NPTI Library's mission is to support the institute's curricular needs, including the acquisition, organization, maintenance, and provision of timely access to library materials in various formats that reflect current advances in academic and professional knowledge and information technology. As part of this mission, the library supports student and faculty research, the use of evolving information formats, and techniques that seek to encourage lifelong learning.
The electronic library of the Humboldt Group offers an excellent collection of selected resources, such as e-books, journal databases, full articles, thesis articles, dissertations, financial data, industry reports and learning objects, all of them Oriented Supporting Learning, teaching and research.
Online Periodicals and more: Elibrary (a comprehensive digital archive for information seekers, It includes hundreds and hundreds of full-text periodicals, nine international newswires, classic books, hundreds of maps, thousands of photographs, as well as, major works of literature, art, and reference), InfoTrac (a database of magazine and journal indexes including over 1,800 full-text magazines, available online, which includes index entries, abstracts, and in most cases, the complete articles from magazines and journals), and ProQuest (an interdisciplinary database representing titles found in ABI INFORM, Periodicals and Newspaper Abstracts), as well as, LexisNexis (which includes Shepard’s Citations, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources), among others.
A comprehensive resource including approximately one hundred additional databases such as A+ Research and Writing, Academic OneFile, Books and Authors, Computer Database, Criminal Justice Collection, Educator’s Reference Complete, Expanded Academic ASAP, Florida Job Search Resources, Gale Legal Forms, Gale Virtual Reference Library, General Business File ASAP, Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module, Informe Academico, Law and Government, Library of Congress Teacher Resources, Literature Resources from Gale, Multicultural Studies, Nursing, and Allied Health Collection, Small Business Resource Center, World History Collection, among others.
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge, and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: promote international and intercultural understanding, expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the Internet, provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences, and build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and between countries.
The library’s mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world with more than 158 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves. The collections include more than 36 million books and other print materials, 3.5 million recordings, 13.7 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 6.7 million pieces of sheet music, and 69 million manuscripts, with many of these available in digital format.