PPCC Libraries Databases Alpha List

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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals, including nearly 6,000 peer-reviewed journals.

ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

Associates Programs Source (EBSCO)
Associates Programs Source contains nearly 1,000 full-text journals as well as 11 full-text books, specifically for two-year colleges.

Business Book Summaries (EBSCO)
Summaries and reviews for more than 1,000 of the top business books from the last 20 years with new summaries added continuously.

Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
Full text coverage of over 1000 scholarly business, management and economics journals.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
CINAHL® Plus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 640 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content.

Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a vast, online reference library, providing access to the full text of hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles ("an authoritative Wikipedia").

CQ Researcher
Published weekly. The single-themed reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

EBSCO eBooks
A comprehensive collection of online books (eBooks) and resource materials accessible from any computer connected to the Internet.
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ERIC — Educational Resource Information Center (EBSCO)
Provides some 2,200 digests, along with references for additional information and citations & abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Search WorldCat, a catalog of library holdings from around the world.

Food Science Source (EBSCO)
Food Science Source™ offers cover-to-cover full-text coverage for more than 1,300 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with food industry-related issues.

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.  Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences
Arts & Sciences  includes core journals in economics, history, philosophy, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

JSTOR Language & Literature Collection
The 58 titles in this collection span the literary cultures of many different countries, containing articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German.

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
Combines information from major reference works, books and literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing providing users with information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes, including author biographies, author interviews, images of key literary figures, full text of classic works and literary journals, plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles of literary criticism, and more.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc.

NoodleTools  Detailed help creating citations and bibliographies in MLA, APA, or Chicago styles.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides a wide variety of sources covering different aspects of controversial social issues. Get sources from academic journal articles, newspapers, magazines, transcripts from audio/visual broadcasts, selected web sites, and statistics.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Provides articles from regional business publications, business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Serials Solutions 
Looking for a specific magazine or journal? Use Serials Solutions to find out if the PPCC Library has the newspaper, magazine, journal or any other periodical publication in print (paper) format, or in electronic (internet) format or both formats.  You may also browse for periodical titles in a specific field accessible from PPCC Libraries.

Topic Search (EBSCO)
TOPICsearch™ contains full text for over 60,000 articles from nearly 470 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information..

Wilson Social Sciences Full Text
An in-demand resource for a wide variety of users, Wilson Social Sciences covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Subjects covered: Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Community Health & Medical Care, Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontology, International Relations, Law, Minority Studies, Planning & Public Administration, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies.