Business Source Complete
Contains indexing and abstracts from important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. Ebsco database, through LHCADL.
Business Source Elite
Full text for nearly 1,000 business publications. Contains expanded PDF backfiles for more than 150 titles back to 1985 or the first issue published for that journal. Ebsco.
CBCA: Canadian Business and Current Affairs Complete
Canadas largest and most comprehensive bibliographic full text reference and current events database. Combines content from Reference, Current Events, Business, and Education subsets. ProQuest database, through LHCADL.
Regional Business News
Indexes newswire services, local newspapers, and regional business journals. Full text for more than 75 North American regional business publications. Ebsco.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Provides access to hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos. Credo.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online (Academic Edition)
Provides updated encyclopedia content from Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as extensive biographies and media content.
Provides definitions, synonyms, grammar, and other word-related help.
Provides general and academic encyclopedia content, timelines, videos, and images.
Academic Collection, eBooks, Ebsco
Includes eBooks available from the provider Ebsco.
Canada Commons, eBooks (formerly known as Canadian Electronic Library or DesLibris)
eBooks and public documents from Canadian scholarly and independent publishers.
Canadian Collection, eBooks, Ebsco
Canadian eBook content covering topics such as Canadian history, native culture, politics, and current events from Canadian publishers and authors. Ebsco.
Ovid nursing eBooks
Provides full-text access to a collection of nursing eBooks. OVID.
Sage Knowledge EBA (Evidence Based Acquisitions) eBooks
eBooks collection containing over 4,600 titles. Content includes reference works, academic books, professional development titles in the Social Sciences. Sage.
Education Research Complete
Provides full text education journals covering all areas of education, including early childhood, higher education, educational specialties, health education, etc. Ebsco.
ERIC: Education Resources Information Center
Contains full-text, digests, references, citations and abstracts on educational and education-related journals. Ebsco.
Films and Videos
Video streaming content that has been produced in Canada and has been selected for college and university use.
Criterion-on-Demand provides full length streamed access to educationally relevant feature films. For educational use.
Curio.ca is CBC's subscription video streaming service with features from many CBC television programs. Instructors set up your own account.
Films on Demand
Academic and technical video streaming resources including nursing, sociology, business, trades, and other subjects.
Kanopy Video Streaming
Documentaries and feature films.
NFB (National Film Board) Campus
Access NFBCampus on the NLC network. NFBCampus includes films not freely available from the NFB.ca website. Instructors: Please contact the library to create an account to share content.
Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for nearly 4,500 scholarly publications, including more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating 1975 to present. Ebsco database, through LHCADL.
Academic Search Elite
Provides full text for nearly 4,500 scholarly publications, including more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating 1975 to present. Ebsco.
Alberta Research Portal
A selection of databases available to institutional members of The Alberta Library. This link simultaneously searches numerous broad subjects.
Offers full text access to nearly 300 newspapers from Canadian publishers. ProQuest.
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Full-text database designed to provide resources that present multiple sides of a current issue. Each topic includes an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument) and Critical Thinking Guide. Ebsco.
Canadian Reference Centre
Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. Ebsco.
CPI.Q: Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly
Includes 400 Canadian and some US journals, magazines, and newspapers of which 160 are full text. Content includes arts, humanities, social sciences, science, and technology. Gale/Cengage.
Cypress is a resume-building tool. Input your information, and Cypress handles all the hard work and formatting!
*You will need your barcode/PIN for access. Please contact the library if you don't have one.*
Discovery Search Advanced
Library search tool that aggregates most NLC database subscriptions, local holdings, and some open access material for one-stop searching. This search is included on the home page search on the Library website. Ebsco.
Flipster is a collection of digital popular magazines from many subject areas. Read the publications directly from your computer or mobile device. Ebsco.
Imagine Canada's Grant Connect service allows organizations looking for funding to match with 10,000 Canadian funders, 550 corporate grantors, 300 government grantors, 120 America-to-Canada grantors and 200 other opportunities. Limited licenses are available. Contact the library for access.
Ipsos Canada Public Opinion Polls
A range of opinion poll and survey results conducted by Ipsos Canada related to national and provincial politics, real estate buying habits, Canadian heritage, and other topics.
Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL)
Content from digitized collections of material about Alberta - its cultural heritage, history, documents, and artifacts online. Your NLC Library also subscribes to the academic databases listed by title. LHCADL.
