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Research Databases • LSC-CyFair

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On-Campus Access:
All titles are available to any user on campus, except where noted.

Off-Campus Access:
LSC-CyFair Users: Login with your 14-digit LSC Student ID/Library Card number.
HCPL Users: Login with your 14-digit HCPL Library Card or iKnow Digital Access Card number.
LSC-CyFair Users may use their MyLoneStar username & password as an alternate login until a library card number is issued.

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ARTICLES

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

PLAYS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES

  • Digital Public Library of America - free web
    (DPLA) Over 44 million images, texts, videos, and sound file—s from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across the country.
  • Performing Arts Encyclopedia - free web
    (Library of Congress) A guide to the performing arts collections (both print and digital) and exhibitions at the Library of Congress. Includes digitized items from the collections and topical compositions such as Civil War Sheet Music and American Choral music.

WEBSITES - ART

  • Google Arts & Culture - free web 
    (Google) A collaborative project of Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries to include over 30,000 works of art from sculpture to architecture and drawings, all in one page. 
     
    Virtual Reality App:
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - free web
    (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)  Searchable chronological, geographical, and thematic world history of art from the museum's vast collection. 

WEBSITES - MUSIC

  • Aria Database - free web
    The Aria Database provides basic information and translations on operas and operatic arias. Sound samples are provided of arias and basic information on available scores and full audio files for purchase.
  • Art Song Central - free web
    An index of Leider and Art Songs, searchable by title, composer, time period.
  • Freegal Music - free web
    (Freegal® Music) Offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. Unlimited streaming and three downloads per week. 
  • RISM International Inventory of Musical Sources - free web
    (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales) The International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM) aims to comprehensively document the world’s musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections. The online-catalogue offered here contains around 700,000 references almost exclusively to music manuscripts.

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BIOGRAPHY

 

GENEOLOGY

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

WEBSITES

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  • eHCPL
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Download and/or view digital materials (such as books, audio, music, magazines, and video). 

EBOOKS & MAGAZINES - LEISURE (Fiction/NonFiction)

 

EBOOKS – ACADEMIC & REFERENCE

 

READERS ADVISORY

 
  • Talking Book Program - free web
    "TBP (Talking Book Program) provides free library services for Texans with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print."(About TBP)

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

  • WorldCat - free web
    Here you'll find reading suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction for readers in grades K-12.

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ARTICLES

 

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES

  • Houston Business Journal - free web
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
  • Houston Chronicle - free web
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
  • Houston Chronicle Archives & Houston Community Weeklies
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Newsbank) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full-text only available to subscribers. Here you'll find Houston Chronicle back issues from 10/29/1985-to-present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017-to-present.  Also includes the Texas Newspaper collection, America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation. 
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office Database - free web
    (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office) Here you'll find a searchable database of U.S. patents, trademarks, abstracts, full-text and images available.
  • ThomasNet® - free web
    (Thomas Publishing Company) Includes Thomas Register® and Thomas Regional® and is a comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America. Free registration is required to view company records.
  • Yahoo! Finance incl. Historical Stock Prices - free web
    (Commodity Systems, Inc. (CSI)/Hemscott Americas) Search for a company by name or ticker symbol. On the company's page, click "Historical Data" in the options row. Select a date range and specify daily, weekly, monthly or dividend information. View the resulting table and/or download it to a spreadsheet.
  • Historical Stock Quotes-Big Charts - free web
    (MarketWatch, Inc./Dow Jones & Company) Allows users to input a company's stock symbol and find high/low/closing stock prices for currently-traded companies from 1970 to the present.
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - free web
    (General Services Administration) Comprehensive listing of assistance programs administered by 57 Federal Agencies.
  • Money Smart - free web
    (General Services Administration) Comprehensive listing of assistance programs administered by 57 Federal Agencies.
  • United States Census Bureau - free web
    (U.S. Census Bureau) Here you'll find a variety of data gathered by the United States Census Bureau on the population of the United States.
  • Countries of the World (InfoPlease)
  • Country Information (Google Custom Search)
  • Country Profile (BBC News)
  • The World Factbook (CIA)

