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General Databases

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Academic Search Premier
A great first stop when looking for scholarly journal articles, Academic Search Premier contains full text content across all academic disciplines from over 4,600 periodicals. Also contains some popular magazines. Most content is from the last twenty years.
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ArticleFirst
This index database gathers article citations from journals in business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology and popular culture. It describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record, and provides a list of libraries that have the journal title for most items. Coverage includes over 15,000 titles from 1990 to the present.
Camino
Camino is our fast, easy, self-service interlibrary borrowing system, made up of academic libraries all over California. If a book you need isn't in our collections, request it from Camino and pick it up from us in just a few days. Check here before submitting a traditional interlibrary loan request. Note that you must have a personal borrowing account already set up with the library before requesting items from Camino.
Christian Periodical Index
Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, CPI is an interdisciplinary index of Christian periodicals. Search here if you're looking for articles or reviews written from an evangelical perspective.
Clase and Periódica
Clase and Periódica is an index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. This database offers access to more than 400,000 citations (from 2,600 scholarly journals) in the social sciences, humanities, science, technology from 24 different Latin American countries.
Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a powerful source of introductory and reference information across all academic disciplines. Combining cross-searchable content from over 500 encyclopedias and other reference sources, Credo will also connect you to related materials in other library databases and collections.
Database has some or all full-text
Dissertations and Theses
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. Includes 2.7 million citations, 1.2 million of which are available in full-text.
Database has some or all full-text
E-books on EBSCOhost
A collection of online full-text books, encyclopedias and dictionaries. This collection is also searchable via the library catalog.
Database has some or all full-text
Ebrary Academic Complete
Ebrary is a database of over 50,000 e-books in all academic areas. This collection is also searchable via the library catalog.
Database has some or all full-text
Films on Demand
This database includes over 13,000 online streaming educational videos from providers like PBS and Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Includes coverage of nearly all academic disciplines. Instructors can embed films in Blackboard for easy course integration. These videos are also discoverable through OneSearch and the library catalog (Webcat). PLEASE NOTE: sessions end after 30 minutes of inactivity -- at that point you will need to click this link again.
Database has video
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A cross-searchable and growing online collection of more than 2,500 reference volumes, including encyclopedias across all academic disciplines.
Database has some or all full-text
Google Scholar
Google Scholar is a broad index of scholarly content across many different fields and content types.
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences
JSTOR is an interdisciplinary database providing access to back issues from some of the most important scholarly journals in many fields. Coverage of most journals ends four or more years ago. The library currently provides access to five JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, IV, V, VIII and Music.
Database has some or all full-text
OneSearch
OneSearch is a discovery service that lets you search across nearly all library collections at once. It includes everything in the catalog (Webcat), most databases, and much more. Note: searches for books and other items from the catalog can be limited to library holdings by selecting the "Catalog Only" limiter from the results list. Databases that are not included in OneSearch include Dissertations and Theses and most reference databases.
Database has some or all full-text
RAND California
RAND California presents detailed historical and current statistical data on the state of California in categories like population, demographics, health, business, education, environment, economics, crime, labor, energy and more. Much of the data is available at city, county and state levels.
Database has some or all full-text
Reference Universe
Reference Universe is the simplest and most effective way to find academically respectable reference information. By allowing you to search at once the tables of contents and indexes of the library’s print and online reference collections, including Gale Virtual Reference Library and Credo Reference, it provides a very good way to find trustworthy academic overviews of topics, definitions, and suggestions for further reading.
Database has some or all full-text
SAGE Premier
SAGE Premier is a collection of over 600 scholarly journals from one the world's largest and most respected publishers of academic information, with particular strengths in education, criminal justice and the social sciences.
Database has some or all full-text
SpringerLink
This database includes access to over 20,000 e-books and 1,800 e-journals from Springer, a respected academic publisher. Most academic fields are represented, but it is strongest in the fields of science, technology and medicine. Please note that the library does not own all resources shown in this collection.
Database has some or all full-text
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Published annually by the federal government since 1878, and now published by ProQuest, The Statistical Abstract of the U.S. is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Database has some or all full-text
Webcat Library Catalog
The Webcat Library Catalog is the primary index of the library's books -- both print books and e-books. Also found in the catalog are audiovisual materials such as music and video. All items in the catalog are also indexed in OneSearch.
WorldCat
WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, combining into one database the local catalogs of more than 71,000 libraries in 112 countries around the world.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
An index of over 8 million dissertations and theses.