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  1. Log in to databases using your NetID/password when off-campus. It will be the same user name and password that you use to log into the on-campus computers (netID@my.lsco.edu/password). Databases with the globe icon are freely available on the Web, no login required.
  2. Many of the database articles are in PDF format requiring Adobe Reader to open, a free download.
  3. Click tutorial buttons for how-to videos on using the databases. Tutorials may require Adobe Flash Player, a free download.

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  • Information Literacy Modules by Credo  These tutorials teach students the basics of research. The topics include: Getting Started with Research; Sources of Information; Searching for Information; Evaluating Information; Presenting Research and Data; and Citations and Academic Integrity.
  • Information Science and Technology Abstracts (Ebsco) EbscoHost tutorial Indexing with summaries of journal articles, and other materials, with full-text links into other databases, when available.

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  • Job and Career Accelerator Career information and job search resources
  • JSTOR Open Content Freely available Internet resource This resource gives access to all of the open content that JSTOR has to offer. This is NOT full access to JSTOR, it is only the open content. This resource covers a wide variety of subjects in many formats.

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  • Kanopy Streaming Video Streaming video of popular movies, documentaries, and indie films. This resource covers a wide variety of subject areas, and can be accessed on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, FireTV, and FireTablets.  

 

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  • Learning Express Library 3.0 Practice tests and study guides for standardized tests and certification exams.
  • Legal Collection (Ebsco) EbscoHost tutorial Law reviews and other legal journals include articles commenting on current cases and legal judgments.
  • Legal Forms Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
  • Legal Information Reference Center Offers everyday users the necessary tools 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, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. With the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.
  • Lexis-Nexis/Academic LexisNexis Tutorial Newspapers, news magazines, laws and legal resources and company information.
  • Library of CongressFreely available Internet resourceOn-going digitization projects for the study of American history such as the American Memory Collection, including manuscripts, images and more.
  • Literature Criticism Online (Gale) Ebsco Tutorial button All volumes of reference sets, Short Story Criticism, and Contemporary Literary Criticism.
  • Literary Reference Center (Ebsco) Ebsco Tutorial button Overview articles from Salem Press reference set series, Masterplots, Critical Surveys, and others, plus full-text of thousands of classic literary works.
  • Literature Collection (Chadwyck-Healey) Poetry of the 20th Century by American and British poets.

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  • MasterFILE Premier (Ebsco) Tutorial General interest or popular magazines and some academic journals. Use the limit check box for all results in full-text.
  • Math ForumFreely available Internet resourceWeb site for all types of math assistance.
  • MedlinePlusFreely available Internet resourceWeb portal for health research aimed at the general public. Includes  pamphlets, research articles, health news, drug information, and more.
  • Merck Manual Home EditionFreely available Internet resourceStandard reference handbook of disease information published by the Merck pharmaceutical company, aimed at the general public.
  • Military and Government Collection (Ebsco) Tutorial Military and government agency publications on all topics.

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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Freely available Internet resource Website from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) Tutorial Pro/con essays and background reading on current topics from the Greenhaven Press book series, plus articles from news sources, journal sources, statistical sources and relevant Web sites.

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