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ABC-CLIO ebooks
55 volume collection covering current topics, culture and medicine.

Academic OneFile
Academic journals; podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC; full-text New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Complete
Wide range of full-text journals; peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content includes anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more. Also includes over 60,000 videos from the Associated Press, 1930 to the present.

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

Bloom's Literary Criticism
Thousands of critical articles published by noted scholars under the Bloom's Literary Criticism series; includes "Bloom's How to Write About:"with specific advice on how to write good essays on popularly assigned authors.

Books & Authors (access ends June 30, 2017)
Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic online interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun. Includes the entire "What Do I Read Next?" collection.

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.

Expanded Academic ASAP
Scholarly journals in literature and humanities.

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.

Gale Literary Sources (access ends June 30, 2017)
Literary commentary covering classic and popular authors and their works across regions, eras, and genres by excerpting what critics have written about them in journals, magazines, newspapers, books, encyclopedias, broadsheets, and pamphlets. Provides the contents of Gale's various Literary Criticism multi-volume sets

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

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

Literary Reference Center
Literary criticism; plot summaries; biographies & interviews; reviews & literary journals; full text of poems, short stories & novels; images.

Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

WorldCat (OCLC)
Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world, offering more than 46 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages with holdings information.