Finding Articles


The library subscribes to a number of article databases, including a number focused on specific disciplines.  Many databases will include full text of journal articles.  Contact the librarians for assistance in using any of these resources.


Academic Search Premier** (Multi-disciplinary.  Includes full text)


America: History & Life with Full Text** (Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.  Includes full text.)


American Decades** (Cross-disciplinary.  Information on periods of contemporary American social history from 1900-1999.)


ARTstor (Curated collections of approximately 1.  6 million digital art images and associated catalog data.)


Auto Repair Reference Center** (Repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.)


Biography in Context** (Contextual information on the world's most influential people.)


Book Index with Reviews** (Information on over 5 million book titles.  Includes full text.)


Business Source Elite** (Includes full text for over 1,000 business publications as well as over 10,000 company profiles.)


College Source** (Includes over 73,000 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.  Available off-campus but without links to PDF catalogs.)


Consumer Health Complete** (Consumer-oriented content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.)


Contemporary Authors** (Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.  S.  and international authors.)


CountryWatch** (Up-to-date economic, political and social data about every country on the globe.)


Daily Life Through History** (Cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students; gives life to history and context to current events.)


Encyclopedia Britannica** (The famed encyclopedia with additional full-length articles on many topics and links to relevant Web sites.)


Encyclopedia of Management** (Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications.)


ERIC** (Education literature and resources.)


Health Source - Consumer Edition** (Consumer health information.  Includes full text.)


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition** (Focuses on many medical disciplines.  Includes full text.)


History Behind the Headlines** (In-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines.)


INTELECOM online** (Repository of video clips, mostly less than 10 minutes in duration, on a wide range of academic topics and featuring subject experts)


Issues & Controversies** (Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. 


JSTOR** (Cross-disciplinary database.  Includes full-text artices from over 2,000 publications.)


LexisNexis Academic** (Cross-disciplinary database that includes full-text articles from over 2,000 academic journals.)

MEDLINE** (Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.)


Military & Government Collection** (Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.  Includes full text.)


Newspaper Source Plus** (Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers and over 850,000 television and radio news transcripts.)


Nursing Resource Center** (Designed to support nursing programs at two-year community colleges with a wide array of content.)


Professional Development Collection** (A highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.)


ProQuest Direct** (Citations, abstracts, and full-text articles and graphics from more than 10,000 magazines, journals and newspapers.)


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection** (Information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.  Includes full text.)


RAND California (Contains more than 80 statistical databases on California, from employment to social security payment to SAT scores)


Regional Business News** (Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.)


Religion and Philosophy Collection** (Coverage of religion and philosophy.  Includes full text.)


Scribner Writers Online** (Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 Scribner print series.)


Twayne's Authors Series** (Full-text of 200 Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US or English authors, for a total of 600 full-text titles.)



These databases are accessible free of charge from any networked computers on campus. 


**Databases with asterisks (**) are also accessible from off-campus by students, faculty and staff of College of the Canyons but require passwords.  Contact the reference desk at 661-362-3362 for off-campus access to these databases.