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    New / Trial Databases

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    The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
    • Full text database. At least a portion, if not all, the material in this database is available full text.
    • Resource available to TNCC affiliates only.
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    The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, EBSCO provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
    • Resource available to TNCC affiliates only.
    • First time user registration required.
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    LearningExpress Library / PrepStep provides users with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill building materials, and career resources available. Over 1,000 online practice tests and tutorials are available, along with more than 200 eBook titles. *Requires free registration before use.
    • Full text database. At least a portion, if not all, the material in this database is available full text.
    • Resource available to TNCC affiliates only.
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    The largest online newspaper archive. 9,400+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s, millions of additional pages added every month.
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    Academic and College Complete offers over 150,000 multi-disciplinary ebooks with unlimited, multi-user access, powerful research tools, and DRM-free chapter downloads (ProQuest).
    • Full text database. At least a portion, if not all, the material in this database is available full text.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Gain deep insights into any area of interest - down to a city block, with stunning visualizations and built-in data. Use Social Explorer to visualize and interact with data, create maps, charts, reports and downloads that help you reach your goals. Explore hundreds of thousands of built-in data indicators related to demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered.
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    Available to TNCC faculty only. The VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal is a catalog to assist Virginia public college and university faculty in finding and selecting open and affordable textbooks for their courses in one place. The Portal is part of a wide-scale Open and Affordable Initiative by VIVA to provide no-cost and barrier-free access to course curriculum resources for students and researchers. The Portal contains over 200,000 titles from VIVA’s shared library collections, open access textbooks, and ebooks available for VIVA to purchase on behalf of public colleges and universities throughout the state.
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