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    • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
      Covering virtually every area of academic study, this multi-disciplinary database offers full text information for nearly 9,000 scholarly journals, periodicals, and news sources.
    • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCO) 
      Updated monthly, AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.
    • American History in Video
      American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 6,005 titles and over 1600 hours of video. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
    • Ancestry (ProQuest)
      This database is an excellent resource for those researching their family history and ancestry and contains census, birth, marriage, death records and more.
    • ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)
      Citations only for items listed in the table of contents of over 12,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.
      The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.



    • Black Thought and Culture
      Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other fugitive material.
    • The Blue Line
      Monthly newsletter of police and rescue career opportunities with related news.
    • Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
      Provides full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business journals in all business fields: accounting, business communications, economics, finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing, and risk management.



    • CARLI Digital Collections
      This collection purchased by CARLI contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, as well as archaeological sites.
    • CINAHL Complete
      Comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL. Of those, nearly 400 have cover-to-cover indexing in CINAHL. With more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937, it is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.
    • Chicago Codes
      • American Legal
        Contains links to Chicago's current municipal code, building code, and zoning code.
      • Zoning and Land Use Map
        Department of Planning and Development. Provided by the City of Chicago.
    • Child Development & Adolescent Studies (EBSCO)
      It is a source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21.
    • Choice - Reviews online
      Current Reviews is a review of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education.
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
      A source of news items, articles, discussion forums and job postings pertinent to the field of higher education.
    • Clase and Periodica (FirstSearch)
      Index of Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences, science and technology. Contains articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings etc. from journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.
    • Congressional Digest Online
      This resources inspires critical thinking about issues before Congress, the Supreme Court, and international forums with online access to Congressional Digest, Supreme Court Debates, and International Debates covering thousands of pages of legislative, judicial, and international topics. Please note, this resource can only be accessed on campus.
    • Consumer Health Complete
      Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. CHC offers a unique search interface designed to call attention to the full text content available from many important source-types, and provide an intuitive means for searching this specific information. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.



    • Ebook Central (ProQuest)
      Formerly CARLI EBL E-books. From a single interface, researchers can access over 810,000 ebooks and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers.  Time-saving tools include note-taking, highlighting, and instant citing. Users can read online or take advantage of offline reading options including DRM free chapter downloads and full book downloads. Support for mobile devices is offered via a responsive web design that optimizes heavily used features such as search and download on tablets and smartphones.
    • EBSCO  Host eBooks
      Online collection of full-text electronic books in a variety of disciplines and areas of study.
    • Ebooks (FirstSearch)
      Contains all the online electronic books cataloged by OCLC member libraries including all subjects.
    • EBSCO Host Databases
      This link provides access to the EBSCO Homepage of the EBSCO databases to which the Morton College Library subscribes. From this Homepage you can select one or many databases to search simultaneously.
    • Electronic Collections Online (ECO)
      Citations only. Provides access to a growing collection of journals in a variety of subject areas. Full text for some articles is available.
    • El Economista  
    • ERIC (EBSCO)
      ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education. Has full-text and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. EBSCO provides links to recent "ED" documents.
    • ERIC (Firstsearch)
      ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.



    • FirstSearch Databases
      This link provides access to the FirstSearch Homepage of the FirstSearch databases to which Morton College Library subscribes. From this Homepage you can search multiple databases simultaneously.
    • Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
      Database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full-text for each record is accessible by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.



    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Gale's full text electronic reference collection. This database contains a host of keyword-searchable encyclopedias and reliable resources for background information in nearly every discipline.
    • General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
      With full text articles from more than 100 periodicals, this database covers astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.
    • Grammarly@EDU
      Grammarly@EDU is your personal grammar tutor. It makes you a better writer by guiding you through the revision of your papers and pinpointing areas for improvement. It's like having a dedicated writing coach always available at your fingertips.
    • GPOMonthly Catalog (FirstSearch)
      Covers all types of U.S. Government documents, including, Congressional reports, hearings, debates and records. Dates covered are from 1976 to present.



