Paul Weaver Library

Online Research Databases

The following online databases are provided through the Ozarka College Library. Just click on the link.

» Academic World Book
Find World Book information including the World Book Atlas and interactive maps. The database also features research guides, article searching and timelines plus a World Resources section and e-book collection.

» Access World News
Find current and archived state, regional, national, and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 2,000 news sources including the Arkansas State Collection, New York Times (1995-Current) and the Washington Post (1977-Current), Access Broadcast Transcripts, and Access Newswires.

» Alldata
A comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic, repair and maintenance information, plus technical service bulletins and a Technician's Reference section.

» Books In Print
This site contains information on books, audio books, or videos with millions of titles to choose from.

» Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Completeā„¢ (CHC) is the single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

» Credo Reference
Credo Reference offers access to over 600 e-books and numerous articles on a wide range of subjects. Credo also allows seamless searching of most of the Paul Weaver Library's databases without leaving the Credo Site or re-typing the previous search terms.

» EBSCOHOST
A wide-ranging group of databases including Newspaper Source, Business Source Elite, Health Source (Nursing), PSYCHINFO (Psychological literature and abstracts database) and CINAHL (which includes indexing for over 1,800 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.)

» Gale Databases
A wide ranging group of databases that include Culinary Arts, Discovering Collection (Covers core curriculum areas and integrated national and state curriculum standards), National Geographic (contains every issue from 1888 to present), and Gale Virtual Reference Library (a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in eBook form).

» Global Road Warrior
The Ultimate Guide to the World This comprehensive resource contains a wide variety of information on 175 countries in a simple and easy to use format

» Issues and Controversies
Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education and popular culture.

» Issues and Controversies in American History
Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and battles they fought.

» LearningExpress Library
After setting up a free personal account, users can access over 100 different practice tests including EMT, GED, Civil Service, and Teacher Certification exams.

» LexisNexis Academic
Academic is a database for reseaching news, business and legal topics. It contains more than 6,000 sources from all over the world, drawn from print, broadcast, and online media. The deep backfile lets you find contemporary accounts of events that took place decades ago. Topical indexing and powerful search features help you find exactly the information you need.

» National Geographic Magazine
The National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994, is a fully-searchable database containing every page and photograph of the iconic National Geographic magazine. National Geographic is recognized for some of the highest-quality photojournalism in the world and for its unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment.

» ProQuest Direct
This comprehensive database offers thousands of articles on a wide range of subjects, many in full text and ready to print.

» Sharpe Reference
Core reference e-books in U.S. history and culture. Contains seven full-text titles which offer a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S History and Culture, Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR) explores the broad range of events, people, movements, and political, social, economics, and cultural issues that have shaped the nation from colonial times to the present day.

» SIRS online
The Social Issues Resource Series database includes SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance (Arts and Humanities), and SIRS WebSelect, an index of Internet sites.

Here to Help


Mary Ellen Hawkins
870.368.2054
mhawkins@ozarka.edu

Mr. Dan Lindsey
872.368.2055
dlindsey@ozarka.edu


Contact the Paul Weaver Library
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Phone: (870) 368-2054
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