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Speedy Search

An online research tool created with students and researchers in mind. It searches most of our library resources using a single search box including EBSCO, Gale and physical books. 

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Specialized 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.

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.

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

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.

EBSCO Discovery Service
A comprehensive search solution that simplifies in-depth research. Resources findable in this interface include databases such as EBSCO and Gale and physical items such as books. 

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
An exceptional, curriculum focused, streaming video resource for the educational environment. Students can use it to find inspiration and material for research papers and presentations. Faculty can use it to stimulate and reinforce in-class lectures, introduce new topics, and encourage open discussion on key issues and topics. Midland College currently provides access to FOD's History and Technical and Trade collections.

Gale eBooks
Delivers thousands of eBooks from industry-leading publishers covering many disciplines.

Gale Product Menu
A list of all Gale products provided by Midland College

Represents authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering common vehicles of recent decades, plus additional coverage of specialty models. The library gives you the confidence to service or repair your vehicle’s systems.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
This resource explores various sides of current and hot topic issues. 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.

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

Gale Literature Resource Center
Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on thousands of writers across disciplines, time periods and cultures. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Limited content exists for contemporary authors and contemporary literary criticism.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine 
Up-to-date information on a range of health care topics specifically for students, researchers and health care professionals.

Gale OneFile: News
Search major U.S. and international newspapers instantly by title, headline, date and other fields.

National Geographic Magazine
Your portal to the complete archive of the National Geographic magazine including the full text and cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

IPA Source
This collection of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions assists singers and teachers in the intelligent and well informed performance of vocal literature. It helps promote comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in order for the singer to imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content. Representing works from thousands of composers and poets, subscribers can easily find the repertoire they need. With IPA Source, educators and artists can skip the translating and phonetic work and sing with confidence and accuracy.

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 My MC1 credential to access the platform. 

Learning Express
Provides practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks to support those pursuing personal and professional goals.

Peer-reviewed, openly licensed, 100% free and backed by additional learning resources. Check out an OpenStax textbook to determine if it is right for your course. They are simple to adopt, free to use and make it easy to improve student access to higher education.

Provides access to current knowledge, trends, conversations and real-world experiences in technology and business from hundreds of publishers, innovators and corporate leaders. Content includes books, videos, case studies, expert-curated learning paths and self-assessments.

Search all ProQuest resources including their science, Coronavirus, military, literature, and eBook databases.

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

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

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.

Sirsi's classic catalog providing access to physical resources and indexed eBooks. This resource has been superseded by Enterprise (our Speedy Search) but is still made available for legacy purposes. 

Speedy Search/Enterprise
Sirsi's modern catalog provides cross platform access, direct connections and finding aides to EBSCO Discovery Service, physical materials such as books, CloudSource OA, Gale databases and many other resources. Thoughtful researchers will employ this tool early in the research process. Users can access Speedy Search on smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

AtoZ Maps Online
A comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps for schools, academic institutions and public libraries. Students, teachers, library patrons, and businesses have access to more than 100,000 maps for applications such as school reports, lesson plans, personal research projects, and business reports.

AtoZ World Business
Description: Contains hundreds of country business guides, topics and trade tools that promote success in global markets. Resources and topics include documentation, compliance, security, Incoterms®, letters of credit, ocean and air freight containers and global business culture.

Global Road Warrior
An extensive country-by-country resource for learning
about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of hundreds of country guides and topics.

Lingo Lite
An image- and video-based foreign language learning tool for hundreds of the most basic words and terms in multiple languages. The platform uses associative multimedia learning to help the user associate an image with the correct foreign word without first translating it into native languages.


Britannica Academic TexShare ProQuest EBSCO eBooks EBSCO Discovery Service
Gale OpenStax EBSCO Learning Express Academic Search Complete Credo
  Salem Press Films On Demand  



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