Notes for Mrs. Mirabile’s classes

posted May 15, 2015, 9:21 AM by Central Library   [ updated May 29, 2015, 8:09 AM ]

MODS B, C, and D

Finding Books - To look up the books we have here at Central, click on our Catalog Lookup (This is also found under the 'Digital Resources' link on the home page of the library.)

Periodicals at Central – Most current issue are on display in the library, archives of our periodicals are kept for three years.  Please ask a librarian for archives at Central, but all our past periodicals (and lots and lots of others) can be found digitally on EBSCO.  (This link is also found under the ‘Digital Resources’ page of the library.)  The username is mchs and the password can be found in the library.

The vertical file from the old library in the James Building is no longer available in the new library in the Burns Building. 

The History Reference Center – These are paid, printed resources that happened to be accessed by using an Internet browser.  All Central’s databases can be found under the ‘Digital Resources’ link on the home page of the library.  Once again, the username is mchs and the password can be found in the library.  Please see all our database choices on the ‘Digital Resources’ page.

History Reference Center® is the world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, such as: Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC., Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications, and more.

The database also includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, Aviation History, Beaver, British Heritage, Chinese America: History & Perspectives, Civil War Times, Foreign Affairs, German History, History, History Review, History Today (back to January 1975), History: Review of New Books, Kansas History, Journal of American History, Manitoba History, Military History, Naval History, North Carolina Historical Review, Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, Wild West, World War II and more. Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.