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Reference Databases
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 Library

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.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Auto Repair Reference Center

"This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians."

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 Reference Center
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)

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

Consumer Reports dot org
Consumer Reports

" provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services."

Legal Information Reference Center Logo
Legal Information Reference Center

"Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 220 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms."

Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center

"Small Business Reference Center contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books to independently address a wide range of small business topics."

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