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Articles from newspapers, magazines, or journals
Entire book content available in electronic form online
Journal content available in electronic form online

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, literary criticism, history, law

 
 
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Academic Search Premier This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for journals, magazines, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles date back to 1887.
All EBSCO Databases Access to EBSCO Databases is made possible by a Perkins grant.
Alt Health Watch Access hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts on subjects of complementary and alternative medicine.
America's Newspapers America's Newspapers provides full text articles for more than 790 U.S. newspapers offering unique coverage of local and regional news, including local companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and the people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
Business Source Premier Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature provides journals from the fields of nursing and allied health inlegal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments, and clinical trials. Also featured are previews of new journal articles before they are available in CINAHL.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
ERIC ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources.
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of nearly 300), as well as full text for more than 100 journals, and 100 books. In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive. This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
GreenFILE GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Health Source - Consumer Edition Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition Search for articles from more than 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for more than 800 journals.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
Humanities International Complete Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
Funding for this subscription is provided by the Riverside City Campus Strategic Planning Committee.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full TextInitiated by the American Society for Theatre Research, this database contains more than 490 full-text titles, including more than 170 full-text journals, and more than 360 full-text books & monographs.This is a complimentary subscription from EBSCO Publishing; access expires June 30, 2011.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
MAS Ultra - School This database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 350 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MasterFILE Premier Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,730 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MEDLINE [selected coverage] MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
Military & Government Collection Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
Newspapers of National Importance (a sub-set of America’s Newspapers) Find full text articles from The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas Morning News, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, The Seattle Times, USA Today, and abstracts from the Wall Street Journal.
Newspaper Source Plus Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 25 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, Daily News (New York), San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
The Press Enterprise Access full text articles from 1992 - present.
Primary Search Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of 520 high quality education journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
ProQuest National Newspapers Core Access full text newspaper articles from major newspapers.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Readers Guide Retrospective Find citations (not the full text) to more then 1,800,000 articles from hundreds of leading U.S. magazines from 1890 to the 1982.
Regional Business News Full text for regional business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
Religion and Philosophy Collection This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 520 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature. This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
Vocational and Career Collection Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
 

E-BOOKS
CRCnetBASE: Forensics &
Criminal Justice
(formerly FORENSICnetBASE)
Search for the latest techniques in forensic analysis, information on expert witnesses, or case studies in the field of criminal justice. For better search results, For best results, place a check mark on the box labeled “Search Full Access Content Only.”
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
EBSCO ebooks Access over 2,700 digital full text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction, and an additional 3,400 publicly-accessible titles.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library includes 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.
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004 The eScholarship collection from the California Digital Library provides public access to over 500 books from academic presses on a range of topics including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.


E-JOURNALS
American Journal of Nursing (and more …) Use this link to search current and back issues of American Journal of Nursing, Home Healthcare Nurse, Med/Surg Insider Supplement, Men in Nursing, Nursing, Nursing Critical Care, and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
CQ Researcher Provides original in-depth analysis of the most current major and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and more. Archives date back to 1991.
Ecology Ecological Society of America - Search for full-text articles from the current issues of the journal "Ecology" from the drop-down menu, and enter search terms in the box labeled "Full-Text."
Journal of Chemical Education Find articles that discuss techniques for presenting chemistry in the classroom.
Science Science Online provides access to all content in print from Science (excluding advertisements) from 1997 to the present, including peer review and research articles, news, perspectives, reviews, plus additional enhanced material only available online.
Other Periodicals by Title Search here to see a list of all the full text magazine, journal, and newspaper titles contained in our online periodical indexes.
 


