EBSCOhost Database List
A collection of 18 research databases containing full text publications and bibliographic citations on a broad range of subject areas including: general academic, biomedical/nursing and health, business, education, military and government, library and information science, and psychology.
Academic Search Ultimate
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Comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database. Includes peer-reviewed journals, academic journals, and other publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest. This content is updated monthly. Available in both Spanish and English.
American History in Video
Over 5,800 titles on American history in streaming video format. From commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1, 1691-1820
Presents over 500 titles from 1691 through 1820. Representing over two centuries of print culture from early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic, Series 1 is first of the five series created from periodical holdings from one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The entire AAS collection features over 7500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 1 is broad in scope and covers all aspects of American society during this time period.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2, 1821-1837
Presents over 1000 titles dating from 1821 through 1837. The series two is second of the five series created from serials holdings belonging to one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society and featuring about 6500 titles from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. The subject matter covered in Series 2 represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3, 1838-1852
Presents over 1,800 titles dating from 1838 through 1852. Series 3 is the third of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 3 reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences, and life on the western frontier were daily realities. Subjects covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4, 1853-1865
Presents over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865. Series 4 is the fourth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, we also find a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war. News from the battlefront can be found, in addition to the usual breadth of subject matter found in previous collections that include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5,1866-1912
Presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Series 5 is the fifth of five series created from serials holdings of one of the premier repositories in the United States, the American Antiquarian Society. The themes presented in Series 5 reflect a nation that persevered through a most difficult set of circumstances: a bloody civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives; the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories. Broad subject areas covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.
Art and Architecture in Video
A collection of over 400 documentaries and interviews illustrating the history,theory and practice of art, design, and architecture.
Business Source Ultimate
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Full-text access to over 1,000 business publications. More than 10,000 company profiles from Datamonitor. Updated daily.
CINAHL with Full Text
Full-text provided for over 600 journals included in CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) and indexing for over 3,000 journals. Offers complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association. CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters.
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer-oriented health content to support patients’ information needs. Includes coverage on mainstream medicine, complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Also features more than 700 physician-generated videos with full-text transcripts and 248 animations. Updated weekly.
Searches over 3 million entries in 575 reference books – encyclopedias, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, atlases, a crossword solver, and subject-specific titles.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video
A collection of over 500 documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety. Titles added regularly.
Offers in-depth reports about single topics that are written by seasoned journalists at CQ Press. Topics covered include health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.
eBook Collection (Formerly NetLibrary)
Search and view the full text of over 1,900 e-books.
eBook Community College Collection (EBSCOhost)
This subscription focuses on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. This multidisciplinary collection covers topics across programs and fields of study offered in Community Colleges as well as key subject areas such as the Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism. The complexity of the information available in this collection varies from introductory to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study.
Education in Video
The first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. The collection contains over 4000 titles with over 1300 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
High-quality, comprehensive information. Includes Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and host of additional sources and research tools.
Funded in part by the Illinois State Library, eRead Illinois is designed to expand e-book access across Illinois. This continually expanding collection features fiction and non-fiction books in diverse subject areas including: Antiques & Collectibles, Architecture, Art, Biography, Body/Mind/Spirit, Business/Economics, Comics, Cooking, Crafts/Hobbies, Design, Education, Family Relationships, Foreign Language, Gardening, Health/Fitness, History, Humor, Juvenile Fiction and Non-fiction, Language Arts, Mathematics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Science, Study Aids, Sports/Recreation, Technology/Engineering, Transportation, Travel.
Over 1.3 million records from the Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1956.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Profiles of over 3,400 jobs and 94 industries; other resources include: Job-hunting and Workplace Skills, Career and Industry Resources, College Planning and Financial Aid, Career Interest Assessment, and Career Opportunity News.
Films on Demand
Streaming videos on: Anthropology, Archival Films and Newsreels, Area Studies, Art and Architecture, Biology, Business and Economics, Communication, Computers and Technology, Criminal Justice, Earth Science, Education, English and Language Arts, Environmental Science, Geography, Health and Medicine, History, Mathematics, Music and Dance, Philosophy and Religion, Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, World Languages. Some Flash videos can be viewed at 1.5 Mbps, so be sure to set your download speed as high as possible.
Digital subscription to popular magazines. Magazines can be downloaded to Android phones and tablets, Apple phones and tablets, and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading anytime, anywhere. Titles currently available: Discover, Sports Illustrated, Time.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
More than 25,000 encyclopedic entries in a variety of subject areas.
