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Hours:

  Monday - Thursday   8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
       
  Friday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
       
  Saturday   Closed
       
  Sunday   4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
       
 

Location:

  Room 153, by the Gym & IVN Rooms 171 and 172.
 

Whatever your research needs, the library is here to help. We offer print, video, audio, electronic and other resources, and our reference librarian is on hand to answer any questions.


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Book Search

Lake Region State College Card Catalog - ODIN

    ODIN membership includes North Dakota academic, public, state agency, school, and special libraries. Together these libraries own a total of over 5 million items. The ODIN system is operated by the North Dakota University System (NDUS).
       

eBook Search

 

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ebook Checkout Instructions

    With EBSCOhost's eBook Collection, you can read thousands of books online in your web browser or other eBook reader. If you need to checkout an eBook, simply register for a free account through EBSCOhost. Once registered, browse the eBook collection and choose Download This eBook (Offline). Additional information about eBook checkout and downloads can be found at the EBSCOhost help page or by contacting the librarian.
 

Additional eBook Resources

    Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks. Project Gutenberg also has a collection of free audiobooks.
       

Best Reference Search

Library Director Picks

 

Academic Search Premier

    EBSCOhost serves thousands of libraries and other institutions with premium content in every subject area.
       
 

Credo Reference

    Credo’s is a vast online reference library, providing access to the full text of hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles. And Credo brings the facts alive with images, sound files, animations, videos and much more. Find speedy, simple answers and full in-depth article.

Databases

(organized by category)

Auto Repair
Business
Digital Libraries
Educational Resources
Environment
Genealogy
Geography
General Research
Health & Nursing
K-12 Resources
Magazines and Journals
Newspapers
Professional Development
   

Auto Repair


Auto Repair Reference Center   Database content includes more than 33,100 vehicles covered from 1945 to present.

Business

Business Source Premier   Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.
Regional Business News   Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Digital Libraries

eLibrary   The perfect resource for delivering full-text and multimedia reference essentials to schools and libraries.
eLibrary Elementary   The ultimate elementary school full-text school library resource, tailoring all the media types and functions of eLibrary to young researchers.
NoveList Plus    
NoveList Plus K-8    

Educational Resources

ERIC   ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present. ERIC also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.
ERIC (OCLC FirstSearch)   Search guide to published and unpublished sources on education.
Educator Reference   This comprehensive database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts   This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Professional Collection   Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24 hour access from school or home.
Professional Development Collection   For professional educators and focused on children's health and development, and current topics in education.
Teacher Reference Center   TRC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed.

Environment

GreenFILE   GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition  

Ancestry.com - Source for Family History Online - (available on campus only)

Geography

Global Road Warrior   Learn about different countries, culture and adventure.
A to Z Maps Online   A comprehensive listing of world maps.

General Research

ArticleFirst   Includes items listed on the table of contents pages of journals. Describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record.
Britannica Academic Edition   The award-winning Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.
Britannica Library Edition   Encyclopedia Britannica Online Public Library Edition delivers two sites in one, with separate home pages and resources for adults and children that allow libraries to tailor the site to their patrons’ needs.
Clase/Periodica   CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities.
Credo Reference   Credo’s is a vast online reference library, providing access to the full text of hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles. And Credo brings the facts alive with images, sound files, animations, videos and much more. Find speedy, simple answers and full in-depth article.
EBSCOhost Research Databases   Use this link to see all EBSCO products licensed by your library.
Electronic Collections Online A&I   OCLC's Electronic Collections Online, accessible through FirstSearch, provides bibliographic information.
Expanded Academic ASAP   From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.
GPO Monthly Catalog   Free electronic access to important information produced by the Federal Government.
Gale/Cengage Databases   Use this link to see all Gale/Cengage databases licensed by your library.
General Science Collection   With the General Science Collection, researchers can stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology and hundreds of other areas.
OAISter (OCLC FirstSearch)   Contains digital resources from open archive collections.
OCLC PapersFirst   PapersFirst is an index of papers presented at conferences, congresses, and symposia throughout the world, and received by The British Library Document Supply Center.
OCLC WorldCat Dissertations and Theses   Selected dissertations, theses and practicums are indexed in the WorldCat database, including approximately 1700 NSU dissertations.
Points of View Reference Center   Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
ProceedingsFirst   An index of worldwide conference proceedings received by The British Library.
Science Reference Center   Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.
World Almanac/Book of Facts   Offers a fundamental reference source for students, library patrons, library reference staff, and scholars alike.
WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)   WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions.

