue from 1933 to 2011 is online in the North Carolina Digital Collections, and articles and advertisements are full text searchable.

 

Oxford English Dictionary (Temporarily Down for Maintenance)

**Temporarily Down for Maintenance**

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Political Science Database

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Learning: Literature

Full-text works of poetry, prose and drama, and secondary sources such as author biographies, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews. Designed with schools and public libraries in mind.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

Psychology Database

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

 

RBdigital

Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.

 

Religion Database

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

 

Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.

 

SIRS Government Reporter

Full-text current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more.

 

SIRS Issues Researcher

Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.

 

SIRS Knowledge Source

Search three SIRS databases at once for articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support students with research, study and homework. Includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance.

 

SIRS Renaissance

Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.

 

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

Sociology Database

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

State Data Center

The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

 

Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep are covered by this database.

 

Turkey Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey.

 

Twentieth Century African-American Poetry

62 of the most important African-American poets of the last century: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

 

Twentieth Century American Poetry

A database of modern and contemporary American poetry from the early twentieth century to the present. Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.

 

Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Modernist poems (1900-1999): W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Robert Graves, A.E. Housman, D.H. Lawrence, Carol Ann Duffy, and more.

 

U.K. & Ireland Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

 

ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers. Full-text analyses include market and industry reports. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal.

 

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting, banking, and tax issues.

 

Asian & European Business Collection

This database provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.

 

Australia & New Zealand Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Academic Edition is a combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing a variety of reliable sources for thorough research.

 

Business Market Research Collection

Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles – covering more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports – covering global industries; and Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.

 

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.

 

Career & Technical Education Database

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

 

Consumer Health Database

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

Consumer Reports

Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

 

Continental Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

CQ Magazine

News and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.

 

CQ Researcher

Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

 

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

 

Cypress Resume

Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.

 

East & Central Europe Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East European and Central European countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

East & South Asia Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

Ebook Central

Nonfiction titles for exploration and research, with topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

 

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

 

Entrepreneurship Database

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Searchable collection of online reference titles and test prep ebooks.

 

Health & Medical Collection

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

 

Health Management Database

Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.

 

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals is included.

 

India Database

ProQuest Indian Journals is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource providing full-text, scholarly journals, all published in India.

 

International Newsstream

International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world’s top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

 

JSTOR

An archival database of older scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This is a full text database, and contains complete backfiles of core journals starting with first issues, many of which date back to the 1800s. Most titles published within the last 2-5 years are not included.

 

Latin America & Iberia Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

LawHelpNC

Find information and links about your legal rights, the law, the courts, legal forms and more.

 

Mango Languages

A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

 

MasterFILE Premier

General reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.

 

MedlinePlus

Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.

 

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements

Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

 

Merck Manual Professional Version

Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they’re diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.

Middle East & Africa Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

Military Database

Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

 

NC Health Info

Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.

 

New York Times

Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

 

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections.

 

Open Education North Carolina Collection

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

 

Political Science Database

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

Psychology Database

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

 

Public Health Database

This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.

 

PubMed

Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.

 

ReferenceUSA

Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

 

SimplyAnalytics

Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

 

SIRS Issues Researcher

Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.

 

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

Sociology Database

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

State Data Center

The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

 

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep are covered by this database.

 

Turkey Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

U.K. & Ireland Database

This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

 

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

 

Wall Street Journal

Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1981-current).

 

Entertainment & Educational Resources via the Public Library

Through the Library Entrepreneur Research Hub (LERH) grant partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library all JCSU students, faculty and staff have access to the public library electronic resources by using their e-library card. Resources include research databases, e-books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and more. Use the following information to access these resources:

Students   Faculty & Staff 
Account Number: jcs+Student ID number

i.e. (jcs123456)

PIN: the last four digits of your student ID number

i.e. (3456)

 

Account Number: jcss+ID number

i.e. (jcss654321)

PIN: the last four digits of your ID number

i.e. (4321)

 

 

ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers. Full-text analyses include market and industry reports. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal.

 

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting, banking, and tax issues.

 

BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard® is the PatronsFirst™ mobile library. You will find NC Live’s Home Grown ebook collection as well as other digital resources of books, images, articles, audio and video from leading publishers and archives around the world. These materials are curated by subject and accessible from anywhere. BiblioBoard has millions of pages of curated primary source content, unlimited multi-user access and streaming audio and video as well.

 

Biology Database

Research on biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy, zoology, and more.

 

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Academic Edition is a combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing a variety of reliable sources for thorough research.

 

Business Market Research Collection

Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles – covering more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports – covering global industries; and Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.

 

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.

 

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

 

Cypress Resume

Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.

 

Ebook Central

Nonfiction titles for exploration and research, with topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals is included.

 

JSTOR

An archival database of older scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This is a full text database, and contains complete backfiles of core journals starting with first issues, many of which date back to the 1800s. Most titles published within the last 2-5 years are not included.

 

Mango Languages

A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

 

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Education Journals

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

 

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

 

ProQuest Family Health

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

 

ProQuest Military

Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

ProQuest Political Science

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

 

ProQuest Psychology Journals

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

 

ProQuest Religion Database

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

ProQuest Social Science Journals

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

ProQuest Sociology

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

ReferenceUSA

Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

 

Science in Context

Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

 

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep are covered by this database.

 

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

 

Entertainment & Educational Resources via the Public Library

Through the Library Entrepreneur Research Hub (LERH) grant partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library all JCSU students, faculty and staff have access to the public library electronic resources by using their e-library card. Resources include research databases, e-books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and more. Use the following information to access these resources:

Students   Faculty & Staff 
Account Number: jcs+Student ID number

i.e. (jcs123456)

PIN: the last four digits of your student ID number

i.e. (3456)

 

Account Number: jcss+ID number

i.e. (jcss654321)

PIN: the last four digits of your ID number

i.e. (4321)

 

 

APA PsycNET

APA PsycNET® creates an intuitive feature-rich content discovery environment unlike anything else in the behavioral and social sciences. Developed and engineered by APA, this powerful platform uniquely integrates the Thesaurus of Psychological Terms® so users can discover vital research content with ease and unrivaled precision.

