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MeL, the Michigan eLibrary, provides all Michigan residents with free access to a set of library databases with online articles, books, and other research information. Some of the North Central Michigan College Library databases are provided by MeL.
When accessing library resources from off-campus, you will be prompted to input your North Central portal ID and password. If you are looking for a particular article, use Journal Finder to determine if the Library provides access to the journal. If you cannot find the article you are looking for, please fill out this Interlibrary Loan form and a staff member will be in touch.
The multi-disciplinary database provides access to 6,400 full-text journals and magazines, giving users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. (EBSCO/MeL)
Advances in Nursing Science (ANS) features articles from a wide range of scholarly traditions. The journal particularly encourages works that speak to the need for global sustainability and that take an intersectional approach, recognizing class, color, sexual and gender identity, and other dimensions of human experience related to health.
From the National Agricultural Library. Contains citations about all aspects of agriculture and related fields. Includes journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports. Coverage: 1970 - current. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides information on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness. Sources include journals (some peer-reviewed) and reports. Coverage: indexes 190+ titles, including 180+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
The American Journal of Nursing is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer-reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession’s premier journal.
Broad coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines. Content derives from leading trade journals, professional and technical society publications, and conference proceedings. Coverage: indexes 3,600+ titles, including 1,200 full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Covers fine, decorative, and commercial arts. Also covers architecture and architectural design. Features full-text articles and indexing and abstracts for journals, books, podcasts, and more. Art Source includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. For use by art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers. Coverage: indexes 1,600+ titles, including 780+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides access to scholarly journals and general periodicals in applied arts and cultural studies, including art, architecture, design, ethnic studies, history, philosophy, music, literature, theater, and women's studies. (ProQuest)
Articles on topics often taught in community colleges. Topics include accounting, agriculture, childcare, cosmetology, cooking, food service, forestry, graphic arts, hospitality management, interior design, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, and welding. Coverage: indexes 1,000+ titles, including 950+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides concise, comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Professionals and students can use these to keep up with the latest information in the business world. (EBSCO/MeL)
The Business Premium Collection is a largely full-text database with scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, working papers, market reports, newspapers, and other sources relevant to business and economics. This collection combines ProQuest’s seven most popular business databases to provide users with a truly comprehensive business research solution. (ProQuest)
Addresses the whole spectrum of problems arising in the care and support of cancer patients. The journal offers unparalleled coverage of cancer care delivery practices worldwide, as well as groundbreaking research findings and their practical applications.
In-depth, full-text information about the countries and people of the Caribbean. Coverage: indexes 140+ titles, including 120+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Information on a variety of topics of importance to researchers of Central and Eastern Europe. Includes resources on history, business, and law in a number of European languages. Coverage: 590+ titles, including 570+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Containing a robust collection of resources, CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for those in the nursing and allied health disciplines. Coverage includes full-text access to more than 1,330 journals dating back to 1937, indexing for 5,000+ titles, evidence-based care sheets, and more. (EBSCO)
Supports the health and wellness information needs of patients. Covers mainstream medicine as well as complementary and holistic medicine. Contains 500+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Consumer Health Information offers detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Supporting the needs of patrons and patients, these answers are provided in evidence-based reports that feature graphics, illustrations, easy-to-read text and links to additional information. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices. (EBSCO/MeL)
Collection of online reference books covering all major academic disciplines. Great for background research and general information. Includes images, topic pages, and Mind Map functionality. (CREDO)
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Covering a wide-range of subjects, all data is freely available to users. (DOAJ)
Link takes the user to a listing of all available EBSCO resources. EBSCOhost is our largest online resource housing many databases, eBooks, and eJournals that focus on all manners of scholarly research. You can also search their Audiobook Collection along with their eBook Academic Collection. (EBSCO/MeL)
Supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education. The database supports global study and research, including thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, and other relevant sources. (ProQuest)
Provides scholarly research for education students, professionals, and policymakers. Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Covers specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Contains 3,500+ titles, including 2,000+ full-text titles. (EBSCO/MeL)
eHRAF Archaeology focuses on in-depth descriptive documents of archaeological traditions from around the world. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords. (HRAF)
eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords. (HRAF)
Resource for business students and researchers. It provides insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. Offers full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles. (EBSCO/MeL)
Scholarly, academic coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas. Contains 2,100+ titles, including 1,000 full-text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Index of journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, standards, and guidelines on a wide range of education topics. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. Includes some full-text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Reference books covering the following topics: education, environment, general reference (including employment, health and wellness, personal finance, and social skills), history, law, nation and world, religion, and science. (Gale/MeL)
Multidisciplinary environmental collection. GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. (EBSCO)
Ideal for students and researchers studying health administration. This database provides the most reliable and relevant information on a range of topics including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, ethics, and public health administration. Coverage includes around 800 key journals with 4,500+ doctoral dissertations and theses. (ProQuest)
Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health, and more. Information comes from magazines, books, Clinical Reference System reports, and pamphlets. Contains 100+ titles, including 70+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines. Provides indexing, abstracts and full text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Contains 800+ titles, including 300+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures. Contains 150+ titles, most in full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Explores holistic models of nursing practice. Content emphasizes complementary traditional and holistic nursing and healthcare practices. Articles include theory-based interventions and their outcomes.
