Tuesday, May 1, 2018



Exploring history, government or legal issues? Atkins library now offers HeinOnline , giving access to a wealth of data as well as providing helpful tools such as scholarcheck, author profile pages and myHein. 

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more 150 million pages and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in historical research by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,500 law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library April E-Resource Blog Post

Searching for information on music genres, composers or culture? Maybe you would like venture and explore a variety of music such as jazz, classical, or rock. To help with that and so much more Atkins offers Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 136,150 CDs with more than 2,100,400 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 650 record labels, with more labels joining every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented.

NML can be accessed from any computer, anywhere, anytime. With the iPhone/iPod and Android mobile apps, subscribers can also access the service on the go, and the HTLM5 player can stream music though the standard internet connection of the most phones and tablets.

The contents can be searched by composer, work, genre and label; by keyword search; and by a sophisticated advanced search engine with up to 11 combined search criteria. In addition to allowing subscribers to listen to recordings, NML provides liner notes for many recordings. Listeners can create personalized playlists or use predefined Naxos Music Library playlists. For student around the world the library also offers playlists for graded music exams (ABRSM, Trinity/Guildhall) in various categories and grades.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Credo Reference

Credo Reference 

This month Atkins library features Credo Online Reference Services , a resource accessed through NC Live.
Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience by combining authoritative reference content with a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources.

  • Credo's Mind Map visually shows relationships between topics
  • Included Topic Pages offer an easy starting point and pathways for further research
  • 700+ highly-regarded titles alongside thousands of easily searchable images, audio files, and videos
  • Access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein
  • Choose a Core Collection of reference titles that best meets your needs - AcademicPublicStudent, or Complete
  • Includes authoritative content from over 100 publishers and the ability to expand by adding titles from Essentials Collections or individual titles available for purchase.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Mango Languages

Hi there! We’re Mango.
We believe in enriching lives with languages and culture. And we like to have fun. Let's get to know each other, shall we?

Atkins library now offers Mango Languages, accessed through NC Live.  It’s a fabulously fun language learning resource. With over 70 world language courses and over 17 ESL/ELL courses, featuring an engaging user interface, voice comparison, fresh design, foreign language films, cultural anecdotes, and a user-friendly mobile app.