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Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities    (Cabell Publishing, Inc.)
Cabell's is a resource for researchers seeking to publish their manuscripts in academic journals. Cabell's contains current contact information, publisher websites, publication guidelines and review information for journals in the following disciplines: accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, education, curriculum, educational psychology, educational administration, educational technology, library science, psychology, psychiatry, computer science, business information systems, health administration, nursing.
CAELA    (Center for Applied Linguistics)
The ESL Resource Database is from the Center for Adult English Language Acquisition. CAELA was created to help states build their capacity to promote English language learning and academic achievement of adults learning English.
Note: Unrestricted access
California Digital Newspaper Collection    (CDNC)
A searchable repository of digitized California newspapers. The repository contains more historical than contemporary content.
Coverage: 1846 -
Note: Unrestricted access
CAM on PubMed    (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the NLM partnered to index articles on complementary medicine.  This research data has been added to the larger PubMed database.  CAM on PubMed is a subset of PubMed and is searched through restricting PubMed searches to those items indexed as "related to complementary and alternative medicine".  Access CAM on PubMed through this link to be automatically directed to the full text resources available only to students, faculty and staff at the Auraria Campus.
Note: Non-Auraria patrons use this access point to search the public version of the CAM on PubMed index.
Cambridge Companions Online    (Cambridge University Press)
Cambridge Companions Online (CCO) covers literature, poetry, theater, philosophy, religion, historical topics, and culture and includes scholarly writings covering major authors, artists, philosophers, topics, and time periods. Addressing subjects and figures as diverse as Gothic Fiction & Arabic Philosophy, Tom Stoppard & Martin Luther, Jane Austin & Stravinsky, the online collection contains downloadable essays with a chronology and guide to further reading.
Cambridge Dictionaries Online    (Cambridge University Press)
Search in one of five English Language Teaching dictionaries: the Cambridge Dictionary of American English (1999); Cambridge International Dictionary of English (2000); Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (1997); Cambridge Learner's Dictionary (2001); or Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms (1998).
Note: Unrestricted access
Cambridge History of English and American Literature    (
Online versionof the 18 volume set, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing. The set encompasses a wide selection of writings on orators, humorists, poets, newspaper columnists, religious leaders, economists, Native Americans, song writers, and non-English writing, such as Yiddish and Creole.
Note: Unrestricted access
Cambridge Journals Online    (Cambridge University Press)
This database provides full text access to 200+ of the many journals published by Cambridge University Press. Journals to which we subscribe cover archaeology and anthropology, biology, computer science, economics, history, literature, mathematics, medicine, etc.
Note: Mobile enabled. Automatically detects mobile phones.
Mobile or low band width interface
To search only full text content you can see use the Quick Search bar and choose to search "Journal content I have access to".
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance    (U.S. General Services Administration)
This is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. Updated bi-weekly.
Note: Unrestricted access
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications    (U.S. Government Printing Office)
Cataloging records of U.S. government publications are updated daily.
Coverage: 1976-
Note: Unrestricted access
CCH Tax Research Network    (Commerce Clearing House)
Full text federal and state tax information including cases, regulations, and rulings.
Note: Users must register for personal access the first visit and then log in to use the database each time thereafter.
Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition    (U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau)
A U.S. Census Bureau resource that allows a user to navigate and use key demographic and economic data to guide research into opening a new busines or expanding an existing one. This data can be found on the county, city/town, zip code and census tract level.
Note: Unrestricted access    (U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau)
Website of the U.S. Census Bureau. Comprehensive data on the United States summarized and analyzed.
Note: Unrestricted access
Checkpoint    (RIA)
Provides primary tax documents and secondary analysis for federal, state and local taxation, estate planning, pensions and benefits, international taxation and payroll deduction from RIA and WG&L publications.
Note: You must register for a personal account from an on-campus computer (or a VPN connection) before you can access folders or receive email alerts of news and journals.
Chemfinder    (CambridgeSoft Corporation)
A chemical database which provides CAS registry numbers, physical property data and 2D chemical structures.
Note: Unrestricted access with registration
Chicago Manual of Style Online    (The University of Chicago)
The Chicago Manual of Style Online offers the complete searchable text of the traditional print version of The Chicago Manual of Style. CMOS Online also includes the Chicago Style Q&A, a searchable file of frequently asked question and the Tools, showing examples of forms, letters, and style sheets.
