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Catalogs & Databases


Primo is an online discovery tool for  HCTC Libraries resources including print and electronic books, journals, magazines, etc.  Other KCTCS Libraries resources can be located by using the Library limiter on the right side of the results page.

Primo Books – use this link to search for on the shelf books at HCTC Libraries.

NoveList offers expert fiction readers advisory services, genre and age level appropriate reading lists.

WorldCat is an online public access catalog for other libraries in the U.S. and around the world.


Credo: Search full-text online versions of about  927 published reference works from 117 publishers in a variety of major subjects. These include general and subject dictionaries as well as encyclopedias.

EBSCOhostFind magazine and scholarly journal articles, primary sources, newspaper articles, eBooks and more.

Gale Resources 2.0Research journals, magazines, newspapers and more than 175 million pages of primary sources. Includes Opposing Viewpoints In Context and the popular Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

KYVL: The KY Virtual Library (KYVL) provides library & information resources to all Kentuckians to support information literacy, college & career readiness (LearningExpress Library), academic research and lifelong learning.

ProQuestAlternative & Independent magazines, journals and newspaper articles from Alt-Press Watch, vocational information & career search resources in the Career and Technical Education database, and statewide & regional newspaper coverage in the Global Newsstream databases

Federal Government / Kentucky Resources

Click HERE for more info about Federal Depository Library and Kentucky government resources.

Other Databases & Resources

Ancestry Library Edition (Accessible on HCTC Campus Computers): Discover your family members in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more in this online genealogy resource.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Full Text articles are available in EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete from 1999 To Present (With A 30 Day Delay). 

College/University Libraries

Alice Lloyd College
Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky State University
Lindsey Wilson College
Midway College
Morehead State University
Northern Kentucky University
Sullivan University
University of Kentucky
University of the Cumberlands 

Other Libraries

KY Dept. for Libraries & Archives
KY Digital Library
Library of Congress
LibWeb - Library Servers
Southeast AHEC Library 

Public Libraries