Databases

Just ask Glenys, Holly, Kate or Lori for the passwords to these databases.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues.

Useful for AST, English, Global Studies, History, Sciences, Sociology and more.

Includes text and multimedia resources.

Global Issues in Context database Global Issues in Context supports critical analysis and understanding of important issues of the modern world.

Useful for AST, English, Global Studies, History, Sciences, Sociology and more.

Includes text and multimedia resources.

   Artfilms gives you access to “masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform, streaming thousands of videos from top artists and producers.”

Libraries ACT Databases – Public library card and PIN needed.  

As a College student with a public library card, you have access to the public library’s databases.  Visit the Libraries ACT “Search eresources” page.

We recommend the following databases to LTC students: 

 Name  Most useful for…  Name   Most useful for…
Academic Search Premier For academic research about:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Britannica in three versions:

  1. Adults
  2. Teens
  3. Kids
1000 times better than Wikipedia for your reference list!

  • General information about a topic
  • Links to other reliable sites
  • Translates into 50+ languages.

 

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream 100s of newspapers, wire feeds and some television and radio about:

  • Current and recent news about business, sport, politics, technology and entertainment.

 

Health and Wellness Resource Centre  Reliable academic journals and other magazines about:

  • Diseases
  • Drugs
  • Nutrition
  • Health Issues
  • Therapies and Treatments
Australia New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre  Australian arguments and counterarguments about:

  • Global Issues
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Current Topical Issues
History Reference Centre  Full text history information.