skip links
Library

LPC Library: eReference Sources

The following electronic resources are made available for LPC students, faculty, and staff.

If you experience any technical difficulties accessing these databases, please contact the library for assistance.

Off-Campus Database Sign-In Instructions

eReference Sources

Source Title Description Link to Help
African-American History Online Provides a collection of reference sources including books, images, videos, and primary sources about the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
Description and guide info on African American History Online
Bloom's Literary Reference Online Features content from Facts On File's extensive print literature reference collection (including essays by Harold Bloom) which examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
Description and guide info on Bloom's Literary Reference Online
EBSCO eBook Collection eBook collection - 130000+ eBooks on a variety of subjects.
Description and guide info on EBSCO eBook Collection
Encyclopedia of Cultures & Daily Life eReference book -Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.
Description and guide info on Encyclopedia of Cultures & Daily Life
Encyclopedia of Diets eReference book -Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.
Description and guide info on Encyclopedia of Diets
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior eReference book -Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.
Description and guide info on Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
Encyclopedia of Science eReference book -Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.
Description and guide info on Encyclopedia of Science
Facts On File
(portal page)
Search across all Facts on File reference collection databases.
Description and guide info on Facts On File
Gale Virtual Reference Library

eReference book collection - Search across all GVRL subject encyclopedias. Subjects covered: arts, environment, general reference, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science.

Description and guide info on Gale Virtual Reference Library
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia eReference book -A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
Description and guide info on Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Salem Health Online eReference book collection-Online access to content from the following Salem Press reference books:
Cancer
Genetics and Inherited Conditions
Magill's Medical Guide
Psychology & Mental Health
Description and guide info on Salem Health Online
Salem History Online eReference book collection - Online access to content from the following Salem Press reference books:
Encyclopedia of American Immigration
The Decades: 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s
Great Events from History: 17th, 18th, 19th, and GLBT Events
Description and guide info on Salem History Online
Salem Literature Online

eReference book collection - Online access to select content from Salem Press' Critical Insights reference series including the following authors and works:

Authors
Isabel Allende Ernest Hemingway
Jane Austen Barbara Kingsolver
James Baldwin Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gwendolyn Brooks Arthur Miller
Emily Dickinson Toni Morrison
T.S. Eliot John Steinbeck
F. Scott Fitzgerald Mark Twain
Nathaniel Hawthorne Tennessee Williams

Works
Death of a Salesman The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
Dracula The Red Badge of Courage
The Great Gatsby Slaughterhouse-Five
The Handmaid's Tale A Streetcar Named Desire
House on Mango Street The Sun Also Rises
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings To Kill a Mockingbird
One Hundred Years of Solitude  

Description and guide info on Salem Literature Online
Salem Science Online eReference book collection - Online access to content from the following Salem Press reference book:
Encyclopedia of Global Warming
Encyclopedia of Global Resources
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition
Description and guide info on Salem Science Online
Science Online Provides a collection of reference sources including books, images, videos, and primary sources about the people, events, and topics important to the study of a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Description and guide info on Science Online
Shakespeare for Students eReference book - Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.
Description and guide info on Shakespeare for Students

Page last modified: September 18, 2014