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Addictions and Substance Abuse (ebook)Use “oceancounty” as the password to access this content.Allied Health
CINAHL & CINAHL with Full TextThe 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
Health Reference CenterGives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.Allied Health and Nursing
Health Reference Center AcademicFind reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.Allied Health and Nursing
Health & Wellness Resource CenterAlternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references.Allied Health and Nursing
Journals@OvidProvides 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
MEDLINEFull 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
Nursing & Allied Health CollectionCurrent content helps nursing professionals as well as students.Allied Health and Nursing
Physical Therapy and Sports MedicineRelevant, authoritative content covers treatment, research and more.Allied Health
The Archive for Research in Archetypal SymbolismThe Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) is a pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human history.Art
Alexander Street Press – Theater CollectionStreaming video with a focus on playsPerforming Arts
Art Full TextArt Full Text is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.*Art
ARTstorThe 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
Fine Arts & Music CollectionWilson Art Index and RILM are among the resources in this collection.Art and Music
Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online, offering over 2,029,700 tracks of classical music, jazz, world, folk, and Chinese music.**

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Naxos Music Library JazzNaxos 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 WorldNaxos 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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Oxford Music OnlineOxford 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.* **


Business CollectionCoverage includes accounting, marketing and management, plus business theory and practice.Business
Business, Economics, and Theory CollectionMore than 150 academic journals and magazines support econ studies.Business
Business Insights: GlobalCase studies, articles and robust data sets coupled with references and analytic tools.Business
Business Source PremierThis 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
Communications and Mass Media CollectionCurrent, accurate information covers advertising, literature, linguistics and more.Communications
Communications and Mass Media CompleteCommunication & 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 DatabaseNews and reviews on electronics, engineering, communications and more.Communications
ReferenceUSADetailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, including company size, corporate structure, and financial information.Business
Regional Business NewsFull text access to regional business publications from all metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.Business
Small Business CollectionFull-text insights, tips and strategies for students and entrepreneurs.Business
CQ ResearcherOffers 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
Global Issues in ContextOffers 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
GreenFILEGreenFILE 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
Opposing ViewpointsOffers comprehensive analyses of contemporary issues through viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, and articles.*Current Events
Points of View Reference CenterFull text database containing a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.Current Events
SIRS Researcher Information on social issues, health, science, and businessCurrent Events
EBSCO eBooksProvides 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 CollectionA 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 CollectionThis multidisciplinary collection contains more than 48,800 titles from subject areas such as the Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism.eBooks
Salem Press eBooksThis collection includes books on literature, history, and health. Use “oceancounty” as the password to access this content.
Springer eBooksOnline access to Springer’s eBook content, including thousands of handbooks, textbooks, reference works, book series, proceedings and monographs.eBooks
Chronicle of Higher EducationA 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
Curriculum Resource CenterProvides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle, high school, and junior college curriculum.Education
Educators Reference CompleteJournal and references cover child development, best practices and more.Education
ERICThe Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides full text access to education-related journals, government publications, and educational resources.Education
Middle Search PlusMiddle 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
NoveListA Readers’ Advisory database with reading recommendations for all ages. This database also provides thematic book lists and discussion guides.Education
NoveList K-8A Readers’ Advisory database with reading recommendations for children and teens. This database also provides book talks, and curricular conneciton articles.Education
Primary SearchPrimary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with articles dating as far back as 1990.Education
World Almanac for KidsPresents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from a trusted source.Education
A to Z MapsOnline 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 OneFileThe premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.General
Academic Search PremierProvides 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
Biography in ContextReferences and multimedia deliver history-spanning coverage of notables.General
Chilton LibraryAuthoritative automotive repair covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years.General
EBSCOhost DatabasesSearch multiple EBSCO databases at once, including Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, and PsycARTICLES.General
Encyclopedia BritannicaOnline reference source, including timelines, world data, quotations, and atlases. Includes links to outside journals, newspapers, and websites.Reference
Ferguson’s Career Guidance CenterVocational guidance and information on careers.General and Reference
Gale DatabasesA list of all the database provided by Gale.General
General OneFileMillions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics.General
Kanopystreaming video with specific movies for coursesGeneral
MasterFILE EliteThis 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
Oxford English DictionaryThe online version of the renowned dictionary.*Reference
Oxford Reference CollectionOnline access to the world’s most trusted reference collection, including dictionaries in English and other languages, encyclopedias, quotations, and subject guides.**Reference
Vocations and Careers CollectionNearly 400 titles include general career guides and industry journals.General and Reference
World Geography and Culture OnlineFacilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.General
Hein OnlineHeinOnline 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
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.

