Find periodical articles, books, and other information using the databases and indexes described below. For remote access to databases marked with a single asterisk, * follow on-screen instructions carefully when entering your username and password.
Academic Search Premier*
Start your research in this multi-disciplinary database which complements our subscription to Expanded Academic ASAP and provides additional full text coverage of journals and magazines.
AccessScience 2.0 is the online version of the 10th edition of McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, with continuous updating of time-sensitive material.
Biography Reference Bank*
Sources in this database include obituaries, interviews, essays, speeches, periodical articles, and reference books covering the lives of 500,000 people from ancient times to the present.
Business & Company Resource Center*
This database includes online business directories and encyclopedias in addition to coverage of business periodicals since 1980. Many city and state publications, to include the Vermont Business Magazine, are indexed.
Business Source Premier*
Extensive retrospective coverage of more than 350 scholarly business journals is just one feature of this robust, full text database. More...
Use this source to locate information on computers and computing from InfoTrac Onefile.
Social, political and economic overviews are available for each country of the world.
This well-known source is valuable for locating objective and accurate information on current topics. Each issue contains background information, charts, graphs, a chronology of events, pros and cons, and a list of resources for further investigation.
Education Full Text*
Limit searches of the education literature to peer reviewed or full text articles. Over 500 titles are indexed in this source, with full text coverage beginning in 1996.
The authoritative resource is now available on the Web.
The Education Resources Information Center remains an essential source for education research. Although several enhancements have improved the "free" version of ERIC on the Web, we think the features of our subscription-based ERIC will streamline access to journals as well as documents in full text. Our new EBSCO interface includes an interlibrary loan request form when materials are not in full text online. More...
Expanded Academic ASAP*
Over 3000 periodicals are indexed; about two thirds are available in full text or full content. Coverage of titles in the humanities, social sciences and sciences is extensive, and the database provides a good starting point for conducting research, especially for subjects that are interdisciplinary in scope. For comprehensive coverage of specific disciplines, you will want to search specialized databases described elsewhere in this list.
This resource is your access to WorldCat, a premier bibliographic database, as well as to a subject collection of journal literature indexes. You must be prepared to wait for interlibrary loan for materials not available in full text online or in the JSC Library collection.
JSC's set of encyclopedias and reference sources is included with our membership in the Vermont Online Library.
General Reference Center Gold*
This is a unique collection of more than 15 reference books, periodical titles in full text, and indexing for national newspapers.
Greenwood Daily Life Online*
This resource draws upon reference works and primary sources to explore the cultural aspects of daily life through the ages. Browse by subject or region or use the advanced search options.
Health and Wellness Resource Center*
Online encyclopedias, dictionaries, full text of refereed sources such as the Alternative Medicine Review, and indexing of thousands of journals, magazines, and pamphlets are included in our subscription to the HWRC with the Alternative Health Module.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition*
The literature of the allied health sciences and rehabilitation medicine is well represented in this database. Approximately 50 percent of the journals indexed are available in full text. More...
Use this database to research world history from 1450-- excluding North America. For United States history, start with Expanded Academic ASAP, where you will find indexing of periodical titles such as Civil War History and the Journal of Southern History.
Access news, business, legal, reference and medical full text information from this Web site. The news section is particularly valuable for locating the full text of the New York Times from 1980 to date. Abstracts and summaries are available from 1969-1980.
Contains official sources on all aspects of Congressional activity: bill tracking, legislative histories, federal regulations.
Find data from federal agencies, state governments and international entities.
This database consists of numerous files, to include Environment Abstracts, Environmental News, Codes and Regulations, Case Law and Agency Decisions, and Waste Materials.
The Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts database provides coverage of journals, books, conference papers and research reports.
Literature Resource Center*
The LRC is, essentially, the online counterpart of many of the well-known Gale Group of resources such as the Contemporary Authors series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism and much more. Find biographies of writers plus critical analysis of their work in a single search.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine, Medline is the online equivalent of Index Medicus and numerous indexes and databases in the biomedical fields. For precision searching, use the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). More...
Thousands of scholarly, trade and reference titles are included in this collection of electronic books selected for Johnson State College. Additionally, there are titles in the public domain that are searchable as part of our subscription. You may preview books or check them out for a period of four hours. Page-by-page printing is allowed. To acquaint you with the system, the Quick Start Guide is available at the Reference Center, or contact the Reference Staff.
New York Times Historical*
Search the full content of the NYT from 1851-2004.
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers includes full text of the current year of the New York Times as well as indexing of over 100 U.S. and international newspapers.
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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection*
Indexing and full text of more than 500 journal titles in psychology and related fields. More...
Full text of almost 60 journals published by the American Psychological Association and other organizations. Coverage is from 1985 to present. More...
Find indexing for book chapters, dissertations and journals in the foremost indexing service for the literature in psychology and related fields. Links to full text of over 500 journal titles in the Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection are embedded in search results. For book chapter references, you will need to check the VSC Library Catalog for JSC holdings information. More...
Science Full Text Select*
The indexing of 320 journals combines content from three H.W. Wilson databases: Applied Science & Technology, Biological & Agricultural and General Science indexes.
The VSC Library Catalog
This is the combined catalog of the holdings for Castleton State, Johnson State, Lyndon State and the Vermont Community and Technical Colleges. Over 335,000 titles include books, maps, government documents, audiovisual materials, and other nonprint items. Members of the VSC academic community may request interlibrary loan for items not held by the host institution.
Vermont Newspapers indexes the Burlington Free Press and the Rutland Daily Herald, with retrospective coverage to 1984. The JSC Library holds these backfiles of the papers on microfilm:
Burlington Free Press 1985--
Rutland Daily Herald 1979--
VSC Art and Architecture Image Database*
Use keywords to search this database of 1600 digital images. JSC academic community access with VSC User ID and password.
Widely recognized as the world's largest library catalog, this database contains over 70 million entries for books and other materials.
World Atlas Online*
Search outline and political maps for nations of the world, the United States, and the Canadian provinces.
*Restricted to the JSC Academic Community.