LIRC Services Feedback Form


Please download and print the feedback form for the three components of the LIRC (Library, E-Library and Audio-Visual Hall and submit the accomplished form to the LIRC Personnel.

Your honest answer will help improve our LIRC services.

Thank you very much for  your cooperation.  


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LIRC Services Survey


Please download survey form for LIRC Services (Library, E-Library and Audio-Visual Hall) and answer honestly every question asked.  Submit the accomplished form to the LIRC Personnel. 

This survey will help us improve our LIRC Services so you will have a very satisfying experience with us here in the Library, E-Library and Audio-Visual Hall.

Thank you very much for your cooperation. 


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LIRC Freshmen Orientation 2016


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On online searching…

Have difficulty in searching for credible, peer-reviewed references?   eLibraryUSA is the answer.  All you have to do is register to eLibraryUSA by searching American Spaces Philippines Facebook Account, then click eLibraryUSA  at the left side bar and fill-in Registration Form to eLibraryUSA.  The required information are the following:  First Name, Surname, Institution, Email Ad, then Click Submit.  Your  application will then be submitted to eLibraryUSA for approval.  Just wait for 3 to 5 days and you will be notified through you email address, your log-in id and password.  Mostly, your log-in ID is your email address.

Once you have your log-in ID and password, you can now go to the eLibraryUSA site  at  and log-in, then Click RESOURCES at the top bar and select among the resources or online databases available from A to W (Academic OneFile to World History in Context).

If you want references on Thesis and Dissertations then choose Proquest Dissertations and Theses Global.  Just discover each database and your problems on references will be solved.

Below is the list of all the databases available at eLibraryUSA:

List of Online Databases that are Free from the

Credits to:  The American Library Corner, ADDU Library, Davao City

Thankful for sharing these resources for free.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile has articles almost 8,000 academic journal and general interest magazines. You can use it to research such subjects as physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and more. It also includes transcripts from CNN and NPR.

American English

American English provides information and resources for those who are interested in exploring American culture and learning English as a second language. It includes the Trace Effects game, an interactive way to explore the English language.

Artemis Literary Sources

Search the Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Literature Criticism Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Something About the Author resources in one place. Artemis Literary Sources displays search results visually to help you narrow your search terms and more easily find what you are looking for.

A to Z Guide to eLibraryUSA Journals

The A to Z Guide is a complete list of all the journals that can be searched using the eLibraryUSA Catalog.

Biography In Context

Biography In Context has profiles of famous people throughout history. It has biographical information pulled together from 650 magazine and academic journal articles, reference material, and audio and video.


BookFlix is designed to help people who are learning to read or who are learning English. You can have a story read out loud as you read along, get definitions, and learn about the authors of the books. The collection includes 115 eBooks and 115 video storybooks, with some available in Spanish.

Books and Authors

Books and Authors has information about over 140,000 different fiction and non-fiction books and over 50,000 authors. It also has lists of award-winning books and librarian recommendations. You can use Books and Authors to get recommendations on what to read next. It uses JavaScript and Flash.

Britannica Academic

Britannica Academic is an encyclopedia geared towards academic students. It has more than 108,000 articles that cover a broad range of topics, and includes citations you can use to get more information.

Britannica Library

Britannica Library is an encyclopedia covering a broad range of topics. It has sections for kids, teenagers, and adults, and gives a brief overview of over 125,000 different subjects.

Business Insights: Global

You can use Business Insights: Global to research companies. It has almost 10,000 financial reports, business news updates, academic journal articles, and case studies.

College Navigator

College Navigator is an interactive website that allows you to explore and compare features of different institutions, including programs and majors, admissions considerations, and more.

CQ Researcher Online

CQ Researcher Online provides in-depth analysis for people researching political and social issues. It has over 40,400 articles with more being added on a weekly basis.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

The Dictionary of Literary Biography has overviews of important contemporary and historical authors from around the world. It lists each author’™s major works and provides brief biographies.


ebrary (featuring e-Libro and e-Livro) is a collection of over 190,000 English, Spanish and Portuguese ebooks on history, literature, science and technology and more. An app is available for iOS and Android phones to download ebooks.


EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 400 international student advising centers in more than 170 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States.

eLibraryUSA Catalog

Search several eLibraryUSA resources in one search box, including Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Literature Resource Center, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, ProQuest Research Library, ebrary, JSTOR, and Britannica Academic.