African-American History OnlineFeatures thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.History
American History OnlineSpans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.History
American Indian HistoryOffers fast access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.History
American Women’s HistoryCovers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women’s history in the United States.History
Ancient and Medieval History OnlineFocuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s.History
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
Heritage QuestThis is a genealogy database provided by the state. No off-campus access is permitted.History
History Reference CenterFull text access to historical reference sources such as encyclopedias and books. Also includes biographies, historical documents, photos, and maps.History
JSTORJSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.History/ Humanities
Modern World History OnlineCovers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present.History
U.S. History CollectionRobust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers.History
U.S. History in ContextContextual content on significant people, events and topics in US History.History
World History CollectionWell-rounded coverage of current thinking and scholarly work.History
World History in ContextContextual content on significant people, events and topics in World History.History
Gender Studies CollectionBalanced coverage of gender studies, family/marital issues, health and more.Humanities
Hospitality, Tourism, & Leisure CollectionCurrent content allows for focused study of the leisure industry.Humanities
JSTORJSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.History/ Humanities
Religion and Philosophy CollectionInsightful content covers every category of religion and philosophy.Humanities
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 CollectionAccess to 150 journals gives users insight into criminal justice topics.Law and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice & Law Video CollectionStreaming videos related to law and criminal justice provided by Films on Demand. (Note: For use by criminal justice students only.)Law and Criminal Justice
Hein OnlineHeinOnline 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
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference CenterThis 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
Legal Information Reference CenterLegal 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
LegalTracCovers U.S. cases, laws, regulations and legal practice, plus international law.Law and Criminal Justice
Military & Intelligence DatabaseJournal content covers the past and current state of military affairs.Law and Criminal Justice
War and Terrorism CollectionPeriodicals for analysts, risk management professionals and students.Law and Criminal Justice
WestlawOnline legal research database provides access to statues, cases, public records, and law review articles.Law
Library, Information Science & Technology AbstractsFull 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
Bloom’s LiteratureExamines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.Literature
Contemporary AuthorsProvides biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.Literature
Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis)Combining Gale literary sources, Artemis lets you search primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.Literature
Literature Criticism Online Provides electronic access to Gale’s critical anthologies, including:

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

Literary Reference CenterA 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 CenterFull 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
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
Chronicle of Higher EducationA 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
FlipsterAn easy-to-use digital magazine newsstand.Newspapers and Magazines
InfoTrac NewsstandSearch full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.Newspapers
New York Times RegistrationOffers complimentary access to and NYT appsNewspaper
New York Times (Current)Offers full text and full-page image access to the New York Times from 1980 through to the present.Newspapers
New York Times in EducationAn account will need to be created while on campusNewspapers
US Major DailiesProvides 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
PsycARTICLESFull text access to scholarly and scientific psychology articles, many from the American Psychological Association.*Psychology
Psychology CollectionFind 24/7 access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.Psychology
Agriculture CollectionNearly 200 titles provide broad coverage of agriculture and related fields.Science
Engineering SourceAn EBSCO engineering database that covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, including biomedical, civil, electrical, mechanical, environmental and softwareEngineering
Environmental Studies and Policy CollectionFind robust coverage of environmental policies and perspectives.Science
GreenFILEGreenFILE 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
GREENRMultimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.Science
ScienceDirectScienceDirect 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 ContextTimely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more.Science
Science OnlinePresents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.Science

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

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