Durham Tech Library Articles and Electronic Resources

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Nursing & Allied Health

Social Science, Humanities, & Psychology

Credo Reference Ovid JSTOR
NCLIVE home page ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Journal of Black Psychology
Our favorite NCLIVE databases: Exam Master for NCLEX RN
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ProQuest Psychology Journals

  Academic Search Complete

ProQuest Sociology Journals

  ProQuest Central CINAHL with Full Text Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
  The CQ Researcher A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters Use Issue Index to access articles.
  Newspaper Source Plus  
  Learning Express Library    
  Points of View Reference Center    

Electronic and Digital Audio Books

Science & Technology


ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete ProQuest Science Journals Business Source Complete
NC LIVE e-books – Gale Virtual Reference Library, Netlibrary, MyiLibrary, and ABC-Clio. Science Direct - Health & Life Sciences Company Profiles
Environment Complete Small Business Reference Center
Infobase eBooks    
STATRef (ebooks)



OneClick Digital (digital audio) Literature Resource Center (Gale) Westlaw Next

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

Legal Information Reference Center

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)


Database Descriptions (in alphabetical order)

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is a multidisciplinary database that indexes articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. This database covers a wide range of topics in current events, history, medicine, arts and humanities, the sciences, and more. Currently, Academic Search Complete indexes more than 8,000 titles and provides full text for more than 4,500 titles. Coverage for many titles begins in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but some coverage is much earlier. Coverage varies by title. Content is updated daily.

A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy

The most comprehensive online interactive anatomy teaching resource for Anatomy and Physiology.

Business Source Complete

This database includes full text periodical coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

CINAHL with Full Text

CINAHL with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index. With full  text coverage dating back to 1982, CINAHL with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

Company Profiles

This database includes 10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor, which assesses the most important global companies. They are selected by a scoring system that takes into account stock exchange indices, investment bank coverage, key lists, annual turnover, and other minor factors including the number of employees, importance within the industry, future growth potential, and more.

CQ Researcher

This database explores a single "hot" issue in the news each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and assignments. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos.

Dictionary of Economics

This online version of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition features the world's most influential economists writing in their own voice in their areas of expertise.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides signed essays written by scholars to provide context for understanding the careers and writings of more than 12,000 authors from all time periods. This resource provides online access to all 360 volumes of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series. 

ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete

This resource contains scholarly and popular eBook titles for Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing & Allied Health. Use ProQuest's LibGuide ( http://proquest.libguides.com/ebrary ) to learn more about ebrary's features and platform.

Environment Complete

Journals on topics including agriculture, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, urban planning, and more.

Exam Master for NCLEX RN
Exam Master’s board review for the NCLEX-RN nursing examination prepares nursing students to take the NCLEX-RN test. This resource offers practice exams and provides more than 3,700 NCLEX review questions.

Infobase eBooks

A collection of more than 30 full-text e-books in the subject areas of Literature, Medicine, Health, Science, Technology, and World History.

International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters (IJMED)

IJMED focuses on the social and behavioral aspects of relatively sudden collective stress situations typically referred to as disasters or mass emergencies. To increase dissemination of scholarly research on disasters to other disciplines and, especially, to scholars in developing countries

Journal of Black Psychology

The Journal of Black Psychology has been the leading forum on the psychological study of Black populations for over two decades. Founded and sponsored by the Association of Black Psychologists, The Journal of Black Psychology presents the most innovative scholarly research and theory on the behavior of Black and other populations from Black or Afrocentric perspectives.


JSTOR is a shared digital library. Durham Tech subscribes to three JSTOR archival collections: Arts and Sciences I; Arts and Sciences II; and Language and Literature. Together, these collections contain 350 journal titles in many scholarly disciplines. Durham Tech also has a current subscription to the journal Social Problems through JSTOR.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

The largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, this resource brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Literature Resource Center

The Literature Resource Center on GaleNet is a complete literature reference database designed for both the undergraduate and graduate student as well as the sophisticated casual user. It is built on various Gale author and literary criticism series, including Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Terms, Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Drama Criticism, Drama for Students, Literature from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Literature of Developing Nations for Students, Literature and Its Times, Novels for Students, Poetry Criticism, Poetry for Students, Shakespearean Criticism, Shakespeare for Students, Short Story Criticism, Short Stories for Students, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. In addition, users can access current, full-text critical essays on major authors via the Literature Resource Center's link to more than 260 prominent literary journals.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus offers full-text coverage of 149 national and international newspapers, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, and in the future will offer NPR audio and podcasts.  It replaces America’s Newspapers. 

NCLIVE home page

This extensive database contains searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles as well as encyclopedias, company profiles, business journals for many industries, health information, books in print, electronic books, poetry, resources for children, historical materials, maps, and North Carolina information resources. Information may be browsed by subject or information type. A full listing of NCLIVE databases can be obtained at the Library circulation desk.

One Click Audio

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


OVID contains full-text articles from more than 40 nursing journals.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center includes over 300 topics with articles from magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

ProQuest Central

Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This resource features a highly-respected mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

This database provides hundreds of nursing and allied health journals. Also includes nursing procedure video content from Medcom and cultural competency resources covering more than 200 countries.

ProQuest Psychology Journals

This database provides full text access to 540 Psychology journals.  Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology.

ProQuest Science Journals

With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 490 titles with more than 380 available in full text.  These journals cover hundreds of topics relating to all major fields of study, including: physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth sciences, and chemistry.  Articles are available in full text and/or text plus graphics and/or PDF formats.

ProQuest Sociology Journals

This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.

Science Direct

Science Direct offers access to the Elsevier Science journal collection along with journals from a host of prestigious societies and STM publishers. This database encompasses a wide variety of subject areas and disciplines, containing the full text of more than 1,000 Elsevier Science journals. Subject coverage includes the life, medical, technical, social, and physical sciences.

STATRef – Medical

A medical textbook database with DSM-IV. Current, full text, and cross-searchable.

STATRef – Dental

STATRef's Dental Collection includes more than 45 titles in over 21 dentistry sub disciplines.

Westlaw Next

Available to all Durham Tech users on campus only, Westlaw Campus offers access to the following materials: cases and statutes from state and federal courts, federal regulations, and annotations from American Law Reports and articles from law encyclopedias, law reviews, and law journals.

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