Research Databases • LSC-CyFair

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For Journals and Magazines:

Academic Search Complete

For News Stories:

Newspaper Source Plus

For Topic Overviews:

Credo Reference

For Documentary Streaming Videos:

Academic Video Online: Premium

For Digital Library eBooks:

eBook Collection

Database Access

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

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Humanities Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities and periodicals dating to 1910.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."

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
  • EBSCOhost Image Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) The Image Collection database consists of more than 1 million total images in these categories, broken down as follows: Photographs; Images from Canadian Press, Getty Images, and UPI; Maps from Antenna Audio; and Photographs from public domain sources.The images consist of a wide array of photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events. Other areas of coverage include contemporary and historical photos of people, places, and the natural kingdom.
  • Oxford Art Online (includes Grove Art)
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Oxford University Press) Full-text art reference (including Grove Art) covering all the visual arts from prehistory to the present with links to 5,000 images the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Art Images for College Teaching (AICT), and the Artists Rights Society and text from Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

PLAYS

  • Play Index
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Thousands of plays and over 600 monologues written or translated since antiquity and published from 1949 to present.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

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.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

BIOGRAPHY

  • Biography: Gale in Context
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Gale) Includes over 350,000 international personalities from past and present.
  • Literary Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text journal articles, critical essays, work overviews & summaries, and author biographies from authoritative sources. Note: Use the Person Search and filter results to Biographies.
  • Literature Resource Center
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale) Full-text journal articles, critical essays, work overviews & summaries, and author biographies from authoritative sources. Note: Use the Person Search and filter results to Biographies.
  • Oxford Art Online 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Oxford University Press) Comprises the full text of Grove Art, The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Over 30 million digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century.

GENEOLOGY

  • Ancestry Library Edition - On-Campus, HCPL Workstation Access Only
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Genealogy data including census and immigration records, directories, biographies, newspapers, and periodicals.
  • Heritage Quest
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (ProQuest/UMI) Help Genealogical research materials including census records, military records, and family and local histories beginning with the 13 original colonies.

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
  • 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. 
  • Texas Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 80 full-text journals & books on Texas history, culture, and life, biographies of important Texans, and more.

WEBSITES

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

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

EBOOKS – FICTION/NONFICTION / LEISURE

EBOOKS – NONFICTION / ACADEMIC

  • 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
  • O’Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Tech Books)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (ProQuest) Here you'll find technology eBooks, interactive learning courses and more ranging from basic computer use to more advanced topics for programmers, coders and other IT professionals.

EBOOKS – REFERENCE

  • 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.

MAGAZINES

READERS ADVISORY

  • Book Review Digest Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text reviews in journals and magazines from 1983 to the present.
  • Novelist K-8 Plus
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find reading suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction for readers in grades K-12.
  • Novelist Plus
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find reading suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages.
  • Read the Books
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find access to area school reading lists and specialized searches of kids' books in the HCPL catalog.
  • 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)
  • TeachingBooks
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find resources to support the reading experience of books read by students in K-12.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

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

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • 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."
  • 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.
  • ABI/INFORM Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Current business information, from scholarly full-text journals and dissertations, to company, industry, and market-focused trade news, with some historical coverage back to 1900. Downloadable data includes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline.
  • Value Line Investment Service
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (Value Line, Inc.) Full-text stock-related information, including access to investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.
  • Morningstar Mutual Funds Online (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL) - NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit
    LSC-CyFair Users and 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fuente Académica Premier
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly academic journals in the Spanish language.

NEWS

  • Regional Business News
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Updated daily, provides full text for 35 international news wires and 49 regional business publications.
  • Wall Street Journal
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Provides business news and information on financial markets worldwide. Comprehensive coverage from 1984 to present.

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.
  • Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)
    (NOTE: This link will refer you to the HCPL page where you will select the ReferenceUSA link.)
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
  • 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
  • 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.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. Browse a selection of Business & Economics videos.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

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)

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Professional Development Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Designed for educators and librarians, this database includes 548 full-text education journals and over 200 educational reports.
  • 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.

