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Multidisciplinary database of full text encyclopedias and reference sources for research and ready reference. Enables one search that covers all sources. Subjects include arts, sciences, medicine, and the humanities.
Covers hottest social issues, such as offshore drilling, climate change, health care, and immigration. Has full text, editor selected articles. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of information for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Video Online (AVON) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary streaming video database that includes over 70,000 titles in a wide range of disciplines. AVON includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations.
Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine distribution service which lets users access a wide range of magazines. Accessible via a desktop web browser or Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire apps, with which Flipster users can download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.
Kanopy is a video streaming database that provides access to many award winning films and documentaries, including titles from BBC, the Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, and more. Some films in Kanopy need to be requested prior to access. We will purchase films needed for classes whenever possible. Once a film is ordered, it is usually available in a few days.
Access includes 1851 to current day and all updates, International; Spanish and Chinese editions; NYT produced videos, blogs, newsletters, subscriber events; teaching and learning tools with 16 discipline channels; curated articles; discussion questions; co-curricular activities
Not included: NYT Games, NYT Cooking, e-reader replica edition
Until June 30, 2023, CCC via its CARLI membership will have access to titles published between 2018-2022 for for 9 subject collections published by Oxford University Press on the Oxford Scholarship Online platform. Those subject collections are: Biology, History, Law, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, and Sociology.
CCC’s Swank library offers movies not available in AVON or Kanopy. CCC has a package of 50 slots licensed through June 2023 to be requested by instructors to support curriculum. We will do our best to honor all requests and will prioritize high demand films that are requested by multiple instructors or needed for more than one class.
Until June 30, 2023, CCC via its CARLI membership will have access to titles on the Wiley Online Library platform. List of available titles available here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/pb-assets/_PriceLists/OnlineBooks_FullList.xlsx