Health & Nursing

Alt HealthWatch   Alt HealthWatch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
AAFP Conditions A to Z     
AnatomyTV    
Consumer Health Complete   CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.
Health Source:  Consumer Edition   This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
Health Source:  Nursing/Academic Edition   This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, and many more.
MedCalc3000    
MEDLINE (OCLC FirstSearch)   International coverage of all areas of medicine (clinical and experimental), dentistry, nursing, health services administration, etc.
 STATRef    
 Stedman's Medical Dictionary    

K-12 Resources

Britannica Kid Version   Designed for children 8-15 years old, the Britannica Online Student Edition provides a safe search environment for kids without distractive advertising.
Britannica School Edition   Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language.
Discovering Collection   Discovering Collection has comprehensive coverage of core classroom subject areas accessible through an, intuitive graphic interface.
Junior Edition K12 - Graphical Interface   Multi-source full-text database designed for junior high and middle-school students. Full-text (journal articles) / Full-text (encyclopedia).
Junior Reference Collection   Junior Reference Collection is a combined online database that enhances and encourages the education process by providing user-friendly tools for classroom research and independent study.
Kids Edition K12 - Graphical Interface   Multi-source full-text database designed for elementary grade students. Full-text (journal articles) / Full-text (encyclopedia).
Kids InfoBits   Kids InfoBits is Gales exciting database designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five.
Kids Search    
MAS Ultra - School Edition   MAS Ultra - School Edition provides full text from over 460 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas.
Middle Search Plus   Middle Search Plus, designed specifically for middle school libraries, contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines.
Primary Search   Primary Search® contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines.
Searchasaurus   Three popular elementary and middle school databases can be accessed via Searchasaurus®. Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching.
Student Edition K12 - Graphical Interface   Multi-source full-text database designed for junior high and middle-school students.
Student Research Center - High School & Middle School    
     
Student Resource Center   More than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts covering all core curriculum areas (history, literature, science, social studies, etc)

Magazines and Journals

Academic Search Premier   EBSCOhost (ebscohost.com) serves thousands of libraries and other institutions with premium content in every subject area.
MasterFILE Premier   Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
MegaFILE   Combines Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier and Regional Business News into a single database.
Zinio   Access over 100 popular full color e-magazines. There are no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. A free personal account must be created to download magazines.

Newspapers

Newspapers   Search all Newspapers listed in the Proquest Online News Database.
Proquest Newsstand   Search the Proquest Newsstand Database.
Newsday    

Professional Development

Learning Express   Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want-at school, at work, or in life.

Databases

Alphabetical Order

 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A

A to Z Maps Online A comprehensive listing of world maps
AAFP Conditions A to Z  
Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost (ebscohost.com)
Alt Health Watch Perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness
AnatomyTV  
Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry.com: source for online family history (available on campus only)
Article First Search articles by keyword, author, title, source, year, etc.
Auto Repair Reference Center Content database for auto repair
 
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B

Britannica Academic Edition Online encyclopedia
Britannica Kid Version Designed for ages 8-15; online student edition
Britannica Library Edition Resource for both adults and children
Britannica School Edition Resource for teachers and students; includes four complete encyclopedias
Business Source Premier Provides full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.
 
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C

CLASE/Periodica Indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in social sciences and humanities
Consumer Health Complete Support information needs of patients and foster overall understanding of health-related topics
Credo Reference Credo’s is a vast online reference library, providing access to the full text of hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles. And Credo brings the facts alive with images, sound files, animations, videos and much more. Find speedy, simple answers and full in-depth article.
 