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.
  • Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)
    (NOTE: This link will refer you to the HCPL page where you will select the ReferenceUSA link.)
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
  • 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
  • Learning Express: Computer Skills Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (LearningExpress) Learn the fundamentals of your computer, the Internet, and popular software applications with these easy-to-follow multimedia tutorials. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Learning Express: Job & Career Accelerator
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (LearningExpress) Provides help with matching skills to a career, current job listings, and cover letter and resume preparation. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Learning Express: Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (LearningExpress) Aquí encontrará recursos para mejorar sus habilidades gramaticales, de lectura, y matemáticas.  De igual manera, encontrará las herramientas necesarias de preparación para los exámenes de GED y de ciudadanía. Debe crear una cuenta gratuita de Learning Express para utilizar este recurso.
  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Learning Express) Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Linkedin Learning
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Linkedin Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. Mobile-responsive for smart phones & tablets.   
  • O’Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Tech Books)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (ProQuest) Here you'll find technology eBooks, interactive learning courses and more ranging from basic computer use to more advanced topics for programmers, coders and other IT professionals.
  • Transparent Language
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find resources for language learning, including ESL for speakers of numerous world languages.  ESL course also includes citizenship practice. App available for Apple, Android & other devices.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

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.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

  • 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

  • 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.

EBOOKS / LEISURE

LANGUAGE LEARNING

  • Duolingo - free web
    Free language learning platform, available on the web or download the app.
  • Transparent Language
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Learn Afrikaans to Zulu and other world/indigenous languages. Includes practice for children at the Kidspeak link.

READERS ADVISORY

  • Novelist K-8 Plus
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find reading suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction for readers in grades K-12.
  • Novelist Plus
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find reading suggestions for both fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages.
  • Read the Books
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find access to area school reading lists and specialized searches of kids' books in the HCPL catalog.
  • 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)
  • TeachingBooks
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find resources to support the reading experience of books read by students in K-12.

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 Virtual Reference Library
    LSC-CyFair and HCPL Users
    Includes Grzimek's Animal Encyclopedia, Student Animal Life Resource, and Endangered Species reference books online.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Science & Technology Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • Science Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (AAAS) This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
  • SciTech Premium Collection - Including Technology 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.
  • Computer Source
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text for nearly 300 publications on computer science, programming, AI, information systems, robotics, and software.
  • 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.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Full-text back issues of peer-reviewed journals in such areas as criminal justice, political science, sociology, and law.
  • Legal Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text law journals in such areas as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics.
  • MasterFILE Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text articles from magazines & journal.
  • Military & Government Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text magazine and journal articles from armed services publications.

OER JOURNALS

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

  • CQ Researcher
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (CQ Researcher) Full-text original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
  • 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 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.
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full text on controversial issues from magazines, journals, statistical sources, and news publications.
  • Gale in Context: Science (formerly Gale Science in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
  • Issues & Controversies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Facts on File) Full-text pro/con essays, editorials, video, and Reuters news for popular topics.
  • Learning Express: Computer Skills Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (LearningExpress) Learn the fundamentals of your computer, the Internet, and popular software applications with these easy-to-follow multimedia tutorials. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Learning Express) Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • O’Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Tech Books)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (ProQuest) Here you'll find technology eBooks, interactive learning courses and more ranging from basic computer use to more advanced topics for programmers, coders and other IT professionals. 

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Legal Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Selective collection of 250 full-text law journals from 1965 to the present, in such areas as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics pamphlets.
  • Military & Government Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text news for all military branches including almost 300 magazine and journal articles from armed services publications.
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Hein Online) Contains an extensive collection of essential legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) on along with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets, poems & songs, and much more from the 18th century through the 20th century.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
  • TOPICsearch
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Current events database: over 100,000 articles from diverse sources & points of view, on important social/political/economic issues.
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, immigration, and discrimination. Indexing & abstracts (summaries) only. Search for publication title in the Full-Text Finder for availability of articles.

NEWS

  • US Major Dailies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Full text from the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and the New York Times.
  • 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. 

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 Legal Forms
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users (Gale) View, add to, and print Texas legal forms in such areas as wills, leases, and divorces.
  • Legal Information Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Provides detailed how-to instructions covering a wide range of legal issues and includes access to legal reference books and legal forms.
  • Texas Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 80 full-text journals & books on Texas history, culture, and life, biographies of important Texans, and more.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

WEBSITES

  • U. S. Code - free web
    (U.S. House of Representatives) United States Laws.
  • 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.
  • Texas Legislature Online - free web
    (State of Texas) Provides information on legislation, committees, house, and senate..
  • Texas Statutes - free web
    (State of Texas) Texas laws.
  • Handbook of Texas - free web
    (Texas State Historical Association) Full-text, brief article entries about Texas history & geography.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Here you'll find information on all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.
  • Humanities Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities and periodicals dating to 1910.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Includes over 300 full-text journals on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and many aspects of philosophy.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Full text from over 500 journals for communications, mass media, and other closely related fields.
  • Science Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (AAAS) Help 
    This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (July 1880 to the present).

NEWS

  • Newspaper Source Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.

