Articles & eBooks

Off-campus users: In order to use the research databases, click on the links on the library site. Then, you will enter your key account login and password (same login used for accessing Blackboard and my.waketech e-mail).


A-Z Database List
A comprehensive list of every available database for Wake Tech students.

NC LIVE
Online access to a diverse collection of electronic resources including complete articles from newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, and access to thousands of online print and audio books.

E-Journal Portal
Looking for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper? Check here to see if we have it.

RESOURCES BY SUBJECT

Arts & Humanities

ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database
Content includes hundreds of titles covering art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theater, and cultural studies.


Business

ABI/Inform Collection
Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

Consumer Reports
Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Research and independent opinions on thousands of stocks and mutual funds.

NC LIVE Business Portal
Links to resources on investing, small business, marketing data, company information, and more.

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection
Contains company, industry, economic, and geopolitical market research from three sources, including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analytica, and Snapshots.

Reference USA
Includes access to information about more than 48 million businesses, 268 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. homeowners and movers. It also includes a job and internship search, access to OneSource (international businesses), and the U.S. standard white pages.


Career, Jobs, & Test Prep

Career Coach
Current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Cypress
The online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Career database that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database
Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
Testing and education preparation resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.


Criminal Justice

ProQuest Criminal Justice Database
Comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. 


Culinary

Hospitality & Tourism Complete
Publications on culinary arts, demographics & statistics, development & investment, food & beverage management,  hospitality law,  hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel, market trends, and technology.


Electronic Books (eBooks)

Ebook Central
Electronic books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Electronic books covering a variety of subject areas.

RBdigital
Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.


General/Multidisciplinary

Associates Program Source Plus
More than 1,700 full-text journals as well as more than 200 full-text books. Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.

JSTOR
Scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated (PDF files). JSTOR covers a vast area of disciplines, including literature, science, history, foreign languages, and education.

ProQuest Central
General article database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals, and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

ProQuest Research Library
General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology; includes scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.

SIRS Discoverer
Articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.  Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.


Health, Medical, & Nursing

A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy
The most comprehensive digital database of detailed anatomical images in the world, including illustrated, fully dissectible male and female bodies.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Premier database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.

eBook Clinical Collection (EBSCOhost) 
Designed for use in clinical settings, medical libraries and academic medical institutions, a subscription to EBSCO Health's eBook Clinical Collection offers more than 2,900 hand-selected, quality titles that focus on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.  

Lexicomp Online - Lexicomp Online provides clear, concise, point-of-care drug information, including dosing, administration, warnings and precautions, as well as clinical content, such as clinical practice guidelines, IV compatibility from Trissel's 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database, and other tools.

Lexicomp Facts and Comparisons - Facts & Comparisons eAnswers is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive drug information library.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

R2 Digital Library
Aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform.

STAT!Ref
A cross-searchable, healthcare reference that integrates core titles with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site.


History

Biography Reference Center
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures.

History Study Center
A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

ProQuest Political Science Database
Political science and international relations journals, dissertations and working papers on topics such as comparative politics, political economy, international development, and environmental policy.

Salem History
An online database that includes volumes featuring great events and great lives from history.


Languages & Literature

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Gale Literary Sources
Find primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

Literature Resource Center
Information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.

Mango Languages
An online learning resource providing self-guided courses for more than 70 world languages. First-time users must create a profile or continue as a guest to access Mango.

NoveList Plus
Readers’ advisory resource covering fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations.

ProQuest Learning: Literature 
Where students come for the latest word on the authors they study in class and read at home!

Salem Literature
Includes critical insights about Ernest Hemingway, Great Expectations, and To Kill a Mockingbird.


Newspapers

Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection
3.5 million digitized pages of historic newspaper content from the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill.

International Newsstream
Provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including the Times (London), Financial Times, the Guardian, Jerusalem Post, the Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.

New York Times
Full-text articles from the New York Times (1980-current).

US Newsstream
Recent U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.

Wall Street Journal
Comprehensive coverage back to 1984.


Psychology

ProQuest Psychology Database
Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.

PsycINFO
Largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

Psychotherapy
Offers the opportunity to view actual sessions, and to hear leading experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions. Videos capture the critical non-verbal aspects of therapy, including body language, facial expression, tone of voice, and the rhythm of the therapist-client interaction.


Reference

Automate
Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles.

Biography Reference Bank
A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.

Credo Reference
Online reference library that contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from accounting to zoology.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Collection of electronic reference books and subject encyclopedias.

eLibrary
General reference collection of periodical and digital media content designed for school curriculum and research support.


Science & Technology

IEEE STEM Journals 25 (only accessible on campus)
IEEE STEM Journals Collection covers technology areas such as aerospace, computing, electrical engineering, robotics, and many more.

ProQuest Biology Database
Research on animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, health and safety science, entomology, and more.

ProQuest Computing Database
Scholarly journals, trade publications, and consumer titles covering topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, gaming, graphics, networking, security, database management, systems administration, information science, and hardware.

ProQuest Science Database
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.

Science Direct
Science Direct offers full-text articles on subjects including biology, chemistry, medicine, dentistry, nursing, and psychology

Science in Context
Provides contextual information on today's significant scientific topics. Resources include full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and vetted websites


Social Issues

CQ Researcher
Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration.

SIRS Knowledge Source
Provides integrated online access to full-text articles and Internet resources from SIRS reference databases. These include and are not limited to General Reference, Social Issues, Health, Science, Business, the Environment, Global Issues, Human Relations, Institutions, etc.


Videos

Films on Demand 
More than 21,000 video titles across a variety of disciplines including anthropology, biology, art, history, health and medicine, psychology, and sociology. 

NBC Learn
The educational arm of NBC News dedicated to providing resources for students, teachers and lifelong learners. The online resources NBC Learn has created for the education community leverages nearly 80 years of historic news coverage, documentary materials and current news broadcasts.

NC LIVE Video Collection
Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.

ProQuest Research Companion 
Award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.

Psychotherapy
Offers the opportunity to view actual sessions, and to hear leading experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions. Videos capture the critical non-verbal aspects of therapy, including body language, facial expression, tone of voice, and the rhythm of the therapist-client interaction.