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A database is a searchable collection of reliable information resources. Library databases are where you will find books, articles, media and more.
Provides overviews of current newsworthy social issues. Also, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Browse by date back to 1923 or with the new Issue Tracker. Follow Pro/Con and Hot Topics like health, social movements, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, the economy, human rights, war and conflict.
Choose from over 15 index and full text databases. Looking for peer-reviewed journal articles? Search EBSCOhost. Includes CINAHL, Education Full Text, PsycInfo and several others like EBSCOhost eBook Collection.
Search Google Scholar from the Cressman Library Full Text page or from a Cressman Library LibGuide so that your results will include Find It @ Cedar Crest links when the library has full text access to an article.
Explore and Search. Scientific, Technical, and Medical research. Find peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content. Physical Sciences and Engineering. Life Sciences. Health Sciences. Social Sciences and Humanities.
1. Alexander Street Press - a multidisciplinary collection of over 50,000 videos.
2. Ambrose Video - The BBC Shakespeare Plays and The Long Search series.
3. Films on Demand - an award-winning digital collection of over 30,000 titles and over 250,000 segments.
WorldCat Discovery is the Cressman Library catalog of books, e-books, print journals, online journals, journal articles (both print and online) and media, including streaming video. Many of the resources that the library subscribes to and that are available in other databases are also indexed in WorldCat Discovery.
Try starting your search in WorldCat Discovery. Come back later after you've searched other databases. You will usually be able to do more advanced searching in those databases. See Cressman Library Journals & Databases LibGuide for a list.
To request an Interlibrary Loan, use WorldCat Discovery.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Primary sources. Approximately 1,600 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom:
Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
Trial access to HeinOnline Academic with multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.
Cressman Library holds 150 current MIT Press Direct ebooks with additional access to over 3,000 ebook titles during the Academic Year 2020-2021.
MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design. MIT Press books and journals are known for their intellectual daring, scholarly standards, interdisciplinary focus, and distinctive design.
If you are registering from off campus, enter your campus network login on the EZproxy login screen.
Your EZproxy login is the same as your Campus Network login (FalconNet); also, your Canvas login and your Email login--without the @cedarcrest.edu. It is NOT your My CedarCrest login.
Once your registration is complete, go directly to nytimes.com from any web-enabled device (or download the app) and use your unique NYT login. You will not need to go through EZproxy again (except once annually to renew).
For access to The New York Times subject curated academic learning tools available at The New York Times inEducation. inEducation is designed to help students develop skills in critical thinking, analysis, information literacy, writing, and communications. The many subject areas include American Government, Arts & Visual Culture, Biology, Business, Campaigns & Elections, Criminal Justice, Economic, Environmental Science, International Relations, Nursing & Health, Sociology, Writing & English Composition. Register with your Cedar Crest College email address.
You will be prompted to log into EZproxy to get to UpToDate from both on campus AND off campus.
UpToDate® is an evidence-based clinical decision support system authored by physicians to help clinicians make the right decisions at the point of care. With a robust editorial team of world-renowned physician authors, editors and peer reviewers, the most current medical information is synthesized into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality. Key features include: Links to Full-Text articles, Medical Calculators, Graphic Searches, and Drugs and Drug interaction information.