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D

Discovering Collection Comprehensive coverage of core classroom subject areas accessible through an intuitive graphic interface
 
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E

EBSCOhost Research Databases Comprehensive list of databases at Lake Region State College
Educator Reference Covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college
Electronic Collections Online A&I Accessible through FirstSearch, provides bibliographic information
eLibrary Delivers full-text and multimedia reference essentials to schools and libraries
eLibrary Elementary Elementary school full-text school library resource
ERIC Full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993 to present and also includes full-text of over 400 of the journal articles
ERIC (OCLC FirstSearch) Search guide to published and unpublished sources on education
Expanded Academic ASAP Meets research needs across all academic disciplines
 
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F

 
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G

Gale/Cengage Databases Comprehensive list of databases at Lake Region State College
General Science Collection Stay current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, etc.
Global Road Warrior Information on countries, cultures and adventure
GPO Monthly Catalog Free electronic access to important information produced by the Federal Government
GreenFILE Information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment
 
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H

Health Source: Consumer Edition Access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing
 
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I

 
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J

Junior Edition K12 - Graphic Interface Multi-source, full-text database for junior high and middle school students including articles and encyclopedia
Junior Reference Collection Combined online database with user-friendly tools for classroom research  and independent study
 
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K

Kids Edition K12 - Graphic Interface
Kids InfoBits Created by Gales for students kindergarten through grade five
Kids Search
 
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L

Learning Express Learning centers provide practice testing, exercise, skill-building courses and information for school, work and everyday life
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Bibliographic database for subject on librarianship, classification, cataloging, etc.
 
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M

MAS Ultra - School Edition Provides full-text from over 460 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, etc.
MasterFILE Premier Multi-disciplinary database of over 2,000 full-text general reference publications
MedCalc3000
MEDLINE (OCLC FirstSearch) International coverage of all areas of medicine (clinical and experimental), dentistry, nursing, health services administration, etc.
MegaFILE Combines Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier and Regional Business News in one database
Middle Search Plus Contains full-text for more than 140 popular magazines for middle school libraries
 
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N

Newsday
Newspapers Search all newspapers listed in the Proquest Online News Database
NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus K-8
 
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O

OAISter (OCLC FirstSearch) Digital resources from open archive collections
OCLC PapersFirst Index of papers presented at conferences, congresses and symposia throughout the world received by The British Library Document Supply Center
OCLC WorldCat Dissertations and Theses Selected dissertations, theses and practicums indexed by WorldCat
 
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P

Points of View Reference Center Full-text database of essay series to provide multiple views of a current issue
Primary Search Contains full-text of over 70 popular elementary school magazines
ProceedingsFirst Index worldwide conference proceedings received by The British Library
Professional Collection Custom selection of over 300 full-text journals for educators
Professional Development Collection Focus on children's health and development and current topics in education
Proquest News Stand News stand database
 
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Q

 
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R

Regional Business News Coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires within the U.S.
 
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S

Science Reference Center Provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content
Searchasaurus Three popular elementary and middle school databases
STATRef
Stedman's Medical Dictionary 
Student Edition K12 - Graphic Interface Multi-source, full-text database for junior high and middle school students
Student Research Center - High School/Middle School
Student Resource Center Full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works and multimedia covering all core curriculum areas
 
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T

Teacher Reference Center Indexing abstracts for more than 270 periodicals
 
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U

 
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V

 
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W

World Almanac/Book of Facts Fundamental reference source
WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch) Worldwide union catalog
 
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XYZ

 
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TutorND   TutorND offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for North Dakota residents. This resource has two major components. The components are live tutoring and resource materials to help with homework, test preparation and job searching. Live “one-on-one” help from a tutor in major subjects like math, science, social studies and English is available Sunday through Thursday evenings, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Central time. The Skills Center Resource Library includes help with homework, test preparation and has material to help job seekers and is available 24/7
     
Khan Academy
  Watch. Practice. Learn. The Khan Academy site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, homeschooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy has a collection of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 215 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
     
     
     
Contact Library

Paul Hoghaug Library

Celeste Ertelt, Library Director

Phone: (701) 662-1533 or 1-800-443-1313 ext. 21533
Email: Celeste.M.Ertelt@lrsc.edu