Multidisciplinary database with full text information on a broad range of subject areas. Also includes biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags. Ebsco.
Publication Finder allows users to search for articles in Northern Lakes College's databases collections from a citation, or to find and browse a specific journal by title. Publication Finder is also available on the home page of the library website.
Making of the Modern World
Primary sources Including books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from leading collections.Tracks the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Gale/Cengage.
World History in Context
Offers scholarly analysis and full-text periodicals, reference work, videos, images, and primary documents covering multicultural, global, and research based content. Gale/Cengage database, through LHCADL.
Bibliography of Native North Americans
Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history and life from the sixteenth century to the present. The database is a tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, and policy makers. Ebsco database, through LHCADL.
Indigenous Peoples: North America
Primary sources from both American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers. Gale/Cengage.
Indigenous Studies Portal Research Tool (iPortal), University of Saskatchewan
Electronic resources focusing primarily on indigenous Canadian materials with a secondary focus on North American and global materials.. Contains open source and NLC licensed resources. iPortal results are not included in Discovery searches. This resource must be searched directly.
Skills and interest inventories, education and training information. Users may create an account to save their activities. If you are using Career Cruising for the first time and are off campus, you will require an ID and PIN (ask a counselor or the Library.) Once you are "in", create your own account in Career Cruising to use the resources.
Alberta K-12: For use only for NLC Academic Upgrading courses. Password required. Ask the library. Trades and apprenticeship programs: For use only for NLC trades students. Password required. Ask a trades instructor.
Curricular resources for NLC K-12 students and Academic Upgrading teachers. Password required for some content. Ask the library.
Online courses on technolgy and software. Limited licenses available but limited to only NLC staff and faculty. Contact the library for access.
T4T (Tools for Teachers)
For Alberta licensed teachers. Set up your own account using your Alberta teaching certificate number. Provincially authorized supplementary K-12 resources and downloadable material.
Archives Unbound: The Shakespeare Collection
This database replaces the Shakespeare Collection from Gale. It includes archival content content such as The Gordon Crosse Diaries, Historical Editions, First Folios, Quartos, and Prompt
Canadian Literary Centre
Monographs, biographies, essays and literary criticism from ECW (Essays on Canadian Writing) Press. Ebsco.
Gale Literature Cross-Search
This database contains Shakespearean Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and the Literature Resource Center, among others.
Literature Resource Center
Provides full-text of scholarly journals and literary magazines. Critical essays, topic overviews, biographies, across all literary genres, eras, and geographic locations. Gale/Cengage database, through LHCADL.
Nursing and Allied Health
ALT Health Watch
Alt (alternative) health information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage in many subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. Ebsco.
CINAHL: Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature Plus with Full Text
Full text for more than 275 books/monographs with full-text coverage dating back to 1937, including evidence-based care sheets. A research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health study. Ebsco database, through LHCADL.
CINAHL Ultimate: Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature
Full text for more than 925 full-text journals and books/monographs. A research tool for for areas of nursing and allied health study. Also inlcuded are quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, CEU modules and research instruments.
Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Provides comprehensive coverage related to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Gale/Cengage.
Health Reference Centre Academic
Provides full-text and images from nursing, allied health, and medical journals, consumer health magazines, and other sources. Gale/Cengage.
Health Source Consumer Edition
Provides consumer health magazines, pamphlets, reference books and clinical systems reference reports. Also includes a medical dictionary. Some peer-reviewed content. Ebsco.
Magill's Medical Guide, 7th ed. (Salem Press)
Medical information suitable for student research, and general use, including for patients and caregivers.
Citations, abstracts, and full-text for biomedical and health journals covering a wide range of subjects. Ebsco.
Nursing Collection, eBooks, Ebsco
Designed for nursing or allied health programs. Over 300 titles that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks, and professional growth titles. Ebsco.
Ovid nursing eJournals
Provides full-text articles from seven current nursing publications. OVID.
Provides articles in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution, and more. Ebsco.
Science Reference Center
Contains articles from science encyclopedias, reference books, journals, and other sources. Includes image search. Ebsco.
Archives of Human Sexuality & Gender
Primary source material related to social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Gale/Cengage.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Provides comprehensive research articles covering the broad spectrum of sociology study. Ebsco database, through LHCADL.
Sociology Source Ultimate
Provides the must-have materials for students studying aspects of human behavior and interaction. Coverage of topics ranges from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology. EBSCO.