eResources


Shelton State Libraries provide a wide range of electronic resources to help with research.  Below, you will find links to these items.  If you have trouble with access, feel free to contact the library for help.  Tutorials are provided in the tutorial section of this website.

  • eResources That Can be Accessed On or Off Campus
    • eBooks
      • Follow the link for eBook collections and instructions
    • Alabama Virtual Library
      • Paid for by the state of Alabama and available free-of-charge to all residents.  Does not require any login information.  If you live near the state line or have satellite internet, you may have to contact the library for login credentials.
    • African American History Online
      • Focuses on African American history.  Requires a password.  Password can be obtained in-person at either library location, or via email or phone.  You will be required to provide proof of enrollment to receive the password (S#).
  • eResources That Can Only be Accessed On Campus
    • Salem Press Literature
    • Available on campus with no login/password required.
    • Salem Press History
    • Available on campus with no login/password required.
    • CQ Historic Documents Online
      • No additional documents will be added to this database after 12/31/09.
      • Available on campus with no login/password required.
      • Published annually since 1972, the Historic Documents Series now contains 32 volumes of primary sources. Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.  In CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition you can find the entire collection of the acclaimed Historic Documents collection. The online edition is clearly organized and easy to use.
      • Cumulative index  guides users to documents in print version of Historic Documents Note:  The Brooks-Cork Library does not hold any print volumes prior to  1973.
    • CQ Researcher
      • Available on campus with no login/password required.
      • Online in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues.  Regular reports on health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and U.S. economy