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Video Tutorials for Library Resources
Research databases are online, organized collections of information. A database can contain a number of information sources including scholarly journals, encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, videos, and images. Some databases cover a specific subject while others cover a wide variety of subjects.
Howell Library at the Southern Wake Campus currently provides access to over 100 different databases. Select databases are listed below. Please visit our A-Z Databases page to view a complete list of the databases we have access to.
ProQuest Central (opens in new window)
General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
JSTOR (opens in new window)
Offers scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated (PDF files). JSTOR covers a vast area of disciplines, including literature, science, history, foreign languages, and education.
New York Times (opens in new window)
Access to the New York Times from 1980 to the present.
Wall Street Journal (opens in new window)
Full articles from the Wall Street Journal (1984-present).
Films on Demand Video Collection (opens in new window)
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.
Data-Axle (opens in new window)
Formerly ReferenceUSA. Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Electronic Course Reserves
Electronic Course Reserves
The library recognizes that physically accessing textbooks on reserve in the library will be more challenging this semester. The library is pleased to be able to offer students the opportunity to request scans of course reserve textbooks. Please see the link above for more information.
Howell Library at the Southern Wake Campus has access to thousands of ebooks.
You can browse some our ebook collections via the links below.
ABC-CLIO E-book Collection (opens in new window)
History & literature ebooks, including the series Daily Life, Critical Companions, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
Credo Reference (opens in new window)
Credo Reference is a great place to start your research by using encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference resources.
Ebook Central (opens in new window)
Over 35,000 ebooks available to read and download.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (opens in new window)
A collection of ebooks that you can read on your computer. This database allows you to use an online dictionary and create a citation for the ebook.
Gale Ebooks (opens in new window)
Searchable collection of online reference titles.
Home Grown eBooks Collection (opens in new window)
An e-book collection of more than 1,200 fiction and nonfiction titles from eight North Carolina publishers. The collection spans a wide range of interests including travel, biography, history, and fiction.
R2 Digital Library (opens in new window)
The R2 Digital Library is a web-based database application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform.