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April 2018 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Databases

New Databases - Added in Recent Months

Access ScienceCollection of articles, briefings, videos, and biographies related to science. 
Department of Energy Pages Portal to journal articles and accepted manuscripts resulting from Department of Energy-funded research.
GCFLearn Free - Tutorial website for basic technology and workplace skills.
Great 78 Project - Digitized 78rpm discs representing a variety of musical styles.
Jazz History Database Interactive multimedia museum focused on artists deserving of wider recognition and dedicated to the preservation of “at-risk” artifacts.
Learning Express Library - Courtesy of Alabama Public Library Service, collection of career and education resources. Individual registration is required.
MathWorld  Extensive mathematical resource and clearinghouse for new mathematical discoveries.
Merck Manuals - Professional and consumer editions of one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources.
NIST Data Gateway  List on online databases (most are free access) that access scientific and technical data. Keyword guides are included.
Statistical Abstract of the United States - Digital version of the Statistical Abstract of the United States providing U.S. social, political and economic data from 1878 to 2012. 

WolframAlphaComputable and systematic guide to knowledge in 30 disciplines.   Global science gateway to national and international scientific databases and portals.

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.

E-Statement Studies - Part of RMA University, the eStatement Studies tab accesses industry norms by year, asset range and region with information from composites averaged and aggregated from financial statements’ raw data. Content via Credit Risk and Enterprise Risk tabs are not accessible.

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.  

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.

LexisNexis Academic - 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.

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.  

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.

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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