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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-On and 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 the database you will be redirected to a log-in page where you will log in with the beginning of your JCSU email and use your JCSU password (i.e. Username: nglenn; Password: abc123). 

Please contact the Reference Desk at 704-371-6732 if you require assistance. 

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Wondering exactly what the U.S. Congress is up to? Start here! HeinOnline is the world’s largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. We have access to this rich resource only through May 2017, so get those burning Supreme Court questions answered now!

ABI/INFORM Complete

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

 

Access Science

9,000+ encyclopedia articles and research updates, plus videos, animations, charts, and images, as well as biographies of scientists.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 provides the variety of reliable sources that students need when conducting thorough research.

 

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA)

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 Newsstand Complete

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.

 

Criminal Justice Periodicals

Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

 

ebrary Academic and Public Complete

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

 

Films on Demand Video Master 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.

 

Gale Literature Resource Center

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

 

Hoover's Company Records

Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.

 

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 Plant Science

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.

 

LearningExpress Library

Achieve your educational and career goals. LearningExpress Library offers students and adults unlimited, 24/7 access to targeted skill–building interactive courses in math, reading, writing, software applications such as Microsoft office, and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as hundreds of online interactive practice tests that prepare them for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, nursing, fire fighter, plumbing, civil service positions, and more?

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic

A comprehensive, full text database covering: News, Business, Legal, reference, and Medical resources.

 

Lexis-Nexis Company Dossier

Provides up-to-date information to conduct research on and compare various companies, financial statements and reports, and the latest news the business world.

 

Lexis-Nexis Country Analysis

Provides quick and easy access to up-to-date information on the financial and market conditions on hundreds of countries and industries

 

Lexis-Nexis Statistical

A statistical database containing over 30,000 tables produced by federal agencies, states, and intergovernmental organizations.

 

Natural Medicines via Therapeutic Research Center

Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies, including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.

 

OneSource

In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.

 

Oxford English Dictionary

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.

 

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.

 

OxResearch reports from Oxford Analytica

Articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide.

 

Pharmaceutical News Index

News on medical technology, research and legislative developments.

 

Pronunciator Language Learning

Language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages, including audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis.

 

ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database

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

 

ProQuest Asian Business and Reference

Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.

 

ProQuest Banking Information Source

National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.

 

ProQuest Biology Journals

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

 

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 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 European Business

Trade journals and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.

 

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 Newsstand

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

 

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.

 

ProQuest Telecommunications

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

 

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.

 

Snapshots Series (market reports set)

Over 8,000 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America. Reports include market size, market segmentation, market shares, market share web links, market distribution, market forecasts, and socio-economic data.

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

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

 

ProQuest Biology Journals

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

 

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 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.

 

Oxford English Dictionary

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.

 

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.

 

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.

 

Hoover's Company Records

Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.

 

ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database

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

GPO

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government.

 

GreenFile

This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

 

Hoover’s Company Records

Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.

 

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 Religion

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

 

SIRS Knowledge Source Package

Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

 

Films on Demand Video Master Collection

17,000+ videos in business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.

 

GPO

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government.

 

GreenFile

This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

 

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 Religion

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

 

SIRS Knowledge Source Package

Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.