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  1. Log in to databases using your LSCO username/password when off-campus. It will be the same user name and password that you use to log into the on-campus computers (username@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.

Click a letter to find a database:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



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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.  


  • Learning Express Library LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill-building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
  • Legal Collection (Ebsco) 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 (See Nexis Uni) 
  • 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)  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.


  • 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) Military and government agency publications on all topics.

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  • NationMasterFreely available Internet resourceWebsite of worldwide statistical information on all topics.
  • NCJRS-National Criminal Justice Reference ServiceFreely available Internet resourceCriminal justice information from the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Newspaper Source (Ebsco) More than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers plus selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers and full text transcripts of television & radio news broadcasts.
  • Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis) Newspapers, news magazines, laws, and legal resources and company information.
  • NYPL Picture Collection OnlineFreely available Internet resourceNew York Public Library image collection (pre-1923) from books, magazines and newspapers.

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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)  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.
  • Overdrive Digital Library Enjoy ebooks and audiobooks on your phone or through your browser.

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