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HACC Articles & Databases: Databases A-Z

Find the best library databases for your research: by title, by subject or by database type.


Off-campus Access

Off-campus access to the HACC Library Databases is granted to current students/faculty/staff of Harrisburg Area Community College only. 

HACC STUDENTS & STAFF: Please enter your myHACC portal Username and your myHACC portal Password to access databases from off-campus.

New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
OpenStax has created peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks, which are available in free digital formats and for a low cost in print.
Owner: Rice University
Taylor & Francis ebook purchases and open access titles

General Databases

Technology Troubleshooting Tips


Troubleshooting guide for HACC Library users having database issues which can be found on the HACC Library website under Libguides / Library Information / Troubleshooting Guide for HACC Users / Database Issues. Topics include emailing full-text articles, help viewing full-text PDF files, and commonly reported database issues.

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YRK 717-801-3220