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Find Articles (Databases)

NEW!! Search the library catalog and databases in one place. Test out the  Discovery interface 

 Some functions are not fully accessible as we customize the Discovery system.


Magazine, Newspaper, and Scholarly Journal Articles

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) Tutorial Link
Scholarly journal, magazine & newspaper articles.

America: History and Life (EBSCOhost)
Scholarly journal, and magazine articles.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost)
Full-text major newspaper articles.

Vocational Studies Complete
Full-text information for vocational programs.

Literary Criticism and Biographies

Biography Reference Center
Biographical reference collections and magazines.

Literary Reference Center Plus Tutorial Link
Literary criticism, plot summaries & biographies.


American Indian Experience
Reference, primary sources & authoritative articles.

CQ Researcher Tutorial Link
In-depth, unbiased coverage of "hot issues."

Facts on File
"Hot issues" & newspapers since 1940.

Point of View Reference Center
In-depth, unbiased coverage of "hot issues."

eBooks and Videos

EBSCO eBook Collection
Full text books online across a variety of topics.

ebrary Tutorial link
Full text books online covering various subjects. 

Films on Demand
Academic, vocational, and life skills videos in Humanities and Sciences.

Education & Careers

College Catalogs
2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional & international.


Tutorial Link = Database tutorial link


Business, Demographics, and Statistics

Business Source Complete
Scholarly journal, magazine & newspaper articles.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Magazine articles and reference sources.

Country Watch
Demographics, health, education & cultural indicators

RAND California
Statistics on California & U.S. public policy issues.

Art and Architecture

International Bibliography of Theater and Dance
Scholarly journal, and magazine articles.

Grove Art Online
Dictionary of ArtOxford Companion to Western Art.

Science, Health and Medicine

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer-oriented health & wellness content.

Information on diseases, conditions & wellness issues.

U.S. National Institutes of Health's journal articles.

Science Reference Center
Full-text reference sources and articles.

Today's Science
Science news & interviews written for students.


Other Databases

Auto Repair Reference Center
Information on domestic & imported vehicles.

Create citations, bibliographies and outlines.



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