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Credo Reference  Provides access to reference resources including encyclopedias and dictionaries. Many specialized full-text sources are available.
CQ Researcher
Full-text, comprehensive articles on current and controversial issues – great for speech and research paper topic selection.
EBSCO Databases
Provides access to Academic Search Complete and 25 other specialized databases. Several EBSCO databases provide articles with full-text and images.
EBSCO Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database.  Covers a wide variety of topics.
eBook Community College Collection (EBSCOhost)
An academic and trade collection of over 60,000 eBooks covering topics in Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism.
Gale Databases
Provides access to Academic OneFile, Opposing Viewpoints, and 25 other specialized databases.  Several Gale databases provide articles with full-text and images.
Gale Academic OneFile
Comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database.  Covers a wide variety of topics.
Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
A comprehensive collection of library catalogs and databases available to all Kentucky residents and students of Kentucky schools.
Learning Express Library 3.0
A comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. Over 1,000 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials and access to software tutorials for the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and Windows and Mac operating systems.
Opposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 Oxford Reference
Provides access to thousands of articles from the world's most trusted sources.  Articles are from Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and other Oxford publications. Articles are also cited for users. 
ProQuest Databases
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Alt-Press Watch (APW)
  • ProQuest Nursing Journals
Salem Online
  • Milestone Documents of American Leaders: 130 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.
  • Historical Encyclopedia of American Business: complete view of all aspects of American Business
  • Magill’s Medical Guide