REFERENCE RESOURCES:
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American Film Scripts Online Presently contains 265 feature film scripts by 334 writers. Search the database by scenes, characters, or people related to the scripts.
American History Online Provides the full text of 1,350 primary source documents, a hyperlinked timeline from 1492 to the present, 400 biographies of key historical figures, and a gallery of six hundred images.
ARTstor ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Funding for this subscription is provided by the Riverside City Campus Strategic Planning Committee.
Biography in Context This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
Books in Print: Complete Connection A source of authoritative, unbiased data. More than 300,000 full text reviews, comprehensive subject classifications, links by author, publisher and subject.
Columbia Granger’s World of PoetryAn index with more than 400,000 poem citations, 40,000 poems and excerpts with full text, biographies of the world’s best-loved poets, a glossary of terms and definitions, and links to outstanding poetry sites.
Congressional Digest Debates Online Gain access to the archives of Congressional Digest, Supreme Court Debates, and International Debates.
Country Watch A world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 191 countries of the world.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Used by chemist, physicists, and engineers for finding properties or inorganic and organic compounds. Includes the latest CODAA/NIST values for fundamental physical constants and the new IUPAC standards for the pH scale for aqueous solutions.

CRCnetBASE: Forensics &
Criminal Justice
(formerly FORENSICnetBASE)

Search for the latest techniques in forensic analysis, information on expert witnesses, or case studies in the field of criminal justice. For better search results, For best results, place a check mark on the box labeled “Search Full Access Content Only.”
This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
Critical Survey of Poetry Covers 845 poets from around the world, and throughout history, from antiquity to the 21st century.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
European Views of the America’s: 1493 to 1750 This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas,1493-1750 ,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Complimentary access through June 30, 2011.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library includes 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.
INTELECOM Search this video digital repository for stream-on-demand video clips for use with your classroom presentations. All clips are closed captioned. The license for this product expires 6/30/10.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text Initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research, this database contains more than 490 full-text titles, including more than 170 full-text journals, and more than 360 full-text books & monographs.This is a complimentary subscription from EBSCO Publishing; access expires June 30, 2011.
Literary Reference Center Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes including plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, and author interviews.
Magill’s Medical Guide Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.
NoodleTools A suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. Use NoodleBib to generate and edit MLA and APA-style lists. Get expert tips on how to cite sources and find information on the web with NoodleBoard. 
OED Oxford English Dictionary.
Opposing Viewpoints in ContextUse Opposing Viewpoints in Context to find information on social issues. This resource contains viewpoint essays, periodical articles, images, podcasts, statistical tables and charts. A small number of primary source documents, biographies, and court-case overviews are also available. This is gift subscription expires in December 2011.
Oxford Art Online Access information on art including artists, art forms, and styles and cultures.
Oxford Music Online Access information on music including composers, performers, and music concepts.
Petrucci Music Library Sponsored by the International Music Score Library Project, this site provides music scores free-of-charge to anyone with Internet access.
PLoS: Public Library of Science PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
ProCon.org Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan primarily pro-con format.
ReferenceUSA Use this resource to locate details on 14 million U.S. businesses. Search by company name or geographic area. Entries may include company descriptions, credit ratings, company size, years in business, websites, and more. This subscription is made possible by a Perkins IV Grant.
Scientific Reports Sponsored by the well respected journal Nature, this site offers online open access publications on all aspects of the natural sciences.
SIRS Issues Researcher SIRS Issues Researcher is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring 300+ social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. This is a good source for finding pro and con information.
The Sixties in America Surveys the events and people of the 1960's.
Westlaw Campus Research

A legal research tool for undergraduate students. Provides access to the complete laws and statues of the federal government and all 50 states as published in the United States Code Annotated.Contains all federal regulations published in the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations. Includes all precedent-setting court decisions of the federal and state courts as presented in the National Reporter System. Provides access to American Law Reports and American Jurisprudence.

This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.

Witkin Library Provides access to Summary of California Law (10th edition), California Civil Procedure (4th edition), California Criminal Law (3rd edition), and California Evidence (4th edition). Contact the Reference Desk at 951-222-8652 for log-on information.

This subscription is made possible by a grant from Perkins IV.
World Book Complete Suite Includes over 40,000 articles based on the World Book Encyclopedia with approximately 270,000 primary source documents and over 5000 e-books. It includes a Spanish language encyclopedia database with atlases, dictionaries, web and periodical links
World News Digest World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and contains more than 1 million internal hyperlinks and convenient new features such as tabbed search results. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.