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Databases

Looking for magazine and journal articles? Try the JSCC Library databases which are collections of articles.

For those articles in the databases which are not on the computer, please go to the Library's print periodicals holdings list or E journals.

All Search You may want to try our new "All Search" feature when you have narrowed your topic or when you can't find much on your topic. . All Search looks at books, journals, newspapers, etc. and gives you a lot of results

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You can also view an Alphabetical List of all of our Databases

Below are subject area links, such as, "Education," "Business," and "Science."   Each database which the JSCC Library owns is included under one or more of these subject areas, depending on the subjects covered by the database.

Click on the subject area or areas which you think will include database titles in which you will find the information you need.

 

Other Databases provided by the JSCC Library:

  • Newspapers

  • Reference Materials Online

  • Streaming Media

  • Test/Exam Databases

  • Academic and General Interest

    Academic OneFile
    Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Contains full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

    Academic Search Elite (mobile phone users click here) (choose Academic Search Elite from the list of databases that will be shown)
    Multi-disciplinary database covering virtually every area of academic study. Contains 1,850 scholarly journals, including nearly 1,300 peer-reviewed titles.

    Consumer Reports Online
    Access to the online version of Consumer Reports

    Expanded Academic ASAP
    Comprehensive source for all academic disciplines. Includes 3,000 indexed and 1,900 full-text journals.

    General OneFile (formerly InfoTrac OneFile)
    A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

    General Reference Center Gold
    Reference books, periodicals, and newspapers, many with full text and images are included here.

    Index to Jackson Sun- Full text articles from the Jackson Sun from 2003 to the present.

    Info Trac Newsstand- features more than 33.5 million full-text articles from more than 150 newspapers from around the world. Articles are published from 1980 through the current date.

    Information Science and Library Issues Collection

    JSTOR
    JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that creates and maintains an archive of important scholarly journals. "JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high- resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines, including ecology, economics, history, language, literature, mathematics and sociology."

    JSTOR doesn't contain the most recent articles.  For those, please use other databases in the Academic and General Interest category.

    "Searching for Journal Articles in Databases:  JSTOR"

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    Lexis-Nexis Academic - Full text articles from English language newspapers throughout the world.

    Tutorial for Using Lexis-Nexis Academic

    Masterfile Premier (Mobile phone users, click here)
    Contains full-text articles in over 1700 magazines and journals. Indexing and abstracts for over 2700 titles. Subjects covered include general interest, business, health, social sciences, education, humanities, news and current events. Useful for almost any topic.
    Tutorial for using Masterfile Premier
    (After getting in to the tutorial, click on "More" and choose "Full Screen"; then click on the forward arrow to start the tutorial)

    Reader's Guide Full Text Mega
    Full-text articles from a variety of popular magazines and journals.

    Tennessean
    Full text articles from the Nashville Tennessean from 2003 to the present.

    Wilson Omnifile


    Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition contains full-text periodical articles from a tremendous variety of journals. Covers all types of topics and goes back to 1982 for some articles.

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    Agriculture

    Agriculture Collection

    This database searches major journals in the field of agriculture, many of them in full text format.

    Art

    Art Full-Text

    Business

    Business Economics and Theory
    With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics.

    Business Abstracts with Full Text
    Business Abstracts with Full Text provides fast, convenient access to a multitude of outstanding sources - from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. Users will find feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more.

    Business Insights Essentials-
    "Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring the content you need to explore a global business landscape."

    General Business File ASAP
    Provides access to articles in business periodicals, newspapers, and newswires. Contains more than 200,000 company profiles, 50,000 full-text Investext® reports, and various other news sources.

    Small Business Resource Center

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    Careers

    Career Transitions

    Careers Internet Database
    Use Careers Internet Database to find full-text, in-depth information on hundreds of careers. Each report covers education requirements, good and bad aspects of the career, interviews with people in the field, and more. Also included is a career test, information on scholarships, grants, and contests, as well as a bulletin board where students can receive answers from industry professionals.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook
    This publication is from the United States Department of Labor.  "The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010–20 decade"

    Vocational and Careers Collection
    "Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones.

    Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals."

    Vocational Biographies
    With this database, you can career-shadow up to 1,001 persons from across America. Click on one of the 7 search buttons at the top of the page. You will get a list of titles. Click on one title, and the career story will appear on the screen for you to read or print out.

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    Computer Science

    Computer Database
    Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

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    Controversial Issues - Current Events

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    This publication provides valuable news and feature articles about all aspects of higher education.

    CQ Researcher
    Explores a single current issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. 44 reports are produced each year including four expanded reports, available back to 1991.

