All Databases by Subject
  General / Multi-Subject Databases
 For magazine and journal articles

  • Academic Search Complete
    Comprehensive, multidisciplinary article database offering excellent coverage of magazine and scholarly journal articles selected to support academic studies. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • EBSCOhost Multiple Database Search
    Combined search of 12 different EBSCO article databases—including general, academic, business, health, humanities, social science, and vocational titles. Provides access to scholarly journal and general-interest magazine content. (Provider: EBSCO)
    Archive of scholarly journal articles. Content spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and the social sciences. (Provider: JSTOR)
  For newspapers and news

  • Access World News
    A comprehensive resource that provides full-text information and perspectives from national and international news sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper. Sources include thousands of broadcast transcripts, newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, and more. (Provider: NewsBank) 
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Database of articles from a variety of U.S. and international newspapers. Also includes news transcripts from ABC, CNN, NPR, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • San Diego Union Tribune
    San Diego Union Tribune Current online access with back files to 1984 to staff-written, full-text articles (contained in print publication) and Web-only content (contained in web edition of publication). (Provider: NewsBank)
  • US Newstream
    Online access to major newspapers such as: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune. (Provider: ProQuest)
  For reference books

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Invaluable online collection of specialized encyclopedias and reference books for multidisciplinary research. Great starting point for locating facts, background, and overview information. (Provider: Gale)
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Database of reference works published by Oxford University Press. (Provider: Oxford University Press)
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Online access to the classic OED with definitions, pronunciation, and history of the English language. (Provider: Oxford University Press)
  For streaming videos

  • Films on Demand
    Database of thousands of educational videos on a wide variety of topics. (Provider: Films Media Group)
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  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
    Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines. It is especially useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.  (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Regional Business News
    Business news content from regional business journals and news sources. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Controversial Issues

  • CQ Researcher
    Database of special reports on current controversial issues. Each single-themed report includes an issue overview, background, outlook, chronology, and pro-con feature—plus infographic charts and lists of resources for further investigation. (Provider: CQ Press)
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Multimedia database with in-depth analysis of thousands of social issues. Includes essays, journal articles, images, videos, podcasts, and more. A companion to the Opposing Viewpoints book series. (Provider: Gale)
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Database of resources that present multiple sides of current issues. Includes point/counterpoint essays, news transcripts, primary source documents, videos, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Education & Careers

  • CollegeSource
    Gateway to digital college catalogs (with course descriptions), institution profiles, transcript keys, and other helpful resources for college and career planning. Covers institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and includes a search feature by location, degree, tuition, etc. (Provider: CollegeSource)
  • ERIC
    A major database for education literature searches. Indexes education journals, reports, dissertations, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Job and Career Accelerator
    A comprehensive online platform for job and career research.  Includes career match assessments, occupation exploration tools, and other job search resources.  Create your own free account to begin your search! (Provider: LearningExpress)
  • Vocational Studies Complete
    Interdisciplinary database of key journals covering vocational programs in a wide array of fields. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Health & Medicine

  • CINAHL Complete  (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)
    Specialized research database offering comprehensive journal literature coverage for the nursing and allied health disciplines.  This is an essential research tool for our new Health Information Management (HIM) bachelor's degree program.  It provides full-text article content from thousands of journals—including leading titles for the HIM field, such as: Journal of AHIMA and Healthcare Informatics. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Database of consumer-oriented health information resources. Includes magazines, journals, reference books, pamphlets, videos, images, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Health Source
    Database of scholarly and professional health care journals, plus general-interest health magazines. The literature of the allied health sciences and rehabilitation medicine is well represented. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • MEDLINE (Upgraded package with more full text)
    The premier database for searching biomedical literature. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides access to articles from key journals in the fields of medicine, healthcare administration, allied health, nursing, rehabilitation, dentistry, veterinary science, and more. Note that this version of MEDLINE (that Mesa College subscribes to) is an upgraded package with full text for over 1400 journals.  (Provider: EBSCO)
  • PubMed — MEDLINE Interface
    The National Library of Medicine's public interface to the MEDLINE database. Use the "free full text" limit to link out to full-text content that is available at no cost through the open access PubMed Central (PMC) journal archive and other publisher websites. (Provider: National Library of Medicine)
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  History & Biography

  • America: History and Life
    Database of journal and book content focusing on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • Biography Reference Center
    Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. (Provider: EBSCO)
  • History Reference Center
    Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Literature, Language, & Communication Studies

  • Literature Resource Center
    A favorite go-to database for literature research assignments. Provides access to selected journals and reference books that are excellent sources for literary criticism, plot summaries, author bios, etc. (Provider: Gale)
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
    Ideal for research assignments of a literary nature. Includes literary journals, books, author biographies, plot summaries, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Philosophy & Religion

  • Religion & Philosophy Collection
    Journal database featuring publications relevant to religion and philosophy studies. Article topics include world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, political philosophy, moral philosophy, the history of philosophy, etc. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Psychology, Social Science, & Multicultural Studies

    • PsycARTICLES
      Database of articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association. (Provider: EBSCO)
    • Psychology & Behavioral Science
      Journal article database covering publications in psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, and experimental methods. (Provider: EBSCO)
    • SocINDEX
      Special collection of journals and books for research in sociology and related fields. Provides extensive coverage of social issue topics. (Provider: EBSCO)
    • Ethnic NewsWatch
      Database of articles published by ethnic and minority presses. (Provider: ProQuest)
    • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
      Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines. It is especially useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.  (Provider: EBSCO)
    • CountryWatch
      Database of information on the world's countries. (Provider: CountryWatch)
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    • Access Science
      Science reference database covering all major scientific disciplines. Features content from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Scientific & Technical Terms. (Provider: McGraw-Hill)
    • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
      Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines. It is especially useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.  (Provider: EBSCO)
    • Environment Complete
      Special collection of magazine and journal literature covering environmental topics. (Provider: EBSCO)
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  Visual & Performing Arts

    • ARTstor
      Image database covering art, architecture, design, archaeology, and more. (Provider: ARTstor)
    • Fashion Snoops
      An interactive tool of the fashion trade that includes trend forecasting, retail reports, runway previews, and trade shows with thousands of color illustrations. (Provider: Fashion Snoops)
    • Vogue Archive
      The entire run of Vogue Magazine from 1892 to the present day with high-resolution color page images. (Provider: ProQuest)
    • WWD Online
      Provides daily, international coverage of fashion news and trends of interest to retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, Wall Street analysts, media executives, ad agencies, and consumers.   (Provider: Fairchild Publishing/Penske Business Media)


    • Coming soon: Grove Art Online
    • Coming soon: Grove Music Online
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  Other (Misc. Titles)

    • MasterFILE Complete
      Database designed for public libraries. Provides multidisciplinary content from general-interest magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
    • Military & Government Collection
      Database designed to offer news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Content includes magazine and journal literature and more. (Provider: EBSCO)
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