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Available MCC databases

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Database Name Subject Description
ProQuest Research Library Multidisciplinary Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, and other sources. Wide range of subject areas, including the arts, business, education, health, law, multicultural, psychology, the sciences, and social science.
Academic Search Elite (EBSCO) Multidisciplinary A core resource of scholarly information, with thousands of full-text journals, covering all majors and disciplines.
Access World News Research Collection Multidisciplinary Find diverse international perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, literature, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Includes 116 Missouri news sources, along with approximately 11,000 other sources from around the world.
JSTOR Multidisciplinary An archived database of articles from academic journals in many fields, including history, sociology, political science, business, education, law, economics, ethnic studies, language & literature, philosophy, religion, music, art & art history, film studies, folklore, the performing arts, health, mathematics, and the sciences.
MAS Ultra School Edition (EBSCO) Multidisciplinary Content includes full text for nearly 500 popular magazines, plus biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and an image collection.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Multidisciplinary Contains full-text magazine and journal articles covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more; the full text of reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of 1.5 million photos, maps, and flags.
Art Online (Oxford) Art Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.
ARTstor Art The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections feature a wide range of multidisciplinary content from some of the world's top museums, artists, libraries, scholars, and photo archives, including rare collections not accessible anywhere else. New contributions are added regularly.
eBook Collection (EBSCO) Books Online Over 150,000 titles make up this collection, which includes academic, community college, and clinical collections covering a broad range of subjects.
OverDrive Books Online OverDrive provides access to more than 10,000 downloadable ebooks and digital audiobooks, including fiction and nonfiction. The files can be downloaded and accessed on a computer, smartphone, iPad, or ebook reader, including Kindle.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) Business Search the financial newspaper of record providing in-depth coverage of national and international finance news and also detailed articles on the arts, politics, and popular culture. Also includes WSJ the Magazine and Wall Street Journal Online. (Full-text coverage 1984 to present.)
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Facts on File) Career This comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning profiles jobs, industries, and professions. Includes information on academic programs, job search skills, and internships.
MissouriConnections.org (formerly: Career Information System - CIS) Career Explore careers, schools, financial aid; take career interest assessments; access information on resumes and interviews.
Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics, and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,200 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics, and more.
ERIC (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Access to education literature and resources through more than 1.6 million records and links to more than 631,000 full-text documents. Includes an education-specific thesaurus.
Learning Express Library Education & Child Development A comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources, Learning Express Library features skill-building tools for reading, writing, math, and science; test preparation for high school equivalency and college admissions exams; and workplace tools for job searching, exploring new careers, and preparing for occupational licensing exams. REGISTRATION BY THE USER IS REQUIRED to allow the software to record the progress of the user and to allow the user to stop a particular test or lesson and continue at a later time.
LISTA: Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Provides indexing of hundreds of periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Contains full text for popular magazines appropriate for middle school. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies; primary source documents; reference books; and millions of photos, maps, and flags.
Primary Search (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Contains full text for popular children's magazines. Includes the Encyclopedia of Animals; the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; the American Heritage Children's Dictionary; and millions of photos, maps, and flags.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Provides a highly specialized collection of information especially for educators, librarians, and education researchers, with full-text and abstracted journals and reports covering all areas of education from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) Education & Child Development Provides indexing, abstracts, and some full text for peer-reviewed journals to assist professional educators in assessment, curriculum development, literacy standards, pedagogical research, instructional media, school administration, and more.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) Encyclopedias  
Latino-American History (Facts on File) Geography & Cultures Contains articles, primary sources, slideshows, timelines, maps, videos, and more—providing valuable study guides and starting points for research.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) Health & Medicine Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Formats include articles from consumer health related journals and magazines, evidence-based health reports, health reference books and encyclopedias, medical images and diagrams, consumer health pamphlets, and animations with audio narration.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine Health & Medicine Contains articles on health topics and medical research from journals, magazines, reference books, pamphlets, and videos.
Human Anatomy (Gale Interactive) Health & Medicine Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy is an interactive database allowing users to zoom, rotate and explore 3D models of the human body.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Health & Medicine Published by the American Medical Association, this full-text, peer-reviewed medical journal is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. JAMA provides original research and reviews covering all aspects of biomedicine. (Full-text coverage 1998-current)
ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database Health & Medicine Provides a collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, such as MERS and SARS.
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source Health & Medicine Provides journal and magazine articles, dissertations, video, and audio for students, researchers, and health care professionals.
