Trial Database – Swank Digital Campus

swankThe College Library has a trial to Swank Digital Campus, with access to the top 100 most requested films by academic libraries. This resources contains over 27,000 movies, including brand new feature films, documentaries, foreign films, and silent films.

Trial ends on September 30, 2015.

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Trial Database: The Philadelphia Tribune (Historical)


The College Library currently has trial access to The Philadelphia Tribune through ProQuest Historical Newspapers™. The Philadelphia Tribune is an African-American newspaper published 3 times weekly, including local news, sports, feature stories, and commentary.

As part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ program, every issue includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format. ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ provides easy access to the past. Researchers can search many different article types to find exactly what they are looking for, including:

  • News
  • Editorials
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituaries
  • Birth and Marriage Announcements
  • Stock Photos
  • Advertisements
  • …and more

You must be on campus to access through the Trial Databases page. The trial ends on September 16, 2015.

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Trial – Flipster Digital Magazines


The College Library has a trial, through August 20, 2015, to Flipster Digital Magazines, with access to over 550 magazines.

Access this trial, and many others, on our Trial Databases page (must be on campus).

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Trial – Water Environment Federation

wefLogoThe College Library has a trial to publications from the Water Environment Federation, with access to the water industry’s freshest and most important research.  This includes:

Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation
Residuals and Biosolids Management 2000 – WEFTEC 2013: Session 1 through 3

Water Environment Research
Vol. 64, no. 1 (January/February 1992) – Vol. 87, no. 6 (June 2015)

Water Practice
Vol. 1, no. 1 (April 2007) – Vol. 3, no. 1 (October 2009)

You must be on campus to access. The trial ends on August 7, 2015.

For more information about the Water Environment Federation, visit

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EasyBib School Edition


The College Library now subscribes to EasyBib School Edition. Generate citations for your bibliography in MLA, APA, and Chicago (plus over 7,000 more!) styles. This edition offers more features than the free version.

More information can be found here.

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New Database – Material Connexion


The College Library now subscribes to Material ConneXion, a database which provides comprehensive product information, technical specifications, application information, manufacturer and distributor contact information, and images for each material in the collection.

This database will be especially useful for Architecture, Design, Construction, and Art students.

Create an account, using your CCP email address.


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Trial Database – ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB)

ACLS Humanities E-BookThe College Library has a trial to ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB). This electronic resource includes 4,315 full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching. Lists of titles can be found online at:

The project includes both in-print and out-of-print books and many prize-winning works. It is an ongoing collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, various constituent member learned societies of the ACLS, and over 100 publishers. 300-500 titles are added every year.

–> Select Browse from top toolbar.

–> Click on any title. This will bring you to a screen with information about the book. To view the full text of a chapter, click on the chapter title in the table of contents.

You can select Search from the top toolbar to look for specific titles. To browse through HEB’s special series, select The Collection from the top toolbar and click on the links for series such as the College Art Association Monographs and the Cambridge University Press series, the Society of Biblical Literature series, and the Records of Civilization series.

A series of XML-encoded interactive titles are also available.

A spreadsheet of HEB Titles Online includes 4,315 titles in all, representing the total number of books on the HEB site as of December 2014. This list is formatted as a downloadable Excel spreadsheet and includes author, title, publication information, ISBN, LC catalog number, subject area, direct URL, and date live on HEB.

Fields currently covered include Area and Historical Studies in the following: African, American, Asian, Australasian/Oceanian, Byzantine, Canadian, Caribbean, Central European, Comparative/World, Eastern European/Russian, Economic, Environmental, European, Jewish Studies, Latin American, Law, LGBT/Queer Studies, Medicine, Methods/Theory, Middle East, Native Peoples of the Americas, Science/Technology, Women’s Studies. HEB also encompasses the fields of Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Biblical Studies, Bibliographic Studies, Film and Media Studies, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature, Literary Criticism, Musicology, Performance Studies (theater, music, dance), Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

Please enjoy the collection during the trial, which must be accessed on-campus. Trial ends July 27, 2015.

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