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ARTICLES

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - free web
    (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Find information on hundreds of jobs such as earnings, working conditions, job prospects, training, education, and more.
  • CareerOneStop - free web
    (Department of Labor) Explore careers and industries that match your skills, level of education, and occupational outlook.
  • O*NET OnLine - free web
    (Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration) Offers hundreds of standardized descriptors of skills, knowledge, tasks, occupational requirements, and worker abilities, interests and values that employers use to build job descriptions.
  • My Next Move - free web
    Discover the career that matches your interests and skills.
  • Glassdoor - free web
    Offers an inside look at thousands of companies. Salary information, reviews, and interview questions.

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  • eHCPL
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Download and/or view digital materials (such as books, audio, music, magazines, and video). 
  • WorldCat - free web
    Here you'll find a master catalog of items owned by libraries around the world. Click here for a guide on how to place an Interlibrary Loan Request.

ARTICLES

 

EBOOKS / LEISURE

 

LANGUAGE LEARNING

 
  • Duolingo - free web
    Free language learning platform, available on the web or download the app.

READERS ADVISORY

 
  • Talking Book Program - free web
    "TBP (Talking Book Program) provides free library services for Texans with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print."(About TBP)

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

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ARTICLES

 

OER JOURNALS

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

 

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES - Texas

  • Handbook of Texas - free web
    (Texas State Historical Association) Full-text, brief article entries about Texas history & geography.
  • Harris County - free web
    (Harris County, TX) Here you'll find information on the current leadership, various departments, latest news and more for Harris County, Texas.
  • Harris Votes - free web
    (Harris County, TX) Harris County Elections Administrator. Here you can find information on voter registration, sample ballots, elections calendar and more.
  • Office of the Texas Governor - free web
    (State of Texas) Office of the Governor of Texas. Here you'll find information on the initiatives of the current governor and how to reach out to the governor's office.
  • Texas Constitution & Statutes - free web
    (State of Texas) Here you'll find the complete legal statutes of the state of Texas and the Texas Constitution.
  • Texas Judicial Branch - free web
    (State of Texas) Here you'll find information on the Texas courts, judicial organizations, publications & training, programs & services, judicial data and more.
  • Texas Law Help - free web
    (TexasLawHelp.org) Here you'll find legal information and forms, as well as information about free legal assistance.
  • Texas Legislature Online - free web
    (State of Texas) Provides information on legislation, committees, house, and senate.

WEBSITES - U.S.

  • Cares Act - free web
    (U.S. Department of Treasury) Here you'll find access to information on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, which implemented various programs to address issues and challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications - free web
    (U.S.Government Publishing Office) "The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, or click on 'Advanced Search' for more options."
  • Edgar - free web
    (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) "EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, is the primary system for companies and others submitting documents under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, and the Investment Company Act of 1940.  Containing millions of company and individual filings, EDGAR benefits investors, corporations, and the U.S. economy overall by increasing the efficiency, transparency, and fairness of the securities markets. The system processes about 3,000 filings per day, serves up 3,000 terabytes of data to the public annually, and accommodates 40,000 new filers per year on average."  Using EDGAR to ResearchI nvestments.
  • Federal Register - free web
    (National Archives and Records Administration) Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents - 1994 to present.
  • Money Smart - free web
    (FDIC) "Here you'll find financial training from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation."
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - free web
    (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Find information on hundreds of jobs such as earnings, working conditions, job prospects, training, education, and more.
  • SAM.gov - free web
    (U.S. General Services Administration) This is the official site for registering to do business with the federal government. Registration on this site is free.
  • U. S. Code - free web
    (U.S. House of Representatives) Browsable version of the United States Code (laws). Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
  • U. S. Code of Federal Regulations - free web
    (U.S. House of Representatives) Browsable version of the United States Code of Federal Regulations. Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
  • United States Census Bureau - free web
    (U.S. Census Bureau) Here you'll find a variety of data gathered by the United States Census Bureau on the population of the United States.

