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) and NTC Subscription Resources

  • AAS Historical Periodicals are digitized images from the American Antiquarian Society of the pages of American magazines and journals published between 1684 and 1912.
  • Academic Search Premier has full text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc.
  • 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 database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.
  • CINAHL Ultimate is an expanded nursing and allied health research database service.
  • Dental Assistants Association Journal. Contact the Dental Department, Student Success Center or the library for login and password to access this online resource.
  • DocuSeek is a streaming documentary video service on social, cultural and environmental issues from around the world. Embed Docuseek streaming videos into your course. Learn how to embed a Docuseek film in a course page!
  • 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) has thousands of education-related articles within the professional literature.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition has 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 has interactive multimedia training tutorials to develop computer and internet skills.
  • LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator provides career exploration tools, a resume and cover letter builder, job search, and other materials related to career and job readiness.
  • LearningExpress Library is an 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 is a collection of images and documents from historical societies, public libraries, special archives, universities, and colleges that depict the history of Minnesota.
  • MNLINK is a statewide virtual library that electronically links you to Minnesota’s rich public library resources.
  • New York Times (1999-Present) Library of articles from the New York Times, from 1999 to current.
  • The NIH (National Institutes of Health) contains extensive research resources provided free from the US Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Nurse Educator has practical information and research related to nursing education, with topics ranging from curriculum, teaching and technology in nursing. Create a free account on this website to access a huge number of free resources and articles.
  • Nurse Educator Podcasts are free short podcasts from the publisher of Nurse Educator academic journal.
  • The PLOS (Public Library of Science) includes scientific research in topics under contextualized peer review. Subject areas include 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 contains 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 contains education journals and reports of interest to professional educators, researchers, and librarians.
  • ProQuest U.S. Newsstreamenables users to search the most recent premium 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 gives access to science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
  • Star Tribune (1986 to current) provides text only articles from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, from 1986 to current.
  • Star Tribune (2008 to current) provides full-page images of articles in their original format, from 2008 to current.
  • USA Today (1997 to current) provides articles from USA Today. From 1997 to current.
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 to current) provides articles from the Wall Street Journal, from 1984 to current.
  • Washington Post (1997 to current) provides articles from the Washington Post, from 1997 to current.
  • WorldCat is a 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 library.