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Research Databases - LSC-CyFair

Where to Start?

For Journals and Magazines: Academic Search Complete
LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
For News Stories: Newspaper Source
LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
For Topic Overviews: Credo Reference
LSC-CyFair Users
For Documentary Streaming Videos: Academic Video Online: Premium
LSC-CyFair Users
For Digital Library Books: eBook Collection
LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
 
On-Campus Access:
All titles are available to any user on campus, except where noted.
Off-Campus Access:
Login with your 14-digit LSCS ID or HCPL card number or use your My LoneStar login upon clicking the LSC-Online link after selecting an LSC-CyFair Users database title.

 

Click on a Subject Below to Select a Database to Search.

Arts & Humanities

  • Humanities Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from over 330 journals & magazines in such areas as art, philosophy, and religion.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journal articles on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and philosophy.
  • Oxford Art Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text articles (including Grove Art) covering all the visual arts from prehistory to the present.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text back issues of peer-reviewed journals in such areas as arts, history, philosophy, and religion.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Oxford Music Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text articles on popular music genres from 1900 to the present.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Biography & Genealogy

Books & Reading

  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete eBooks on a variety of topics. Set up a free account and download to your device or computer.
  • Ebook Central
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search, view, and/or download complete eBook titles covering a full range of academic topics.
  • eHCPL
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Download and/or view digital materials (such as books, audio, music, magazines, and video). 
  • Safari Tech Books (Note: 5 concurrent user limit)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Novelist Plus
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Find reading suggestions by author, title, or genre.
  • Book Review Digest Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text reviews in journals and magazines from 1983 to the present.

Business

  • Business Source Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journal and magazine articles, financial data, industry and SWOT reports, company profiles, and more.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 1982 to the present.
  • Wall Street Journal
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text business news on financial markets worldwide.
  • Value Line Investment Service
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Full-text stock-related information.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Mutual funds investment information.
  • ReferenceUSA
    (NOTE: This link will refer you to the HCPL page where you will select the ReferenceUSA link.)
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Full-text business local, state, and national (plus Canadian) business directories.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles, reference books, videos, and business plans.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text U.S. and world news publications and law-related documents.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Careers

Children & Young Adults

  • Explora
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Full-text middle and high school student search from a variety of EBSCO databases that include such sources as magazines, newspapers, books, and video.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Includes Grzimek's Animal Encyclopedia, Student Animal Life Resource, and Endangered Species reference books online.
  • Novelist K-8 Plus
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Search reading suggestions by author, title, or type of book for children and young adults.
  • TumbleBooks
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Interactive children's books using Flash animation.
  • Biblioteca TumbleBooks
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Libros electrónicos para niños.

Criminal Justice, Law, and Government

  • Legal Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text law journals in such areas as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics.
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles and instructions on legal issues.
  • Gale Legal Forms
    HCPL Users
    View, add to, and print Texas legal forms in such areas as wills, leases, and divorces.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text back issues of peer-reviewed journals in such areas as criminal justice, political science, sociology, and law.
  • Military & Government Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text magazine and journal articles from armed services publications.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text U.S. and world news publications and law-related documents.
  • US Major Dailies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full text from the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and the New York Times.
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets from the 18th-20th centuries.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Current Issues

  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full text on controversial issues from magazines, journals, statistical sources, and news publications.
  • CQ Researcher
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
  • US Major Dailies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full text from the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and the New York Times.
  • The New York Times
    LSC-CyFair Users Account Set Up
    Complimentary access to the complete daily contents and searchable back issues. Once you create an account on a specific device or computer, you can enter http://nytimes.com to reach the paper's front page or you can access your account on any workstation at http://nytimes.com after you login at the top of the paper's front page. Note: In addition to the account set up, faculty can also register with their LoneStar email for instructor tools and features.
    To set up an account:
    1. Enter the name of the college (Lone Star College System).
    2. Follow the instructions to use your LoneStar email to register for your own personal account.  
    3. Your expiration date will display upon registration.
  • Issues & Controversies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text pro/con essays, editorials, video, and Reuters news for popular topics.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from magazines & journal.
  • Newspaper Source
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full text from national and international newspapers plus news transcripts.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text U.S. and world news publications and law-related documents.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Get population, education, crime rate numbers and more! Browse categories or search for specific information.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete eBooks on a variety of topics. Set up a free account and download to your device or computer.

Do-It-Yourself

  • Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full-text repair procedures, original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls, and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text books, magazines, videos, hobby profiles, and recipes.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text reference books, magazines, videos and images for subjects such as maintenance, remodeling, electrical/plumbing work, decoration, and outdoor improvements.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations, including detailed repair instructions for equipment such as mowers, string trimmers & blowers, chain saws, and small tractors.

