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Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on Password Reset/Find Username.

Reference Databases

The reference databases on the right allow you to search full-text reference books. These include medical and health related reference sources.

Credo includes:

  • Black's Medical Dictionary
  • Harvard Medical School Health Reports
  • Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Gale Virtual Reference Library includes:

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests (c.2009)
  • Human Diseases and Conditions (c.2010)

Credo Reference Database

Credo Reference is a database of reference e-sources. It is a good starting point for background information. Includes an Image Search. In order to access this database from off-campus, you will need your myMCC login.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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