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Find the best library databases for your research. Browse by subject, or find them alphabetically by title. Then click on the database name and search for sources.
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Search for electronic journals by title, such as "New York Times" or "Journal of the American Medical Association."

New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Art & Architecture ePortal This link opens in a new window
  • VCCS-wide subscription
  • VIVA-wide subscription
  • eBooks and eAudioBooks
The A&AePortal is an authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, photography, and design. (Yale University Press)
Choice This link opens in a new window
  • Provides access to whole articles, in addition to citations and abstracts.
  • Accessible only to current PVCC students, faculty and staff.
Alternate Name(s) ChoiceReviews Online
Choice is a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Choice supports the work and professional development of academic librarians by providing tools and services that help them become more effective advocates for their patrons.
HistoryMakers This link opens in a new window
Contains video oral history interviews of many important African Americans from all walks of life. Rather than focusing on a single subject, such as their career or participation in the civil rights movement, the interviews cover their entire span of memories. The archive continues to grow with new videos added daily and memories stretching from 1890s to the present. (HistoryMakers)
New York Times Website This link opens in a new window
Read the New York Times articles as published on their website. You must register for a free account first. Full-text coverage: 1851-present (New York Times Company)
Swank Digital Campus This link opens in a new window
  • Video clips are available
  • Accessible only to current PVCC students, faculty and staff.
Videos are added upon request by professors for use in their courses. We have a select number of videos through this database.