    Issues and Controversies
    Provides up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on over 250 prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. It combines objective analysis, clear explanations of opposing points of view and special features, so you can quickly grasp the essentials of even the most complex topics. It includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.

    Opposing Viewpoints
    Provides information about controversial issues from a variety of sources.  Often there are pro and con articles about these issues.  Excellent place to start for a persuasive paper or speech.

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    Education

    Education Search Engine

    This searches Education Full-Text, CQ Researcher and Issues and Controversies at the same time.

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    This publication provides valuable news and feature articles about all aspects of higher education.

    Education Full-Text
    Education Full Text brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks in the field of education. Full text of articles cover to cover, from hundreds of journals, make this a one-stop source for research.

    Educator's Reference Complete
    "Contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC."

    ERIC
    The largest education database. Indexes journals, research papers, guides, government reports, speeches. Indexes 800 periodicals, plus non-journal publications called ERIC documents.

    Merlot
    Find peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials. Share advice and expertise about education with expert colleagues. Be recognized for your contributions to quality education.

    Professional Collection
    Articles from more than 300 full-text periodicals covering a variety of topics for teachers/educators, including: health and fitness, school law, drug and alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, sports, arts and humanities, social sciences, and psychology.

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    Foreign Languages

    Mango Languages
    This is a guide to learning 34 foreign languages conversationally. It also has an English as a Second Language component. To begin click on "Start Learning".

    Informe
    Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnologí­a, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

    Powerspeak
    "Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning.

    The highly engaging course utilizes an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language."

    Genealogy

    Ancestry Library Edition
    The Ancestry Library Edition collection is a genealogical database including census, vital, and immigration records. It also includes U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing historical maps; the Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection.

    HeritageQuest Online
    "This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s."

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    Geography

    A-Z World Cultures

    This database features cultural information about most every country in the world.

    CIA Factbook series

    This series has valuable historical and contemporary  information about major countries of the world.

    Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

    National Geographic Index

    Health Sciences

    American Hospital Formulary Service Consumer Medication Information (mobile users click here)
    The AFHS Consumer Medication Information database provides information about prescription drugs. An explanation of the drug is followed by side effects and warnings. It is published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

    CINAHL Complete
    "CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo."

    Health Reference Center Academic
    Integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books 40 full-text nursing and allied health journals plus the wide variety of personal health information sources.

    Health Source: Nursing Edition (mobile phone users click here)
    Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

    In addition, this database includes the American Hospital Formulary Service Consumer Medication Information guide which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug information for U.S. prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

    Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Includes encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers on topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness.

    Journal of Nursing Education

    Every article from the most current issue to many years back in archives are available here.

    Medline Plus
    A portal to reliable medical information from the National Library of Medicine. There are links to health topics, medical dictionaries, etc. Available in a variety of languages.

    Nursing and Allied Health Comprehensive (Mobile phone users, click here) (Choose Nursing and Allied Health Comprehensive from the list of databases that will be displayed.)
    Designed for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, this database provides full text for nearly 400 journals covering the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences, consumer health and allied health disciplines. Nearly all full text titles included in Nursing and Allied Health Comprehensive are indexed in CINAHL.

    OVID Nursing Journals

    70+ full text nursing and allied health journals published by Lippincott William & Wilkins (LWW).  Top titles include AJN- American Journal of Nursing, Nursing, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Nurse Educator, MCN, Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, Nurse Practitioner.  Content is updated DAILY.

    Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
    "A custom collection including over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to many topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more."

    PubMed
    A database from the U.S. National Library of Medicine covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences. It provides access to over 11 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals throughout the world. PubMed includes links to some sites providing full text articles and other related resources.


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    History

    Ancestry Library Edition
    The Ancestry Library Edition collection is a genealogical database including census, vital, and immigration records. It also includes U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing historical maps; the Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection.

    HeritageQuest Online
    "This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s."

    Humanities Full Text
    Humanities Full Text brings you full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly journals in the humanities (language, literature, philosophy, history, etc.).

    JSTOR
    JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that creates and maintains an archive of important scholarly journals. "JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high- resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated.

    JSTOR is very strong in the field of History.

    19th Century Newspapers

    "With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable.

    For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration."

    Religion and Philosophy
    Articles from more than 250 magazines and Journals on religion, philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology, and covers the impact of religion on culture. Many articles are full-text. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac Onefile.

    Tennessee Virtual Archives

    US History Collection

    Volunteer Voices
    Digitized texts, photographs, etc. dealing with Tennessee.

    World History Collection

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    Literature

    Books and Authors
    "A new way to browse!  Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN lets you browse by Character, Subject, Location and Time Period, and get a visual representation of your matching books."