WEBSITES - Voting

  • Ballotpediafree web
    (Ballotpedia) "Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Our goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. We are firmly committed to neutrality in our content."
  • League of Women Voters in Houston - free web
    (LWV) "ere you'll find information on the local Houston chapter of the League of Women Voters, their initiatives, how to become a member, the Voters Guide and more.
  • Vote411 - free web
    (LWV) "Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information."

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ARTICLES

 

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES

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TOPIC OVERVIEWS

 

ARTICLES

 

NEWS

  • Pressreader
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Get unlimited access to more than 7,000 of the world's top newspapers and magazines as soon as they're available on shelves. No limits on downloads. Read in your browser or via the free PressReader app. View How-To Guides and How-To Videos to get started. TIP: Click the user account icon in the upper-right of the menu, choose Library or Group, search for "Harris County," click on Harris County Public Library, enter your 14-digit library card number and 4-digit PIN option, click the two required checkboxes, click the Log In button.  
Houston
  • Houston Business Journal - free web  
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives. Subscription access includes expanded content.
  • Houston Chronicle
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Full text from 1985-present of the local newspaper, including web edition stories.
  • Houston Chronicle Archives & Houston Community Weeklies
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Newsbank) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full-text only available to subscribers. Here you'll find Houston Chronicle back issues from 10/29/1985-to-present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017-to-present.  Also includes the Texas Newspaper collection, America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation. 
  • Texas News Collection
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find access to newspapers from around the state of Texas, several of which include digital image editions (Austin American-Statesman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and more).  Coverage varies by publication. 
United States
  • New York Times 
    Search New York Times articles in such databases as US Major Dailies (LSC CyFair Users) or Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (LSC CyFair Users | HCPL Users).
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.
  • Proquest Historical Newspapers 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Over 30 million digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century. 
  • Regional Business News
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Updated daily, provides full text for 35 international news wires and 49 regional business publications.
  • US Major Dailies 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Full-text from the Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
International
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts. 
Business
  • Houston Business Journal - free web
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives. Subscription access includes expanded content.
  • Morningstar Mutual Funds Online (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL) - NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit
    LSC-CyFair Users & HCPL Users
    (Morningstar, Inc) Here you'll find information to help with personal investments. Topics covered include stocks, funds, ETFs, as well as articles, videos and investment skills training.
  • Regional Business News
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Updated daily, provides full text for 35 international news wires and 49 regional business publications.
Education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Online 
    LSC-CyFair Users 
    (EBSCO) Features the latest news related to colleges and universities and includes employment listings for higher education. Full-text from 1999. Most current month unavailable. Note: Access is also available through http://www.chronicle.com/. Articles not marked as premium content are accessible.

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

STATISTICS

  • Gallup Poll - free web
    (Gallup, Inc.) Gallup has been collecting public opinion polls for over 70 years. 
  • Pew Research - free web
    (Pew Research Center) A nonpartisan think tank that combines public opinion polls with demographic research and content analysis on a variety of issues, attitudes, and trends.
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    LSC-CyFair Users
    Get population, education, crime rate numbers and more! Browse categories or search for specific information.

VIDEOS

 

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MANUALS

 

CAREER & LEARNING SKILLS

 
  • Duolingo - free web
    Free language learning platform, available on the web or download the app.

Legal Forms

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

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EBOOKS

 

WEBSITES

  • Digital Public Library of America - free web
    (DPLA) Over 44 million images, texts, videos, and sound file—s from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across the country.

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ARTICLES

 

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS

 

TEST PREPARATION & SKILLS PRACTICE

 

VIDEOS

 

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ARTICLES
ARTÍCULOS

 

CHILDREN
HIJOS

 

HEALTH & MEDICINE
SALUD & MEDICINA

 

LEGAL

  • Texas Law Help (Español)
    Aquí encontrará informacion legal y formularios, incluyendo informacion sobre asistencia legal gratuita.

