Online Resources

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The library offers a variety of subscription databases available for use by all students, faculty and staff at Central Penn College. You can access these resources using the links provided below. If you need help using these databases or are having trouble accessing these resources, please contact a librarian for assistance.

If you are searching for books available at the library, please check the online library catalog. If you are looking for a book that is not available in the online library catalog, we may be able to borrow the book using interlibrary loan through Access Pennsylvania. Please check the Access PA statewide catalog for availability before submitting an interlibrary loan request.

Visit our subject guide pages for help with online databases or for assistance with finding research resources. 

Please use the links below:

Business Insights: Global
Your business intelligence resource containing case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals, and other material organized by country, company and industry.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle provides News, Opinions, Reviews, and Information in the area of higher education.

Credo Reference
A great place to start your research Credo provides 24/7 access to general reference works (dictionaries & encyclopedias) as well as charts and images. Among other tools there are thousands of topic pages to assist research by highlighting additional resources provided by the library. 

Emerald’s HR, Learning & Organization Studies
This electronic journal collection contains over 20 journals covering the field from learning and development, performance management and measurement, organization studies and human resource management.

Ebrary
Ebrary offers full-text access to thousands of books. In your personal bookshelf, you may customize your content by adding notes and highlighting text. Use your Blackboard account information to log into your personal bookshelf.

EBSCO
Our most powerful periodicals database, offering the most full text access to scholarly journal, magazines, news articles and e-books through EBSCOhost Web.

Films On Demand
Films On Demand is a Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. 

Gale Databases
This collection of databases contains extensive coverage in business, physical sciences, information science and technology, medicine, terrorism, criminal justice and much more.

The Leadership Quarterly
This journal covers the broad range of leadership topics and research worldwide.

Medcom Trainex
Award winning videos for online health care education. Log in with your Student ID as your User ID number and contact library@centralpenn.edu for the password. 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
This database provides viewpoint essays, reference sources, statistics, magazine and newspaper articles, primary documents and recommended websites and images to present various sides of an issue.

OT Search
OT Search is a bibliographic database covering occupational therapy and related subject areas. It is jointly supported by the American Occupational Foundation (AOTF) and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Proquest Dissertations & Theses Full Text

This database offers the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertation and theses from around the world from 1743 to today. Most of the dissertations added since 1997 are available in full text. This is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. 

Westlaw

Westlaw is the premiere online legal research service. It provides quick, easy access to a vast collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal resources, along with current news articles and business information.

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