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Name Description Subject
A to Z Maps Online access to a large collection of maps including political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. Reference/Maps
Academic OneFile The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines. General
Academic Search Premier Provides full text access to a very broad range of topics: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.* General
Addictions and Substance Abuse (ebook) Use “oceancounty” as the password to access this content. Allied Health
African-American History Online Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. History
Agriculture Collection Nearly 200 titles provide broad coverage of agriculture and related fields. STEM
Alexander Street Press- Theater Collection Streaming videos with a focus on plays Art
American History Online Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience. History
American Indian History Online Offers fast access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history. History
American Women’s History Online Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women’s history in the United States. History
Ancient and Medieval History Online Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s. History
Art Full Text Art Full Text is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.* Art
ARTstor The more than two million images from 280 collections support teaching and research in nearly every topic imaginable, including Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Fashion & Costume, Literature, Religion, Theater, World History, and much more. Art
AVON Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video subscription, spanning a wide range of subject areas and publishers, and curated especially for the educational experience. General and Reference
Name Description Subject
Biography in Context References and multimedia deliver history-spanning coverage of notables. General
Bloom’s Literature Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature. Literature
Business Collection Coverage includes accounting, marketing and management, plus business theory and practice. Business
Business, Economics, and Theory Collection More than 150 academic journals and magazines support econ studies. Business
Business Insights: Global Case studies, articles and robust data sets coupled with references and analytic tools. Business
Business Source Premier This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Premier provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.* Business
Name Description Subject
Chilton Library Authoritative automotive repair covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years. General
Chronicle of Higher Education A weekly newspaper focusing on higher education: news from campuses, the latest developments in scholarly research and information technology, reports on government actions that affect colleges and more.* Education/ Newspapers
CINAHL & CINAHL with Full Text The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is the authoritative source for nursing and allied health professionals and students, offering access to nearly 2,800 journals.* Allied Health and Nursing
Communications and Mass Media Collection Current, accurate information covers advertising, literature, linguistics and more. Communications
Communications and Mass Media Complete Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.* Communications
Computer Database News and reviews on electronics, engineering, communications and more. Communications
Contemporary Authors Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Literature
CQ Researcher Offers comprehensive analyses of contemporary issues. The database contains up-to-date information on controversial topics, pro and con arguments, chronology, and annotated bibliographies.* Current Events
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text Offers bibliographic records and full text articles covering areas related to criminal justice: criminology, criminal justice, corrections and prisons, criminal investigation, forensic science, substance abuse, parole and probation, and much more. Law and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Collection Access to 150 journals gives users insight into criminal justice topics. Law and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice & Law Video Collection Streaming videos related to law and criminal justice provided by Films on Demand. (Note: For use by criminal justice students only.) Law and Criminal Justice
Curriculum Resource Center Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle, high school, and junior college curriculum. Education
Name Description Subject
EBSCOhost Databases Search multiple EBSCO databases at once, including Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, and PsycARTICLES. General
EBSCO eBooks Provides access to two collections: the Academic Collection and the Community College Collection, with combined access to over 175,000 multidisciplinary titles. eBooks
EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection A collection of 126,000 eBooks including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and many others. eBooks
EBSCO eBooks Community College Collection Thismultidisciplinary collection contains more than 48,800 titles from such areas as the Humanities, Social Science, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism. eBooks
Educators Reference Complete Journal and references cover child development, best practices and more. Education
Encyclopedia Britannica Online reference source, including timelines, world data, quotations, and atlases. Includes links to outside journals, newspapers, and websites. Reference
Engineering Source An EBSCO engineering database that covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, including biomedical, civil, electrical, mechanical, environmental and software STEM
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Find robust coverage of environmental policies and perspectives. STEM
ERIC The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides full text access to education-related journals, government publications, and educational resources. Education
Name Description Subject
Facts on File Search for historical facts in a wide range of subject areas: American History, Women’s History, African-American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and more. History
Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center Vocational guidance and information on careers. General and Reference
Films on Demand: Archival Films & Newsreels Collection Streaming video covering a variety of historically significant topics. General and Reference
Films On Demand: Master Academic Package Streaming video on topics including education, art, science, history, law, and more. General and Reference
Fine Arts & Music Collection Wilson Art Index and RILM are among the resources in this collection. Art and Music
Flipster An easy-to-use digital magazine newsstand. Newspapers and Magazines
Name Description Subject
Gale Databases A list of all the database provided by Gale. General
Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis) Combining Gale literary resources, Artemis lets you search primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Literature
Gender Studies Collection Balanced coverage of gender studies, family/marital issues, health and more. Humanities
General OneFile Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics. General
Global Issues in Context Offers analysis of global issues and provides access to global news sources and some primary documents. Emphasizes global perspectives of international and current events. Current Events
GreenFILE GreenFILE offers scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Current Events/Science
GREENR Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change. Science
Name Description Subject
Health Reference Center Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body. Allied Health and Nursing
Health Reference Center Academic Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more. Allied Health and Nursing
Health & Wellness Resource Center Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references. Allied Health and Nursing
Hein Online HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 150 million pages and 160,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format.** Government/ Law
Heritage Quest This is a genealogy database provided by the state. No off-campus access is permitted. History
History Reference Center Full text access to historical reference sources such as encyclopedias and books. Also includes biographies, historical documents, photos, and maps. History
Homeland Security Digital Library Offers thousands of reports, hearings, analyses, maps, and other media covering a variety of subjects related to Homeland Security – from terrorism to climate change.

