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Online Databases

The Library's collection of online databases gives you access to thousands of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers, full-text books, audio books, videos, images, and reference materials such as subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.

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  • A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy  Icon
    A.D.A.M. Interactive allows you to dissect anatomy layer-by-layer, identify and review pinned atlas anatomy structures, and interact with 3D models. Includes a multimedia encyclopedia, 3D images, and over 3,000 illustrations.
  • ABC-CLIO eBOOK Collection  Icon
    History and literature e-books.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  Icon
    Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.
  • AccessScience  Icon
    Contains reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines (primary research material, videos, animations, and curriculum maps).
  • African-American Poetry  Icon
    African-American poetry 1750-1900.
  • ALLDATA's Automotive Repair Information  Icon
    Current, comprehensive automotive information. [On-campus Access Only]
  • American Poetry  Icon
    American poetry 1600-1900.


  • Books In Print  Icon
    Detailed bibliographic information on in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, e-book, audio, and video titles. Book reviews, brief author biographies, and read-alikes are also included for many titles.


  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete (CBCA)  Icon
    Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more, including scholarly content.
  • Canadian Newsstand Complete  Icon
    Over 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features.
  • CINAHL with Full Text  Icon
    Index of journals for nursing and allied health research, including full-text articles from selected journals.
  • CQ Researcher  Icon
    Comprehensive, non-biased reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world.
  • CQ Weekly  Icon
    Coverage of the U.S. Congress: bills, votes, amendments, committees, etc.
  • Credo Reference  Icon
    Collection of over 600 full-text reference books that cover thousands of topics including art, business, medicine, sociology, technology, and much more.


  • Daily Reflector, The (Greenville, NC)  Icon
    The Daily Reflector is Greenville's daily newspaper. Included in the database are articles starting from 4/2/1999 through the present. Additionally, the database includes several national news magazines that can be searched separately.


  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Online full-text versions of selected books; includes fiction and nonfiction.
  • ebrary  Icon
    ebrary offers authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. ebrary books can be downloaded to various devices.
  • English Poetry  Icon
    English poetry from 600 to 1900.


  • Faber Poetry Library  Icon
    20th-century poetry.
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    This collection provides over 21,000 thousand high quality streaming videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.



  • HeritageQuest Online  Icon
    Collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection  Icon
    Collection of more than 1,000 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles  Icon
    Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.


  • ICE Video Library  Icon
    Videos from International Clinical Educators, Inc. that support physical and occupational therapy curricula. Treatment settings include acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU.
  • Infotrac Newsstand  Icon
    A full-text newspaper database. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2014.


  • LearningExpressLibrary  Icon
    Practice tests, tutorials and e-books designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. Includes TOEFL, GED, ASVAB, ACT, EMS, basic skills, and much more.
  • Literature Criticism Online (Gale)  Icon
    Comprehensive coverage of critical essays from the Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Poetry Criticism series.
  • Literature Resource Center (via Gale Artemis)  Icon
    Includes 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.



  • Natural Medicines  Icon
    Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.
  • NC LIVE  Icon
    Homepage for the collection of databases provided to North Carolina citizens through local libraries.
  • NC LIVE eBooks Portal  Icon
    The eBooks Portal makes it easier for users of the NC LIVE website to browse and search all of NC LIVE's e-book content. The portal includes access to ebrary, eBook Collection, Home Grown eBook Collection, MyiLibrary, ABC-CLIO, Learning Express Library, OneClick Digital, and Open Library.
  • NC LIVE Video Collection  Icon
    View PBS documentaries and educational programs online.
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries  Icon
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950.


  • OneClickdigital  Icon
    Downloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
  • OneSource  Icon
    In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.
  • Oxford Reference  Icon
    Millions of digitized entries from across Oxford’s dictionaries, companions and encyclopedias spanning 25 different subject areas.

  • OxResearch  Icon
    Articles analyzing economic and political developments worldwide.


  • Pharmaceutical News Index  Icon
    News on medical technology, research and legislative developments.
  • Pronunciator  Icon
    Pronunciator provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis.
  • ProQuest Accounting & Tax Database  Icon
    Articles and reports covering current news and topics as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues.
  • ProQuest Asian Business and Reference  Icon
    Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • ProQuest Banking Information Source  Icon
    National and international information on the financial services industry, including banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals  Icon
    Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.
  • ProQuest Career & Technical Education  Icon
    Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • ProQuest Central  Icon
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • ProQuest Computing  Icon
    Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science and hardware.
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice  Icon
    Includes periodicals from the fields of law enforcement, corrections and other criminal justice fields.
  • ProQuest Education Journals  Icon
    Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
  • ProQuest Entrepreneurship  Icon
    Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science  Icon
    Articles plus searachable charts, figures, graphs, maps, photographs and tables representing all major environment topics.
  • ProQuest European Business  Icon
    Trade and scholarly journals with a focus on Europe.
  • ProQuest Family Health  Icon
    Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete  Icon
    Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
  • ProQuest Health Management  Icon
    Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
  • ProQuest Military  Icon
    Articles from topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
  • ProQuest Newsstand  Icon
    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source  Icon
    Full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications.
  • ProQuest Political Science  Icon
    Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals  Icon
    Clinical and social psychology articles on topics such as genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
  • ProQuest Religion  Icon
    Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.
  • ProQuest Research Library  Icon
    General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (North Carolina)  Icon
    Historical maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
  • ProQuest Science Journals  Icon
    Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals  Icon
    Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.
  • ProQuest Sociology  Icon
    Full-text coverage of many leading sociology journals.
  • ProQuest Telecommunications  Icon
    Covers topics including computer applications, data communications and data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and information theory, radio and television.


  • ReferenceUSA  Icon
    Includes access to information about more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. homeowners and movers.


  • Science in Context  Icon
    Provides contextual information on today's significant scientific topics. Resources include full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and vetted websites.
  • SimplyMap  Icon
    Web-based mapping application where you can create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • SIRS Government Reporter  Icon
    Historic and government documents, directories and almanacs.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher  Icon
    Covers the leading issues most studied and debated by students.
  • SIRS Knowledge Source  Icon
    Search all four SIRS databases at once for articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support students with research, study and homework.
  • SIRS Renaissance  Icon
    Current perspectives on the arts and humanities.
  • SIRS Web Select  Icon
    Database of carefully selected reliable and credible websites on a variety of topics.
  • SMART Imagebase (Scientific & Medical Art)  Icon
    Contains a growing collection of over 20,000 high quality medical illustrations, animations, and interactive multimedia for 24 body systems/regions and 20 medical specialties.
  • Snapshots  Icon
    Market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America.
  • STAT!Ref: Medical Books  Icon
    Collection of full-text nursing, dentistry, and other general medical books.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest)  Icon
    An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.




Off-Campus Access

When accessing library databases from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your
myPittCC username and password.
Requires myPittCC login


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