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All Subjects   Health & Medicine
Applied Technology News
Business Science & Technology

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All Subjects

  • Academic Search Complete
    (EBSCO) Help
    Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines, and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) NOTE: formerly NetLibrary
    Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
  • Films on Demand (LSCS Libraries)
    (Films Media Group)
    High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
  • LearningExpress Library 3.0 (LSCS Libraries)
    (Learning Express)
    Test preparation using practice tests based on official exams. Provides instant feedback on answers to questions. Set up an account to view and save practice tests and review materials. Includes Job & Career Accelerator.

Applied Technology

  • Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
    (Cengage Learning)
    Includes "photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks."
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Includes full-text information from over 120 reference books, magazines, videos and over 35,000 images for subjects such as maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, decoration, home and garden, outdoor improvements, plumbing and wood projects. The information is presented in a unique and user-friendly interface.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Features 470 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations, including detailed instructions for 90,000 repairs on such equipment as chain saws, motorcycles, marine (boats), personal watercraft/jet ski, mowers, string trimmers & blowers, yard & garden tractors.
  • Vocational & Career Collection
    (EBSCO) Help
    Full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Business

  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Full-text for articles in close to 460 publications from 1982 to the present.
  • Business Source Complete
    (EBSCO) Help
    Provides "journal and magazine full-text articles, financial data, case studies, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more."
  • Houston Business Journal - free web
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Features some 400 full-text periodicals, over 450 full-text reference books, videos, and business plans.

Health & Medicine

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text (LSCS Libraries)
    (EBSCO) Help
    Major full-text database in Nursing and Allied Health, with over 560 journals, and more than 600,000 articles dating back to 1937.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Help
    Full-text from a variety of medical, nursing and allied health sources: journals, reference books, pamphlets.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    (EBSCO) Help
    Full text from some 550 scholarly medical journals, plus citations and abstracts from 850 others.
  • STAT!Ref (Healthcare) (LSCS Libraries) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book
    (Teton Data Systems) Full-text electronic medical library. For information on mobile access (via Apple, Android and Blackberry), refer to STAT!Ref under Mobile Apps
  • STAT!Ref (LSC-Montgomery)
    (Teton Data Systems) Help
    Full-text electronic medical library; included 26 titles including CPT Data FilesDavis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 5-Minute Clinical Consult, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Burket's Oral Medicine, and Scientific American Medicine.  Most titles can be viewed by one person at a time, so if a title is unavailable, wait a few minutes and try again.  For information on mobile access (via Apple, Android and Blackberry),refer to STAT!Ref under Mobile Apps.
  • PubMed Search -free web
    National Center for Biotechnology Information located within the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

News

  • Houston Chronicle-free web
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle. 
  • Houston Chronicle Archivesfree web
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full text only available to subscribers.
  • National Newspapers Core  (LSCS Libraries) - Note:Formerly ProQuest Newspapers
    (ProQuest)
    Full text of Christian Science Monitor, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.
  • Newspaper Source
    (EBSCO) Help
    Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.

Science & Technolgy

  • Science & Technology Collection
    (EBSCO) Help
    Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • SciTech Premium Collection - New
    (ProQuest) Full-text from an international collection of scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.