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
  • eHRAF World Cultures
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Yale) Contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life and full texts of major anthropological research monographs, periodical articles, essays, dissertations, and photographic collections. See the Help Guide for more information.
  • 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. 
  • Texas Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 80 full-text journals & books on Texas history, culture, and life, biographies of important Texans, and more.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

WEBSITES

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

TOPIC OVERVIEWS

  • 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.
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full text on controversial social issues from books, statistical reports, and news publications.
  • CQ Researcher
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (CQ Press) Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
  • Issues & Controversies
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Facts on File) Full-text articles from different points of view on important issues in today's news, plus statistics and images

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full text on controversial social issues from books, statistical reports, and news publications.
  • MasterFILE Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text articles from magazines & journals, and other sources including pamphlets, books, biographies, reports, etc.
  • MAS Complete 
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text articles from magazines & newspapers, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, and images. (High school/pre-college)
  • TOPICsearch
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Current events database: over 100,000 articles from diverse sources & points of view, on important social/political/economic issues.

NEWS

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

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

MANUALS

  • Gale: Chilton Library (formerly Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals)
    LSC-CyFair & 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.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) A full-text database that includes more than 1500 books and magazines, over 720 videos, 160 hobby profiles, and 3000 recipes from various health organizations, offered in a unique and dedicated user interface. Covers hundreds of hobby and craft making ideas ranging from hat making to model building.
  • 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.

CAREER SEARCH & LEARNING SKILLS

  • Job & Career Accelerator
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users - Click on the Job & Career Accelerator Link in Learning Express
    (LearningExpress) Provides help with matching skills to a career, current job listings, and cover letter and resume preparation. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Learning Express) Test preparation using practice tests based on official exams. Provides instant feedback on answers to questions. Set up an account to save practice tests or review materials. Includes Job & Career Accelerator.

LANGUAGE & LEARNING

  • Duolingo - free web
    Free language learning platform, available on the web or download the app.
  • Transparent Language
    HCPL Users
    Learn Afrikaans to Zulu and other world/indigenous languages. Includes practice for children at the Kidspeak link.

REFERENCE & EBOOKS

  • AccessScience
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (McGraw-Hill) Provides articles, primary research material, videos, images and animations covering all major scientific disciplines including: biology, chemistry, information technology, engineering, math, physics, psychology and more.
  • 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

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       roku channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

MANUALS

  • Gale: Chilton Library (formerly Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals)
    LSC-CyFair & 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.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) A full-text database that includes more than 1500 books and magazines, over 720 videos, 160 hobby profiles, and 3000 recipes from various health organizations, offered in a unique and dedicated user interface. Covers hundreds of hobby and craft making ideas ranging from hat making to model building.
  • 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.

CAREER SEARCH & SKILLS

  • Job & Career Accelerator
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users - Click on the Job & Career Accelerator Link in Learning Express
    (LearningExpress) Provides help with matching skills to a career, current job listings, and cover letter and resume preparation. Requires free login so you can save work online. If you are unable to register off campus, please try again using an on-campus computer.
  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Learning Express) Test preparation using practice tests based on official exams. Provides instant feedback on answers to questions. Set up an account to save practice tests or review materials. Includes Job & Career Accelerator.

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.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • 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.
  • ERIC
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of more than 2,200 digests along selected articles and abstracts from 1,000+ education-related journals. Note: Access also available through ERIC.ed.gov - free web. Summaries and/or full-text of education-related reports are accessible.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) "Indexes 600+ periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more" from the mid-1960s to the present. Contains some full text.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."

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) Encuentre artículos de referencia en más de 650 encciclopedias. Este recurso está en inglés, pero tiene un traductor electrónico.
  • 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 eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books, including full-text criticisms and in-depth commentaries, 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.

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS

  • Professional Development Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Designed for educators and librarians, this database includes 548 full-text education journals and over 200 educational reports.
  • 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.
  • Education Adminstration Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Locate bibliographic records for articles related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, with coverage back to 46 years. No full-text, but search the publication title in LSCS Libraries' A-Z database to check availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
  • ERIC
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of more than 2,200 digests along selected articles and abstracts from 1,000+ education-related journals. Note: Access also available through ERIC.ed.gov - free web. Summaries and/or full-text of education-related reports are accessible.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) "Indexes 600+ periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more" from the mid-1960s to the present. Contains some full text.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
  • Teacher Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Features listings and summaries (abstracts) for 280+ popular education trade journals with full-text links to articles available in Academic Search Complete.
  • TeachingBooks.Net
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (TeachingBooks.Net) Provides multimedia resources (including audio excerpts, discussion guides, and author interviews) that can enhance and enliven reading experiences in the K-12 environment.

