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Shelton State Libraries provide a wide range of electronic resources to help with research.  eBooks are listed in the catalog and available via a click-through link.  Below, you will find links to additional items.  If you have trouble with access, feel free to contact the libraries for help.  Tutorials are provided in the tutorial section of this website.

  • eResources Accessible On or Off Campus
    • Alabama Virtual Library
      • Paid for by the state of Alabama and available free-of-charge to all residents, the AVL does not require any login information.  If you live near the state line or have satellite internet, it may be necessary to contact the library for login credentials.
    • African American History Online
      • Focusing on African American history, this resource 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 (myShelton username for students; S number for faculty/staff).
    • Credo Reference
      • On campus, access is immediate.  From off campus, you must use your myShelton username to access this resource.
    • Ovid Nursing/Medical Book Collection
      • Contact your instructor or the library to receive a password to use this resource off-campus.
  • eResources Accessible Only On Campus
    • Salem Press History and Literature
      • Available on campus with no login/password required,  this is a small collection of Salem Press items.
    • CQ Historic Documents Online
      • No additional documents have been added to this database since December 31, 2009.
      • Available on campus with no login/password required and annually published 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
      • This provides 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 are also available.