The 3M Cloud Library is a new way for libraries to lend eBooks. With the 3M Cloud Library, library customers use their personal RCPL accounts to access e-books for their devices. Simply browse, select and check out books to synce them on your computer and mobile devices simultaneously. Don't own an e-reader? You can borrow a 3M eBook Reader form the library. Staff will assist you in loading your books onto the reader which can be taken home an enjoyed for three weeks just like a paper book.
Provides full-text coverage on a broad range of topics, including health, business, and US states and territories, from nearly 2,000 magazines and newspapers. Full-text articles are available as far back as 1975 for some titles. EBSCOhost is updated daily, and includes Consumer Reports, Consumers' Research Magazine, and most recently, GLBT Life. Patrons have the option to email citations or full-text articles.
In cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, EBSCO Publishing created a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
A career research database with its Job and Industry Profiles section providing information on nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, broken down into 16 Career Clusters created by the Department of Education. These profiles are presented through overview articles and videos. The Career and Industry Resources section includes more than 55,000 entries on scholarships, internships, and more, divided into easily browsable categories with searchable records. Videos: Nearly 300 videos introduce users to a wide variety of jobs, industries, and career development skills.
The For Students series is an excellent resource for high school and college students, offering rich analysis, context and criticism on the most frequently studied works. The collection includes Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students, and Drama for Students as well as new products, Literary Newsmakers for Students, Literary Themes for Students and Shakespeare for Students, 2nd Edition.
General OneFile, formerly known as InfoTrac, is a collection of citations and/or the full text for articles dating back to 1980 from magazines, newspapers, professional journals, law reviews reference sources, pamphlets, and newswire services.
Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records.
Provides a medical dictionary and encyclopedia, as well as drug information in lay language, health articles, organizations and facilities.
Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. Provides full-text articles from 600+ health, nursing, allied health and medical journals, Health-related articles from 1,500 general interest magazines, articles from medical reference titles and pamphlets. Use this database to find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.