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CIA World Factbook, listings of country facts and profiles
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

World Bank, news and information on countries around the world
http://www.worldbank.org/

Art

  • CAMIO via OCLC RLG
    Provides rights-cleared, high-quality art images for class projects, art history and studio art programs, course Web sites, lectures, presentations, and research resources. 
  • Academic Search Premier via EBSCOhost 
    Over 120 art-related magazines and journals, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

Business

Career Information

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (Web Site)
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.
     

Criminal Justice

Culinary/Hospitality

Education/Early Childhood

  • ERIC (Education) via EBSCOhost
    Access to education-related journals.
  • LearningExpress Library via LearningExpress
    Practice tests and tutorials for Praxis I and CBEST.
  • North Carolina Curriculum (Web Site)
    Standard Course of Study for specific Department of Public Instruction goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina. 

History

  • Academic Search Premier via EBSCOhost 
    Magazines and journals, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • Annals of American History via Britannica
    Primary sources of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale
    E-Books: Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture , Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, and
     Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages 
  • Greenwood Digital Collection (e-Books)  via Greenwood
    Includes American Slavery, Daily Life Through History, and Historic Events of the 20th Century.
  • HeritageQuest via HeritageQuest
    Research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Contains original page images for all documents, over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, and other expanding collections
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  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries via Alexander Street Press
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950
  • PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE Collections
    Videos from PBS on a variety of topics
  • World Data Analyst via Britannica
    A collection of current and past statistics on the countries of the world that makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy.

Literature

  • Academic Search Premier via EBSCOhost 
    Magazines and journals, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • African-American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    Nearly 3,000 poems written by African-American poets in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
  • English Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    Essentially the complete English poetic canon from 600 to 1900. Over 165,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.
  • Faber Poetry Library via Chadwyck-Healey
    A collection of some of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. The Faber list includes Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, T. S. Eliot and Sylvia Plath covering the seventy year history of this major publishing house.
  • Greenwood Digital Collection (e-Books)  via Greenwood
    Includes Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers (analysis of best-selling fiction) and Literature in Context (historical and cultural analysis of classic titles in literature). Also includes primary documents, including American Slavery (slave narratives).
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries via Alexander Street Press
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950
  • Twentieth Century African-American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    African-American poetry 1900-1999
  • Twentieth Century American Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    American poetry 1900-1999
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry via Chadwyck-Healey
    English poetry 1900-1999

Medical and Health

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition via EBSCOhost
    Provides more than 400 scholarly full text journals, and provides abstracts and indexing for over 500 journals. Also includes integrated results from Clinical Pharmacology (which replaces USP DI: Volume II, Advice for the Patient) and access to Stedman's Medical Dictionary.
  • CINAHL w/Full Text via EBSCOhost
    Journals, dissertations and books for nursing and allied health research.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition via EBSCOhost
    General health, nutrition and medical journals
  • Liebert Online (On campus only.)
    Electronic access to over 60 peer-reviewed journals in Biomedical Research/Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Clinical Medicine/Surgery, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Engineering/Informatics, Environmental Studies, Law, Philanthropy, Psychology, and Public Health/Policy.  

News/Newspaper Articles

  • America's Newspapers via NewsBank
    Selected North Carolina and national newspapers
  • Newspaper Source via EBSCOhost
    Selected full text for national and international newspapers
  • ProQuest Newspapers via ProQuest Company
    Full-text articles from five leading national newspapers
  • Regional Business News via EBSCOhost
    Business journals and newspapers covering metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.
  • North Carolina Community Newspapers (Web Site)
    A gateway to over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage, sometimes limited to stories of local interest. Archival access varies greatly and coverage may change without notice.

North Carolina

  • North Carolina Resources on NC LIVE
    Includes statistics, small business resources, tax forms, and North Carolina government information. 
  • America's Newspapers via NewsBank
    Selected North Carolina and national newspapers.
  • North Carolina Community Newspapers (Web Site)
    A gateway to over 100 North Carolina community newspapers containing current or latest issue coverage, sometimes limited to stories of local interest. Archival access varies greatly and coverage may change without notice.
  • North Carolina Driver's Manual (Web Site)
    Includes the full text of the current Department of Motor Vehicles driver's manual in English and Spanish, pictures of road signs, and the Newcomers Guide to Motoring in North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Encyclopedia (Web Site)
    Includes links to information that students of all ages request about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
  • North Carolina Job Openings (Web Site)
    Link to NC Employment Security Commission.

Psychology and Sociology

Reference/Encyclopedias

  • Britannica Online Academic Edition via Britannica
    Over 120,000 articles, an updated world atlas, thousands of images and videos, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals, news headlines, a guide to the Web's best sites, and much more.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale
    E-Books: Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture , Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, and
     Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages 
  • Gran Enciclopedia Planeta y Enciclopedia Juvenil (Spanish Reference Center) via Britannica
    A comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia featuring 145,000 articles plus timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.

Science

  • Academic Search Premier via EBSCOhost 
    Magazines and journals, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale
    E-Books: Animal Sciences, The Gale Encyclopedia of Science , and Genetics.
  • GreenFILE via EBSCO host
    Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE is a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

For further information about Global Education programming, please contact

Heather Murphy
Director, Global Education and Outreach
(919) 209-2239
hemurphy@johnstoncc.edu

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