REFERENCE & EBOOKS
REFERENCIA & LIBROS ELECTRÓNICOS

 

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GENERAL

 

CLINICAL CARE

 
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) - free web
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Cochrane Reviews are updated to reflect the findings of new evidence when it becomes available because the results of new studies can change the conclusions of a review.  

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS & MODELS

 

WEBSITES

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - free web
    (CDC) Here you'll find access to information on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  
  • MedLine - free web
    Here you'll find academic articles from the National Library of Medicine. 
  • MedlinePlus - free web
    Full-text information on health topics and drugs from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • MedlinePlus en Español - free web
    (U.S. National Institutes of Health) Información de salud.
  • Merck Veterinary Manual - free web
    (Merck & Co., Inc.) Concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
  • PubChem - free web
    (National Institute of Health)
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    (Public Library of Science) PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."
  • PubMed Search - free web
    (NCBI) National Center for Biotechnology Information located within the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Comprises more than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • TRIP Medical Database - free web
    (TRIP) Evidence-based search engine retrieves research article references, clinical guidelines from major countries, clinical trials, eTextbooks, and more. Create an account for more features, including links to full-text from LSC databases when you select Lone Star College in your profile.

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ARTICLES

 

PRIMARY SOURCES

 
  • American Memory - free web
    (Library of Congress) Provides access "to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience." Copyright information about works in American Memory

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

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ARTICLES

 

PLAYS / SHORT STORIES / ESSAYS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

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CURRENT

 

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ARTICLES

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

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GENERAL SCIENCE

 

ARTICLES: INDEXES ONLY

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

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ARTICLES

 

ARTICLES: INDEXES ONLY

 

NEWS

 

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

 

VIDEOS

 

WEBSITES

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ARCHIVES

  • Harris County Archives - free web
    Here you'll find information on the archives of Harris County, Texas.  Collections include records from county offices such as the Assessor of Collector of Taxes, Justices of the Peace, Commissioners, County Judges and more.  Also includes private manuscript, map and photograph collections.
  • Harris County Public Library Digital Archive - free web
    HCPL Digital Archive is an online archive of historical and cultural materials that illustrate the continuing story of the library, our partners, and our community. Our collections are curated by the Harris County Archives and Harris County Public Library. The site, exhibits, collections, and individual items are managed and maintained by the Harris County Public Library.  
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Sanborn Maps) Historic property and land-use maps for Texas towns and cities from the late 1800's to mid-1950's. Here you'll find historical maps for Texas cities through the past 100 years.

ELECTIONS/VOTING

  • Harris Votes - free web
    Harris County Elections Administrator. Here you can find information on voter registration, sample ballots, elections calendar and more. 
  • League of Women Voters of Houston - free web
    Here you'll find information on the local Houston chapter of the League of Women Voters, their initiatives, how to become a member, the Voters Guide and more. 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information - free web
    (State of Texas) Resources & information on COVID-19 from the state of Texas.  
  • Ready Harris - free web
    "This site provides user-friendly access to information on how to prepare for all types of disasters, highlights access to real-time alerts regarding ongoing emergencies, and connects you with state-of-the-art tools available to help you plan, recover, and stay safe." (www.readyharris.org/About)

GOVERNMENT

  • Harris County - free web
    Here you'll find information on the current leadership, various departments, latest news and more for Harris County, Texas.
  • Office of the Texas Governor - free web
    (Office of the Governor of Texas) Here you'll find information on the initiatives of the current governor and how to reach out to the governor's office. 
  • Texas Constitution & Statutes - free web
    Here you'll find the complete legal statutes of the state of Texas and the Texas Constitution.
  • Texas Legislature - free web
    Access information on legislature before the Texas House & Senate. Find out who represents you, how the legislative process works and more. 

LEGAL

  • Texas Judicial Branch - free web
    Here you'll find information on the Texas courts, judicial organizations, publications & training, programs & services, judicial data and more. 
  • Texas Law Help - free web
    Here you'll find legal information and forms, as well as information about free legal assistance.
  • Texas Statutes - free web
    (State of Texas) Texas laws.

