NPC Library Databases

 

Library Databases by Subject

Business

Career & Grants Information Citation Creation Tool Education General and Multiple Topics
 Humanities Nursing/Health Sciences Social Sciences

Vocational Studies

 

Additional Non-NPC Resources
Free Internet Databases Navajo County Library

 

 


List of Databases by Subject

Business:
  • ReferenceUSA provides information for students, reserachers, and job-seekers regarding over 20 million businesses, their competitors, other businesses in the area, their markets, credit ratings, contact information, financial information and much more.

 

Career & Grants Information:

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                   School Login Name = Northland Pioneer College. Create your own access ID and password.
  • GrantSelect has access to more than 14,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,900 unique sponsoring organizations.  Includes Directory of Biomedical & Health Care, Directory of Grants in the Humanities, Directory of Research Grants, Funding Sources for Children and Youth Programs, Funding Sources for K-12 Education.

 

Citation Creation & Bibliographic Management:
  • EasyBib Citation creation tool and bibliographic management resource helps students create and manage the "Works Cited" or "References" sections of their research papers (in MLA, APA, Chicago, and other citation styles).  *NOTE: be sure to create your EasyBib account from an on-campus computer; afterward, you can log into your EasyBib account and use it from any location.

 

Education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education This is a subscription database covering all facets of higher education.
  • Education Source is a subscription database which covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - as well as all educational specialities, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)  provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

 

General/Multiple Topics:
  • Academic Search Elite Full-text from over 2000 serials, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. This database is updated on a daily basis. This is an aggregate database.
  • JSTOR has full-text articles from 400+ scholarly journals in the arts and sciences within the date ranges of 1891 - 2010. This resource does not have current articles. This is an aggregate database.
  • FirstSearch is used to locate items not owned by NPC (Interlibrary Loan). This site also includes access to CAMIO (Catalog of Museum & Art Images), ERIC (citations and abstracts only), OAIster Digital Resources, This is an aggregate database.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context has content covering today’s hottest social issues. This database can help students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

 

Humanities:
  • Classical Music Library Limited to three users at one time - a fully searchable classical music resource including tens of thousands of licensed recordings that users can listen to over the Internet. This is an aggregate database.
  • JSTOR has full-text articles from 269 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences within the date ranges of 1891 - 2010. This resource does not have current articles. This is an aggregate database.
  • Salem Literature Includes Critical Insights series, Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Survey of Poetry, Masterplots, Magill's Literary Annual.

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Nursing/Health:
  • CINAHL with Full-Text CINAHL provides indexing for nearly 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.2 million records dating back to 1981. It includes full-text articles for more than 600 of the indexed journals. This is an aggregate database.
  • Journal of Nursing Education is a monthly, peer-reviewed publication of original articles and new ideas for nurse educators in various types and levels of nursing programs for over 50 years. The Journal enhances the teaching-learning process, promotes curriculum development, and stimulates creative innovation and research in nursing education. 
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection Contains nearly 4 million articles relating to nursing. This is an aggregate database.
  • Nursing Resource Center Material for nursing research, sample care plans, journal articles, complete texts such as PDR Nurses Drug Handbook, animated depictions of anatomy. This is an aggregate database.

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Sciences:
  • JSTOR has full-text articles from 269 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences within the date ranges of 1891 - 2010. This resource does not have current articles. This is an aggregate database.
  • Salem Science Includes the Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society.
  • Science Magazine Journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary. Articles marked CLASSIC are not part of NPC subscription. This is a subscription database.

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Social Sciences:
  • Education Source is a subscription database which covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - as well as all educational specialities, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • eHRAF Archaeology A cross-cultural database on the world's prehistory organized by archaeological traditions.
  • eHRAF World Cultures Collection of Ethnography A cross-cultural database that contains over 350,000 pages of information on all aspects of cultural and social life. This is an aggregate database.
  • History Study Center is a collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.
  • JSTOR has full-text articles from 269 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences within the date ranges of 1891 - 2010. This resource does not have current articles. This is an aggregate database.
  • Salem History Includes Great Events from History - The Ancient World and Great Events from History - the Middle Ages. Ancient World has 289 essays about events up to the fall of the Roman Empire. The Middle Ages has 322 essays covering events from 477 thru 1453. "The text of each essay is divided into "Summary of Event" and "Significance" sections, so that each event is described fully and its impact analyzed. Each essay has an annotated list of suggestions for further reading."

 

Vocational Studies
  • Associates Programs Source Plus Includes academic journals, trade and industry publications, magazines, and books covering numerous vocational subjects including: Alcohol and drug abuse counseling; Biotechnology; Ceramics and pottery; Computer and data processing; Construction; Cosmetology; Culinary arts; Electrical technology; Fashion design; Fire Science; Forensics; Forestry; Graphic arts; Health information technology; Interior design; Law enforcement and criminal justice; Mechatronics; Photography, Veterinary assisting; Welding . . . and more.

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