TEST PREPARATION & SKILLS PRACTICE

  • Learning Express Library
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Learning Express/EBSCO) Prepare for entrance and exit exams, review writing, grammar, and math skills, and learn study, research, and other college success skills. Ten centers focus on tests and skills for levels from elementary to adult; includes job & career information.
  • Learning Express: Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
    HCPL Users
    (Learning Express/EBSCO) Aquí encontrará recursos para mejorar sus habilidades gramaticales, de lectura, y matemáticas.  De igual manera, encontrará las herramientas necesarias de preparación para los exámenes de GED y de ciudadanía. Debe crear un inicio de sesión gratuito de Learning Express para utilizar este recurso.
  • Transparent Language
    HCPL Users
    Learn Afrikaans to Zulu and other world/indigenous languages. Includes practice for children at the Kidspeak link.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

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ARTICLES
ARTÍCULOS

  • Fuente Académica / EBSCOhost Español
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Aquí encontrará una manera de realizar una búsqueda a travéz de múltiples bases de datos de EBSCO. El interfaz de la búsqueda está en español con los artículos en inglés. En algunas de las bases de datos hay opción de la traducción. 

CHILDREN
HIJOS

HEALTH & MEDICINE
SALUD & MEDICINA

  • MedicLatina
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Encuentre información soble la salud publica, enfermedades comunes, fisiopatologia, adelantos medicales recientes y eventos cientificos.
  • MedlinePlus en Español - free web
    (U.S. National Institutes of Health) Información de salud.
  • Salud en Español
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Información sobre salud escrito para el público en general - artículos de revistas y otras fuentes.

LEGAL

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

REFERENCE & EBOOKS
REFERENCIA & LIBROS ELECTRÓNICOS

  • Credo Reference
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Credo) Encuentre artículos de referencia en más de 650 encciclopedias. Este recurso está en inglés, pero tiene un traductor electrónico.
  • 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 eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books, including full-text criticisms and in-depth commentaries, 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.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

GENERAL

  • 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.
  • MEDLINE with MeSH 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (National Library of Medicine) No full text. Link to full-text articles in other LSC databases; included in PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Nursing and Allied Health
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
  • SciTech Premium Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    Full-text scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, and related publications.

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.  
  • IBM Micromedex CareNotes
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Truven Health Analytics) Provides evidence-based patient education materials written at a 4th-7th grade level covering conditions, lab tests, follow-up care, and more.
  • IBM Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Truven Health Analytics) A wide range of clinical databases, including information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.

CONSUMER HEALTH & ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT TOPICS

  • Alt HealthWatch
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Peer-reviewed journals, reports and additional resources on alternative medicine.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Popular health topics and sources.
  • Natural & Alternative Treatments
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Over 200 articles on medical conditions, presenting evidence-based information on alternative therapies proposed for their treatment.

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 eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books, including full-text criticisms and in-depth commentaries, 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.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.
  • STAT!Ref (Healthcare) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Teton Data Systems) Full-text electronic medical library.
       

VIDEOS & MODELS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app
  • Nursing Education in Video
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Videos created by Medcom-Trainex specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. Login to create a playlist to share or embed videos or static links to videos in online courses.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.

WEBSITES

  • 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.

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • America: History and Life with Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) This resource covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Hundreds of full-text journals and books, and selective indexing for journals dating back more than 60 years.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
  • 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.
  • Texas Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 80 full-text journals & books on Texas history, culture, and life, biographies of important Texans, and more.

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
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Over 30 million digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century.
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Hein Online) Contains an extensive collection of essential legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) on along with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets, poems & songs, and much more from the 18th century through the 20th century.
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
    LSC-CyFair Users  | HCPL Users
    (Sanborn Maps) Maps of property and land-use records for Texas towns and cities for over 100 years.

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 eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books, including full-text criticisms and in-depth commentaries, 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.
  • Project Gutenberg
    (PGLAF) Over 54,000 free eBooks in the public domain.
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Hein Online) Contains an extensive collection of essential legal materials (court cases, trials, statutes, etc.) on along with books, sermons, slave narratives, speeches, periodicals, pamphlets, poems & songs, and much more from the 18th century through the 20th century.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Bloom's Literature
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Facts on File) Essays and criticism examining the lives of great authors and their works throughout history.
  • Gale Literature Criticism: Short Story Criticism 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale) Presents full-text literary criticism on the works of short-story writers of all nations, cultures, and time periods. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, reviews, diaries, newspapers, pamphlets, and scholarly papers.
  • Gale Literature Resource Center
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale) Full-text journal articles, critical essays, work overviews & summaries, and author biographies from authoritative sources.
  • Literary Reference Center
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Criticisms, synopses, and reviews of authors and their works, full-text poems, short stories, and classic novels, as well as full text from over 400 literary journals.
  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."

