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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 June 2018, so get those burning Supreme Court questions answered now!

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.

 

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.

 

Lexis-Nexis Academic

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Educational & Entertainment Resources

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)