Academic Databases

Off Campus Access
Student log-in: Banner ID (no @ sign) and birthdate (example for March 8th, 1996 would be: 3/8/1996)
Faculty log-in: COS email username and password
Starting February 16, students accessing databases off campus will log in with their Giant Email address and password​. Off campus database access is unavailable for students and faculty from Friday, February 12 - Monday, February 15.
Call the Library Reference Desk at 737-6179 during Library hours if you have questions or need help.
You may also email your research questions using Ask a Librarian service.
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Starting your research? Use the subject list to the left to view databases by subject.​
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Database Name
Database Subject
Academic OneFile - Academic journals (a.k.a. scholarly or peer-reviewed)General/Multi-Subject
Academic Search Premier - Academic journals (a.k.a. scholarly or peer-reviewed)General/Multi-Subject
Agriculture CollectionCareer and Vocations
AHFS Consumer Medication InformationScience, Medicine and Health
America: History and Life with Full TextSocial Sciences
Artstor Digital LibraryArts and Humanities
Auto Repair Reference CenterCareer and Vocations
Biography in Context (biographical articles on well-known people)Biography
BIR EntertainmentContemporary Culture
Book Index with ReviewsArts and Humanities
Business CollectionBusiness and Computers
Business Economics and TheoryBusiness and Computers
Business Insights: GlobalBusiness and Computers
Business Source EliteBusiness and Computers
Communications and Mass Media CollectionArts and Humanities
Consumer Health CompleteScience, Medicine and Health
Country WatchCurrent Events and Issues
CQ ResearcherCurrent Events and Issues
Credo ReferenceReference Works
Criminal Justice CollectionLaw and Criminal Justice
Diversity Studies CollectionContemporary Culture
EBSCO eBookseBooks
Environmental Studies and Policy CollectionEnvironment, Ecology and Natural Resources
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)Education
European View of the Americas: 1493 to 1750Social Sciences
Fresno Bee (Newsbank)Current Events and Issues
Funk and Wagnalls New World EncyclopediaReference Works
Gale Artemis Literary SourcesArts and Humanities
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryReference Works
Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture CollectionCareer and Vocations
Gender StudiesContemporary Culture
General Business File ASAPBusiness and Computers
General OneFileGeneral/Multi-Subject
General Reference Center GoldGeneral/Multi-Subject
General Science CollectionScience, Medicine and Health
Global Issues in ContextCurrent Events and Issues
GreenFILEEnvironment, Ecology and Natural Resources
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources)Environment, Ecology and Natural Resources
Health and Wellness Resource CenterScience, Medicine and Health
Health Source - Consumer EditionScience, Medicine and Health
Health Source - Nursing/Academic EditionScience, Medicine and Health
Home Improvement CollectionCareer and Vocations
Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure CollectionCareer and Vocations
InformeSpanish Language
Infotrac NewsstandNews Articles
Insurance and Liability CollectionCareer and Vocations
JSTORSocial Sciences
LegalTracLaw and Criminal Justice
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender PrideContemporary Culture
Literature Resource CenterArts and Humanities
MasterFile PremierGeneral/Multi-Subject
MEDLINEScience, Medicine and Health
Metropolitan Museum of Art eBooksArts and Humanities
Military and Government CollectionMilitary
Military and Intelligence DatabaseMilitary
Newspaper Source PlusNews Articles
NewswiresNews Articles
Nursing and Allied Health CollectionScience, Medicine and Health
Opposing Viewpoints in ContextCurrent Events and Issues
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine CollectionScience, Medicine and Health
Pop Culture CollectionContemporary Culture
Popular MagazinesContemporary Culture
Professional Development CollectionEducation
Proquest National Newspaper CoreNews Articles
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences CollectionSocial Sciences
Psychology CollectionSocial Sciences
Regional Business NewsBusiness and Computers
Religion and Philosophy CollectionArts and Humanities
Salem Press eBooksArts and Humanities
Science in ContextScience, Medicine and Health
SIRS Issue ResearcherCurrent Events and Issues
Small Business CollectionBiography
Student Resources in ContextGeneral/Multi-Subject
Teacher Reference CenterEducation
U.S. History in ContextSocial Sciences
Vocations and Careers CollectionCareer and Vocations
War and Terrorism CollectionSocial Sciences
Web NewsNews Articles
World History CollectionSocial Sciences
World History in ContextSocial Sciences
Last Updated: 2/10/2016 12:41 PM