CCCOnline Library Newsletter

New Database Edition

Academic Search Complete Upgrade!

The CCCOnline Library is very excited to announce the addition of a brand new, multi-disciplinary database Academic Search Complete! Academic Search Complete will dramatically increase our full-text and full-text, peer-reviewed journal holdings by 4244 journals, covering nearly every subject!


Full-text journals: 9029

Full-text peer-reviewed journals: 7876


Accessing Academic Search Complete is now available via your D2L course site, and selecting EBSCO Research Databases. Select Academic Search Complete from the list of databases, or "select all" databases to search everything!

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New databases to be selected... and we need your help!

We are excited to partner with Gale | Cengage Learning to select 5 new databases for CCCOnline... and we want your help! Please take a look at the following databases, and let us know which databases you would want us to select! Below, please find a brief description and link to a product page for every database. Once you've learned about each product, please complete the survey at the bottom of this newsletter with your top 5 choices. We'll use your feedback to select the top 5 resources that will make the biggest impact on our courses.

Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.

Business Insights: Global
provides students and researchers with the broad yet detailed coverage of international business they need to develop into savvy professionals that can compete and succeed working across the countries and cultures of the world. Gale Business Insights: Global is the most convenient and comprehensive way to access timely case studies, full-text articles, and robust data sets coupled with authoritative references and tools for analysis. This unique resource empowers users to not only research topics but also to interpret their research. Deep business intelligence powered by statistical data lets researchers spend less time searching and more time connecting their discoveries to practical applications.

Global Issues in Context spans continents and cultures to bring essential, balanced information to researchers across many academic disciplines. Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more in a single search, Global Issues in Context not only focuses on broad issues such as poverty and nuclear proliferation, it also prompts a close appraisal of targeted issues, including the North Korea/South Korea conflict and the Fukushima disaster.

LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context i
s the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

Small Business Resource Center - Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs,Small Business Resource Center is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Users find more than 500 subject-appropriate, active, full-text periodicals, including: Beverage Industry, Black Enterprise, Economist, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, HR Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Restaurant Business, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, And more.Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.


U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

World History in Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people. World History in Context reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.