Library

Research Databases

If you are using a computer on campus, Florida College offers access to these  subscription databases:

Reference

EbscoHost Journals and Magazines

JSTOR Journals and Magazines

Open Resource Journals and Indexes

Newspapers (Newsbank)

eBooks

Music

 

Descriptions

A to Z Maps

A collection of more than 146,000 maps and supplemental materials. Ιτ is the only product that combines such a large database of static, animated, real-time, scientific, and antique maps in one, easy-to-access place.

Academic Search™ Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Access World News (Newsbank)

Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government, and more with the world’s largest collection of state, regional, national, and international full-text newspapers and other news sources.

ATLA Religion Database

ATLA is an online collection of major religion and theology journals selected by leading religion scholars and theologians. Users can read articles or research the history of a topic from as early as 1924 to the present. Currently, researchers are able to use ATLA as a search tool to retrieve images of the pages in more than one-hundred different journals.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete exceeds all other databases available in terms of its premium content of peer-reviewed, business related journals. Included as part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database are indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886.

Classical Music Library

Classical Music Library is a fully searchable classical music resource—a comprehensive collection of distinguished classical recordings. It includes tens of thousands of licensed recordings that users can listen to over the Internet. Users browse, search, click, and then listen to the music through their headphones. The music moves from Medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde. We’ve licensed multiple versions of works to enable comparative listening by students—a major bonus for academics.

CollegeSource Online

Information about colleges and universities, including school profiles, catalogs, college websites, and maps/driving directions. Also contains links to useful resources on test preparation, career advice, financial aid, etc.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

CMMC offers cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915).

Credo-Reference

A reference database that contains encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, and many other basic reference works. The Concept Map is a useful feature for discovering other terms related to your search term.

eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)

A collection of almost 40,000 ebooks, Many of these ebooks are also included in our online catalog.

Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of over 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Subject coverage includes adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods, in-depth coverage of special education and much more.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

An online version of the print publication. It contains both traditional encyclopedia articles and photos, video and audio clips, and links. Also available are the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. MLA citation information is available at the bottom of each article.

ERIC

A database primarily for use by those in education, containing over 107,000 full-text documents. Use Advanced Search for the most precise results.

FirstSearch

Allows students to search several databases, including WorldCat (books in libraries across the world), ArticleFirst (indexes articles from selected journals), ERIC, and more. References are not full-text.

Florida Digital Newspaper Library

The Florida Digital Newspaper Library exists to provide access to the news and history of Florida. All of the over 1,000,000 pages of historic through current Florida newspapers in the Florida Digital Newspaper Library are openly and freely available with zoomable page images and full text. The Florida Digital Newspaper Library builds on the work done in microfilm within the Florida Newspaper Project.

Florida Electronic Library

The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.

Gale’s Literary Index

Gale’s Literary Index provides quick and easy access to author and title listings from over 130 literature products from Gale. The referenced products themselves will contain complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings. We own several of these titles and they are located in the R800s.

Image Quest

Access more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.

JSTOR Journals and Magazines

Established in 1997, JSTOR’s first collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics. Arts & Sciences III includes journals in languages and literature, as well as titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, women’s studies, and the history and study of art and architecture.

Library Music Source

Contains the largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled. Users have access and command of over 300,000 pages of sheet music from over 35,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, to cite only a few examples. Users can access the complete or nearly complete published works of the world’s great composers for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, organ, voice, chorus, strings, winds, percussion and guitar. When printing sheet music from Adobe Acrobat Reader, in the “Print” window, select page scaling: “shrink to printable area” or else some notations near the edge of the page may be lost.

MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers. Subjects within the MLA International Bibliography consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Links to JSTOR.

NewsBank ScienceSource Collection (1987-Current)

Articles, biographies, and digests explore science topics including diseases, mammals, the environment, and physics. Learn about biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, health, oceanography, and applied sciences.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Comprehensive database providing nearly 560 full text publications dating as far back as 1965. The database covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.

Restoration Serials Index

More than 37 periodicals and twelve lectureship proceedings issued by members of the churches of Christ are included in the Restoration Serials Index.