Secret History of the Credit Card

Secret History of the Credit Card: “Companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program in which Frontline and The New York Times “join forces to investigate an industry few Americans fully understand. … [C]orrespondent Lowell Bergman uncovers the techniques used by the industry to
earn record profits and get consumers to take on more debt.” The site features the full program, interviews, facts for credit card users, and related articles. Also includes a teacher’s guide” (citation from

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is Google’s attempt to provide a search mechanism for scholarly information on the Web. In most cases, this tool does not provide fulltext (complete) articles.

If you find items that you’d like to have you may search the MVCC library to see if we own them or if we provide access to them online. If we do not own them or provide access, you may order these items through our library via Interlibrary loan.

  • Google Scholar: search google’s online listing.
  • MVCC’s Catalog: Search our Public Access Catalog by title to see if we own the item you find.
  • Order Item: If our library does not have the item, you may order items through Interlibrary loan.
  • Research Databases: Don’t forget that MVCC students, faculty and staff can search the library’s online databases for published sources.

About Google Scholar: “Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.

Election 2004 Results (County by County Map)

Election 2004 Results: “Using County-by-County election return data … we produced the following graphic [map] depicting the results. Of course, blue is for the democrats, red is for the republicans, and green is for all other. Each county’s color is a mix of these three color components in proportion to the results for that county.” Thus, this map shows returns for the 2004 presidential election in shades of purple. From a professor at Princeton University. (citation from