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Century Library provides online access to many full-text articles through these subscription databases available both on and off campus.
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Not sure where to start? Try EBSCO Academic Search Premier or Gale Expanded Academic ASAP which provide full text articles in thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, current events, popular culture, etc. Find a Journal by title using our list of Journal, Magazine, and Newspaper Titles.

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

African American Studies Center
Articles, images, primary source materials on the African American experience.

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
In-depth coverage of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including full text articles, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

American History in Video
Includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

American Journal of Nursing

Art Full Text (Wilson)
Full text from 1997 to present and indexing from 1984 to 1996 of an international array of peer-selected publications on all aspects of the arts, including advertising, archaeology, architecture, art history, computers in art, decorative arts, fashion design, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology,non-western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, textiles, and video.

Images of art, architecture, and archeology.

Audiobooks from EBSCO

Books In Print
An essential bibliographic tool for libraries and booksellers.

Britannica Online Academic Edition
Includes content of the Encyclopaedia Britannica and the yearbooks as well as selected web sites, periodical articles, and other resources.

Bulletin of the History of Medicine
The official publication of the American Association for the History of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine. Each issue spans the social, cultural, and scientific aspects of the history of medicine worldwide and includes reviews of recent books on medical history.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

The Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a collection of images of art from the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO covers prehistoric to contemporary times, including the complete range of expressive forms.

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals.

Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Offers indexing and articles on communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics, CHC provides easily understandable health and medical information from medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, magazine articles, and video clips.

CQ Researcher
Reports on current events and issues.

Discovering Collection (Gale)
Covers history, literature, science, social studies, and more. Provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips.

Ebooks from EBSCO
Viewable and downloadable ebooks on all topics.

The College Complete collection contains over 20,000 ebooks in a wide variety of subjects. Features include 24/7 remote access, personal bookshelf that includes annotations and highlighting, and the ability to copy, paste, print up to 60 pages, and download.

Cross-search all EBSCO databases except Points of View Reference Center. Includes academic resources, business, health, sociology, science, and more. Access EBSCO databases via your mobile device.

EBSCO MegaFILE is comprised of EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and Regional Business News databases.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
A selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

The Education Resource Information Center contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers, many with full text and images.

Fiction Connection
Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy.

Films on Demand
Thousands hours of streamed video content for every department at Century. View segments both on and off campus. Available for use in class and also as individual assignments.

Gale Databases (formerly Infotrac)
Expanded Academic ASAP, Discovery Collection, etc.

General Science Collection (Gale)
A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.

GreenFILE focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Includes more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featuring the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Informe (Gale)
A collection of hispanic magazines with full text, mostly in Spanish. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.

Humanities and social sciences full-text articles.

News, business and legal resources. Includes the Pioneer Press.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
LISTA indexes journals, books, research reports and proceedings on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Index (Gale)
A master index to the major literature products published by Gale, including over 165,000 author names and listings for over 215,000 titles.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Self-directed training available 24/7 in 3D, audio, video, photography, graphic design, web and interactive design, business, and development.

MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO)
Detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
This database offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, it dates back to the 1920s. The indexed material coverage is international and includes links to full text.

Mango Languages
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. You can also learn English from many of these languages. If you plan to travel or just want to increase your skills, sign up for a free account and start today.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,750 general reference publications with information dating as far back as 1975. MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 85,827 biographies, 105,789 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps and flags.

MICROMEDEX and CareNotes (Thomson)
Access to healthcare and disease information. Also includes PDR and alternative medicine information.

MN library catalogs, databases, and Worldcat.

Music Online
Music Online offers audio recordings, scores, music reference, and video. The collection includes American songs, classical music and scores, jazz, contemporary world music, dance and opera videos, the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, and Smithsonian Global Sound. The collections are indexed for subjects, historical events, genres, people, cultural groups, places, time periods, ensembles.

Naxos Music Library
The world´s largest online classical music library offers multiple streamed versions of most works. Please logout when finished.

Netter Reference
Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy contains classic artwork to illuminate anatomy and its relevance to medical practice and clinical significance. Includes an online image bank of Netter's classic anatomy and pathology illustrations along with many diagnostic imaging examples that capture anatomy the way it is most frequently seen in practice.

Non-Fiction Connection
Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy.

The full text of Nursing Magazine.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale)
A one-stop source for information on social issues. Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.

PALSconnect Linker
An integrated list of all print and full-text online periodical subscriptions for Century College.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
A full text database providing essays that present multiple sides of a current issue, accompanied by thousands of supporting articles.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Designed for professional educators, this database contains a comprehensive collection of full text education journals.

  • Newspapers (ProQuest)
    Find the full-text of newspapers, including newspapers from the United States and many other countries. Includes the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press.
  • Historical Newspapers - Minneapolis Tribune (ProQuest)
    Access the Minneapolis Tribune from 1867-1922. Click through cover to cover, or search by topic, date, or article type (article, photo, comic, birth/death/marriage notice, display ad, film review, etc.). A primary source to bring history to life.
  • Historical Newspapers - The New York Times (ProQuest)
    Access the New York Times from 1851-2008. Click through cover to cover, or search by topic, date, or article type (article, photo, comic, birth/death/marriage notice, display ad, film review, etc.). A primary source to bring history to life.
American Psychological Association’s (APA) resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations. It contains peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

The free Internet version of Medline, a database containing over 11 million references to medical articles, provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Reference USA
Business and residential addresses and phone numbers, along with business demographics. Allows a search for a category of business within a radius of an address.

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database incorporates full-text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Salem Health
Salem Health provides online access to Salem Press health reference works, including Magill’s Medical Guide.

Salem History
Salem History provides online access to Salem Press history reference works, including the Encyclopedia of American Immigration.

Salem Literature
This full-text database provides online access to Critical Insights and Masterplots. Each volume of Critical Insights focuses on an individual author or on a single work of literature. Masterplots provides plot synopses and critical evaluations of English-language and world literature.

Salem Science
Provides online access to Salem Press science reference works, including the Encyclopedia of Global Resources.

Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
Access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content, including encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
A comprehensive sociology research database featuring more than 2,035,000 records. Full Text is available for more than 700 journals, 800 books, and almost 12,000 conference papers.

Student Resources In Context (Gale)
Covering history, literature, science, social studies, this database provides reference material, full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Indexes over 260 titles from teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books.

Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
Selected reference books

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
This Web site includes 79 document projects that interpret and present documents, most of which are not otherwise available online, and provides more than 2,400 documents, more than 900 images, and 800 links to other websites.

Writer's Reference Center
A one-stop resource that provides users with all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. Includes definitions from over a dozen thematic dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books, and more than 150 essays covering grammar, style, research, and more.

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