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Speedy Search

An online research tool created with students and researchers in mind. It searches the majority of our library resources using a single search box. Speedy Search searches our local library catalog, EBSCO databases and GALE databases.


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CloudSource OA

CloudSource OA is a multidisciplinary compendium of scholarly resources from well-known publishers such as Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Springer Nature, and Wiley and includes prestigious journals such as Nature, Engineering Science and Technology, and Journal of Labor Economics. It features millions of journal articles, eBooks, OER textbooks, etc. We highly recommend that CloudSource OA become part of your research process. 

Browse/Search Journals
All Midland College journal subscriptions from Ovid.

American Journal of Nursing
Oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession’s premier journal.

Home Healthcare Now 
Professional, contemporary journal serving the educational and communication needs of home care and hospice nurses.

Home Healthcare Nurse 
Highly interactive journal focusing on the multidimensional, interdisciplinary and specialty practice areas of home care nursing.

Med/Surg Insider Supplement
Key supplement to Nursing Journal. 

Men In Nursing
Literature review explores the challenges men in nursing face, working in a predominantly female profession.

One of the top journals for professional nurses, Nursing is tailored for those who care for patients in various settings: hospitals, patient homes, long-term care facilities, and outpatient clinics.

Nursing Critical Care
Addresses the information needs of the busy critical care nurse. The journal reports news in critical care nursing with the same urgency that nurses use to respond to patients in their fast-paced environment.

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Emphasis is on breaking down challenging clinical concepts—the ones that are often difficult or confusing for the practicing nurse to grasp—and presenting them in a refreshingly original, easily understood, and engaging format. 

Credo Reference

Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of about 1200 published reference works from more than 70 publishers in a variety of major subjects. These include general and subject dictionaries as well as encyclopedias.

eBook Collection
Database that contains all of the full text eBooks that your institution purchases from EBSCO, including eBooks from your eBook Subscription Collections, as well as single eBook titles.

Salem Press eBooks 
Provides specialized encyclopedias, primary source documents, and collected literary criticism in print and online. You can find the books on this page in the library, or search and access their full contents in the online database.

Academic Search Complete
A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database that includes thousands of full-text periodicals and peer-reviewed journals. No matter your subject, your searches will likely find applicable articles. In addition to full text, the database offers indexing and abstracts for tens of thousands of journals, provides access to most articles in fully searchable PDF format, and cited references for thousands of journals.

An industry standard, online, multi-subject research platform providing a variety of databases from leading information providers. Material found in EBSCOhost is academic and authoritative.

Download the EBSCO App to your Mobile Device

EBSCO provides an app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app on the platform of your choice using the links below.

Encyclopedia Brittanica
Contains more than 120,000 articles that are updated regularly. It has daily features, updates and links to news reports from The New York Times and the BBC.

Films on Demand
Our newest offering. Thousands of exclusive streaming educational videos from top producers, segmented into easy-to-use clips. Currently, the Fasken LRC offers content in history and technical/trade education. New content added monthly.

Gale Product List for Midland College
Gain access to your institution's own Gale online reference and periodical resources, such as InfoTrac (including Onefile/Newspapers), Gale Virtual Reference Library (eBooks), The Times Digital Archive, ECCO and Resource Centers.

Represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. Thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

Gale Legal Forms
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in layman's language.

Gale Literary Sources
All of the collections in Literature Resources from Gale and Literature Criticism Online are integrated into Gale Artemis: Literary Sources, allowing researchers, teachers and students the ability to cross-search a wealth of primary and secondary sources and discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Delivers more than 12,000 eBooks from over 100 industry-leading publishers for every discipline for a unique research experience.

Health Reference Center Academic
Resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries, Health Reference Center Academic ensures that researchers get current scholarly, comprehensive answers to health-related questions.

Literature Resource Center
Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Limited content for Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Literary Criticism.

National Geographic Magazine Archive (1888-Present)

This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Explore both sides of an issue. A rich resource for debaters. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics and more. A category on the National Debate Topic provides quick, easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events and language arts courses. 

Science in Context
An engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Drawing students and scholars in with captivating subject matter, Science In Context showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity to weather. Discover the fascinating world of science.

Scribner Writer Series
Provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods.

Twayne's Authors Series
The acclaimed Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.


This streaming film platform features tens of thousands of titles on a variety of subjects including in-depth documentaries and thoughtful feature films. To login to Kanopy, select the button "LOG IN TO MIDLANDC" (appearing twice). This action will launch the Midland College login page. Simply enter your MC credential to access the platform. 

Learning Express
Provides the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources available in one platform.

FirstSearch is an online reference search tool that delivers access to more than 258 million records from sources that include ArticleFirst, MEDLINE, ERIC, British Library Inside Serials, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, JSTOR, OAIster and Elsevier.

Open access textbooks, 100% free, to make it easy to improve student access to higher education. Peer reviewed and backed by Rice University a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity.

20th Century American Poetry
Comprehensive collection of copyrighted, American, twentieth-century poetry, this database covers more than 316 of the most important and studied poets and includes over 52,000 works.

20th Century English Poetry
Online access to the poetry of some of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. It incorporates the works of 285 of the most widely studied poets of the British Isles and beyond.

ProQuest eBook Central
ProQuest Ebook Central allows for searching, viewing, copying and printing of ebooks from leading scholarly publishers.

ProQuest GeoRef
Geosciences, geochemistry, geophysics - journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

ProQuest Science and Technology
The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection. Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

Sage Journals
SAGE Journals includes more than 1000 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.

Scitation is home to the most influential news, comment, analysis and research in the Physical Sciences.

Taylor & Francis Online Journals
Taylor & Francis Online provides access to over 1 million journals articles and access to 20,000 e-books for the academic, professional and business communities. Features include citation alerts and downloads, active reference linking and RSS feeds.

TexShare Databases
Access 24/7 to academic databases provided by the TexShare Consortium containing the full text of millions of articles and tens of thousands of books unavailable on the open web. MC favorites include Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Chilton Library, Credo and Opposing Viewpoints.

Books in Print
The leading bibliographic database for libraries, publishers, and retailers around the world. A valuable resource for libraries for making smart purchasing decisions. Brought to us by ProQuest.


Britannica Academic TexShare ProQuest EBSCO eBooks EBSCO Discovery Service
Gale OpenStax EBSCO Learning Express Academic Search Complete Credo
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