The CDC, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is
dedicated to promoting "health and quality of life by preventing and
controlling disease, injury, and disability." Of special interest to
the consumer are the resources about diseases, conditions and other
special topics arranged under "Health Topics A-Z".
Provides local business news and analysis for Charlotte and over 40 other US cities. Also features the yearly "Book of Lists" which compiles important statistical information about businesses in each market. The article archives span over 10 years of coverage.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe.
Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship,
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health disciplines. Offers access to health care books, nursing
dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice,
educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. Indexing for
2,717 journals and full text for 320 journals, plus legal cases,
clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research
instruments, and clinical trials. Source: EBSCOhost. Coverage: 1982-present. Updated monthly.
Provides online catalogs for over 7,400 colleges and universities,
cover to cover. Includes page format to represent 2-year, 4-year,
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With 10,000 company profiles, Datamonitor assesses the most important
global companies. Selected by a scoring
system that takes into account: Stock exchange indices, investment bank
coverage, key lists, annual turnover, and other minor factors including
the number of employees, importance within the industry, future growth
potential, and client feedback / customer demand for increased coverage.
Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an
overall understanding of health-related topics, CHC provides content
covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to
the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated
This full text database covers topics such as aging,
cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition &
dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
The CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and
analysis on issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a
unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist.
Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth,
non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular
reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the
environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of
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room maneuvering. Produced by the largest news team on Capitol Hill.
Offers access to encyclopedias, dictionaries, and atlases covering a range of subjects from literature, to law, to science and more. All titles are full-text serachable. Credo also offers the ability to seamlessly search within other library resources such as the CPCC Library Catalog and Academic Search Complete making it a great place to begin your research.
Law enforcement agencies report the number of offenses and associated
crime data used to calculate the Crime Index and Crime Rate. The UCR
Program collects data on the age, race and sex of persons arrested for
all crimes except traffic violations. Statistics are broken down by
Provides research support for students interested in
careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections
administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and
industrial security. The database has more than 65 titles available in