ProQuest

In addition to textbooks, classroom learning resources, and the reference materials available at each campus, Laurus College subscribes to the electronic reference database system ProQuest

Open ProQuest

Student Resources

There are a vast number of helpful online resources, digital textbooks, and reference materials available to you.

Library Assistance

File Resources

How to create a Cengage account and register code

Information on adding books to your Cengage homepage

How to create an Awesome LinkedIn Profile

Career Toolbox User Guide

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Research

The ProQuest Research Library includes more than 4,700 titles.

The largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S Copyright Office.

The world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. The website is a curation of featured collections, stories, and digital records of Art & Design, History & Culture, and Science & Nature.

A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper.

Students are encouraged to access the resources available at their local public library.

The Open Access Theses and Dissertations includes over 4.5 million theses and disserations from over 1,100 colleges.

Open repository for theses and dissertations from the Open Science Foundation.

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eBooks

A growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly licensed textbooks.

Features computer and technology related books

Includes hundreds of free open access books in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

Free access to hundreds of free textbooks written by university professors.

Free high-quality peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks.

Free classic literature Ebooks in multi-formats for reading across all devices.

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Art & Design

Google Art Project offers virtual tours of galleries and museums around the world.

360 Cities is a collection of virtual tours of select cities and art monuments.

Offers a wonderful collection of historic videos featuring everything from Van Gogh painting in his garden to the debate over Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc in NYC.

The Library of Congress Digital Collections is a comprehensive site featuring the Library of Congress’ digital collections and archive.

Web Gallery of Art is an excellent database of images and artist bios (majority of focus: medieval era to 19th century).

A collection of video clips and full episodes featuring 21st century artists. Searchable by artist and theme.

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Medical Resources

The nation's largest medical coding training and certification association for medical coders and medical coding jobs.

As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

CMS program websites for beneficiaries. Medicare.gov Information for people with Medicare, Medicare open enrollment, and benefits.

A vast collection of medical research and resources.

A source for research, reviews, medical cases, and articles.

HHS OIG is the largest inspector general's office in the Federal Government

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) protects the health of all Americans and provides essential human services

News, health tips, research, and articles on all things medical with content created by doctors and those in the medical profession.

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