Other Online Resources

The Library has access to a number of services that provide media resources not found in the journal and text databases. Films, reports and web-based applications inĀ all fields of study are what you will find in the services listed below.

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 - Available through EBSCO, this reference center offers opinion, argument, or persuasive essays from both sides of a current issue. A good first stop when researching controversial topics or writing an opinion paper. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

CQ Researcher explores controversial issues in the news with objectivity and balance. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial


Films on Demand - Films on Demand is a streaming video product that gives you 24/7 instant access to over 8,200 full length programs and 62,500 video segments grouped into prearranged subject-specific categories: Health & Humanities, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics and Health & Medicine. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

VAST - multidisciplinary collection of over 13,000 streaming videos. VAST is great for History, Business, Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice and other disciplines. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

Videatives (Access through Blackboard GBCC Library tab) - Video clips for Early Education and Child Development. Over 250 streaming files of videos or text with embedded videos that help increase the understanding of children's thinking and learning. Important: To access Videatives, login to Blackboard. Select the GBCC Library tab. Then, click the Videatives link under Other Electronic Resources on the right side of the page. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial


V-SCOPE EXPLORER Resource System (Access through Blackboard GBCC Library tab) - This is an on-line 3D microscope lab featuring over 800 slides (some with videos). Resources include Anatomy & Physiology Slides, Multicellular Animal Slides, Multicellular Plan Slides and Single Cell Organism Slides. Important: To access V-SCOPE, login to Blackboard. Select the GBCC Library tab. Then, click the V-SCOPE link under Other Electronic Resources on the right side of the page. The username and password are listed in Blackboard. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial


AtoZ Maps Online - Is the worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 145,000 maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

Global Road Warrior - Features information about 175 countries. Topics include country facts, climate, society & culture, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, maps, communications, and much more. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

Culturegrams - Culturegrams contains concise, reliable, and up-to date reports on more than 263 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial


MarketResearch.com - MarketResearch.com contains 2,107 reports of balanced quantitative and qualitative analysis for various markets and industries. PDF Guide | Video Tutorial

AtoZ World Business - AtoZ World Business is the world's most comprehensive country-by-country resource for success in international business. This resource consists of 100 country business guides, each with 108 topics each, and 76 world trade resources. PDF Guide