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ACCESS SCIENCE

AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines.   It offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations and is continually expanding the ways it can demonstrate and explain core, trustworthy scientific information in a way that inspires and guides users to deeper knowledge. Provided by HCCC Library.

ACCOUNTING/FINANCE DICTIONARY

VentureLine's online in-depth finance and accounting dictionary of accounting terms.

CANADIAN REFERENCE CENTER

This database combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create a large collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian libraries. It includes leading Canadian and international periodicals in full-text; full-text reference books; 84,000 full-text biographies; and an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps and flags. Provided through SUNYConnect.

CREDO GENERAL REFERENCE

This online reference library, currently drawing on over 600 print publications on a variety of topics and from a range of publishers, including ABC-CLIO, Cambridge, Greenwood, Macmillan, Routledge, and SAGE, is a stable, reliable, and expert tool. It includes a drop-down menu that lets you search in all subjects, including Art, Business, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, History, Literature, Technology, and Related Resources. Provided by HCCC Library.

EBSCOHost EBOOK COLLECTION

This Collection provides access to digital versions of thousands of print books and reference works. Provided by HCCC Library and SUNY.

ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA

Full-text searching and access to the entire Encyclopedia Americana and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, including appropriate links to articles and web sites. Provided by NOVEL NY.

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY

Database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized eBook reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Provided through HCCC and SUNYConnect.

GOLD: GREY HOUSE ONLINE DATABASES

Access to several directories and reference works, including the Television, Radio & Cable Industry Directory; Constitutional Amendments Database; From Suffrage to the Senate; Hispanic Databook; Learning Disabilities Directory; The Value of a Dollar: 1860-2014; and Top-Rated Cities. Provided by HCCC Library.

GROLIER ONLINE ATLAS

Access to maps depicting geopolitical boundaries, selected topics, and explorers. Features “article links” to Encyclopedia Americana. Provided by NOVEL NY.

GROLIER ONLINE DICTIONARIES

Provides full-text access to various American Heritage dictionaries and two thesauri. Provided by NOVEL NY.

LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER W/ TWAYNE AND SCRIBNER

Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Twayne World and English Authors each contain the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual authors. Provided through SUNYConnect.

MAPS ONLINE, A TO Z

World Trade Press' database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month. Provided by HCCC Library.

MASTERFILE PREMIER

This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 400,972 photos, maps and flags. Provided through SUNYConnect.

SALEM PRESS

Search many Salem Press reference sets on Health, History, Literature and Science. Provided by HCCC Library.

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