 

CQ Researcher

Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

 

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is one of the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume in a matter of minutes.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand Video Collection

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

NC Health Info

Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Family Health

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

Sociology Database

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

Testing & Education Reference Center

A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

 

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

 

AutoMate

Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

 

Biological Science Database

Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

 

Career & Technical Education Database

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

 

CINAHL Plus

Full-text database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.

 

Computer Science Database

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

 

Consumer Health Database

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

Cypress Resume

Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand Video Collection

Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.

 

JSTOR Global Plants

An online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science. It provides access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials, making them widely accessible to the plant science community as well as to researchers in other fields and to the public.

 

Health & Medical Collection

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

 

Health Management Database

Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.

 

MedlinePlus

Common diseases and conditions, health promotion and wellness, drugs info, medical dictionaries and more.

 

MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements

Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

 

Merck Manual Professional Version

Explains disorders, their symptoms, how they’re diagnosed, and how they can be prevented or treated. For doctors and medical students.

 

NC Health Info

Online guide to quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina.

 

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections.

 

Open Education North Carolina Collection

Open Education North Carolina Collection contains free, open textbooks that have been curated for the most frequently taught courses across North Carolina’s 2 and 4-year colleges and universities. Faculty can adopt these open educational resources (OER) to save their students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

Public Health Database

This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.

 

PubMed

Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals.

 

Science Database

Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

 

Science in Context

Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.

 

Telecommunications Database

Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

 

Testing & Education Reference Center

A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.

 

ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers. Full-text analyses include market and industry reports. Includes the full-text of the Wall Street Journal.

 

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Journal articles, reference reports, proceedings, and dissertations covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting, banking, and tax issues.

 

APA PsycNET

APA PsycNET® creates an intuitive feature-rich content discovery environment unlike anything else in the behavioral and social sciences. Developed and engineered by APA, this powerful platform uniquely integrates the Thesaurus of Psychological Terms® so users can discover vital research content with ease and unrivaled precision.

 

Asian & European Business Collection

Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout Asia and Europe.

 

BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard® is the PatronsFirst™ mobile library. You will find NC Live’s Home Grown ebook collection as well as other digital resources of books, images, articles, audio and video from leading publishers and archives around the world. These materials are curated by subject and accessible from anywhere. BiblioBoard has millions of pages of curated primary source content, unlimited multi-user access and streaming audio and video as well.

 

Biology Database

Research on biochemistry, biophysics, botany, cytology and histology, environmental studies, microbiology, microscopy, zoology, and more.

 

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Academic Edition is a combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing a variety of reliable sources for thorough research.

 

Business Market Research Collection

Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles – covering more than 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch – succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports – covering global industries; and Snapshots – market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.

 

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.

 

Canadian Newsstream

Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.

 

CINAHL Plus

Full-text database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.

 

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

 

Cypress Resume

Easy-to-use résumé building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.

 

Ebook Central

Nonfiction titles for exploration and research, with topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

 

Films on Demand

Thousands of high quality videos from travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances, documentaries, and curriculum-based educational videos.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collection of reference titles covering a wide range of topics including the arts, biography, environment, history, medicine, religion, science and social science.

 

HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 155 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals is included.

 

The HistoryMakers

The Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection with Over 133,386 stories from oral history interviews with 2,466 historically significant African Americans as of February 20, 2018.

 

Journal Finder

Search Journal Finder to determine if JCSU provides print or electronic access to a specific journal title. Contains direct links to full-text articles when available.

 

JSTOR

An archival database of older scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This is a full text database, and contains complete backfiles of core journals starting with first issues, many of which date back to the 1800s. Most titles published within the last 2-5 years are not included.

 

JSTOR Global Plants

An online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science. It provides access to foundational content vital to plant science – plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, scientific literature, and related materials, making them widely accessible to the plant science community as well as to researchers in other fields and to the public.

 

Oxford English Dictionary (Temporarily Down for Maintenance)

**Temporarily Down for Maintenance**

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Mango Languages

A language-learning software with over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.

 

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

 

ProQuest Central

General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

 

ProQuest Computing

Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.

 

ProQuest Education Journals

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

 

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.

 

ProQuest Environmental Science Package

Articles plus searchable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.

 

ProQuest Family Health

Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

 

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete

Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.

 

ProQuest Health Management

Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.

 

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

 

ProQuest Political Science

Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

 

ProQuest Psychology Journals

Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

 

ProQuest Research Library

General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

 

ProQuest Science Journals

Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

 

ProQuest Social Science Journals

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

 

ProQuest Sociology

Sociological and social work research including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

 

ReferenceUSA

Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

 

Science in Context

Reference content, plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more, covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States

 

Telecommunications Database

Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.

 

Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)

Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams. GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep are covered by this database.

 

US Newsstream

News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

 

Entertainment & Educational Resources via the Public Library

Through the Library Entrepreneur Research Hub (LERH) grant partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library all JCSU students, faculty and staff have access to the public library electronic resources by using their e-library card. Resources include research databases, e-books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and more. Use the following information to access these resources:

Students   Faculty & Staff 
Account Number: jcs+Student ID number

i.e. (jcs123456)

PIN: the last four digits of your student ID number

i.e. (3456)

 

Account Number: jcss+ID number

i.e. (jcss654321)

PIN: the last four digits of your ID number

i.e. (4321)