Metropolitan Community College - Library
COVID-19 Information

11/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

We look forward to supporting you this quarter. Most MCC education and training courses will remain online or remote, reserving campus use for face-to-face and blended sections that involve significant hands-on learning. More info

Inclement Weather

1/15/2021 05:00:00 PM

Due to inclement weather, all Metropolitan Community College locations will be closed today. Online and remote learning activities will continue as normal.

What's Included in Discovery?


By default, Discovery searches the MCC library databases as well as selected web resources. The databases are marked yes in the list below.

In some cases it also allows you to continue your search in other databases by clicking the database link in the upper right corner of the Discovery screen. These databases are marked continue.

  • EBSCOhost databases:
    • Academic Search Complete - yes
    • AHFS Consumer Medicine Information - yes
    • Alt HealthWatch - yes
    • Biography Reference Bank - yes
    • Business Source Elite - yes
    • CINAHL Plus with Full Text - yes
    • eBook Collection - yes
    • ERIC - yes
    • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - yes
    • Health Source - Consumer Edition - yes
    • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - yes
    • Legal Information Reference Center - yes
    • MAS Ultra - School Edition - yes
    • MasterFILE Complete - yes
    • Military & Government Collection - yes
    • Newswires - yes
    • OmniFile Full Text Select - yes
    • Primary Search - yes
    • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - yes
    • Regional Business News - yes
    • Science & Technology Collection - yes
    • Small Business Reference Center - yes
    • Vocational and Career Collection - yes
  • AccessScience - yes
  • ALLDATA Collision & ALLDATA Repair - no
  • Artstor Digital Library - yes
  • Biography Reference Center - yes
  • Britannica Academic - yes
  • Catalog (WebPAC) - yes (updated monthly)
  • Chronicle of Higher Education - continue
  • Consumer Health Complete - no
  • Digital Theatre Plus - no
  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - continue
  • Films on Demand Streaming Videos
    • Allied Health Collection - yes
    • Sociology Collection - yes
    • Other titles - yes - included with Catalog (WebPAC)
  • First Research - continue
  • FirstSearch - no
  • Flipster - yes
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - yes
  • Global Road Warrior - yes
  • LearningExpress Library - yes
  • LitFinder - continue
  • Literature Resource Center - yes
  • MEDLINE - no
  • Mometrix eLibrary - no
  • MyHeritage Library Edition - no
  • New Play Exchange - no
  • Nexis Uni - Law Reviews only (listed as LexisNexis Academic Law Reviews)
  • NoveList K-8 Plus - no
  • NoveList Plus - no
  • Omaha Star - no
  • Omaha World-Herald - yes
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context - yes
  • Points of View Reference Center - yes
  • SIRS Issues Researcher - continue
  • Statista - continue
  • Wall Street Journal - continue
  • Women & Social Movements in the United States - no
  • World Religions - yes
  • WorldCat  - no

  • AGRIS - Produced by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Contains research from more than one hundred participating countries covering a broad array of agricultural science & technology related fields such as forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences, fisheries and human nutrition.
  • Aphasiology Archive - Repository of papers presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC), held since 1971 as an important forum for the exchange of information related to diagnosis, assessment and treatment of persons with communication impairments - primarily those of aphasia but also including a restricted range of related disorders.
  • Archive of European Integration - An electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh.
  • arXiv - Open access to 962,528 e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. Hosted by Cornell University Library.
  • British Library EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service) - Doctoral research theses from the United Kingdom.
  • Cogprints - Electronic archive for papers related to cognition.
  • DASH (Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard) - A central, open-access repository of research by members of the Harvard community.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - Quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Europeana - A Web portal for millions of books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records that have been digitized throughout Europe.
  • Gallica Bibliothèque Numérique - Free digital library sponsored by the Bibliothèque National de France.
  • HBO Kennisbank - Results of research done by Dutch Universities of Applied Science.
  • Henry Stewart Talks - More than 2,000 online seminars by leading world experts, covering biomedicine, life sciences, management, marketing, finance and many more topics.
  • Industry Studies Working Papers - Unpublished working papers by industry studies scholars. Sponsored by the Industry Studies Association and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Library System.
  • J-STAGE (Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic) - Leading scholarly e-journals from Japan. Developed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
  • LUNA Commons - Educational content (photographs, maps, manuscripts, books and more) from digital collections built in the Insight software from Luna Images, Inc.
  • Manuscriptorium - Provides access to historical resources (manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, charters and other types of documents) otherwise scattered in various libraries around the world.
  • OAPEN Library - Freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Open SUNY Textbooks - Open access textbooks available through an initiative established by State University of New York (SUNY) libraries.
  • Open Textbook Library -Hundreds of textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed.
  • Persée - Produced by France's Ministry for Higher Education and Research. Contains digitized, academic journals in the field of the humanities.
  • Phil-Sci Archive - An electronic archive for preprints in the philosophy of science. Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Library System.
  • RECERCAT (Dipòsit de la Recerca de Catalunya) - A cooperative archive of 50,000 digital documents that includes the research literature of the universities and research institutions of Catalonia in Spain.
  • SciTech Connect - Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy, SciTech Connect provides access to energy-related R&D results from the 1940s to today.
  • SSOAR (Social Science Open Access Repository) - Produced by GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, SSOAR provides published documents on social sciences and related disciplines for research and educational purposes.
  • TDX (Theses and Dissertations Online) - Digital cooperative repository of doctoral theses presented at some Spanish universities.
  • USPTO - Produced by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), the federal agency responsible for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks, the USPTO patent databases allow inventors to search existing patents and patent applications to see if a patent has already been filed or granted that is similar to their own patent.