Chicano Database    (Ebsco from the Ethnic Studies Library, University of California)
Contains citations from "The Chicano Periodical Index"; "The Chicano Index"; "Arte Chicano: An Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965 -1981; Chicana Studies Index; and "The Chicano Anthology Index."
Coverage: 1967-
Note: Limited to 5 simultaneous users, please log out when finished.
Child abduction    (U.S. Department of State)
Information on laws, remedies and prevention of child abduction from the US State Department's travel website. Includes information on Abductions FROM and TO the U.S. as well as country specific and prevention information, and resources if it happens.
Note: Unrestricted access
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database    (CLCD Company, LLC)
CLCD is an extensive collection of full-text reviews of children's literature (books, multimedia and audio books). There are entries for national, state, and international award entries dating back to 1922. Also included are author and illustrator links. Search by keyword, author, title and subject; filter by reading level, age, grade and interest level; and then view, sort and distribute the results.
Note: Users can register for MyCLDC and build, save, revisit and share – saved searches, lists and bibliographies. Graduates retain access through the first year!
China Data Online    (All China Data Center)
Provides comprehensive and updated information on China's economic development at national, provincial, city, county, and industrial levels, which include the following databases: (1) Monthly Statistics - provides the monthly macroeconomic statistics at national, provincial and city levels from 1998 to current; (2) National Statistics - provides statistical data of China from 1949 to current; (3) Provincial Statistics -provides the statistical data of all provinces from 1949 to current; (4) City Statistics - provides yearly statistics of prefecture and county level cities from 1996; (5) County Statistics - provides the yearly county statistics from 1997; (6) Industrial Statistics - provides monthly and yearly statistics by industries from 1999.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980    (Adam Matthew Digital)
This collection presents full-text manuscript material relating to the activities and observations of British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people and tourists in China from 1793 to 1980, together with rare periodicals, paintings, maps, photographs and drawings. The resources have been indexed to provide ready accessibility for users by person, place and subject. An interactive map encourages searches by city and region.
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Choice Reviews Online    (American Library Association)
The online version of the print magazine CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education.
Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL)    (ChoralWiki)
Begun in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites. You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers.
Note: Unrestricted access
Chronicle of Higher Education     (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Leading newspaper/website in the field of higher education. Free iPad app available for download from iTunes.
Note: At this time the Chronicle is available on campus only.
Chronicling America    (U.S. Library of Congress)
View a variety of full-text newspapers from 1836 to 1922 from a number of states in the U.S. including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Full-text coverage will continue to expand. Chronicling America also includes a directory of newspapers published in the United States since 1690. This directory can help identify what titles exist for a specific place and time, and how to access them.
Coverage: 1690-
Note: Unrestricted access
CIA World Factbook    (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency)
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) supplies dozens of facts for each country including data on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, and defense forces.
Note: Unrestricted access
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health)    (Ebsco)
Index to professional literature in nursing and allied health fields including veterinary technology, medical imaging and therapies.
Coverage: 1982-
Note: Limited to 20 simultaneous users shared with CSU and UNC.
Cite It    (Auraria Library)
Our Cite It citation builder tool lets you fill in all the information you have about your source, then creates a citation in either APA 6 or MLA 7 format. To start, select whether to cite a Book (in its entirety), Chapter or Essay from a Book, Magazine Article, Newspaper Article, Scholarly Journal Article, or Web Site. Then choose the citation format APA or MLA and fill in the available blanks.
Note: Unrestricted access
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse    (Washington University Law)
Documents and information about civil rights cases in selected case categories across the United States. Categories range from Child Welfare to Disability Rights and from Prison Conditions to School Desegregation.
Note: Unrestricted access
Civil War : A Newspaper Perspective    (Accessible Archives, Inc.)
The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective is just one collection from Accessible Archives. Search either the entire suite from Accessible Archives or choose your specific source. The Civil War Collection contains the full text of major articles from The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and the Richmond Enquirer during the Civil War from the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter, through the surrender at Appomattox, and to the assassination and funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Included are descriptive news articles, eye-witness accounts and official reports of battles and events, editorials, advertisements and biographies. Chosen articles focus on military concerns, travel, arts and leisure, geographical descriptions, sports and sporting, social events, etc. Allows comparison of opposing perspectives of both Union and Confederate papers.
