Facilities

  • Internet Facilities – WiFi
  • Billions of e-Books and e-Journals, CDs/DVDs available in the e-library of America can be accessed from the American Corner at Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow
  • The databases of different taste can also be accessed from the American Corner. These are as under:
  • Encyclopedia and Reference: Basic introduction to 75,000 different topics- articles,maps,news and statistics.
  • Britannica for Kids:: Perfect for younger students includes thousands of images,videos,animated,timelines,encyclopedia articles.Also has learning activities for English and arts,math,science and social studies.
  • Galevirtual Reference Library: Information about health, art,history, law, women’s issues, religion ,universities and much more.
  • A-Z Guide to e-Library U.S. Journals: Complete list of journals that can be searched using elibrary search box.
  • Academic One File: Provides access to over 42 million journal articles going back to 1980.focuses on the subjects of physical sciences, technology, medicine ,social sciences, arts, theology and literature.
  • Book Flix: For early readers, reluctant readers and English language learners.A collections of 95 fictional video story books from Weston woods with non fiction ebooks from scholastic including 25 Spanish language versions.
  • Business Source Premier: Business research database providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer reviewed title.back to 1886 and searchable cited references back to 1998.
  • CQ Global Researcher: Reports covering the most current and controversial global issues of the day from 1923 to the present.
  • CQ Research Online: Reports covering current and controversial issues in the United States from 1923 to the present.
  • Ebrary (includes e-Libro and e-Livro): Full text collection of over 20,000 books in English and 35,000 books in Spanish and Portuguese- sociology, psychology, history, political science, medicines languages and literature, philosophy & religion, education, business, hard sciences and more.
  • English Language Lerner: This multi-purpose information resource is designed for middle/high school students and those that are new to the English language. The ELL Reference Center provides English language learners with guidance on conducting research, building their background knowledge, and developing their study skills.
  • European Views of the Americas:: 1493 to 1750: Provides bibliographic content of more than 32,000 printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
  • Filmakers Library Online: Contains over 1,000 full documentaries and adding over 100 titles per year. Gathering films from American independents as well as filmmakers from all over the world, this multidisciplinary collection includes documentaries on a variety of topics form race and gender studies, human rights, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, health, current events, literature, and more. Because this is a resource with videos, it may run slowly in areas with low bandwidth
  • Fuente Academica: Fuentes Academic offers more than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
  • Gale Directory Library: The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
  • Gale Science in Context: Gale Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library : Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias  you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
  • General Onefile: Contains full text of over 7,800 titles going back to 1980. GeneralOneFile includes an archive of New York Times going back to 1985, as well as over 500 travel guides from Fodor’s and other publishers.
  • Global Issues in Context: Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
  • Greenfile: Info Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records. Orations covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
  • Greenr: Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.
  • Grolier Online : A collection of nonfiction content targeted for ages 7 and up. The collection includes over 120,000 articles from general reference encyclopedias like New Book of Knowledge, science intensive encyclopedias like New Book of Popular Science, social studies encyclopedias like Lands and Peoples, and La Nueva Encyclopedia Cumbers, a comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers.
  • HIV Rap : Offers a multimedia guide to HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. Includes information on HIV testing and dealing with the realities of living with HIV and AIDS.
  • IIP Books : IIP’s collection of publications about U.S. society, culture, and policies.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology : This resource indexes more than 600 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
  • Literature Resource Centre: Literature Resource Center is a comprehensive database on literary topics, authors, and their works. Includes full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines, full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines, and book reviews and biographical essays.
  • Litfinder : Lit Finder is a repository of full-text literary works, including around 150,000 poems, short stories, plays and speeches.
  • Middle Search Plus :  Provides full-text content to more than 140 popular middle school magazines such as National Geographic Kids, Agora, Chez Nouz and many more. Also provides access to primary source documents, biographies, reference books, country fact sheets and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags. This resource is designed for middle school students and their educators.
  • Powerkids Life Science: Provides over 400 articles on life sciences geared to science learners in grades 3 to 6 and their teachers. Additional content includes videos, interactive games and quizzes, hands-on science experiments and lesson plans. Science topics include animals, plants, the human body, food chains and food webs and more.
  • Regional Business News: Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
  • Teacher Reference Center:: An indexing resource for educators and librarians, a collection of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Records include topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, and more.
  • Teen Health and Wellness :  Provides teenagers and preteens with straightforward information about such topics as diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, personal finances and more.
  • Truflix : Students can watch an introductory video on a topic then explore the topic further by reading through the flipbook and working through activities, quizzes and web links. Subject areas included are people, places, history, science and nature. For educators, there are project ideas and lesson plans.