On Campus Access
All online databases (except the Library Online Catalog) require a password to access. If you are accessing an online database from an HCC campus computer, authentication to the database is completed automatically.
Students, faculty and staff of KCTCS and Hopkinsville Community College can access the databases from off-campus computers by using their HCC-KCTCS computer account. Community library patrons with a valid HCC library card may request database passwords from a member of the HCC Library Staff. For more information about obtaining a library card, click here.Academic OneFile - Locate magazine, newspaper and journal articles (some complete articles) on a variety of current topics. This database includes:
Biography Reference Bank is comprised of all the H.W. Wilson resources, including Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, Current Biography, the Junior Authors & Illustrators Series, the Wilson biographical series on world artists, authors, composers, songwriters, musicians, film directors, plus more than 80,000 profiles. In addition, Biography Reference Bank contains links to every article on any individual (full text articles, abstracts, book review excerpts, and more) from the thousands of periodicals covered by other Wilson databases.
Films on Demand - Faculty and students have 24/7 instant access to over 6,200 full-length programs and 65,800 video segments grouped into prearranged, subject-specific categories such as humanities, social sciences, business, economics, science, mathematics, health, medicine, technical education, family and consumer sciences, careers, job search, guidance and counseling.
Grolier Online Grolier Online is an authoritative, age-appropriate research and learning Web resource.This general source covers a broad range of topics, including the arts, society, geography, history, philosophy, religion, sports, science and technology. Extensive links to articles, Web sites, periodicals and bibliographies are incorporated as well.
Literary Reference Center - is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 159,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 632,000 book reviews, more than 69,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,600 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.
Nursing Digital Library - This searchable digital library, available 24/7, is a compilation of over 120 individual titles produced for use in nursing education. It includes over 100 hours of nursing training on topics such as assessment, disease, medication administration, pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, skills, etc. NOTE TO USERS: CLICK "View the Library" to access desired resources.
OCLC FirstSearch Locate magazine, newspaper and journal articles (citations and abstracts only) in a variety of index sources.
Oxford Reference Containing over 1.5 million dictionary definitions, facts, figures, people, places, dates, and quotations, ORO offers a wide choice of search options to suit all research needs and levels of experience.
ProQuest Direct Locate magazine, newspaper and journal articles (some complete articles) on a variety of current topics.
Salem History - An online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Salem currently offers this service with the following series of historical reference:
Salem Health - Salem Health includes Magill’s Medical Guide, a five-volume set that provides general readers with an authoritative reference source designed to bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compilation of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.
Salem Literature (Masterplots) - A classic reference work for more than 60 years, Masterplots summarizes, analyzes, and critiques the most important works in all genres—long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction — throughout history and around the world. It features 2,220 essays: 438 essays are newly written; 98 feature thoroughly revised or replaced plot synopses or critical evaluations; and 1,684 have been previously published but reedited for this new edition.SKS Webselect (SIRS) Locate carefully selected and continuously updated quality websites covering vital issues and topics.
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