NEWS

  • Houston Business Journal - free web
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
  • Houston Chronicle - free web
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
  • Houston Chronicle Archives & Houston Community Weeklies
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Newsbank) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full-text only available to subscribers. Here you'll find Houston Chronicle back issues from 10/29/1985-to-present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017-to-present.  Also includes the Texas Newspaper collection, America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation. 
  • Texas News Collection
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find access to newspapers from around the state of Texas, several of which include digital image editions (Austin American-Statesman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and more).  Coverage varies by publication. 

REFERENCE

  • Handbook of Texas Online  - free web
    (Texas State Historical Association) Here you'll find articles on Texas history, geography, culture, and more.
  • Texas Almanac - free web
    Here you'll find the Texas Almanac, including the Texas Towns database. Covers Texas history, politics, culture and more.
  • Texas Reference Center - free web
    Here you'll find full-text journals and books about Texas, including history, culture, leisure and current events. 

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VIDEOS

 

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ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals - free web
    Full-text article access created launched by Lund University in Sweden, of 9,500+ journals that adhere to high standards and peer review.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    (Public Library of Science) PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."

BUSINESS

  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Full-text for articles in close to 460 publications from 1982 to the present.
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text database designed to support continuity experts and information professionals. It covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications.
  • Business Source Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) 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
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Features some 400 full-text periodicals, over 450 full-text reference books, videos, and business plans. Here you'll find detailed "how-to" instructions on topics such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing a business plan, understanding legal information and more.
  • Sustainability Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users| HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Provides full-text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications on all aspects of sustainability and corporate social responsibility, including sustainability initiative management.

HEALTH & MEDICINE

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Major full-text database in Nursing and Allied Health, with over 560 journals, and more than 600,000 articles dating back to 1937.
  • Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine (formerly Health Reference Center Academic)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Full-text from a variety of medical, nursing and allied health sources: journals, reference books, pamphlets.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text from some 550 scholarly medical journals, plus citations and abstracts from 850 others.
  • STAT!Ref (Healthcare) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Teton Data Systems) Full-text electronic medical library.
       
  • PubMed Search - free web
    (NCBI) National Center for Biotechnology Information located within the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Comprises more than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

NEWS

  • Houston Chronicle - free web
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
  • Houston Chronicle Archives & Houston Community Weeklies
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Newsbank) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011. Full-text only available to subscribers. Here you'll find Houston Chronicle back issues from 10/29/1985-to-present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017-to-present.  Also includes the Texas Newspaper collection, America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation. 
  • New York Times
    Search New York Times articles in such databases as US Major Dailies (LSC | HCPL) or Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (LSC | HCPL).
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.
  • US Major Dailies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Full-text from the Christian Science MonitorChicago Tribune, Los Angeles TimesNew York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

  • Credo Reference
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Credo) Includes materials from over 650 full-text reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
  • Ebook Central
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 ebook titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Read on your mobile device using Adobe Digital Editions
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account to download to your device. Visit EBSCO's instructions on how to read on a mobile device using Adobe Digital Editions
  • Gale: Chilton Library (formerly Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text repair procedures, original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls, and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks, as well as test preparations for the ASE Technician Tests.
  • Gale eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books on arts, business, education, history, law, literature, sciences, and technology, including the popular sets of Short Stories for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Drama for Students.

REPAIR & HANDBOOKS

  • Gale: Chilton Library (formerly Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text repair procedures, original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls, and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks, as well as test preparations for the ASE Technician Tests.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (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
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (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.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • Gale OneFile: Computer Science
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning)
    Includes more than 600 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in such areas as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
  • Science & Technology Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • SciTech Premium Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (ProQuest) Full-text from an international collection of scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.
  • Sustainability Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users| HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Provides full-text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, trade publications on all aspects of sustainability and corporate social responsibility, including sustainability initiative management.

TRADE & INDUSTRY

  • Vocational & Career Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
  • Vocational Studies Premier
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) This database is specifically designed to provide content for vocational programs at 2-year colleges.

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