Other Online Resources

In addition to article databases and e-books, the Library provides access to these online resources grouped by category.

Current/Controversial Issues | Videos | Biology/Anatomy | Geography/Culture | Business

For off campus access, you will need to enter your email username and password to get into the resource. As long as you leave your browser window open, you can come back to the Library website and select another resource without logging in again. Visit Library Help if you have other questions.

Current/Controversial Issues

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

  • A good first stop when researching controversial topics or writing an opinion paper
  • Hundreds of topics, each with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guide

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher

  • Reports cover public policy, international affairs, economics, health education, law and the environment
  • Includes overviews, historical backgrounds, pro and con viewpoints and timelines

Videos

Films on Demand

Films On Demand

  • Search 62,500 video segments (8,200 full-length programs)
  • Categories include humanities, business & economics, science & mathematics and health & medicine

VAST

VAST Academic Video Online

  • More than 22,400 full-length videos
  • Many videos for history, education, business and science
  • Others for criminal justice, psychology and other disciplines

Videatives

Videatives

Access through the GBCC Library tab on Blackboard

  • Search 300+ short videos for early education and child development
  • Watch online or download to your computer or tablet
  • Searchable by children's age group or by topic

Biology/Anatomy

V-SCOPE EXPLORER - Virtual Biology Lab

V-SCOPE EXPLORER Resource System

Access through the GBCC Library tab on Blackboard

  • An online 3D microscope lab featuring over 800 slides (some with videos)
  • Slides include anatomy & physiology, multicellular animals, multicellular plants and single cell organisms
  • Important: To access V-SCOPE, login to Blackboard. Select the GBCC Library tab. Then, click the V-SCOPE link under Other Electronic Resources. The username and password are listed in Blackboard.

Geography/Culture

AtoZ Maps Online

AtoZ Maps Online

  • 145,000+ maps to view, download or print
  • World maps, continent maps, country maps and state maps
  • Political maps, physical maps, historical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps and more

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior

  • Covers 175 countries
  • Topics include country facts, climate, society & culture, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, maps, communications, and much more

CultureGrams

CultureGrams

  • Reports about 263+ countries, each U.S. state, Canadian provinces and territories
  • Includes information about history, geography, language, religion, customs, lifestyle and society

Business

MarketResearch.com

MarketResearch.com

  • 2477 downloadable market research reports
  • Intelligence on consumer demographics, market size and growth trends, industry forces and structure, product trends, competitive environment analysis, and company profiles

AtoZ World Business

AtoZ World Business

  • 100 country business guides and 76 world trade resources
  • Information on investment climate, business culture and imports and exports