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Important: Remote Access Information

All of our online databases and journals may be accessed directly from any campus computer or a personal laptop connected to the HCC-Campus wireless network. Many of them also offer remote access for distance learning students and those working from personal computers. Remote access requires a login ID and password specific to each database. Please contact a librarian for current remote login information or stop by the circulation desk during operating hours for a remote access password card.


NCLive is a free online service offered by North Carolina's libraries providing 24/7 access to information from newspapers, journals and magazines, electronic books, videos and more. Remote login requires password and ID. Please contact a librarian for current login information.

General Reference

  • Credo Reference
    Thousands of full text articles on a variety of topics, including education, history, biography, literature, science, politics and more.
  • Gale Virtual Reference
    Online access to full-text reference books for a number of disciplines including literature, religion, the sciences, and history
  • Fact Cite: Lincoln Library Online
    Information covering the major academic disciplines arranged by topic and subject; includes suggestions for further research and essential reading lists

Health & Human Services

  • STAT!Ref
    Full-text database for medical, nursing and dental reference texts; Includes drug guides and ICD-9-CM 2013
  • Salem Health
    Full-text online versions of the reference series Addiction and Substance Abuse, Cancer, Infectious Diseases & Conditions and Psychology & Mental Health
  • A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy Online
    Online 3D interactive anatomy models, illustrations, animations, dictionary of terms and more.
  • Credo Reference
    Hundreds of in-depth articles on a variety of science and medicine-based topics, plus links to other databases and resources.

Milestone Documents Series

The Milestone Documents Series is a collection of primary sources (court cases, letters, interview transcripts and more) coupled with secondary criticism, analysis and historical perspective.


  • Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives
    Comprehensive biographies for figures from ancient to modern times whose lives had great historical impact; Includes categorical indexes
  • Credo Reference
    In-depth full text articles on thousands of topics, including notable people, works of art and literature, science, and more.

Literary Criticism

  • Literature Criticism Online
    Access to more than 100 volumes from the Short Story Criticism series featuring major authors and surveys of critical response to their work
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Access to full-text reference books for a number of disciplines including literature, religion, the sciences, and history
  • Critical Surveys: Long Fiction
    Profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses and historical context
  • Critical Insights
    In depth analysis, criticism and historical context for specific authors' bodies of work, important literary themes, or selected canonical texts

Natural Resources

  • Journal of Mammalogy
    Publication from the American Society of Mammalogists features full-text articles on mammalian behavior, conservation, ecology, genetics, morphology, physiology, and taxonomy
  • Journal of Wildlife Diseases
    Quarterly publication from the WDA concerning the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation, and interactions with humans and domestic animals
  • Journal of Wildlife Management
    Full-text scholarly research articles furthering the study of wildlife science; particular emphasis on wildlife ecology and species-habitat interaction; includes Wildlife Monographs & The Wildlife Society Bulletin
  • Important online access information for the Journal of Wildlife Management
  • Journal of Forestry
    The most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world; Timely research articles concerning all aspects of forestry
  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming
    Full-text online version of reference text series concerning global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change
  • Silvics of North America
    The silvical characteristics of about 200 forest tree species and varieties are described. Most are native to the 50 United States and Puerto Rico, but a few are introduced and naturalized. Information on habitat, life history, and genetics is given for 15 genera, 63 species, and 20 varieties of conifers and for 58 genera, 128 species, and 6 varieties of hardwoods.


  • Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society
    Articles showing the math behind our daily lives, explaining to students how and why math works, and allowing readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day.

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