General Science Full Text
Full text of articles from nearly 100 periodicals on a variety of science topics, dating as far back as 1995. Graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. Abstracting and indexing as far back as 1984, many peer-reviewed.
Global Road Warrior
A travel guide to the world’s countries. Information about climate, culture, security, points of interest, travel essentials, money, health, business services, essential terms, maps, and more.
Harper's Weekly, 1857-1912
America’s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Access the illustrations, cartoons, news, literature, editorials and advertisements through topical indexes or full-text searching. Segments include: The Civil War Era (1857-1865), Reconstruction 1-2 (1866-1877), The Gilded Age 1-6 (1878-1912).
Health and Society in Video
This collection of over 250 titles defines and explores today's latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society-with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews. Titles added regularly.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Includes almost 80 consumer health magazines and more than 130 health reference books.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Offers almost 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Included is the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Millennial Edition Online. The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
The online catalog of the holdings of over 80 Illinois academic and research libraries. Search all libraries at once or choose to search a single library by name.
JWCC Library Catalog
Our online catalog of books, videos, course reserves, career reference books, other reference books, the Professional Development Collection (PDC), and the Cooperating Collection (CC) of the West Central Illinois Philanthropy Center.
LISTA (Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts)
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals and nearly 125 selective journals. Also includes books, research reports and proceedings. Subjects covered include: librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Full-text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Also includes: more than 360 full-text reference books, biographies, primary source documents and an image collection of over 510,000 photos, maps, and flags.
Multidisciplinary, general interest. Designed for public libraries. Full-text for periodicals, nearly 500 reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of over 164,400 photos, maps, and flags.
The National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Military & Government Collection
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Includes periodicals, academic journals and other content.
Cover-to-cover full-text for 40 national and international newspapers. Selective full-text for 375 regional U.S. newspapers. Full-text television and radio news transcripts.
Noodle Tools is a student research platform that includes a citation tool,notetaking and outlining components, and much more. Users will be asked to create and account and then give each project a unique name.
Nursing & Allied Health
A database of nearly 6 million articles, for the use of nursing students, physician's assistant students,and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for answer related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients.
Nursing Assessment in Video
An online database that provides anywhere, anytime access to an assessment series of training videos from Medcom, Inc. Each title features leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in key assessment areas. All content was produced since 2012.
Nursing Assistant Education in Video
Presents nearly 40 full-length training videos designed specifically for nursing assistants. Each title features leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in all of the need-to-know areas of nursing assistance. Produced by Medcom, Inc.
Nursing Education in Video
A collection of over 300 video titles created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. New titles added annually.
Nursing Resource Center
Designed specifically for nursing students. Over 3 million articles from top publications in the field. Other resources include: Common Drugs A-Z, Common Diseases and Conditions A-Z, Nursing Toolbox, Nursing Interventions Classifications, Nursing Outcomes Classifications, and NANDA-1 Nursing Diagnosis: Definitions and Classification 2012-2014.
OCLC World Cat
If you can’t find a book or video in the JWCC Online Catalog or I-Share you can consult WorldCat, a worldwide catalog of books and materials. ASK A JWCC STAFF LIBRARY STAFF MEMBER TO HELP YOU REQUEST THE ITEM.
OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full-text database from over 1,600 publications.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
A full-text resource covering today's hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. This database includes pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Oxford English Dictionary (On Campus Only)
A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over a half million words from both present and past. Over 2.5 million quotations allow readers to explore the rich history of words.
Over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research.
Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators. Features high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles, and educational reports.
From the American Psychological Association (APA). Peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from journals published by the APA and its Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF). Also content from allied organizations such as the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
Psychological Experiments Online
A multimedia online resource that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection pairs 75 hours of audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with 40,000 pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, letters penned by the lead psychologist, videos of modern-day replications, and modifications to the original experiments.
Published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Regional Business News
Full-text articles from more than 80 regional business journals, newspapers, and newswires covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Science In Context
Search or browse science resources in a web-like interface. Information is divided into topics (Biographies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, etc.) and then further organized by source – academic journals, reference content, magazines, statistics, news, experiments, web sites, videos, etc.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published annually since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps, the world. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States derived from Census Bureau data, it is a snapshot of America and its people.
Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for 280 teacher and administrator journals and magazines for professional educators.