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Accessing Online Sources through the EVC Library
- Go to the library's website
- Select Articles or Books & Media
- For articles, select a database to search and login with your @stu.evc.edu email.
- For books, search by keyword to find sources. If the source is accessible online, select the online access link and login.
Not sure how to login? View our login instructions.
Recommended Reference Databases
For short overview or background articles, search the following reference databases:
Gale eBooks This link opens in a new window
Gale eBooks contains keyword searchable reference sources. This is a good starting point for your research project. Use this database to get an overview of a topic and identify keywords and topics to identify further research.
Britannica Online is a searchable online encyclopedia. This database is a great starting point for your research; get an overview of a topic and identify some keywords you can use to search for articles.
Funk& Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.
Recommended Article Databases
For in-depth articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, search the following:
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and full-text essays from leading publishers.
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Academic Search Complete is a robust multidisciplinary database that can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at EVC. This database includes newspaper, magazine and scholarly (peer review) journal articles.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
JSTOR includes over one thousand high-quality academic journals across the sciences, humanities, social sciences, arts and economics/business.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. In this database you will find, primary research articles, magazine and scholarly peer-review journal articles.
NexisUni is a full-text news and information service that provides access to newspapers published throughout the United States. Use this database to find day-by-day accounts or local/regional perspectives of events that impact society. Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 newspaper, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
Recommend eBook Databases
To find print and ebooks, you can search our library catalog, or you can directly search our ebook databases for books that are accessible online:
EBSCO ebook Collection This link opens in a new window
EBSCO eBooks provides full text access to academic eBooks.