NOTE: Restricted Database – ONLY available on OCC Library computers. This database is provided by the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and is not available for off-campus access.

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection Current content allows for focused study of the leisure industry. Humanities
Name Description Subject
InfoTrac Newsstand Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more. Newspapers
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center This database offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues. ISCTRC provides a comprehensive Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds, reports, summaries, books, FAQs, and proprietary Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism and security. Law and Criminal Justice
Name Description Subject
Journals@Ovid Provides e-access to the following journals: American Journal of Nursing, Holistic Nursing Practice, Home Healthcare Nurse, Professional Case Management, Nursing, Nurse Educator, and Nursing Management (LWW). Full-text availability varies by journal. Allied Health and Nursing
JSTOR JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. History/ Humanities
Name Description Subject
Kanopy Offers access to select streaming videos Streaming Video
Name Description Subject
Legal Information Reference Center Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. 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. Law
LegalTrac Covers U.S. cases, laws, regulations and legal practice, plus international law. Law and Criminal Justice
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Full text access to journals, books, and research reports on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Library & Information Science
Literature Criticism Online Provides electronic access to Gale’s critical anthologies, including:

Children’s Literature; Contemporary Literature; Drama; Nineteenth-Century Literature; Poetry; Short Story; Twentieth-Century Literature.

Literary Reference Center A full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, and hundreds of literary journals. Literature
Literature Resource Center Full text access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and playwrights. Literature
Name Description Subject
MasterFILE Elite This multidisciplinary database covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. General
MEDLINE Full text access to authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Allied Health and Nursing
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Education
Military and Intelligence Database Journal content covers the past and current state of military affairs. Law and Criminal Justice
MLA International Bibliography A bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations in the areas of literature collected by the Modern Language Association. Note that this resource is not full-text.* Literature
Modern World History Online Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present. History
Name Description Subject
Naxos Music Library Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online offering over 2,029,400 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk, and Chinese music.**

(Limited users – please log out when finished)

Naxos Music Library Jazz Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers over 100,000 tracks of jazz from more than 9,000 albums. Over 12,000 jazz artists are represented.**

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Naxos Music Library World Naxos Music Library World is one of the most comprehensive collections of world music available online. It offers over 105,400 tracks from more than 9,550 albums. Over 21,940 artists are represented. Naxos Music Library World comprises the catalogues of Smithsonian Folkways and many other labels.**

