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Library Databases & Articles


Find articles and research from any internet connected computer through the library databases. Log in to any database using your LCC email and email password. Don’t remember your password?  Change Password or Get Username and Password. When finished, click the back button to return to this page and choose another database. You will remain logged in until you close your browser.

A to Z Maps

World, continent, country, and state maps


Catalog of Art Museum Images Online - works of art from museum collections around the world, highlighting various cultures from prehistoric to contemporary times.

CQ Researcher

Reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs


Cultural reference information on people and countries around the world

EBSCO Databases:

(includes the following)

Academic Search Complete

General academic topics, and scholarly articles; more than 8,500 full-text periodicals

Associates Program Source

This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content


Full text scholarly and research articles from more than 610 nursing & allied health journals


More than 48,800 titles focused on the academic needs of community colleges

Films on Demand

Streaming video collection with instant access to over 6,200 full-length programs

Gale Databases:

(includes the following)

Health Reference Center Academic

Full text nursing and allied health journals, plus personal health information

U.S. History in Context

Significant people, events and topics in U.S. History; reference, magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, web links

World History in Context

Significant people, events and topics in World History; reference, magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, web links

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

General reference sources and encyclopedias

Literature Resource Center

Biographical information on writers, literary criticism, reviews

Testing & Education Reference Center

Practice tests, test prep books, search colleges and scholarship opportunities

Global Issues in Context

Worldwide geography and politics: reference items, statistics, and scholarly

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

Medical reference materials, 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health related videos


General academic research database; popular and scholarly articles; over 5,000 magazines and newspapers

Salem Encyclopedia of Health

Comprehensive, easy to search, online health encyclopedias

Addictions & Substance Abuse

Infectious Diseases & Conditions

Magill's Medical Guide, 7th edition

Psychology & Mental Health

Salem Encyclopedia of History

Comprehensive, easy to search, online history encyclopedias


The Sixties in America

Great Events from History

Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600; 17th Century; 18th Century

Great Lives from History

Renaissance; 17th Century; 18th Century


Computer Technology Innovators; Internet Innovators

Milestone Documents

American Leaders

Salem Encyclopedia of Science

Comprehensive, easy to search, online science encyclopedias

Computer Technology Innovators

Earth Science: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth

Forensic Science

Internet Innovators

Women and Social Movements in the United States

History of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, full-text documents, archives; book film and website

World Cat

Borrow books from other libraries; includes OAISter (Open Archives Initiative) a digital image repository; ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) educational database of articles and books; and GPO (Government Printing Office) database of government publications.