Coverage: November 1, 1860 through April 15, 1865
Classical Music Library (streaming audio)    (Alexander Street Press)
A multi-label database of recordings for listening and learning in libraries. Also available are biographies and images of composers and a concise history of music by period. Music is streamed so off campus users need to have a minimum of a 56K modem to hear music uninterrupted by buffering.
Note: Mobile enabled. Look for the mobile phone icon with a green plus sign.
Note: Auraria campus students and faculty members may bring a current campus I.D. to the Reserves & Video counter to borrow headphones for use on Auraria Library computers or in-house laptops.
Classical Scores Library    (Alexander Street Press)
Classical Scores Library contains classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of musical scores. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library, so that subscribers to both databases can listen to a recording online while following along with the full score.
Classics in the History of Psychology    (Christopher D. Green, York University)
Classics in the History of Psychology is the full texts of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines. There are books, articles, and chapters on-line and links to relevant works at other sites.
Note: Unrestricted access
Climate Monitoring    (U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climate Data Center)
NOAA presentations for the U.S. of climatic data summaries including precipitation and temperature data, snow data, global products, and drought monitoring. Datasets are available for download. Search the NCDC Dataset Documentation & Metadata Database to locate content.
Note: Unrestricted access    (U.S. National Institutes of Health) is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Note: Unrestricted access
CNN    (Cable News Network)
Online news from the Cable News Network.
Note: Unrestricted access
Cochrane Library    (Wiley Interscience)
The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Based on the best available information about healthcare interventions, Cochrane reviews explore the evidence for and against the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatments (medications, surgery, education, etc) in specific circumstances.
College in Colorado    (College in Colorado Campaign)
One-stop resource to help students, parents and counselors plan, apply and pay for college.
Note: Unrestricted access
CollegeSource Online    (Career Guidance Foundation)
Provides cover-to-cover access to both current and past catalogs (varies by institution) for all 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools in the U.S.
Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences    (Morgan & Claypool)
The Digital Library is organized into twelve different Lecture Series, each containing 75 to 125-page electronic books, lectures, each covering a different research area in the biomedical & life sciences.
Colorado Bar Association    (Colorado Bar Association)
Website of the Colorado Bar Association. Primarily for members but there is a list of continuing legal education programs available to anyone.
Note: Unrestricted access to site, members only access to resources
Colorado Climate Trends    (Colorado Climate Center, Colorado State University)
The Colorado Climate trends website lets you view, graph and download historic temperature and precipitation data for selected weather stations in Colorado having the longest and most consistent historical data. Tracking temperatures and precipitation through history reveals seasonal patterns, cold and warm periods, and episodes of drought and abundant water. Weather Station Map, Station Summaries & Information, and Monthly Climate Data Access.
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Demography Office    (State of Colorado)
The State Demography Office is the primary state agency for population and demographic information. Its data are used by state agencies to forecast demand for facilities and services.
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Geological Survey    (State of Colorado)
The Colorado Geological Survey provides information and historical data on avalanches, Colorado geology including mapping and research, educational tools, energy resources, land use regulations, mineral resources and water.
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Grants Guide    (Community Resource Center)
This resource guide contains hundreds of profiles on local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, government agencies, and religious organizations.
Note: The My Favorite Funders feature is not available.
Colorado Health and Environmental Data    (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment)
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) provides interactive access to data on Colorado Health Indicators, Colorado's Winnable Battles, Environmental Public Health Tracking and the CDPHE Data Request System of the Colorado Health Information Datasets (CoHID). Data is included on topics such as access to healthy food, birth and death rates and causes, and skin cancer.
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Historic Newspapers    (Colorado State Library and History Colorado)
The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes digitized pages representing individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Due to copyright restrictions, CHNC does not generally include newspapers published after 1923.
Coverage: 1859-1923
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Library Law    (State of Colorado)
The Colorado Law Library (Colorado Department of Education) provides a legal framework for library operations and responsibilities for staff, governing boards, and agency attorneys who work with libraries.
Note: Unrestricted access
Colorado Magazine    (History Colorado)
Browse issues of Colorado Magazine containing a total of 1300 articles. The content is of interest to both Colorado history scholars and aficionados, covering subjects ranging from art and archaeology to folk legends, regional history, and biography.
Note: Unrestricted access. Search for Colorado Magazine articles by topic through the History Colorado library catalog. Combine a name or topic word or words with the phrase Colorado Magazine.
Colorado Press Association    (Colorado Press Association)
Colorado Press Association website.
Note: Unrestricted access