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New York Times (Current) Offers full text and full-page image access to the New York Times from 1980 through the present. Newspapers
New York Times (Historical) Offers full text and full-page image access to the New York Times from 1851 through 2013.* Newspapers
NoveList A Readers’ Advisory database with reading recommendations for all ages. This database also provides thematic book lists and discussion guides. Education
NoveList K-8 A Readers’ Advisory database with reading recommendations for children and teens. This database also provides book talks, and curricular connection articles. Education
Nursing & Allied Health Collection Current content helps nursing professionals as well as students. Allied Health and Nursing
Nursing Videos
(Films on Demand)
Provides access to Nursing/Allied Health related streaming videos. Allied Health and Nursing
Name Description Subject
Opposing Viewpoints Offers comprehensive analyses of contemporary issues through viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, and articles.* Current Events
Overdrive Browse the library’s collection of ebooks and audio books. Use your Ocean Connect username and password to log in. Ebooks
Oxford English Dictionary The online version of the renowned dictionary.* Reference
Oxford Music Online Oxford Music Online offers users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location.

With over 60,000 articles, images, and musical examples from Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music, which offers more than 8,000 articles; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, which supplements Grove’s articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users.* **

Oxford Reference Collection Online access to the world’s most trusted reference collection, including dictionaries in English and other languages, encyclopedias, quotations, and subject guides. Reference
Name Description Subject
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep Contains access to career information and test prep for common tests like the TEAS and NCLEX. Students need to create an individual account in order to track their progress. General
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Relevant, authoritative content covers treatment, research and more. Allied Health
Points of View Reference Center Full text database containing a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Current Events
Primary Search Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with articles dating as far back as 1990. Education
PsycARTICLES Full text access to scholarly and scientific psychology articles, many from the American Psychological Association.* Psychology
Psychology Collection Find 24/7 access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. Psychology
Name Description Subject
Reference USA Detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, including company size, corporate structure, and financial information. Business
Regional Business News Full text access to regional business publications from all metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S. Business
Religion & Philosophy Collection Insightful content covers every category of religion and philosophy. Humanities
Name Description Subject
Salem Press eBooks This collection includes books on literature, history, and health. Use “oceancounty” as the password to access this content.
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect is a comprehensive, full text database providing coverage of core, scholarly journals and books from a wide variety of subject disciplines, including the biological, physical, and engineering/computer sciences, as well as social and behavioral sciences, such as psychology, education, and business.

NOTE: Full text is only available for journals from 1995 to the present

Science in Context Timely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more. Science
Science Online Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments. Science
SIRS Researcher Information on social issues, health, science, and business. Current Events
Small Business Collection Full-text insights, tips and strategies for students and entrepreneurs. Business
Springer eBooks Online access to Springer’s eBook content, including thousands of handbooks, textbooks, reference works, book series, proceedings and monographs. eBooks
Name Description Subject
U.S. History Collection Robust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers. History
U.S. History in Context Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in US History.” History
US Major Dailies Provides access to  The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times (Late Edition, East Coast), New York Times Book Review, New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition, Online), The Washington Post, and WSJ: the Magazine from the Wall Street Journal. Newspapers
US Northeast Newsstream Provides access to the Asbury Park Press, Courier – News, Courier Post, Daily Journal, Daily Record, Home News Tribune, and the Ocean County Observer, plus newspapers from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Newspapers
Name Description Subject
Vocations and Career Collections Nearly 400 titles include general career guides and industry journals. General and Reference
Name Description Subject
War & Terrorism Collection Periodicals for analysts, risk management professionals and students. Law and Criminal Justice
Westlaw Campus Online legal research database provides access to statues, cases, public records, and law review articles. Law
World Almanac for Kids Presents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from a trusted source. Education
World Geography and Culture Online Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach. General
World History Collection Well-rounded coverage of current thinking and scholarly work. History
World History in Context Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in World History. History

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** Database funded through WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization)

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