African-American History Online (Facts on File) History Provides material from core reference resources in African American studies. Includes biographies, subject entries, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.
American History Online (Facts on File) History Contains about 2,400 important primary source documents from more than 500 years of American history. Hyperlinks guide users to related documents, biographies, and images.
American Indian History Online (Facts on File) History Provides coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. Over 500 Native American groups are covered, including primary source documents, biographies, maps and charts, images, and timelines.
American Women's History Online (Facts on File) History Includes biographies, historical and topical entries, speeches, maps, timelines, tables and charts, primary sources, and photographs.
Ancient and Medieval History Online (Facts on File) History Explores six ancient centers of civilization - Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia. Spanning the period from the early hominids 3 to 5 million years ago through 1522 CE, features subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images, maps and charts, and timelines.
HeritageQuest History Search a collection of genealogical and historical sources, including federal census records from 1790 to 1940, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records for African Americans post-Civil War, genealogy and local history books and periodicals, and petitions and actions made to Congress back to 1789.
Kansas City Star Historical Newspapers (1880 to 2013) History Search local and regional news from the Kansas City area over the past 140 years, including information about major events, business development, cultural activities, politics, sports, and people in the community.
Latino-American History (Facts on File) History Contains articles, primary sources, slideshows, timelines, maps, videos, and more—providing valuable study guides and starting points for research.
Modern World History Online (Facts on File) History Covers the time period from the mid-15th century to present day, with information on people, places, events, and ideas; includes primary documents, images, videos, maps, and timelines.
Art Online (Oxford) Language & Literature Oxford Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.
Bloom's Literature Language & Literature Find information on authors, titles, themes, and characters in literature, throughout history and all nationalities. Includes images and videos.
Music Online (Oxford) Language & Literature A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Criminal Justice Periodicals (ProQuest) Law & Political Science Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Westlaw Campus (Only available to Paralegal students) Law & Political Science Westlaw Campus is a version of the same research service preferred by most American Bar Association members. Provides access to the complete laws and statutes of the federal government, all 50 states, and D.C., federal regulations, case law, journal and law review articles, a legal encyclopedia, and other resources.
Music Online (Oxford) Music A comprehensive online music reference resource; includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
Access World News Research Collection News Find diverse international perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, literature, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Includes 116 Missouri news sources, along with approximately 11,000 other sources from around the world.
Kansas City Star News Find information covering the Kansas City metropolitan area including community issues, business, education, government and sports. (Full-text coverage 1991-current)
Newspaper Source (EBSCO) News Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 60 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) News Search the financial newspaper of record providing in-depth coverage of national and international finance news and also detailed articles on the arts, politics, and popular culture. Also includes WSJ the Magazine and Wall Street Journal Online. (Full-text coverage 1984 to present)
CQ Researcher Pro/Con Published by Congressional Quarterly, with its tradition of nonpartisan reporting and analysis, each CQ Researcher presents an in-depth, balanced account of a current or controversial issue on the public agenda.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) Pro/Con Provides viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, reference sources, audio transcripts, videos, statistics, websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Criminal Justice Periodicals (ProQuest) Psychology & Sociology Search a comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
ProQuest Psychology Psychology & Sociology Psychology Database covers a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications with coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. It includes abstracts and indexing for more than 650 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text.
ProQuest Sociology Psychology & Sociology Sociology Database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. It includes hundreds of full-text scholarly journals, as well as dissertations and other sources.
Access Science (McGraw-Hill) Science & Math Access Science is the online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. It contains nearly 9,000 online encyclopedia articles, terms, images and videos related to science and technology plus links to primary research material and exclusive animations.
Agricultural Science Collection (ProQuest) Science & Math Agricultural Science Collection provides full-text articles from the leading agricultural journals published in North America. It includes access to AGRICOLA, a database compiled by the U.S. National Agricultural Library, which covers the world's literature in agricultural research published in books, technical reports, and more than 1,400 journals after 1970.
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Science & Math This collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest publications provides information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO) Science & Math A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, animations, images, and videos. 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.
Academic Video Online (Alexander Street) Videos Academic Video Online provides access to more than 70,000 videos that support a wide range of subjects across the curriculum. In addition to documentaries and widely used classroom instruction films, this product also features award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners.
Films on Demand Videos Access streaming video thousands of videos and video clips on a wide variety of subjects.
FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection Videos Find archival and historical films depicting events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs.
MEF (Media Education Foundation) Videos Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.