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Gold Star iconAcademic Search Premier
General/Multidisciplinary
Full text for more than 3,200 journals and magazines, including newspapers, magazines and scholarly/peer-reviewed journals, covering many disciplines.

ALCS Humanities E-Book Collection
Social Sciences/Humanities
An online, fully searchable collection of 5,409 scholarly e-books from the humanities and related social sciences.

Gold Star icon Allied Health Search (EBSCOhost)
Allied Health
Simultaneously search CINAHL Plus with Full Text, MEDLINE, Consumer Health Complete, Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source, eBook Clinical Collection, OVID journals, and more with this health science multi-database EBSCO search.

America: History & Life
History
Definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

ARTstor
Art
Digital library of approximately 700,000 images in art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences.

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Looking for Biography in Context? Try Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center (New!)
History/General Reference
Browse or search this comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies.

Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
General Reference
This is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.

Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
General Reference
This is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
General Reference
This is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

Business Source Premier
Business
Provides access to the scholarly, trade, and mainstream business press. Also includes some industry reports and SWOT analyses.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
Education
News, essays, and editorials on the world of higher education. CHE also includes job listings and advice.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Health Sciences
Isthe world’s most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

Consumer Health Complete
Health Sciences
This is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients’ information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Cornell Hospitality Quarterly
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management
A peer-reviewed, scholarly journal focusing on research relevant to the management of all aspects of the hospitality industry.

Credo Reference
Background Information/General Reference
A digital library of electronic reference books that allows researchers to find information from authoritative reference resources. Mainly encylopedias and dictionaries (both general and specialized), with a substantial amount of images of art and maps. Titles can be individually browsed or searched simultaneously.

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Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
English & Theater
This peer-reviewed journal for the American Academy of Arts & Sciences includes essays on interdisciplinary topics from the sciences, arts, and humanities, as well as culture and social issues. It also includes some poetry and fiction.

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source
Health Sciences
Dentistry & Oral Science Source covers all facets relating to the areas of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics. The database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.

Digital Theatre Plus
Theatre
Streaming video of theatrical productions and interviews with practitioners. Also includes study guides for various theatrical works and roles.

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eBook Collection
eBooks
Over 138,000 fiction and non-fiction titles in all subjects and genres.

Gold Star iconEBSCOhost
General Article Database
The gateway to the database platform used to access and search 21 indexes and databases from EBSCO.

Education Source
Education
The largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals provides scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers. Covering all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education.

eHRAF Archaeology
Archaeology
A cross-cultural database containing information on the world’s prehistory and designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies.

eHRAF World Cultures
Anthropology
A cross-cultural database containing information on all aspects of cultural and social life. This annually-growing Yale database is unique in that the information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed as the paragraph level.

EBSCOhost E-Journals
eJournals
Provides article-level access for thousands of e-journals available through EBSCO Subscription Services. For users with a valid subscription, EBSCO’s SmartLinks technology provides direct links to publishers’ content.

Electronic Journal Finder
eJournals
Use this search to see if the library has access to a specific journal online. Search by journal title or ISSN.

ERIC
Education
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

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Feature Films for Education
Streaming Videos
This collection focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more.

FILMS ON DEMAND
Streaming Videos
The leading source of high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. Films Media Group serves the education community through its four brands: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
General Reference
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Global Road Warrior
Geography
Detailed country reports including cultural, demographic, geographic, political and travel information. Each nation includes detailed maps.

GreenFILE
Science
Well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Indexing and abstracting for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for for more than 4,700 records.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America (HeinOnline)
Social Science/Legal
Includes Congressional reports and hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, historical documents, and law enforcement materials on the topic of regulating firearms in the United States.

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HeritageQuest
History
Historical resources include U.S. federal census records (1790-1940), local and family history records, and other specialized records.

Historical Abstracts
History
Provides indexing of more than 1,700 academic historic journals that cover the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.

History Reference Center (NEW!)
History
A full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 828,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for more than 490 publications, including periodicals, company & country reports, and books.

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JSTOR
General Article Database
Full text, complete journal collection with titles on a multitude of subjects, including history, economics, archaeology, classics, language, music, art, sociology, multicultural studies, political science, mathematics, conservation, plant science, cell biology and zoology.

Journal Finder
eJournals
Use this search to see if the library has access to a specific journal online. Search by journal title or ISSN.

