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Resources in Moodle

Online resources including access to databases are available for students 24/7 through Moodle.  Login to your student account to find the library resources available on the drop down menu under Students.

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July 2018

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Faculty Publications

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Public Resources

Student Resources

Financial Literacy

America Saves: Start Small. Think Big.
Tools and advice for consumers wishing to save more and get out of debt.
https://americasaves.org/

AnnualCreditReport.com
Find out how to obtain a free credit report at this federal law authorized source.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

Ballpark E$timate, Choose to Save
Use this online interactive tool to determine how much you need to save for retirement.
http://www.choosetosave.org/ballpark/index.cfm?fa=interactive

Consumer.gov
Easy to read tips on managing your money, avoiding scams and identity theft, and handling credit and debt.
https://www.consumer.gov/

College & Finances

Federal Student Aid: Department of Education
At this website investigate the types of financial aid available, learn how to apply for federal aid using the federal student aid (FAFSA) application, and choose a method of loan repayment.
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

FinAid! The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
A variety of loan calculators are available at this website to help generate your repayment options.
http://www.finaid.org/calculators/

How to Repay Your Loans: Federal Student Aid
Understand the loan repayment plans and process learn about loan forgiveness and cancelation, and investigate what to do if you have trouble affording your payments.
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans

Paying for College
Find student financial guides, information on comparing college financial aid offers, and repayment plan information at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau website.
http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/

StudentLoans.gov
View your aggregate student loans and use the repayment estimator to assist in planning.
https://studentloans.gov

General Education

College Algebra

Khan Academy-Math (Basic, Pre-Algebra, Algebra)
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/

Math is Fun
Mathematical concepts are explained in a colorful, easy to understand format. The site covers a wide range of math topics from the most basic math principles to calculus.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/index-college.html

Algebra Tutorials
A selection of video tutorials retrieved from Khan Academy.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6F5193E52DD567E6

Virtual Math Lab
College algebra online tutorials provided by West Texas A&M University.
http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/col_algebra/

Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology website
This site offers articles, podcasts, field notes and other items of interest to anthropology enthusiasts.
http://www.culanth.org/

American Anthropological Association
A thorough listing of websites, journals, museums, libraries, organizations, and galleries related to anthropology.
http://www.aaanet.org/resources/

TCU Anthropology Links
A listing of anthropology resources, museums, professional associations, news, and tutorials
http://www.soc.tcu.edu/anthro_links.asp

American Folklife Center
Sponsored by the Library of Congress, this site has online collections which include audiovisual materials documenting the traditions of various groups within the United States.
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/

Fitness & Wellness

Medline Plus-Exercise
This site has exercise and physical fitness information in the format of articles, handouts, and multimedia resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/exerciseandphysicalfitness.html

Medline Plus-Nutrition
This site has food and nutrition information in the format of articles, handouts, and multimedia resources.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/foodandnutrition.html

International Food Information Council Foundation
Resources based on science related to health, nutrition, and food safety.
http://www.foodinsight.org/

Freshman Composition

Owl at Purdue
At this site are various presentations on how to write different types of papers in college.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/2/

Introduction to Sociology

Pew Research Center
Interesting statistical results from various social science related polls are presented without a partisan position.
http://www.pewresearch.org/

American Sociological Association
The ASA website offers publications, research information, and job information related to sociology.
http://www.asanet.org/

Lifespan Growth and Development

Khan Academy
Piaget’s theory of development is explained in this video.
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/executive%20systems%20of%20the%20brain/cognition-2014-03-27T18:40:04.738Z/v/piagets-stages-of-cognitive-development

Khan Academy
Video instruction about theories of development is at this site.
https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/individuals-and-society

Literature

Project Gutenberg
Access free e-books including many of the classics.
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Literature (English and American)
Find literature listed by literary periods and genre
http://libguides.mit.edu/content.php?pid=12397&sid=1886632

Literature (English and American)
Access a guide to free E-journals, Associations, and miscellaneous information related to literature.
http://libguides.mit.edu/litother

Macroeconomics

General Resources for Macroeconomics and Financial Economics
This list of websites is maintained by Professor Tesfatsion of Iowa State University
http://www2.econ.iastate.edu/tesfatsi/sources.htm

Khan Academy
Several video explanations of topics found in introductory macroeconomics courses are at this site.
https://www.khanacademy.org/economics-finance-domain/macroeconomics

Medical, Law, & Ethics

BMC Medical Ethics
This is an open access journal.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcmedethics

Medline Plus-Medical Ethics
This website covers topics such as end of life care, abortion, organ donation, birth control, genetic testing, and patient rights.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalethics.html

Health Information Privacy
This website explains HIPAA as it affects consumers and businesses.
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/index.html

Other Medical Libraries

  • National Library of Medicine – The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world’s largest medical library.
  • UTHSCSA Library Catalog – University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Contact the library for login information.
  • HAM-TMC Library – Houston Academy of Medicine Texas Medical Center Library
  • Research Medical Library – The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center