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 Our main services are provided by both KVCTC and the West Virginia Info Depot and are housed by EBSCOhost which provides access to a variety of eJournals, eBooks and research databases.








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Academic Search Premier:  Journal coverage of a wide breadth of academics: biological sciences, economics, communications, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences and women's studies.

CINAHL:  Nursing and allied health literature including journals covering consumer health, alternate/complementary medicine, bio-medicine. 

eBook Community College Collection:  Reference collection focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges covering topics including Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology and Literary Criticism. 

Regional Business News:  Coverage of  regional business publications of all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States.

Business Source Elite:  A collection of business publications dating back to 1985.

Health Source: Consumer Edition:  Consumer health information covering medical sicences, food sciences/nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health from consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Academic Edition:  Information focusing on medical disciplines from scholarly journals and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide covering drug patient education sheets.

Alt Health Watch:  Collection of resources covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

TOPICsearch:  A consortium of international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.

MasterFILE Premier:  This collection contains primary resource documents,reference books, and periodicals covering almost all subject areas of interest.  This database includes an image collection with photos, maps & flags.

Newspaper Source:  Cover-to-cover full-text coverage of  U.S. and international newspapers and TV and radio news transcripts can be found in this database.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

GreenFILE:  Information concerning human impact to the environment found in scholarly, government and general interest resources covering global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, etc.

consume health complete   Consumer Health Complete:  Consumer friendly health and medical information including medical encyclopedias, popular reference books and magazine articles.


points of view  Points of View:  Contains essays covering controversial topics and guides to debating, developing arguments, and writing position papers.


 newspaperarchives  Newspapaer Archive:  Repository containing pages from 4,026 newspapers dating as far back as the 1700s. (Please see librarian for log on information.)


Scholarly Resources






 The Digital Commons Network contains full text articles covering everything from Architecture to Zoology and research & scholarship.  






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



Primary Resources 

  libraryofcongress    The Library of Congress's Digital Collection houses primary print, pictorial and audio-visual resources. 


historicaltextarchive  The Historical Text Archive has full-text articles, essays, photographs, eBooks and links to digitized primary resources.


 msul  Michigan State University Libraries Digital and Multimedia Center's Digital Collections contain primary resources relating to Africana, American Radicalism, Applied and Life Sciences, History, and Social Sciences.


floridamemory  The Florida Memory Project is a vast collection of images, audio and video illustrating significant historical events in Florida.

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