PLAYS

  • Play Index
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Thousands of plays and over 600 monologues written or translated since antiquity and published from 1949 to present.
  • Short Story Index
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Indexes some 117,000+ stories in over 4,200 collections and anthologies, including full text for almost 5,000 stories back to 1984.
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest/Chadwyck) Over 50,000 complete poems by over 300 different American poets since 1900.
  • Twentieth Century English Poetry
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest/Chadwyck) Tens of thousands of complete poems by over 280 different English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Commonwealth poets since 1900.

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 eBooks 
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Dozens of complete reference books, including full-text criticisms and in-depth commentaries, 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.
  • Project Gutenberg
    (PGLAF) Over 54,000 free eBooks in the public domain.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

CURRENT

  • 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.

HISTORICAL

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) Over 30 million digital pages of seventeen American newspapers dating back to the 18th century.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Humanities Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W.Wilson) Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities dating back to 1910.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Includes over 300 full-text journals on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and many aspects of philosophy.

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 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.
  • Project Gutenberg
    (PGLAF) Over 54,000 free eBooks in the public domain.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

GENERAL SCIENCE

  • 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
    (DOAJ) Full-text article access created launched by Lund University in Sweden, of 9,500+ journals that adhere to high standards and peer review.
  • Gale in Context: Science (formerly Gale Science in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
  • 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."
  • Science & Technology Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Over 800 full-text journals; topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computing, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology.
  • Science Online
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (AAAS) This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
  • 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.

ENVIRONMENTAL ARTICLES

  • GreenFILE
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) A unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment is offered. Nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles.
  • 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.

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer Source
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text for nearly 300 publications on computer science, programming, AI, information systems, robotics, and software.
  • 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.

ARTICLES: INDEXES ONLY

  • Agricola
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO)Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text.
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Index of journal articles, books, research reports, conference proceedings and patents in the information sciences. (No full text).

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 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.
  • Gale in Context: Science (formerly Gale Science in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
  • O’Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Tech Books)
    LSC-CyFair & HCPL Users
    Here you'll find technology eBooks, interactive learning courses and more ranging from basic computer use to more advanced topics for programmers, coders and other IT professionals. 

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • 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.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

RELATED LIBRARY GUIDES

 

ARTICLES

  • Academic Search Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from 6500+ journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Full-text from over 500 journals for communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields.
  • 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.
  • Humanities Full Text
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W.Wilson) Full-text articles from over 330 journals encompassing all fields of humanities dating back to 1910.
  • JSTOR
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (JSTOR) Includes full-text back issues of select peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Project MUSE
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text of 285 journals in literature, history, international/cultural studies and other humanities and social science fields.
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Nearly 575 full-text publications, including some 550 peer-reviewed journals, in psychiatry, psychology, and related fields.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO) Includes over 300 full-text journals on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and many aspects of philosophy.

ARTICLES: INDEXES ONLY

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Citations on a wide range of topics related to native populations in the US and Canada. No full text, but search for the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder for availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
  • Essay & General Literature Index
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Indexes almost 86,000 essays in 7,000+ printed humanities and social science anthologies and collections that go back to 1985.
  • Family Studies Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Locate articles from the last 30 years in essential publications in the areas of marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to this discipline. No full-text, but search the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder to check availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full text on controversial social issues from books, statistical reports, and news publications.
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Locate peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed. No full text, but search for the publication title in LSCS Libraries' Full Text Finder for availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.

NEWS

  • 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
  • eHRAF World Cultures
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Yale) Contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life and full texts of major anthropological research monographs, periodical articles, essays, dissertations, and photographic collections. See the Help Guide for more information.
  • 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.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

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

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Gale in Context: Science (formerly Gale Science in Context)
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Gale) Full-text articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app
  • Nursing and Allied Health
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (ProQuest) This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.
  • Nursing Education in Video
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Videos created by Medcom-Trainex specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. Login to create a playlist to share or embed videos or static links to videos in online courses.
  • Nursing Reference Center Plus
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (EBSCO) Provides evidence-based point-of-care resources to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more.

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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.

VIDEOS

  • Academic Video Online: Premium
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Films on Demand
    LSC-CyFair Users
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Kanopy
    LSC-CyFair Users | HCPL Users
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
       rock channel app

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