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October 2020 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Databases

New Databases - Added in Recent Months

Child & Family Data Archive - Data on early care, education, and families as well as datasets about young children, their families and communities,and the programs that serve them.
Early Americas Digital Archive - Collection of electronic texts written in or about the Americas from 1492 to about 1820.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine - Information on a complete range of healthcare topics for students, health care professionals, and researchers.

Grove Music Online - Central location for Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music, and Oxford Dictionary of Music.
IBIS World - Industry market research and industry risk ratings with specialization in US industry, US specialized industry, China industry, global industry, and US business environment profiles. 

Learn How to Become Guide - Resource to explore career options in order to determine career path.

MAS Ultra School Edition (AVL) - Full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.

OverDrive Popular books that can be downloaded directly onto a user’s computer or mobile device. Books may be checked out for 21 days, and are automatically returned to the library at the end of the checkout period. 
Wex - Online legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute. Entries are collaboratively created and edited by legal experts.
Suggestions for additional e-resources can be sent to Neil Foulger ( If the e-resource has no cost, include URL, relevant subject(s), and a brief description. If the e-resource has a cost, include URL, pricing, and applicable contact information (vendor).

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Featured Databases

eBook Collection -Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

Checkout period is 7 days. Checkout/checkin and bookshelf maintenance require creation of user account. Regular book reading does not require creation or access of user account. Downloading an e-book requires one-time download of Adobe Digital Editions 2.0 (Bluefire for Macs) onto device.

Global Newsstream (formerly ProQuest Newsstand) - Full-text to over 1,300 newspapers, news websites, and blogs including Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal.  

Mergent Archives - A vast historical collection of company information.  The Moody's/Mergent Digital Manuals consist of the following manuals: Industrial, Over the Counter Unlisted, Over the Counter Industrial, Transportation, Bank & Finance, Public Utilities, International and Municipal & Government starting in 1909 to current.  

Nexis Uni Comprehensive full-text database covering business, news, legal, company, and medical information. "Legal" includes full-text legal news, law reviews, federal case law, state legal research, the U.S. Code, Constitution, and court rules.Curriculum-based research guides are also included.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Oxford University Press Journals Online - Oxford University-published journals which cover a wide range of subjects including biology, economics, health sciences, political science, social work, and technology.

Science Direct - Abstracts and full-text articles (along with backfiles) in a variety of subject areas covering physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, and social sciences. Freedom Collection with full-text coverage for over 1,500 journal titles was added in May 2019.

Wiley Online LIbrary - Full-text access to over 500 online journals in business, law, education, and the sciences (health, life, physical, and social).

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How to Access Databases

On the library's homepage, click Databases by Title



Next, click on the first letter of the database (for this example, we want to access JSTOR) undefined


Now you can select the database


The link takes you directly to the database.


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