Education

  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text test preparation with feedback, based on official exams. Requires registration to use. Includes Job & Career Accelerator.
  • Professional Development Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text education journals and educational reports.
  • ERIC
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles, reports, and abstracts from education-related journals.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete eBooks on a variety of topics. Set up a free account and download to your device or computer.
  • Pronunciator
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Fun and free way to learn 80 different languages through self-directed lessons, live instruction, movies, music and more.
  • ProCitizen
    HCPL Users on HCPL Workstations or Off Campus
    Prepare for the civics, reading, and writing parts of the USCIS Naturalization Test. Includes 100 instructional videos in both English and Spanish.

Español

  • Fuente Académica
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Hay en ese recurso electronico varios articulos sobre las tradiciones regionales, las tendencias politicas y sociales de diferentes comunidades latinas, analisis cualitativo y cuantitativo del conocimiento, claves del negocio y del liderazgo, discursos filosoficos y reflexiones.
  • MedicLatina
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    En esa database se encuentra informacion soble la salud publica, enfermedades comunes, fisiopatologia, adelantos medicales recientes y eventos cientificos.
  • Salud en Español
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Información sobre salud escrito para el público en general - artículos de revistas y otras fuentes.
  • Biblioteca TumbleBook
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Libros electrónicos para niños
  • MedlinePlus en Español - free web
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Información de salud.
  • ProCitizen
    HCPL Users on HCPL Workstations or Off Campus
    Un curso en línea para prepararse para los nuevos americanos civismo, la lectura, la escritura y partes del Examen de Naturalización de USCIS. Incluye 100 videos de instrucción en Inglés y Español.
  • Pronunciator
    HCPL Users on HCPL Workstations or Off Campus
    Una manera fácil y divertida de aprender a hablar, leer y escribir en cualquiera de los 80 idiomas. 

Geography & Maps

Health & Medicine

  • Health Reference Center Academic
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journals and books on medical issues.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text scholarly journals and trade publications on medical issues.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text nursing & allied health journals.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles on diseases/conditions and related issues.
  • Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
  • Nursing Education in Video
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Video from Medcom-Trainex specifically for the training of nurses and allied health workers. Login to create a playlist to share or embed videos or static links to videos in online courses.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
  • STAT!Ref
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text medical eBooks. For information on mobile access see to STAT!Ref under Mobile Apps.
  • MedlinePlus - free web
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full-text information on health topics and drugs from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

History

  • History Study Center
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete electronic books. Read online or set up a free account to download to your computer or device.
  • Ebook Central
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search, view, and/or download complete eBook titles covering a full range of academic topics.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text journal back files generally from at least three years ago and back in time.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text journals in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century.
  • Credo Reference
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text reference books on a variety of topics including history, anthropology, and related disciplines.
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets from the 18th-20th centuries.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Literature

  • Literature Resource Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journal articles, critical essays, work overviews & summaries, and author biographies.
  • Literary Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text criticisms, synopses, and reviews of authors and their works.
  • Bloom's Literature
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text essays and criticism in books on authors and their works.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text criticism and in-depth commentary on literature and other subjects.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete electronic books. Read online or set up a free account to download to your computer or device.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

News

  • Newspaper Source
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full text from national and international newspapers plus news transcripts.
  • US Major Dailies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full text from the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and the New York Times.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text U.S. and world news publications and law-related documents.
  • The New York Times
    LSC-CyFair Users Account Set Up
    Complimentary access to the complete daily contents and searchable back issues. Once you create an account on a specific device or computer, you can enter http://nytimes.com to reach the paper's front page or you can access your account on any workstation at http://nytimes.com after you login at the top of the paper's front page. Note: In addition to the account set up, faculty can also register with their LoneStar email for instructor tools and features.
    To set up an account:
    1. Enter the name of the college (Lone Star College System).
    2. Follow the instructions to use your LoneStar email to register for your own personal account.  
    3. Your expiration date will display upon registration.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Science & Technology

  • Gale Science in Context
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts.
  • Safari Tech Books (Note: 5 concurrent user limit)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Science & Technology Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journals on STEM fields and related topics.
  • Science Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text weekly scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news
  • SciTech Premium Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, and related publications.
  • GreenFILE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text and brief listings of scholarly, government and general-interest articles and other sources covering the environmental challenges and solutions.
  • Computer Source
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles on computer science, programming, and related topics.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Full-text open access scientific and medical journals that include original research.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on events in the news and a variety of additional topics.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
  • Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full-text repair procedures, original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls, and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.

Social Sciences

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text journals in psychology, sociology, and related fields.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text articles from 6,500+ journal and magazine titles.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text journals in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text journal back files generally from at least three years ago and back in time.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search complete electronic books. Read online or set up a free account to download to your computer or device.
  • Ebook Central
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Search, view, and/or download complete eBook titles covering a full range of academic topics.
  • Credo Reference
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Full-text reference books on a variety of topics including history, anthropology, and related disciplines.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Educational streaming video.
  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Brief and in-depth streaming documentary videos on issues in the news and academic subjects.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.

Video