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Online Reference Databases (credible wiki-info)
Credo's Academic Core with Backfile features online access to 757 reference titles.
Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias spanning 25 different subject areas. You may find results that range from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects.
EbscoHost ("database mall")
This link connects direction into the Academic Search Complete database in the EbscoHost database mall. To see and select additional specialized databases use the BLUE Choose Databases link (above the search boxes)
Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost)
Includes MANY SPECIALIZED databases - this link to ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
Full-text MIXED with abstracts
More sources --> Complicated searching
See TIPS FOR EBSCO (drag down tab above) Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Social Issue Databases (ALL full-text)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps you research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Issues and Controversies (FactsOnFile)
Issues and Controversies explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture; helping you understand the crucial issues we face today. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file, Issues and Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. This database is great for research papers and debate prep.
CQ Researcher is a source for original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
Alt-Press Watch (ProQuest)
The database features over 670,000 articles from more than 210 publications, offering a wide range of unfettered, critical coverage of the news. All of these varied alternative and independent presses are presented in 100% full text, allowing researchers total access to regional, rural, and metropolitan perspectives on local, national, and international issues. Providing an alternative to corporate controlled media, the Alt-Press Watch database presents big stories from small sources.
The RECOMMENDED DATABASE LINKS listed on this page suggest good starting places for finding the types of scholarly resources you will select as sources in Composition Courses at LLCC. A variety of source types selected from a variety of databases is generally recommended. Screenshots detailing the different databases featured here can be found using the "sneaky peaky" tabs above under Subscription Databases.
Links on this guide open directly to Search Interfaces, where you will enter search terms and find sources (articles, news, essays, etc) in the results lists. Connect to the recommended database listed above and more from the LLCC Library homepage using the drag down menu under the Articles & Scholarly Resources tab.
Remote Access: LLCC Username and Password
24/7 - OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
to LLCC Library Databases via any internet connection using your LLCC username and password.
Use the same information you use to log in to LLCC Email ~ BlackBoard ~ WebAdvisor
Database Links will open the password prompt automatically from remote locations.
Online Streaming VIDEO
Alexander Street Press
Streaming video interface where LLCC users are able to access the following video collections: American History in Video, Art & Architecture in Video, Criminal Justice & Public Safety in Video, Current Affairs in Video, Environmental Studies in Video, LGBT Studies in Video, Nursing Education in Video, 2nd Ed., Rehabilitation Therapy in Video, and Theatre in Video: Volume I.
full-text: HTML or PDF ???
Full-text articles include every word of the original publication as it appeared in print. However, full-text may look different depending on the format.
HTML full-text - all the words in the original article have been entered into the database/searchinterface format; in some cases, photos, maps, tables and charts may be omitted.
PDF full-text - is an exact digital copy or photo/scan of the document as it appeared in it's original print form. The layout, headlines, ads, original page numbers will all appear in this file. Thus, all photos, tables, etc will be included. The digital file looks exactly like the print version.
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