    Humanities Full Text

    Humanities Full Text brings you full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly journals in the humanities (language, literature, philosophy, history, etc.).

    JSTOR
    JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that creates and maintains an archive of important scholarly journals.
    JSTOR features older articles, some of which were written in the 19th century, though it does feature some recent articles.   It is a great source for journal articles in the literature field.

    Literary Index
    Index to reference books (like Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, or the Dictionary of Literary Biography) you can find the information in. Use the Online Catalog to see which reference books we have in the library.

    Literature Resource Center
    Provides biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline, combining Gale's most used literary databases to cover more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.

    MagillOnLiterature Plus (Mobile phone users, click here) (Choose MagillOnLiteraturePlus from the list of databases.)
    MagillOnLiterature Plus provides critical analyses and descriptions of major works of literature, as well as information on individual authors.

    Scribner Writers Online
    "Multiple perspectives on the most studied literary names."  Contains over 1400 articles about authors from throughout the world and from all time periods.

    Twayne's Authors Online
    "With in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers from Aeschylus to Zora Neale Hurston, this online series features the content of nearly 300 books that comprise  part of three print series: Twayne's United States Authors, Twayne's English Authors and Twayne's World Authors

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    Miscellaneous

    Consumer Reports Online

    Access to the online version of Consumer Reports.

    Library Literature and Information Science (Mobile phone users, click here)
    This database indexes English and foreign-language library periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications.

    Military and Intelligence
    Over 10 million articles (80% full-text) from more than 500 titles and basic reference materials. The content in this database is also part of InfoTrac One File.

    OCLC First Search


    Southern Life
    Articles about all aspects of Southern life and culture from a variety of magazines and journals.

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    MUSIC

    Classical Music Library

    Newspapers

    Chattanooga Free Press Full Text articles from the Chattanooga Free Press from the year 2000 to the present.

    Commercial Appeal
    Full Text articles from the Commercial Appeal from 2000 to the present.

    Infotrac Newsstand
    features more than 33.5 million full-text articles from more than 150 newspapers from around the world. Articles are published from 1980 through the current date.

    Jackson Sun
    This index provides full-text access to articles in the Jackson Sun from 2007 to the present.

    Knoxville News Sentinel
    Full Text articles from the Knoxville News Sentinel since 2000.

    Lexis Nexis
    Full text newspaper articles, business, legal, and reference information. It includes: current/past issues of many U.S. and international newspapers, company news and financial information, country and state profiles, medical and reference sources, trade journals and magazines, industry and market news and trends, legal reviews, and case law, and biographical information.

    Tutorial for Lexis Nexis

    19th Century Newspapers
    With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable.

    For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

    Tennessean
    Full-text articles from the Nashville Tennessean from 2003 to the present.

    Philosophy

    Religion and Philosophy
    Articles from more than 250 magazines and Journals on religion, philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology,

    Reference Materials Online

    Credo Reference
    Background information from many different subject encyclopedias and dictionaries comprise the Credo Reference series.  Credo also provides direct links to other library resources.

    Mango Languages
    You can learn from 34 languages on this language learning database.  Conversational aspects of the languages are stressed.


    Science

    Agriculture Collection
    With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 400 titles is focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture

    Applied Science and Technology Full Text

    Biological and Agricultural Index Plus

    General Science Collection
    This database provides full-text of many scientific periodicals.

    General Science Full Text
    Easy-to-use and designed specifically for students and non- specialists, General Science Full Text is the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information.

    PLOS (Public Library of Science)

    Open access peer reviewed full text scientific database that covers all scientific disciplines. "PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource

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    Social Sciences

    American Journal of Psychiatry

    Communications and Mass Media Collection
    A custom collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.

    Criminal Justice Collection
    Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge,. Criminal Justice Collection offers more than 700 journals.

    PsychArticles
    "PsycARTICLES
    is the source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed, scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Covers general psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research with articles from 66 journals."

    Psychology Collection
    Provides access to many scholarly psychology journals.

    Social Sciences Full Text
    Social Sciences Full Text Provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others. Social Sciences Full Text covers journals in anthropology, economics, law, political science, psychology social work and sociology.

    Southern Life
    Articles about all aspects of Southern life and culture from a variety of magazines and journals.

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    Streaming Media

    Test/Exam Databases

    Learning Express Library
    This database contains all types of practice tests. Also contains complete study guides to many tests.

    Testing and Education Reference Center
    Prepare for the ACT, GED, NCLEX exams, as well as the civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields; plus college and graduate school admissions exams. There are sample tests to take and actual test preparation books online.

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