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Encyclopedias

Addictions & Substance Abuse (Salem Press)
Provides authoritative and essential information for the general reader pertaining to addictions and substance abuse in easy-to-understand language.

Britannica Online Public Library Edition
Comprehensive content for students of all ages; read-aloud at all levels and translation for over 50 languages

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Recursos de referencia en espaņol. Incluye Enciclopedia Moderna.

BrowZine
Your academic journals in a beautiful, browsable format. BrowZine organizes articles available through the NSCC Library and arranges them in an easy to use format, for browsing, reading and monitoring journal content across disciplines.

Countries, Peoples & Cultures (Salem Press)
Provides valuable insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices and beliefs of nearly every nation around the globe, with specific information on over 200 countries, profiles of 21 types of current governments and 10 major world religions.

Credo Reference
Reference books; 66,000 art, science & medical images; 90,000 atlas pages. Create customized exportable data tables; visual concept maps of search results.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Psychology & Behavioral Health (Salem Press)
Notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions.

Serials Directory
Information on, and pricing for, nearly 212,000 popular serials.

Virtual Reference Library
31 volume database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multi-disciplinary research.