Covers literary, scholarly, and creative thought. Ideal for students, researchers, and educators interested in the humanities. Contains 3,000+ titles, including 1,400+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Offers a multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. Nearly 350 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jewish figures. Contains 190+ titles most in full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
JSTOR provides access to past issues of high-quality academic journals in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Along with journal articles, JSTOR includes books and primary documents. Materials are available in full-text format. (ITHAKA)
LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals. It contains resources related to career preparation, college admissions, popular software and basic instruction in math and English. User registration required. (EBSCO/MeL)
Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. Coverage includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, thousands of legal forms, and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo. (EBSCO/MeL)
A scholarly resource of current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world. For attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, and paralegals. Contains 2,200+ titles, including 1,100+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Journals and periodicals that help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the field. Contains 2,200 titles, including 470+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Includes over 14,000 short stories and 54,000+ poems. Covers information on thousands of authors and their works. Topics include plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, novels, and author interviews. Contains 460+ titles, including 380+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
A broad collection of popular full-text magazines and reference books. Contains Consumer Reports. Covers subjects including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, and fashion. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. Contains 3,400+ titles, including 2,300+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
MCN is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes clinically relevant practice and research manuscripts aimed at assisting nurses toward evidence-based practice. MCN focuses on today's major issues and high priority problems in maternal/child nursing, women's health, and family nursing with extensive coverage of advanced practice healthcare issues relating to infants and young children.
A free service produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, MedlinePlus offers current, reliable information covering a wide-range of diseases, medical conditions, and other health-related topics. (NIH)
A complete listing of all eResources available to Michigan residents for free through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).
Source for biographical information on Michigan authors as well as information on their works and presentations. Provided by the Michigan Association of Media in Education, the Library of Michigan, and the Michigan Center for the Book.
Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more. An important benefit of the Military Database is its content diversity. Included are scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. (ProQuest)
Family history resource including more than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Includes the full USA federal census (1790-1940); census of England and Wales (1841-1901); U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, as well as records of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers. Over 2 billion family trees. (EBSCO/MeL)
Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text news sources. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from more than 4,700 sources.
Access to over 150 Michigan newspapers, including local papers, statewide papers, like the Detroit News, as well as campus newspapers. Search entire collection or by specific title. Contains full-text articles from print papers and web-only sources.
Access content from the Petoskey News Review. Includes full-text coverage from 2001-2018.
Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today. Contains 1,300+ titles, all full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
A premier source for legal research. Includes court cases, new sources, and other documentation related to the law. Covers criminal justice issues as well. (Lexis Nexis)
Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. Provides abstracting and indexing for 850+ titles, with 715+ titles in full text. Also includes 12,000+ full-text dissertations. (ProQuest)
Covers key issues including health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services, and community-based nursing studies. Each issue highlights the latest research techniques, quantitative and qualitative studies, and new state-of-the-art methodological strategies.
Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts. (Gale/MeL)
An open-access, peer-reviewed eJournal collection. Contains 215,000+ articles that are free to access, covering the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. (PLOS)
Hundreds of thousands of poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and essays. Topics include the poetic forms, movements, and techniques. All full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. (EBSCO/MeL)
Designed for students, researchers, and government institutions. Covers political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of current discourse. Includes 2,250+ titles, including 650+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Specialized information for librarians, teachers, and education researchers. Contains 725+ titles, including 460+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Link to all available eResources through ProQuest, providing a single source for scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, and datasets. Also contains millions of pages of digitized historical primary sources and more than 150,000 eBooks. Renowned abstracting and indexing makes this information easily navigable, while content tools, including instant bibliography and citation generators, simplify management and sharing of research. (ProQuest)
This database offers full-text articles for journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. Premier database for psychology research. (ProQuest)
Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences, and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students. Contains 500+ titles, including 490+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology, and psychometrics. (ProQuest)
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this database provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological effects of trauma. (ProQuest)
Contains more than 27 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. Titles not available in full text can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan. (US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health)
Regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces from 1990. Includes newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires. (EBSCO/MeL)
Provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. As well as scholarly journals, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. This resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion. (ProQuest)
Contains peer-reviewed, original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. (SAGE)
Access to a collection of Salem Press resources covering Careers, Health, History, Literature, and Science. Includes Reference Shelf collection.
Contains material from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. More than 4,000 full-text, full-length biographies. Includes: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife. Contains 220 titles, including 200+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Covers all aspects of starting and operating a business. Includes information on accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. State-specific information included. Contains 400+ titles, all full text. (EBSCO/MeL)
Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. (ProQuest)
With a team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching qualitative data, statistics, and related information. Statistical information is available on a variety of topics covering the United States and other countries. Business and social issues are among the top items included in this database and results include downloadable charts and graphs. Helpful research tools include Market Outlooks, Infographics, and the Global Consumer Survey. (Statista)
Provides access to scholarly journals, trade publications, and government and technical reports in applied science and engineering. The collection includes four databases: advanced technologies & aerospace, computer science, materials science, and engineering. (ProQuest)
A cooperative project of the United States Golf Association and the Michigan State University Libraries' Turfgrass Information Center. Provides bibliographic and descriptive records of all types of work related to turfgrass culture. Established in 1983. Over 50% full-text content. (EBSCO/MeL)
Designed for two-year colleges, this resource offers support for vocational programs. Subjects include counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant. Contains 1,000 titles, including 960+ full text. (EBSCO/MeL)