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Tips: Use this search box to find articles, books, eBooks, eReference, eAudio, and eVideos. Use key terms (not sentences) and join key terms with and (example: cancer and treatment).

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Individual eReference Collections

AtoZ The World
AtoZ The World has country guide information to 175 nations and includes information on societies, cultures, and maps.

AtoZ World Food
Recipes from 174 countries; articles on national and regional cuisine, dining etiquette, special occasion foods; beverages, sauces, food history, and more.

Biography Reference Bank
Full text profiles of notable individuals from biographical reference books.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Collection of authoritative encyclopedia articles covering all areas of information.
Gale Reference
Collection of reference books on a wide variety of subjects such as biographies, education, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, the nation and world, religion, science, and social science.

Salem History
Collection of history reference works including Milestone Documents, The Decades, Lives from History and Great Events from History.

Salem Health
Collection of award-winning health reference works such as Magill’s Medical Guide.

Salem Literature
Collection of literary reference works such as the Critical Insights series, Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Critical Survey of Poetry and Magill's Literary Annual and Masterplots, 4th Edition.
Salem Science
Collection of science reference works such as the Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society, Encyclopedia of Energy, Encyclopedia of Global Resources, and Encyclopedia of Global Warming. 

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Films on Demand (Academic and Technical)

Kanopy Films (Documentary)

OverDrive (Instructional & Documentary)

Alexander Street Press (Health)

Career & Job Search

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Your Library

Did You Know?

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Hoopla Is Now Available Through Hinds Libraries

Hinds District Libraries now offer Hoopla for its patronsHoopla is a leading provider of entertainment media products and services.  It provides an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics. Content is available through computer browsers, phones, tablets, and TV products.  Hinds Libraries currently limits patron borrowing to 5 titles per month.  Please click on the slide title to learn more about Hoopla and how to sign up.

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Need Information on How to Cite Sources?

Are you looking for information on citing sources and generating citations? Check out our "Researching and Citing" LibGuide. It contains all you will need to know on citing sources correctly. Click on slide title to go directly to the Researching and Citing LibGuide.

Hinds anti-racism guide to books

Anti-Racism Reading List


A HindsCC reading list guide based on the Mississippi Humanities Council Anti-Racism reading list


Want a good read? The library has full-text access to the journal Science which has been documenting important scientific discoveries since its foundings in 1880 (founded with seed money from Thomas Edison).  Science articles rank some of the most cited in the world.

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New Chrome Ext for Browsers

Medic Alert Awareness Month


Medic Alert Devices are used to assist medical professionals in case of an emergency.

Allowing first responders to give the correct treatment to patients.

Information found on these items is types of allergies, medications, and list illnesses such as Diabetic, Epileptic, Heart problems, etc.

Knowledge can save a life!

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New and Notable Titles

Cover image of The Overnight Guest

E-book - Overdrive

Cover of Ultimate College Student Health Handbook


Cover of She Memes Well

E-book - Hoopla

Cover of Mastering Money


Cover picture of How to Be Perfect


Cover picture of A Discovery of Witches

Streaming video - Hoopla

Cover of Dare to Lead

E-audiobook - Overdrive

Cover of Woodworking Bible 2021


Cover of Cooking Basics for Dummies

E-book - Ebook Central

Cover of Holes

Streaming video - Swank

Cover of Read This to Get Smarter

Jackson ATC

Cover of The Last Confessions of Sylvia P.

E-audiobook - Hoopla

Cover of Learn Medical Terminology

Nursing/Allied Health