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Coronavirus Update The BC3 Library is now open to students and staff
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm. All visitors must sign in. The sign-in sheet is just inside the entrance doors. Face coverings are mandatory. Social distancing and all CDC Covid19 guidelines must be observed.
Librarians are available and ready to assist with research or technical questions.
Stop by the library or contact us by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org use the library's Chat service or Ask/Request/Schedule options in the menu bar above.
CURBSIDE PICKUP AND LIBRARY BOOK RETURNS
The Library will provide a curbside pickup service to make books and other library materials available to patrons. Books must be from the BC3 Library's collection and noted as being “Available” in the BC3 Library Catalog. To use this service, complete the Curbside Pickup form.
We will contact you to schedule a pickup date and time. Pickup times will be between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday. At this time, curbside pickup is only available at the Main Campus location. The pickup location is the driveway between the Succop Theater and the Business and Allied Health Building. See map and directions.
Call the Library when you arrive at: 724 284 8511.
Stay in your vehicle, pop the trunk. We will drop the books into your trunk.
Arrange a return time by calling us at: 724 284 8511.
Call us when you’ve arrived. We will place a bin out for you to drop books into.
Credo Reference provides Topic Pages, which offer background information on a particular topic that can give you an easy starting point and pathways for further research; Access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein; and Mind Maps that visually show relationships between topics and keywords.
This is currently a collection of four online reference resources: Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness, Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Posthumanism: The Future of Homo Sapiens, and the St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture.
Bridges the gap between the science learned in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today. Updated weekly and containing thousands of links to a 15-year back-file, Today’s Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.
CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.
Explore current issues and events with in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Topic pages feature the latest related news coverage from Reuters® as well as a variety of helpful background information, from the key pro/con arguments to chronologies of related events to primary documents. Updated weekly.
ProCon.org - web source that focuses on the pros and cons of controversial issues.
Find articles in EBSCOhost's General Databases (Academic Premier and MasterFile Premier).
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,928 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981.
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.
Database of legal journals and primary sources that include statutes (laws) and court cases.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes scholarly literature across an array of disciplines including peer-reviewed academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations. Some of the resources are freely available full-text, others you will need to request using the library's Article or Book Request Forms.
Full online access go to LibraryJournal.com
Email: email@example.com Password: LJfullaccess1
Digitized editions of magazine archive: click on "Access Digitized Edition" in the upper left-hand corner or click on Bookshelf in the upper left corner
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Resources on COVID 19
The Complete Guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a federal program for people such as independent contractors or self-employed workers who are unable to work as a direct result of COVID-19 and are not eligible for regular state unemployment benefits.