The State Technical College Library is conveniently located on the first floor of the Information Technology Center. The Library offers information and research services as well reading/study spaces and group work areas with a view of our beautiful campus from the two-story glass atrium. Additionally, the library is outfitted with computer stations with internet access and printing capabilities. Whether it is to find a quiet place to study, work with your classmates, do some research, or you just unwind between classes, the library is here to serve all students of State Tech.
Many of the digital resources available to our students are offered through MOBIUS and EBSCO. These resources are easily available to those on a computer connected to the university’s servers, however, in order to access these resources from a personal computer at home, students must set up a special library account. Follow the How To link below for directions on setting up your account. Use the My Account link to proceed in setting up your account. If you have any questions or need assistance throughout this process, please see a library staff member.
State Tech has a host of databases and digital references to meet a wide range of research needs. The link below will take you to a full list of database resources available from State Tech. Looking for a good place to start? Try EBSCOhost and their thousands of full-text articles with built in citations. Would you rather watch a video or documentary on a subject? Check out Films on Demand and all of their reliable and citable media. Want eBook or audiobook to use in your free time? Head over to Overdrive and see our collection of both fiction and nonfiction materials. If you need help finding resources or making a citation, please see a library staff member.
See below to view the databases and articles available!
Access World News – (NewsBank) 1986-present (Full-text)
Articles from local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers.
AWS – AWS provides access to up-to-date welding codes and standards and periodicals.
CINAHL with Full Text – Provides full text coverage for many topics related to nursing and other allied health fields.
Credo Reference – Current (Full-text)
Online reference library that provides access to a growing selection of reference books.
EBSCOhost – (EBSCOhost) 1965-present (Full-text)
A database provider that offers over a dozen databases that may be searched simultaneously.
Films on Demand – (Films Media Group) (Video)
Educational videos available for video streaming
HeritageQuest Online – (Proquest) 1789 to present (Full-text)
American genealogical sources.
Human Anatomy Interactive – Explore the human body with Human Anatomy Interactive.
Learning Express Library-Current (Full-text)
Online test preparation materials for education and other fields.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – (U.S. Government) Latest edition only (Full-text)
Describes 250 occupations which cover approximately 107 million jobs.
O*NET OnLine – O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
OverDrive – Access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks with OverDrive.
PDR – PDR provides medical professionals access to important drug information to support prescribing decisions.
ProCon.org – Provides information on both sides of current, controversial issues facing society today.
PubMed – PubMed comprises over 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
World Factbook – (U.S. Government) Latest edition only
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world.