SC Library Southwestern College Homepage
Self Service
Blackboard
SC Email
 
 
Reference eBooks  

Reference materials provide quick information and authoritative facts. eBooks are the electronic format of a print book that can be accessed over the Internet.

| General | Dictionary | Business | Computer Science | Education | English | History |
| Nursing, Healthcare & Medicine | Music & Performing Arts | Political Science & Criminal Justice | Psychology |
| Religion & Philosophy | Science | Security Administration |

General

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference
(Credo Reference)
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more.
Encyclopedia Britannica
(Britannica)
Offers content from the Encyclopedia Britannica as well as additional information from sources such as World Data, Notable Quotations, and Gateway to the Classics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Access over 3000 reference ebooks on topics from popular artists to technology.
CIA - The World Factbook Free resource with information on the history, government, economy, and more for over 200 world entities

Return to the Top

 

Dictionary

Name of Database
(Database Provider)
Database Description
Oxford English Dictionary
(Oxford University Press)
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Credo Reference - Dictionaries
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Return to the Top

 

Business

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Business
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Web Services Security and e-Business
(Gale)

Focuses on architectures and protocols, while bringing together the understanding of security problems related to the protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems.

Return to the Top

 

Computer Science

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Technology
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Application of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense
(Gale)

Provides an overview of complex systems’ techniques, and presents both guidelines and specific instances of how they can be applied to security and defense applications.

Web Services Security and e-Business
(Gale)

Focuses on architectures and protocols, while bringing together the understanding of security problems related to the protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems.

Return to the Top

 

Education

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Encyclopedia of Education
(Gale)

Intended to provide a comprehensive description of the enterprise of education both within the United States and throughout the world.

Return to the Top

 

English

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Literature

Credo Reference - Language
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
(Johns Hopkins University Press)
Presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. It includes more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

Oxford English Dictionary
(Oxford University Press)

The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

Return to the Top

 

History

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - History
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Return to the Top

 

Nursing, Healthcare, & Medicine

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Medicine
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Return to the Top

 

Music & Performing Arts

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Music

Credo Reference - Art
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Oxford Music Online
(formerly Grove Music)
(Oxford University Press)

Oxford Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.

IPA Source International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Transcriptions and Literal Translations of Songs and Arias

Return to the Top

 

Political Science & Criminal Justice

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Law
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice
(Gale)

Covers legal, sociological, psychological, historical, and economic aspects of crime and justice worldwide.

Return to the Top

 

Psychology

Name of Database
(Database Provider)
Database Description
Credo Reference - Psychology
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Return to the Top

 

Religion & Philosophy

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Religion

Credo Reference - Philosophy
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Encyclopedia of Religion
(Gale)

Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.

Return to the Top

 

Science

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference - Science
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense
(Gale)

Articles review current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, covering the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
(Gale)

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

Return to the Top

 

Security Administration

Name of Database
(Database Provider)

Database Description

Credo Reference
(Credo Reference)
Number of Sources: 494+
Full Text: Yes, 100%
Reference ebooks on multiple subjects as well as gadgets to help pronounce a word, solve a crossword, convert measurements, and more

Application of Information Systems to Homeland Security and Defense
(Gale)

Provides an overview of techniques of complex systems, and presents both guidelines and specific instances of how they can be applied to security and defense applications.

Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism
(Gale)

Reviews problems, issues, and presentations of the newest research in the field of cyber warfare and cyber terrorism.
Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense
(Gale)
Articles review current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, covering the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation.
Patterns of Global Terrorism 1985-2004
(Gale)
Provides the most complete and authoritative historical data on terrorism around the globe.

Web Services Security and e-Business
(Gale)

Focuses on architectures and protocols, while bringing together the understanding of security problems related to the protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems.

Return to the Top

Follow the Library on Facebook Follow the Library on Twitter Follow the Library on Pinterest
Mobile Version
Copyright © 2009-2012 Southwestern College - Harold and Mary Ellen Deets Library
620.229.6225 | 1.866.734.1275
100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156 | All rights reserved.
SC HomeSelf Service | Blackboard | SC Email