For off-campus access, once you have selected a database, please log in with your NetID and password.
The Citation Linker tool can help you locate an article if you have the citation information already and need to locate a copy. Enter the citation details (e.g., author, journal title, volume , ISSN) and Citation Linker will connect you to full-text and other delivery options.
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Academic Search Premier indexes and abstracts over 8,000 journals. Of the 8,000 plus titles, the database provides full-text access for more than 4,500 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. The topics range among all areas of academic pursuit including arts and literature, chemistry, computer sciences, ethnic studies, engineering, language and linguistics.
ARTstor provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. Note: Contact the Reference Desk (phone: 860-512-2883 or email) if you experience problems with off-campus access.
Biography in Context (Gale)
This is an excellent source that provides biographical information on over 320,000 people from throughout history, around the world and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Business Insights: Essentials (Gale)
BI:E allows you to easily find information on companies, industries and more with timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
Access the online edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
CINAHL with Full-Text (EBSCO)
This database provides abstracts and a limited number of full-text articles obtained from nursing and allied health journals.
An excellent full-text source for in-depth information on topics of current interest, such as nuclear proliferation, world hunger, global warming and child labor. Each full-text article may include a pro/con discussion, photos, charts, graphs, a chronology of the issue and a bibliography. Covers 1991 to present.
Credo Reference includes over 3.3 million full-text entries in 537 reference books. Use Credo Reference to find encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations, bilingual dictionaries, crossword solvers and measurement conversions. This is a great place to begin researching a topic.
Streamed films for courses taught at MCC.
A collection of eBooks from respected academic publishers selected by MCC librarians.
EBSCOhost (Search All Databases)
EBSCOhost provides access to numerous research databases covering various subject areas. A list of databases, with direct links, follows:
EBSCOhost eBook Collection
This collection of e-books from respected academic publishers can be viewed online or downloaded for offline reading.
Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate, a world atlas, timelines, and other tools.
ERIC, the Educational Resources Information Center, is an important database for educators and others conducting research in the field of education.
Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery platform that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library or at home. Special features built into the Films on Demand platform allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, store quick links to favorite videos, and manage their entire collection.
Gale Databases (Search All)
Gale provides access to numerous research databases covering a broad range of subject areas.
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Grove Music Online is the leading online resource for music research, including more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world.
Hartford Courant, Historical (1764-1992) (ProQuest)
This database provides full-text coverage for every single article published in the Hartford Courant from the first issue on December 3, 1764 (when it was The Connecticut Courant) through December 31, 1990.
Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
This resource center can be used to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories and information on a wide range of medical and health issues. The database also provides access to reference sources including a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, and a drug and herb finder.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Covering many medical disciplines with a strong focus on nursing and allied health, this database provides more than 550 scholarly full-text journals, including over 400 peer-reviewed titles.
History Reference Center
This comprehensive database covers ancient to modern history of the world. The database provides access to thousands of full-text articles from reference books, encyclopedias and history books, as well as leading history magazines and journals. Historical documents, maps, photos and videos are also included.
Hoover’s Company Records (ProQuest)
Hoover’s provides information on more than 40,000 public and private companies and over 225,000 key executives.
Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO)
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.
Provides access to a specialized collection of streaming video training clips depicting real-life patient assessment and intervention modalities that can be used by physical and occupational therapists to help treat stroke victims.
Also known as the Connecticut Digital Library, iCONN is administered by the Connecticut State Library in conjunction with the Department of Higher Education and provides access to a wide range of information resources for all Connecticut residents, including reQuest, the statewide library catalog.
Job Now! provides expert resume help, real-time interview coaching and career advice. You can work one-on-one online with a tutor or job coach through JobNow and the Adult Learning Center. The Adult Learning Center features test preparation (including GED and U.S. citizenship preparation), writing assistance, and study tools for math, reading and writing. Live help is also available for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
JoVE Science Education: Psychology
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Science Education is a streaming video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations. MCC is subscribed to the Psychology collection.
Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over one million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world’s most trusted sources for academic content.
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms (ex. LLC and partnership agreement templates).
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
This database provides full-text articles from more than 2,000 popular magazines and journals covering a wide range of subject areas including general reference, business, education, health, general science and multi-cultural issues and also features full- text book reviews, biographies and primary source documents. An image collection of photos, maps and flags is also available.
Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides authoritative information covering the fields of medicine, nursing, health care, dentistry and veterinary medicine. MEDLINE searches over 4,800 bio-medical journals for abstracts of articles and in some instances, a linked full-text article is available.
National Newspapers (ProQuest)
This database provides access to newspaper articles in the Hartford Courant, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor and Los Angeles Times. Full-text coverage varies depending on the particular newspaper.
Offers streaming access to more than 52,677 CDs with more than 756,740 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.
New York Times Group Pass
Activate a one-year pass for full access to the New York Times online (nytimes.com), including current and older material (1851-present). An email address is required for account creation. For more information about activation and general FAQs, please visit our NYT LibGuide.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source provides selected full-text for nearly 30 United States and international newspapers. The database also contains selected full-text for more than 200 regional U.S. newspapers.
This is an excellent source of information on current topics, featuring essays of opposing viewpoints. For additional research on your search topic, click on the tabs at the top of the screen to obtain reference sources, relevant newspaper and magazine articles, as well as statistics, images and websites.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides full text access to more than 500 quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to full text, Professional Development Collection also indexes and abstracts more than 900 journals.
ProQuest (Search All Databases)
ProQuest provides access to numerous research databases covering various subject areas.
ProQuest Criminal Justice
A comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. It contains U.S. and international scholarly journals, correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.
ProQuest Research Companion
Comprised of nine learning modules and seven interactive tools—all designed to automate the basic parts of the research process. Learning modules are easily integrated in Blackboard courses. Modules cover choosing a topic, writing a thesis statement, finding credible sources, avoiding plagiarism, and more.
PsycARTICLES contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF) and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. Coverage spans 1894 to the present, and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
This database is for those researching topics in psychology, psychiatry, behavioral sciences, anthropology and observational/experimental methods. The database provides access to over 500 full-text publications, most of which are peer-reviewed journals.
Created by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO contains over 2 million citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in the field of psychology. Journal coverage goes back to the 1800s, and it also includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in over 24 languages. Although PsycINFO is not full text in itself, the database does provide links to full text articles available in other EBSCO databases.
Reference USA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. It provides real-time access to information about 24 million businesses and 262 million consumers.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
This comprehensive source covers a wide range of science-related topics including biology, chemistry, environmental science, health, medicine, physics and wildlife. The database provides full-text articles from leading scientific encyclopedias, reference books, magazines and journals. Biographies and images are also included.
Small Business Resource Center (Gale)
Search this database to learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and websites.
Statista is a service that aggregates data sets from over 18,000 public and proprietary sources. The service provides tools that allow you to create beautiful charts that can be downloaded as PDF, Excel, PowerPoint, or graphics formats. Statista sources cover business and industry as well as education, politics and social issues.
U.S. History in Context (Gale)
U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.
WestlawNext Paralegal Premier Library
Current paralegal students will receive account information from their instructors at the start of the semester. Please call (860-512-2872) or email the Reference Desk for more information.
World History in Context (Gale)
World History in Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people, reaching back to the ancient world and forward to today’s headlines. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.