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Databases by Subject

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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries:
Credo Reference Thousands of brief articles on a broad range of subjects. Searches are extendable to our catalog and article databases.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Access to articles, videos, world atlas, world data and quotations. (For off-campus, find password on MyACC's Library tab)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Choosing a Research Topic:
CQ Researcher Topic guide and background information in single-themed, 12,000-word reports. (For off-campus, find password on MyACC's Library tab)
Issues & Controversies A Facts on File database providing an in-depth  investigation of today’s top issues.
Issues & Controversies in American History A Facts on File database providing an understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation.
Points of View This database is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.
Today's Science A Facts on File database with science news written especially for  students.
TOPICsearch

Scholarly and Peer-reviewed Articles:
EBSCOhost Login A collection of databases with peer-reviewed scholarly publications in virtually every area of study. Try EBSCOhost's Integrated Search which searches across multiple databases simultaneously.
Academic Search Premier Multi-disciplinary, full-text scholarly database.
Academic OneFile General reference center with articles from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, updated daily.
ProQuest Peer-reviewed scholarly journals and newspaper abstracts.
ProQuest Psychology Journals

Newspapers:
Access World News  Find diverse global perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, science, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including business journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, videos and web-only content.

Streaming Videos:
Films on Demand History Video Collection contains thousands of primary source and documentary videos on world history topics.

Build Your Skills:
Learning Express Library
will help you practice grammar, reading, math, and science and also has test prep for ACCUPLACER, GED, and more!

Ebooks:
eBook Academic Collection – EBSCOhost's eBook Academic Collection has over 130,000 ebooks. To use  from off-campus, you must enter the EBSCOhost username and password available on the Library tab in the myACC Portal or by calling us at 303.797.5090.
Ebrary – ProQuest's College Complete is an ebook collection with over 30,000 titles available on a variety of subjects. From off-campus, you will need to enter your S number for access.

Also Useful:
Associations Unlimited Locate national and international membership organizations.
Denver Post (available in Access World News)
New York Times (available in Academic OneFile)
Google Scholar
WorldCat – find books and materials at a library near you!

Access to databases from off-campus:
To use many of our databases from off-campus, you only need your S number. For the databases marked, usernames and passwords can be found by logging in to MyACC and clicking on the Library tab or by calling us at 303.797.5090.