    • Harpweek
      This database provides electronic access to Harper's Weekly, the illustrated 19th century Journal of Civilization for a 56-year period: 1857-1912.
      HarpWeek's electronic database makes it possible for the user to discover the lively news stories, illustrations , cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature, and even advertisements that shaped and reflected public opinion in this era.
    • Health and Society in Video
      Health and Society in Video defines and explores today's latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society-- with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
      This database provides full text access to 600 scholarly journals. Covers many medical disciplines, with focus on nursing and allied health.
    • Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
      Features searchable full text for over 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men's Health. Covers many health topics including food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
    • Historical Statistics of the U.S.
      The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history.
    • Hoover's
      Provides information about industries, companies, key decision makers, and more.



    • Illinois Catalog
      Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Offers millions of bibliographic records Including records representing 400 languages. 
    • I-Share
      The I-Share integrated library system serves as the online public catalog for 86 CARLI member libraries. I-Share provides participating libraries with an online catalog of their own collection as well as a merged, union catalog of the holdings of all I-Share libraries and supports resource sharing among participating libraries. I-Share also supports library collection management functions including circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials control, course reserves and reporting.
    • iStream
      iStream is the League for Innovation in Community College's Web-based, multimedia portal where faculty, staff, administration, and students can find videos, articles, publications, and learning programs, along with the best of the League's conferences, services, partnerships, and collaborative community. Through iStream, you can find everything from professional development modules and best practices, to model programs and leadership tools.



    • JSTOR
      JSTOR is a not for profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive of over one thousand five hundred academic journals filled with scholarly articles and content.    



    • The Latino American Experience
      ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher of reference, contemporary thought, and professional development content, created to help students, educators, librarians, and general readers of all ages wrestle with complex challenges. Throughout our history, we have invested resources in the development of new content genres, giving our diverse customer and reader communities the opportunity to explore deep factual treatments of the topics that matter, and delivering the most current scholarship and perspectives on those topics.



    • MAS Ultra School Edition
      Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for over 500 popular general interest and current events publications. Also provides nearly 550 full text pamphlets, 253 full text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags.
    • MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
      Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains fullltext for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily. 
    • MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
      Database with full-text articles covering all areas of medicine, including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more.
    • Mergent Intellect
      Powered by Hoover’s™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with Dun & Bradstreet’s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.
    • Military and Government Collection
      Full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.



    • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994
      Recognized for some of the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world, this award-winning and iconic National Geographic is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and the environment. This archive features every page and every photograph of the magazine from its inception in 1888 to the mid-1990s in stunning detail with a fully searchable and intuitive interface.
    • Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
      Provides selected full text for 23 national and international newspapers and over 180 regional U.S. newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune back to 1997. Features full text of radio and television news transcripts as well.
    • Nursing@Ovid
      A comprehensive, integrated nursing & allied health portal for practice, education , research, and administration.  Important - Select "Your Journals@Ovid" to access free full text articles.
    • Nursing Education in Video
    • Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.



    • Opposing ViewPoints In Context (Gale)
      Covers hot social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Helps develop critical-thinking and information literacy skills by bringing together a variety of information on social issues. Includes more than 8,700 pro and con articles and is easy to use.
    • Oxford-Grove Music Online
      Oxford-Grove Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location, including Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.



    • PapersFirst (FirstSearch)
      Citations only for papers presented at conferences worldwide.
    • Primary Search
      Provides full text for more than 60 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.
    • ProceedingsFirst (FirstSearch)
      Citations only. Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference.
    • Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
      Designed for professional educators, this database provides full text access to a highly specialized collection of over 500 journals. This is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
    • PsycARTICLES
      A database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association.
    • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
      A comprehensive, full-text database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
    • PubMed
      PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes some free links to full text articles and other related resources.



    •  La Raza - Chicago Edition
    •  Regional Business News (EBSCO)
      Full text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
    • Refworks 
    • An online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
    • Rehabilitation Therapy in Video
      Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is the largest and richest streaming video resource ever assembled for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. The collection allows students and faculty to easily find, cite, and share footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment. All of the video has been thoroughly indexed to allow users to search and filter content by patient details, therapist specialization, treatment method, presenting problem, and more.

