Databases and Electronic Articles
Please note that these databases require a password to use from outside of TMCC (e.g. home). Passwords are available to TMCC students by logging in to MyTMCC and selecting the Library Electronic Article Access link under Other Resources.
During library hours you can contact the reference desk at 674-7602 for this information and additional research assistance. If time is not a factor, you may also email your password request.
- CQ Researcher - Excellent database to start with when searching for current/controversial topics.
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center - Use this collection of articles to find opinions on hundreds of subjects from abortion to women's rights. The articles in the collection are from magazines, journals, newspapers and other sources.
- Issues and Controversies - Another excellent database to start with when searching for current/controversial topics.
|Magazine, Journal, eBook and Newspaper Collections
- E–books (ebrary)
This is a collection of over 20,000 books in digital form. To access from home, type in your student ID number (it starts with a T or 1 or 5). Once you find the book you want, be sure to click the "ebrary Reader" button for the best functionality. Please read the User Guide to get started.
- Nursing Book Collection (R2L Library)
- AnthroSource (on-campus only) - Full text journals from the American Anthropological Association.
- EBSCO - Over 7,000 full-text journals and magazines covering all academic disciplines.
- ERIC - Huge database of education articles, lesson plans and other materials for K-12 teachers and administrators.
- JSTOR - "An interdisciplinary archive of over 600 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences."
- Medline Plus - contains a medical encyclopedia, a drug database, a medical dictionary, a disease database, and surgery vidoes.
- Public Library of Science (PLoS) - PLoS is a Non-profit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely accessible to scientists and to the public around the world...
- PubMed - Indexes thousands of medical and dental journals.
|Online Reference Collections and Videos
- Ethnographic Video Online - provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior - more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion.
- Films On Demand - Over 100 high-quality educational videos. Subjects covered include astronomy, biology, chemistry, history, political science, and religion. Account Creation Information
- Gale Virtual Reference Library - Online versions of more than 24 specialized multi-volume encyclopedias. View titles and descriptions
- History-Specific Collections
- U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history, with topic summaries, journal and
magazine articles and primary sources.
- World History in Context provides coverage of events in world history, from absolutism to the two world wars.
Materials include topic summaries, journal and magazine articles and primary sources.
- NBC Learn - This collection features thousands of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more for use by instructors and students. Register to create playlists.
- Oxford Reference Online - This collection consists of dictionaries and reference books covering everything from art to literature to science. Learn about Oxford Reference Online
- The Oxford Digital Reference Shelf - These specialized encyclopedias cover in detail everything from art to history and the modern world.
- Sage eReference - online versions of dozens of specialized encyclopedias.
- Library Research Guides
Use the research guides to get started on library research.
See Also: Library Research Guides
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