Research Databases

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(EBSCO) Periodical database. This multi-disciplinary database covers most disciplines taught at MCTC. Most articles are scholarly.

(EBSCO) Prescription drug database written in lay-language.  Updated monthly.

(EBSCO) Alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

(EBSCO) Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines by combining high-quality databases from both EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson. 

(EBSCO) The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

(EBSCO) CINAHL®Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals. 

(EBSCO) 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. 

(EBSCO) This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

(EBSCO) Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

(EBSCO) This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

(EBSCO) This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

(EBSCO) This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

(EBSCO) Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

(Lexis Nexis) Nexis Uni is an easy-to-use academic search engine that provides full-text access to more than 17,000 news, business, and legal sources.

(EBSCO) NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. In addition to the fiction database that NoveList has offered, NoveList Plus adds nonfiction to provide a complete solution for your readers.  With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for both your fiction and nonfiction needs.  NoveList Plus also included audiobook information, including audiobook recommendations and audio samples.

(EBSCO) NoveList Plus K-8 is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource for children in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Whether your library or school uses Accelerated Reader levels, Lexile levels, or both, NoveList K-8 Plus lets you search for books with your kids’ favorite story elements, then limit by reading level so you can hand your young reader a just right book.

(EBSCO) Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

(ProQuest) A continuously expanding collection of 200,000+ multi-disciplinary academic ebooks delivered on Ebook Central. All titles are selected for quality and relevance, with unique titles from Wiley and DRM-free chapter downloads.

(EBSCO) Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.  *Please note: this database is NOT RECOMMENDED for college level research, but is provided as a source for Elementary Education majors. 

(EBSCO) This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

(EBSCO) TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information., the West Virginia eLibrary, is an anywhere, anytime library that you can access from your home computer, school or public library, or mobile device. You can explore millions of magazine and newspaper articles, encyclopedias, eBooks, digital images, test preparation resources, scholarly journals, historical materials, and more.

For access, please contact our librarian or the West Virginia Library Commission

West Virginia Newspapers

Available on-campus with unlimited access (not currently available off-campus).

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