Wednesday, August 15, 2012

New Databases for Fall 2012

The Library website is the place to go for reliable information at Palomar College, and we’re constantly adding digital content in all subjects. Check out these new databases:

INTELECOM
Our oldest digital repository of academic videos is even better with newly added anatomy, physiology, and algebra clips. Streamed on demand, videos in many other subjects and disciplines are also available. Videos can be embedded in Blackboard, or linked on course websites.

Articles from hundreds of journals and books covering the latest information in the dental and oral sciences are found in this database using the familiar EBSCO search program.

This advertising-free database contains evidence-based data on individual natural ingredients used for medicinal purposes (e.g., glucosamine, echinacea, etc.), and the commercially-available brand-named products that contain them. Detailed information on use, effectiveness, safety, adverse reactions, and interactions with prescription/OTC drugs is available.

This contains digitized primary source documents (first-hand personal accounts, pamphlets, monographs, congresses, speeches, maps) produced from 1763 to 1783. Material presenting the European point of view is also included.

Thousands of articles, videos, media-rich content, terms, images, biographies, and the latest news covering current and historical science and technology information is available in this handy reference source. Contributors include renowned science reference publications, online services, and scientists

Current videos covering a variety of topics and events are available in this multidisciplinary collection of streaming academic and educational videos. Videos can be linked in Blackboard or course websites.

AP NewsMonitor Collection (EBSCO)
This is a compilation of domestic and international news harvested daily from the Associated Press reporting service. Content is available through the familiar EBSCO search program.

Access these and other databases by clicking the titles above or on our Online Research Databases webpage (Palomar login required for off-campus or via campus wi-fi). Need help? Call (760) 744-1150 x2616 or "Ask a Librarian" through our 24/7 live chat service (look for the chat box on most library webpages). For more information, contact Tamara Weintraub, Databases & Serials Librarian.

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