Journal of Chemical Education
Engineering, Physical Science & Math
The official journal of the American Chemical Society’s education division, with articles and activities for teaching and learning chemistry at all levels.

Journal of Technical Writing and Communication
English
Published quarterly, JTWC strives to meet the diverse communication needs of industry, management, government, and academia. The Journal serves as a major professional and scholarly journal for practitioners and teachers of most functional forms of communication.

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LearningExpress Library
Get test prep and practice test materials for everything gtp, program entrance exams and career certification tests including allied health, real estate, and paramedics, to the ASVAB, ACT/SAT, CLEP, HiSET, and more.

Looking for Literature Resource Center? Try Literary Reference Center!

Literary Reference Center (NEW!)
Literature
A full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems

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MAS Ultra – School Edition
General Reference
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MasterFILE Premier
General Article
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Chemistry
These data sheets identify the chemical, any hazards related to the chemical, the composition of the chemical, first aid measures for exposure and safe handling and storage the of the chemical, and more.

MEDLINE
Health Sciences
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Middle English Compendium
Literature
Access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary; a hyper-bibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies; a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse; and links to an associated network of electronic resources.

Middle Search Plus
General File
Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

The Music of Strangers – Film Platform
Streaming Video
Documentary about the extraordinary story of The Silk Road Ensemble, an international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

 

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Newspaper Source Plus
Newspapers
Provides full text for more than 860 U.S. & international newspapers, and more than 35 million full text news articles. In addition, more than 850,000 full text television & radio news transcripts are provided.

Gold Star iconNew York Times
Newspapers
Get complete NYT access on your computer or mobile device! Register using your otc.edu email address.

Nursing Reference Center
Health Sciences
The most recent clinical evidence and reference information on diseases and conditions, skills and procedures, drugs, patient education (sheets are available in multiple languages) and book resources.

Gold Star iconNursing Reference Center Plus (NEW!)
Health Sciences
Essential info including evidence-based care sheets, nursing best practices and CEUs, Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing ImplicationsTaber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, videos, patient education sheets, and more.

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Gold Star iconOpposing Viewpoints
Social Sciences
Information on today’s hottest social issues, featuring viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full text magazine, academic journal and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images & podcasts and links to websites.

Gold Star iconOverdrive
eBooks and Audiobooks
Use the Overdrive app on a mobile device or access in a web browser. Sign in by choosing Ozarks Technical Community College from the list of libraries, then logging in with your OTC credentials. Check out up to 10 items at a time!

Ovid Allied Health
Health Sciences eJournals
Access full text Allied Health and Nursing journals.

Ovid Journal Citations Search
Health & Science eJournals
Citations with abstracts to over 2.300 journals in clinical medicine, nursing, behavioral & social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and PsychARTICLES.

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Professional Development Collection
Education
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Looking for Psychology Collection? Try Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection!

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (NEW!)
Psychology
An essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. Provide hundreds of full-text psychology journals, and particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

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Rehabilitation Reference Center
Health Sciences
A comprehensive collection of evidence-based information including diseases and conditions, drugs, patient education, exercise images and book resources.

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Science
Science
Science is a leading journal for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research. Covering all fields of science, its articles consistently rank among the world’s most cited research.

ScienceDirect
Health Sciences & Science
Full text access to health and life sciences journals and reference works published by Elsevier Science. Covers 1999 to present.

Gold Star iconScience Reference Center
Science
This is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law (HeinOnline)
History/Social Science
Focuses on legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery

Gold Star icon SocINDEX with Full Text
Social Sciences
Search scholarly peer-reviewed and professional publications on topics including criminal justice, social psychology, religion, racial studies and social work.

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Looking for US History in Context? Try History Reference Center!

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Vocational Studies Premier
General/Multidisciplinary
Search hundreds of full-text journals and books, covering accounting, biotechnology, graphic arts & advertising, construction, counseling, criminal justice, electrical engineering, fire science, media production, veterinary assisting, welding, and more.

VisibleBody Anatomical Atlas
Allied Health/BCS
Mobile app (download here) is recommended; problems frequently reported with desktop version. Comprehensive anatomical atlas includes structures from all body systems: nervous, skeletal, circulatory, muscular, digestive, urinary, lymphatic, endocrine, and reproductive. Does not work well in Internet Explorer.

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Looking for World History in Context? Try History Reference Center!

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