Electronic Databases - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Electronic Databases

Electronic Databases

Alexander Street Streaming Video Service

More than 60,000 multidisciplinary videos, documentaries, and interviews. With the ability to create clips and translate to 65 languages, this database is useful for coursework and for entertainment.


Brainfuse helps veterans, students, and job seekers reach their goals by connecting them with qualified Veteran Navigators, eTutors, and Job Coaches anytime, anywhere. Users can also initiate and organize online meetings for peer-to-peer learning. The Brainfuse learning platform gives users the power to manage outcomes better by seamlessly integrating the latest online technology.

Chilton Library

Chilton Motor Manual automotive repair diagrams and text.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more.

CREDO Reference

Credo reference covers major subject areas from the world's best publishers of reference materials. It includes art images, musical audio along with education and historical movie clips.

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed. All data is freely available.


The free, fun, and effective way to learn a language!

EBSCO Databases

Access to research databases such as Auto Repair Reference Center, EBSCOhost text only, EBSCOhost Espanol, Searchasaurus and EBSCOhost Web which gives you access to a multitude of reference materials, right at your fingertips!

First Search

Connects you to information in a wide range of subjects in 13 databases and can be used to Interlibrary Loan materials.

Gale Group

Access to database collections such as Expanded Academic ASAP, Health Reference Center Academic and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

Journal of Medical Insight (JOMI)

Each surgical video includes a step by step breakdown of each part of the surgery so a student or teacher can go to a particular part of the video for further discussion and understanding along with interviews with surgeons, articles and animations concerning that surgical procedure.

Medcom Nursing Assistant Videos

Medcom database of Nursing Assistant training. Each function includes introduction, terminology, videos, and post tests.

OASIS - Openly Available Sources Integrated Search

Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier.

OCLC WorldCat

WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. WorldCat grows every day thanks to the efforts of librarians and other information professionals.Create a free account to create lists, bibliographies and reviews of library materials.

Overdrive (Audio and Ebooks)

View and borrow from the catalog of audio and ebooks. First time logging in? Try your student ID as the card number and use the phrase changeme as the password.

West Law Library

Laws, both federal and state, searchable by case, keyword, type and more.

WITCC Library Catalog

A link to the WITCC Library catalog.