    •  RKMA Market Research Handbook Series

      Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) publishes handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. RKMA ranks as one of the country’s largest market research publishers. The handbooks support MBA, marketing, hospitality management, and sports management curricula. 




    • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (1867-1970)
      Sanborn maps were originally created to help fire insurance companies determine the risks associated with insuring properties. These large-scale maps were drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. Because the maps were created over a century, they are useful in charting the development of cities and towns over many years. Although this collection contains maps only from Illinois for the time period of 1867 - 1970, the Sanborn company created fire insurance maps for over 12,000 cities and towns across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
    •  The Careers series is designed to cater high school and undergraduate college students as well as those searching for a new career, whether in the same field or a completely unrelated one. These titles examine the thriving industries and the exact careers where job seekers can excel and help them make the best decision on which career path or area of study to pursue.
    • Salem Press Health Collection
      This collection of health reference e-books from Salem Press contains the series Cancer and Psychology and Mental Health. Both of these collections are authorative and reliable resources of information upon these topics. In addition, all of these titles are full-text searchable and have a companion physical copy located in the library.
    • Salem Press History Collection
      This collection of historical reference e-books from Salem Press contains the titles Encyclopedia of American Immigration, The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, Great GLBT Events from History, and Musicians and Composers. All of these titles are full-text searchable and have a companion physical copy located in the library.
    • Salem Press Literature Collection
      This collection of literary reference e-books from Salem Press provides an excellent source of information upon several noted authors and profound works of literature. All of these titles are full-text searchable and have a companion physical copy located in the library.
    • Salem Press Psychology and Mental Health
      This collection of health reference e-books from Salem Press contains the series Cancer and Psychology and Mental Health. Both of these collections are authorative and reliable resources of information upon these topics. In addition, all of these titles are full-text searchable and have a companion physical copy located in the library.
    • Sage e-Reference Collection (SAGE Knowledge)
      SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,200 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
    • Sage Deep Backfiles (SAGE Journals)
      SAGE is the world's 5th largest journals publisher. Our portfolio includes more than 700 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than298 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
    • Saskia Art Images Collection
      The collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt. The images can be displayed and downloaded in high-resolution format. Additionally, the descriptive data about the images includes references to the occurrences of these images in 19 major art history texts, including Gardner's Art Through the Ages, 12th edition; Understanding Art, 7th edition; Art and Ideas, 10th edition; Discovering Art History, 4th edition. 
    • SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
      Most comprehensive sociology research database with abstracts from 845 core journals from 1895. Also has full text articles from 3500 journals.
    • Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video
      Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more.
    • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
      This freely available and comprehensive online encyclopedia explores everything philosophy from philosophical topics to philosophers and their ideas.
    • Springer Medicine Collection 1969-2010
      Over 8.5 million scientific documents at your fingertips



    • Turn-It-In
      A proprietary system that instantly identifies papers containing unoriginal material and acts as a powerful deterrent to stop student plagiarism before it starts. For more information about creating an account and logging into Turn-It-In along with instructional tutorials and start guides, please see the library's Turn-It-In information page.  



    • Women and Social Movements in the United States
      Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. This collection currently includes 108 document projects and archives with almost 4,300 documents and more than 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools. Also, included is an online version of Notable American Women or the database on Commissions on the Status of Women.
    • World Almanac (First Search)
      Includes the full text of all of the Almanac titles: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, providing key facts on a wide variety of subjects internationally; The World Almanac of the U.S.A. with essential facts about the United States?current and historical; The World Almanac of US Politics, a guidebook to federal, state, and local governments; The World Almanac for Kids, covering information and facts of interest to middle-school children and teachers; and the Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, a comprehensive general encyclopedia.
    • WorldCat (FirstSearch)
      The world's most comprehensive online catalog, with more than 52 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Users are able to find books, periodicals, serials and other non-print media.
    • World History in Video
      World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.