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Library Resources

Books, periodicals, online databases, reference materials, and information from the Internet--the tools you need to succeed are all available in the Library. One of the reference librarians will help you find the information you need.

 

To access the databases below from off-campus, click the requested resource and login with your student ID number and PIN. Your PIN is a four-digit number of your birth month and day. For example, January 1st would be "0101".

MULTI-SUBJECT DATABASES

Articles from magazines and scholarly journals.
Magazine, newspaper, scholarly journal, and reference articles. Includes podcasts from news agencies.
Reference, periodical, journal, and reference articles. Includes primary sources & multimedia. 
InfoTrac Informe   (Gale)
Full-text articles from the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals.

NEWSPAPERS

US Newsstream (Proquest)
US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring top newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. 

Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco)

Full-text for U.S. and international newspapers. It includes fulltext television & radio transcripts. 

E-BOOKS & REFERENCE

Full-text electronic books with search & print features.
Articles from encyclopedias & reference books on a wide range of subjects.
Biographies, reference material, & multimedia on people from around the world and throughout history. 
Encyclopedia entries on a wide range of subjects.

Student Success

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information needed for test taking.
Citation application, including tools for note-taking, outlining, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing. How to create an account

SUBJECT SPECIFIC

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

Contains more than 400,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigations; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

BUSINESS

Full-text scholarly business, management and economics journals. Inlcudes company profiles.
Case studies, global industry research reports and global company and country overviews.
Full-text for regional business publications. Incudes journals, newspapers, newswires from U.S. metropolitan and rural areas.
Business plans & articles from, encyclopedias, journals, and books. 

CAREER

Articles from trade and industry-related publications

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

Reports written and researched by journalists. Un-biased analysis with pro/con lists.
Opposing  Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Full-text magazine and journal articles, primary source documents, statistics, website links.
Full-text periodical articles & government documents. List of possible paper topics.
Full-text academic journals, magazines, news sources, primary documents, & multimedia.

EDUCATION

ERIC (Ebsco)
Documents and journal articles from the Educational Resource Information Center.
Articles from journals & educational reports for the professional educator.

ENVIRONMENT

GreenFILE (Ebsco)
Abstracts & full-text academic journals, news, & primary source documents.
GREENR   (Gale)
Newspaper, magazine, & journal articles, video & primary source documents.

GEOGRAPHY

Up-to-date news & information on countries of the world.

HEALTH SCIENCES & SCIENCE

Full-text reference books, encyclopedias, & health reports.
Full-text consumer health magazines, pamphlets, & reference books. 
 Scholarly full-text journal articles.
 Full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, & reference sources.
Topic overviews, biographies, periodical & newspaper articles,  primary sources, images, videos, eperiments, and the web.

HISTORY

Full-text journal articles and books.
Primary source documents, full-text periodicals, & reference articles.
Full-text periodicals, reference sources, primary documents, & maps.
Bibliographic guide to printed records (not full-text).

LITERATURE

Full-text articles from scholarly journals, literary magazines, critical essays, & biographies. 
Full-text scholarly and literary magazine articles. Includes biographies and critical essays.
Critical analyses, brief plot summaries, & biographical records.
Original, comprehensive, scholarly essays.
Book entries on 600 authors about literary criticism & literary history.

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

Magazine and academic journal articles.

PSYCHOLOGY

Full-text magazine & journal articles.

SCIENCE, GENERAL

Topic overviews, biographies, periodical & newspaper articles, primary sources, images, videos, experiments and the web.

OTHER

Drawings, photographs, service bulletins, recalls, tips, diagrams, & schedules for thousands of vehicles.
Book, music, & DVD titles with reviews.
Full-text periodical and journal articles on current issues.

PERIODICAL HOLDINGS (in print)

DVD List

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Reference Desk: 818-364-7600 x7105

Circulation Desk: 818-364-7600 x7106

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