A-Z Databases

For off campus use, you will be prompted for your NICC email & password. Click here for more information.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
HeinOnline Academic This link opens in a new window
This legal research database includes thousands of journals from their initial volumes to the present, topical legal databases, Federal and Iowa state case law, and a comprehensive collection of U.S. government documents. It also includes the "FastCase" tool for case law research. You may browse the different legal collections with the above URL, or use the Advanced Search to search all collections. Access during this 6-month trial is available district-wide and remotely.
Original Sources (Encyclopedia Britannica) This link opens in a new window
A vast collection provides primary sources and personal accounts of humankind’s social, political, legal, and religious development, as well as some of the greatest discoveries, insights, and literary achievements in the words of the actual authors, discoverers, and knowledge-seekers.
Find primary sources across twelve subject areas: World History, U.S. History, Political Science, Law, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Social Science, Philosophy, Religion, Language, and Language Arts. This resource may be browsed by subject, author, or events, and may also be searched using basic or advanced features.