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History

ACLS Humanities E-Book collection
An online collection of nearly 4,700 books of high quality in the humanities.

Britannica Annals of America
Original source materials in American history, including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, cultural criticism, more than 500 pictures, hundreds of video clips, audio of famous speeches.

Britannica World Data Analyst (access ends June 30, 2017)
Detailed statistics with powerful tools for analysis and display, this resource features a unique collection of in-depth information about the countries of the world and allows you to create interesting and information comparative charts and tables.

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.

Ebook Central
Your source for thousands of online books. Ebook Central also has many features to help with your research: Log-in and save books, take notes, look up definitions, get explanations of terms, search the Web, all from within Ebook Central.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750

Films on Demand
Over 6,200 full-length programs and 65,800 video segments streamed on demand from Films for the Humanities, BBC, CBC, PBS and others. Subjects include humanities, science, business, health, technical education, careers and counseling. Watch an entire episode, or just one indexed segment keyed to your search.

Global Issues in Context
International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

Google Scholar
Searches from this link automatically include links to NSCC library database content within Google Scholar results.

Issues and Controversies in American History
Information on the great debates of American History. It captures the passions and arguments of the Americans who decided the crucial questions in our nation's history.

JSTOR
497 scholarly titles in arts & sciences (JSTOR A&S II + III), and Language & Literature.

Libguides
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides!

Massachusetts History Online (access ends June 30, 2017)
Full-text articles from almost 50 sources directly relating to Mass. history.

Military & Government Collection
current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Military and Intelligence Collection
Over 400 journals covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs.

Religion & Philosophy Collection (from EBSCO)
World religions, biblical studies, religious history and philosophy.

U.S. History Collection
Over 400,000 articles on U.S. History

U.S. History in Context
Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

War & Terrorism
History, social science and current events.

World History Collection
Articles on world history, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

World History in Context
Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.