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Remote Access to Databases

Databases: The library provides off-campus access to full-text periodical databases supporting all subject areas. In addition to full text journals, databases offer access to reference sources, newspapers, career resources, and specialized databases such as Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Please see the following section for a listing of databases with descriptions. To access remotely:  Go to the Library Homepage.  Select “ Articles ,” one of the three main content items on the homepage.  Choose a main subject area.  Select a database.  Off Campus Login : After selecting a database, you will be prompted to login with your library card/ID number and PIN. You may contact the library staff by phone or by email to request a card number and PIN of your choice. Email librarian@vernoncollege.edu or phone extension 2227 and specify: -- A library ID number of at least 5 digits of your choice. -- A 4 digit number of your choice for your PIN. Please note that persons already having a library-issued barcode number are also welcome to change their ID numbers and PIN’s. You will be notified when your account has been established or updated.

Databases by Subject

General Research & Reference Databases

 Gale Academic OneFile This premiere multidisciplinary database offers comprehensive journal coverage in almost all subject areas including business and economics, health and medicine, criminal justice, political science, history, psychology, and others. Take advantage of an intuitive search interface to find full-text articles on virtually any topic.  JSTOR The JSTOR Essential Collection provides full-text access to 684 scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Content covers core subject areas including history, education, language and literature, business, and political science. The database features full runs of all journals from the first issue published up to the most recent with a 3-5 year publisher delay.

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