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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is an online library of full-text e- books including encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, and other resources.

CREDO Reference

Credo is an online reference library covering most academic areas. It includes topic pages, a mind map, image searches, and it also displays pre-loaded links to the other SCC library database resources.

Chilton Auto Repair Library

Chilton's Auto Repair Library (Gale) is an automotive service & repair database covering vehicles made in the last 30 years plus specialty models.

Chilton Auto Repair Library

DSM-IV-TR : Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the mental disorder classification manual published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Biography Resource Center
Biography Resource Center (Gale)

This database provides biographies and more for thousands of notable individuals, across history.

Enter OED (Oxford English Dictionary) Online

"The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world." (more)

Heritage Quest Online

A genealogical database with access to census data, family records and local histories.

MedLine Plus

National Library of Medicine's database of references to more than 16 million articles published in 4,800 biomedical journals. Includes medical encyclopedia, dictionary and tutorials.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library's Job & Career Accelerator provides a completely interactive online job search system that includes assessment of your skills, job profiles, job and internship search, resume and cover letter writing, and more. You will need to establish your own account once you have logged into Learning Express.


LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help SCC students succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You will need to establish your own account once you have logged into Learning Express. Includes GED, ACT, Civil Service, Military, TOEFL, and more.

Country Watch

Geographic, cultural, and statistical information about nations of the world.

Safari Tech Books

Full-text e-book library for programmers and IT professionals.

College Source Online

Contains over 15,000 college catalogs

Use 24/7 e-ref if the chat librarian is out.