Research Databases

EBSCOHost Academic Search Premier and specialized databases
Academic Search Premier provides multidisciplinary information from full-text articles in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and newspapers. Numerous specialized databases in psychology, sociology, the sciences, and many more.

AtoZ Maps Online
The world's largest database of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and business (non-commercial) use. No other online resource offers so many maps in so many categories. Only available on campus.

Biography In Context
Biographies of people - both current and historic - from respected reference sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, and links to recommended sites.
Bloom's Literature
This resource contains more than 20,000 critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books, including 700 titles published by Bloom's Literary Criticism and Facts On File. Also included in the database are more than 13,000 biographies, 45,000 character entries, and much more!
Business Source Premier
Provides full-text articles from more than 2,300 journals in all disciplines of business, market research and industry reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

CINAHL Plus® with Full Text
A robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. Full text coverage dates back to 1937.

CountryWatch Premium
A current and comprehensive source of socio-demographic, cultural, historical, economic, political, environmental and investment information, along with news, analysis, maps, data and statistics on all of the world’s 192 countries and many non-sovereign nations.

CQ's Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government
Answers a full range of questions that you may have about the Presidency, Congress, Supreme Court, Constitution, elections, resources, illustrations, and government links.

CQ Researcher
A comprehensive source on the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, forecasting, pros and cons, maps and graphs, bibliographies, and more.

Credo Academic Core Collection
The Academic Core Collection covers the primary disciplines of Higher Education, providing students with the reference tools they need to perform research at any level of study. Topic Pages promote eResource discovery and library database understanding and usage, making them the ideal starting point for exploratory searching.

An Automatic Bibliography and Citation Generator for MLA and APA, you can save time by creating a Works Cited page.

E-books on EBSCOhost
eBooks on EBSCOhost provides access to over 30,000 full-text e-book titles. The multidisciplinary collection features fiction, non-fiction, and reference materials. Each eBook offers full-text searching capabilities. Limited printing is allowed; printing an entire item violates copyright laws. Use by one user at a time. Any book which has been inactive for 15 minutes is automatically returned for use by another person.

Access College Complete, a growing e-book collection spanning multiple subject areas. ebooks can be read in your browser, or 30 pages can be downloaded as a PDF.
Encyclopedia Britannica Academic Edition
The complete academic encyclopedia, related articles, images, and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

A complete school-to-career database that provides information on colleges, universities, scholarships, occupations, and techniques on finding a job. Inquire in the library for the access code.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
A collection of career resource guides, resume and job search skills, interview preparation, and more.

Films on Demand
A comprehensive collection of educational streaming videos covering a wide range of topics organized into multiple broad subjects. Videos can be watched in their entirety, or as individual segments.

Global Issues In Context
This database offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

Gale Literature Resource Center
Literary criticism, full-text journal articles, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines from all time periods and from around the world.

Issues and Controversies World News Digest brings together seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This unique archival record of domestic and international news, unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy, covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.
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World News Digest
World News Digest brings together seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This unique archival record of domestic and international news, unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy, covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.

Collections on JSTOR include the complete archival record of each journal. Coverage begins at the first volume and issue of the journal ever published, and extends up to a publication date usually set in the past three to five years.

One Click Digital
Downloadable eAudiobook service containing thousands of audiobooks. Create an account through this link to download the FREE OneClickdigital App (both iOS and Droid). Search, browse, and listen to audiobooks offline.

Access to America’s News online collection including full-text content of more than 116 California newspapers, including the Fresno Bee. Local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics and government, local companies and people.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context
A focus on social issues provided in viewpoint essays, topic overviews, journal, magazine and newspaper articles, and recommended web sites.

Oxford Art Online
The full-text of Grove Dictionary of Art, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and other Oxford art reference sources, with thousands of images and continuously updated articles.

RAND California
RAND State Statistics contains nearly 200 databases that cover all 50 U.S. states. RAND California contains these 90 databases plus about 80 detailed databases on California.

Salem Press
A collection of Salem Press reference works including health sources such as Magill’s Medical Guide, literary analyses of authors and their works, an environmental issues encyclopedia, and history sources.

Science In Context
Articles, experiments, pictures, biographies, and recommended web sites from over 200 magazines, academic journals, and reference sources.

SIRS Researcher
Thousands of full-text articles from magazines and newspapers on current and enduring topics especially suited for students new to research.

Student Research Center
Full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, state and country reports, and biographies.

World Book Online
The complete academic encyclopedia, articles, eBooks, primary source documents, reference resources, and research and writing guides.

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