A to Z Database List

A to Z Databases

The Library Catalog allows you to search a topic across a wide range of resources. You may find articles or books through the Catalog to download as a pdf or find in the library. Other articles or books may require you to place a request through interlibrary loan. The Library Catalog will walk you through a request for those items that can be delivered directly to the College for you.

Databases in this list narrow your search to using one type of resource. You will be required you to sign in with your NTC StarID (only xx1234xx) and password for access to our subscription databases.  If you select an article to request through interlibrary loan, you will be linked to the Library Catalog to place the request.

If you have any difficulties, please contact the Librarian. You will receive a response within 24 hours.

Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM) resources plus NTC Subscription Resources:

AAS Historical Periodicals

Digitized images from the American Antiquarian Society of the pages of American magazines and journals published between 1684 and 1912.

Academic Search Premier

Thousands of scholarly publications across all academic disciplines.

Applied Science & Technology Source

Offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines – from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.

Business Source Premier

Scholarly Journals and trade publications across all business-related subject areas.

Cinahl Ultimate

The definitive research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. Requires authentication with your NTC StarID whether you are on campus or working off campus.

Dental Assistants Association Journal – Contact the Dental Department, Student Success Center, or the Librarian for login and password to access this online resource.


A digital streaming video library service covering social issues through environmental films from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution around the world. You can embed these films into your D2L Brightspace course or provide a link for accessing a specific film. Select the Docuseek link above and sign in with your NTC StarID and password to gain access.  Use this link to “Embed a Docuseek film in a course page” or see other options for integrating Docuseek.

Ebooks Minnesota

Consists of an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans covering a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages and featuring content from our state’s independent publishers.

ERIC (Ebsco)

Thousands of education-related articles within the professional literature.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly and professional publications across all medical disciplines including strong coverage of nursing and allied health.

Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

Contains full-text and article images from the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908) and the Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922). The newspapers are available through a platform provided by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services.

LearningExpress Computer Skills Center

Interactive multimedia training tutorials to develop computer and internet skills.

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator

Career exploration tools, a resume and cover letter builder, job search, and other materials related to career and job readiness.

LearningExpress Library

Interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks categorized in Learning Centers including School Center, College Admissions Test Preparation, College Students, High School Equivalency Center, Adult Core Skills, Career Preparation, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center). You can find college entrance exams in College Admissions Test Preparation Center.

MasterFILE Complete

Offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes and extensive collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Minnesota Reflections

Collection of images and documents from historical societies, public libraries, special archives, universities, and colleges that depict the history of Minnesota.


Statewide virtual library that electronically links you to Minnesota’s rich public library resources.

New York Times, The (1999-Present)

Articles from the New York Times, From 1999 to current.

NIH – National Institutes of Health

PLOS Public Library of Science

Open access, contextualized peer reviewed journal articles on Biology, Climate, Computational Biology, Digital Health, Genetics, Global Public Health Medicine, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Pathogens, Sustainability and Transformation, and Water.

Points of View Reference Center

Pro vs. con essays the present multiple sides of current or controversial issues. Plus, magazine and newspaper articles, primary sources, and more related to those issues.

Professional Development Collection

Education journals and reports of interest to professional educators, researchers, and librarians.

ProQuest U.S. Newsstream

U.S. News content as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s from national and regional news sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune and Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Regional Business News Plus

Provides extensive coverage for full-text regional business publications from the United States and Canadian provinces. Scholars and academic researchers can access essential newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, newswires and videos.

Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Star Tribune 1986 to current – text only

Articles from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. From 1986 to current.

Star Tribune (2008 to 3 months ago) – pdf version with images

Browse recent Star Tribune articles in their original format with images. From 2008 to 3 months ago.

USA Today (1997 to current)

Articles from USA Today. From 1997 to current.

Wall Street Journal (1984 to current)

Articles from the Wall Street Journal. From 1984 to current.

Washington Post (1997 to current)

Articles from the Washington Post. From 1997 to current)


Catalog of books and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Note: if you can find it here you can either contact the librarian and request the title or go into the NTC Library Catalog if there are libraries within the state of Minnesota holding the item and request the title through Resource Sharing.

This list is updated regularly and as needed. If you have questions or concerns about Database Services please contact the Librarian