Monday, July 27, 2009

Criminal Justice Periodicals

Access MC Library’s electronic databases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
Criminal Justice Periodicals database indexes (and offers some full text access to) current periodicals on issues such as Crime prevention; Law enforcement and administration; Criminology; Forensics and investigation; Police procedure; Police liability & immunity; Profiling & selective enforcement; Search & seizure; Corrections policy; Rehabilitation; Probation & parole; Alternative sentencing; Gangs & organized crime; Jails & Prisons; Substance abuse & illegal drugs; Youth & juvenile delinquency; Victim support; etc.

Take a look, at

. . . . . And don’t forget Westlaw Campus Research database, also available from MC Library, containing full-text appellate opinions from all state and federal courts.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," Ethnic NewsWatch titles offer additional viewpoints from those found in the mainstream press.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Investing in Education: The American Graduation Initiative

"As part of his effort to build a stronger foundation that will allow us to lead in the global economy, the President announced today a historic initiative to strengthen our nation’s community colleges, and called for five million additional graduates by 2020." from White House blog

Monday, July 13, 2009

Check Out GenderWatch at the MC Library

Gender Watch is a "full text database of...publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas"...[and offers] an important historical perspective on the evolution of the women's movement and the changes in gender roles."

Available from the Library Web page at

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Did you know that Montgomery College Libraries provide 24/7 online access to an Education Journals database?

ProQuest Education Journals database gives users access to over 785 important educational publications, including more than 615 of the titles in full text. Offering complete information on hundreds of educational topics, this database provides complete text and images from journals such as Childhood Education, College Teaching, Harvard Educational Review, Journal of Athletic Training, and Educational Theory.

Image articles include all the charts, tables, diagrams, and other graphical elements often used to enhance the editorial value of articles that focus on education topics.

ProQuest Education Journals database covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

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