NEWS

 

 

July 23, 2009

 

Library Adds New Database

The Northeast Alabama Community College Library is proud to announce a new database subscription. NewsBank database will search local, as well as national, newspapers for articles. Julia Everett, Director of the Learning Resources Center, said, “We have only had access to this database a few weeks, and statistics show that our library patrons have already performed over four hundred searches. We are very pleased that this database has been so well received by our students and other library patrons.”

NewsBank, Inc. is a major publisher of news, historical information, and documents to consumers, libraries, educational institutions, and research institutes around the world. Currently, there are 350 newspapers online with over 150 million articles.

The database is available for use both on and off campus by NACC library patrons. Community members may become library patrons at no cost by visiting the NACC Library to get a library card.

The library is open Monday-Thursday from 7:30 am until 9:30 pm and on Friday from 7:30 am until 3 pm.

For more information about the Learning Resources Center/Library telephone ext. 226 or 328, or click the Library menu (left)

 

Accessing the new database NewsBank are (seated) Whitney Mitchell, sophomore student from Henagar, and Jared Hall, sophomore student from Scottsboro, with assistance from (standing)Julia Everett, Director of the Learning Resources Center. and Reda Patterson, Learning Resources Assistant.