Library Resources

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A link to Lib Guides

The WCCC Library website with research assistance and links to useful resources for WCCC progams and courses.

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BOOKS, e-BOOKS, DIGITAL MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS:

 

Minerva online library catalog.

MINERVA is the online catalog for books, DVDs, and videos available at WCCC Library and at over 60 participating libraries in Maine. Requests for available resources can be made through inter-library loan (ILL) by logging in to your Library Account (at the top right hand of the page). “Your Patron Barcode” is the 14-digit number on the back of your student ID/library card.

 

 

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Ebook Central offers a critical mass of more than 150,000 foundational scholarly ebooks with balanced quantity and quality to improve teaching, learning and research workflow and outcomes. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

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Cloud Library is offered through Maine InfoNet Download and provides free online access to downloadable e-books and audio books. Login with your Library Card ID (the 14-digit number on the back of your student ID/library card). Cloud Library app is available from Google Play, Apple, Kindle Fire etc. so you can read and listen to books on any of your devices.

 

Flipster allows you to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines like People, The New Yorker, Hot Rod, Consumer Reports on Health, and a lot more! Download the mobile app from Google Play, Apple iTunes or Amazon Play. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

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The Chronicle of Higher Education is the most trusted source of news, commentary, trends, and data important to academe. For off campus use, create an account and login with your WCCC email

 

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DATABASES:

 

Find the best database for your research from our A-Z database list.

 

 

 

Credo Reference provides access to the full text of subject-specific reference titles, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopaedias, quotations and atlases from a wide variety of publishers. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

EbscoHostThis collection of over 25 databases covers a broad range of subjects, including business, health, medical, education, social sciences, law and career/technical. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

PrProQuestoQuest is a multidisciplinary set of databases for journals, magazines, and newspapers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

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Digital Maine Library (formerly Marvel!) is a virtual library, providing free access to thousands of online magazines, newspapers, and reference books for all Maine residents. The Digital Maine Library may be accessed from any where in Maine.

 

PubMedPubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

 

ProDemandProDemand is the web version of Mitchell’s automobile repair and estimating software. ProDemand offers repair professionals delivery of automobile repair and estimating information. On the “Welcome” page, click the “Login” button to get started. AVAILABLE ONLY ON WCCC CAMPUS.

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VIDEO STREAMING:

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This collection of online streaming videos includes a variety of subjects related to Technology and Trades, including: Automotive Technology, Building/Construction, Cosmetology, Computing technology, Electronics, Horticulture, Manufacturing, Technical Communications, Welding, and much more! TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD.

 

 

Kanopy provides libraries access to one of the most unique collections of films in the world – including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD

 

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Academic Video Online provides a vast database of film and video clips from documentary, newsreel, entertainment, and television sources. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE FROM OFF-CAMPUS, LOGIN TO THE WCCC PORTAL AND GO TO LIBRARY TAB TO RETRIEVE PASSWORD

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CITATION TOOL:

NoodleToolsNoodleTools is a web-based research service that helps students correctly cite sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. NoodleTools takes care of punctuation, alphabetization and formatting, producing a polished source list for import into Word.

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RECOMMENDED SEARCH ENGINES:

Google Scholar icon
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

 

 

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SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches select Web sites evaluated and approved by research experts, librarians and teachers.