Trial Database: Oxford Bibliographies


From Oxford University Press, Oxford Bibliographies, developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

Access through the Trial Databases page.

Off-campus: Use the current username/password combination found in the Campus Announcements section of MyCCP.

Trials ends June 12, 2016.

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Trial Databases

The College Library currently has trials to the following databases:

ABC-CLIO History databases


logo-mediciClassical music, opera, and dance videos

mit Brain and Cognitive Sciences

logo_obo From Oxford University Press

visiblebody From Ovid


Please visit our Trial Databases page for more information. You need to be on-campus (or in MyCCP) to access most of these trials.

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Library Main Campus Mini Workshops Spring 2016

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Trial: Ovid Nursing Databases

The College Library has a trial to Ovid Nursing Databases, which include access to the following:

Ovid Nursing Community College Extended Book Collection:
144 titles including the Made Incredibly Easy, and Made Incredibly Visual titles, the 5-Minute Consult and more.

Ovid Nursing Community College Extended Journal Collection:
42 titles that provide a broader collection of nursing journals to meet extended student and instructor needs.

Trial ends March 19, 2016.

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Trial Database: Kanopy Streaming Service

The College Library has a trial to kanapoy-logo.

Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a “Netflix-like” user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. You can explore their films on our trial website at:

Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy’s collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more. Films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all staff and students.

Trial ends March 19, 2016.

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Black History Month at the Main Campus Library

Black History Month grew out of Negro History Week, which was established in February 1926 by African-American historian Carter G. Woodson, who founded the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History.

Expanded in 1976 to a month-long observance, this celebration of the contributions and achievements of African Americans was initially designed to encompass the birthday of the abolitionist orator and journalist Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) on February 14 as well as Abraham LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY.

The event is widely observed by schools, churches, libraries, clubs, and organizations wishing to draw attention to the contributions of African Americans.

Douglass was a fugitive slave who assumed this name when, by posing as a sailor, he escaped to New Bedford, Massachusetts. His former master’s wife had secretly taught him to read and write, and after his escape Douglass became a skilled orator who lectured widely in favor of abolition. He settled for a while in Rochester, New York, where he founded an anti-slavery newspaper, and eventually ended up in Washington, D.C., where he held a number of government positions. One of his former residences there now houses the Museum of African Art and the Frederick Douglass Institute.


Association for the Study of African American Life and History


2225 Georgia Ave. N.W.

Ste. 331

Washington, D.C. 20059




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Trial: History Databases

The College Library has a trial to the following databases from ABC-CLIO Solutions.


American History (Academic)


Daily Life through History (Academic)

Each databases includes 3 innovative components:

  1. a comprehensive reference library,
  2. a textbook/course companion, and,
  3. multiple perspectives on key issues.

Also included are new video learning modules in American History, World History: The Modern Era, and World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras. Powerful text-to-speech and translation tools are available.

American History Topics

The Origins of a Nation, 1350-1776

A New American Nation, 1774-1800

An Expanding Nation, 1790-1850

A Nation Breaks Apart, 1840-1877

A Growing Nation, 1850-1900

An Evolving Nation, 1870-1920

A Nation in Transition, 1920-1939

A Nation Faces Conflict, 1939-1960

A Nation in Upheaval, 1954-1975

A Nation Being Redefined, 1975-2000

A Nation Begins a New Century, 2001-Present

Daily Life Through History Topics

Life in the Ancient World, 10,000 BCE – 500 CE

Life in the Medieval World, 500 CE – 1400 CE

Life During the Renaissance, the 15th and 16th Centuries

Exploring New Lives, the 17th and 18th Centuries

Revolutionary and Industrial Lives, the 19th Century

Life in the Modern World, 1900 – Present

The trial to both databases ends on March 4, 2016. You must be on-campus to access.

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