Gale Directory Library

Gale Directory Library is a collection of 19 business, government, and professional directories from around the world.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library has over 65 ebooks about science, law, business, travel, the arts and more.

General OneFile

General OneFile has articles from over 8,800 magazines and newspapers from around the world, including the New York Times. It also has transcripts from NPR, Meet the Press, and NBC Nightly News and travel guides by Fodors.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context brings together information about issues affecting each country in the world. It can be searched by topic or by country. It has articles from academic journals, newspapers and magazines. It also links to podcasts and videos.


GREENR pulls together information about environmental and energy issues. It includes articles from academic journals, newspapers and magazines and links to podcasts and videos.

Informe Academico

Informe Academico is a collection of over 950 Spanish-language academic journals. The journals cover politics, history, economics, humanities, health sciences, philosophy, literature, science and technology. It also includes popular magazines and newspapers from Central and South America.


JSTOR has more than 850 academic journals for students researching arts, humanities, social sciences, economics, history, political science, and regional studies.

Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online is a collection of analysis of literature, poetry, and drama. It includes evaluation of children’s literature, short stories, fiction from the 19th and 20th century, and a special collection dedicated to William Shakespeare.

Literature Resource Center

Academic students can research academic articles and book reviews on poems, literature, and authors using Literature Resource Center.


LitFinder provides access to over 150,000 full-text literary works, including poems, short stories, and plays.

National Geographic Kids

Designed for children aged 6-14, National Geographic Kids provides articles on science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library is a complete archive of National Geographic magazine, which covers the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Opposing Viewpoints In Context looks at controversial issues from all sides. It collects insights from supporters and opponents and includes articles from over 1,700 newspapers and magazines.

ProQuest Basic Search

Search ebrary, ProQuest Research Library, and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global using ProQuest Basic Search.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global has over 1.5 million graduate dissertations and theses from over 700 schools. The dissertations cover a wide range of topics, from mathematics to business administration to sociology. You can search by topics and you can also search for work at specific schools.

ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library has academic and general interest articles. You can use it to research such subjects as business, the arts, women’s studies, health and medicine, education, literature and languages, and more. It includes over 6,400 academic journals, trade journals, and general interest magazines.

Research In Context

Research In Context is designed for teen-aged students who are new to research. It has a brief overview of different topics. It pulls together articles from over 1,200 academic journals, newspapers and magazines. It also has reference resources and links to audio and video.

Science in Context

Science in Context pulls together information about hundreds of different science topics. It includes articles from 560 academic journals, newspapers and magazines, information about experiments, and links to podcasts and videos.

Share America

Share America tells America’s story, highlights important issues around the world, and offers English language learning tips.

Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center is for entrepreneurs who want to start or manage their businesses. It features articles, guides, and sample business plans from over 550 resources.


Smithsonian Magazine has articles about history, science, nature, the arts, innovation, technology, and world culture. Every issue of the magazine is available, as well as every issue of Smithsonian’s Air & Space Magazine.

Something About the Author

Something About The Author provides information about authors and illustrators that work on literature for children and young adults. It has biographical information and lists of each author’™s major works.

Student Resources In Context

Student Resources In Context is designed for academic students new to research. It pulls together information about different topics, from basic facts to in-depth articles. It has articles from almost 2,000 academic journals, newspapers and magazines. It also has primary resources and reference books and links to audio and video.

U.S. History In Context

Students interested in learning about U.S. history can use this resource for their research. It collects information from over 1,500 magazines and newspapers, academic journals, primary source documents, images, videos, and audio files.

 World History In Context

Students interested in learning about the world history can use this resource for their research. World History In Context covers ancient history to modern history, and highlights significant people and events. It collects information from over 1,500 academic journals, magazines and newspapers, primary source documents, images, videos, and audio files.







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IIT conducts training on cloud storage using google drive

The Institute of Information Technology of the Davao del Norte State College conducts training for selected faculty and staff on October 12, 2015 at the Audio-Visual Hall with its theme: Goodbye copiers, going paperless & hello collaboration : a college wide campaign : component 1: cloud storage.

The Head of Library Services, Ms. Paulina T. Baba participated in the training.

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Student advisory on e-Lib location


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Library needs 4 student labor (SL)


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Welcome to Aquatic Commons @

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects. It is complementary to OceanDocs, which is supported by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)/ International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) specifically to collect, preserve and facilitate access to all research output from members of their Ocean Data and Information Networks (ODINS). Click to read more information about this repository.

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Announcement for LIRC Enrolment



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