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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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"EBSCO Open Dissertations is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs to increase traffic and discoverability of ETD research. You can join the movement and add your theses and dissertations to the database, making them freely available to researchers everywhere while increasing traffic to your institutional repository.

This new collaboration extends the work started in 2014, when EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955. In 2015, the H.W. Wilson Foundation agreed to support the expansion of the scope of the American Doctoral Dissertations database to include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present. "(EBSCO 2018)

Off Campus Access to Databases

""You will be prompted to sign in when accessing the electronic resources off campus or if you are using your own WiFi hotspot on campus. 

Students - use your student number as your username and your college password that you use to login to a PC or access Moodle.

Don't forget you can reset your password in the student hub.

Staff - use your computer login as your username and your normal password.

If you run into problems the easiest  fix  is:

Copyright and Licences

Access to electronic information resources such as abstracting and indexing databases, electronic journals and electronic books is subject to copyright law and license agreements.

Users can search, retrieve, print and download, providing it is for educational purposes only. The following is prohibited:

  • Multiple copying of printed or downloaded material (some databases do allow this for course packs)
  • Excessive amounts of material downloaded from a database or publication (which includes one complete issue from a journal volume)
  • Removing any copyright references or watermarks from downloaded or printed material and/or distributing copies of such material
  • The use of e-resources for economic gain or commercial activity

Some of our databases do not allow you to upload in Moodle.

Because we are legally obliged to report any unauthorized use we keep the following data for 180 days:

We keep note of who access the databases, what date and time, and what ip address they use to access the databases, and also how much data they download. We also cut off access to databases temporarily if you go over the allowed download limit.

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