Library Databases


new!Look for our two new databases, Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) a small ebook collection covering general science, energy, and modern world conflicts and the Legal Information Reference Center which provides ebooks with legal info in “plain English” including many legal forms.

Please note: Off-Campus access is only available to students and staff with a College of the Siskiyous library card. For off-campus access, click the Off-campus link next to the database you will be searching. You will be asked for your library barcode number and account password. Your library barcode number is the 14-digit number found on the back of your library card; enter the whole number with no spaces.

If you have not used the online databases before, you will need to create a password for your account. No Library card or password are required to use the databases if you are on the Weed or Yreka campuses.

If you are a current student and do not have a Library card, please stop by the Library or request a card online. Keep in mind that it will take 1-2 business days to process online Library card requests. Please contact the Library in person, by phone (530) 938-5331(530) 938-5331 or online if you are having any problems creating a password or logging into the databases.

You can search all starred (*) EBSCO Host Databases simultaneously.

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On-campus Database Access Off-campus Description
*Academic Search Complete On-campus
Off-campus
A great general article database that covers a wide variety of topics with lots of full-text scholarly/peer-reviewed content.
*Alt Health Watch
Full Text
On-campus
Off-campus
An article database covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care & wellness.
*America: History & Life with
Full Text
On-campus
Off-campus
An article database covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
Auto Repair Reference Center On-campus
Off-campus
A database of do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information created by ASE certified technicians on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
Biography In Context On-campus
Off-campus
A database of articles, book excerpts, and video and audio clips covering over 4,400 world leaders, authors, artists, musicians, activists, athletes, and other notable people.
*Book Index with Reviews On-campus
Off-campus
A database of over 800,000 book reviews. Some music and video reviews are included as well.
*Business Source Elite On-campus
Off-campus
Primarily made up of articles, this database covers business topics such as management, economics, accounting, and marketing. Over 10,000 company profiles from MarketLine are also included.
*CINAHL Plus with Full Text (nursing) On-campus
Off-campus
Our main article database covering nursing and allied health topics. Fact sheets and continuing education unit (CEU) lessons are also included.
*Consumer Health Complete On-campus
Off-campus
The articles in this database are written for a general audience and cover all areas of health. Some ebooks, images and videos are also included.
CountryWatch Premium On-campus
Off-campus
Database of geopolitical information, including maps, on 195 countries.
Credo Reference

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On-campus
Off-campus
A database of reference ebooks such as encyclopedias and dictionaries. A good source for brief overviews and background information on a topic. Also includes a small collection of nursing ebooks.
ebrary On-campus
Off-campus
Read books online using this database of almost 40,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics (mostly non-fiction.
EBSCO eBook Collection On-campus
Off-campus
Read books online using this database of about 19,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics (mostly non-fiction).
*ERIC On-campus
Off-campus
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) covers education topics with journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and more.
Films On Demand On-campus
Off-campus
A database of educational, documentary and how-to streaming videos.
new!Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)On-campus
Off-campus
GVRL is a small ebook collection covering general science, energy, and modern world conflicts.
*Health Source: Consumer Edition On-campus
Off-campus
The articles in this database are written for a general audience and cover all areas of health. Some reference books and health pamphlets are also included.
*Health Source: Nursing
Academic Edition
On-campus
Off-campus
An article database covering nursing and allied health topics.
new!Legal Information Reference CenterOn-campus
Off-campus
A collection of ebooks providing legal info in “plain English.” Also includes many legal forms. This database is shared with us by the Siskiyou County Library so look for special login details.
Mango Languages On-campus
Off-campus
17 interactive online language learning programs that can help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL) or learn one of 71 foreign languages.
*MAS Ultra: School Edition

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On-campus
Off-campus
The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at a high school level. Biographies, primary source documents, reference books and images are also included.
*MasterFILE Premier On-campus
Off-campus
A great general article database that covers a wide variety of topics written for a general audience. It has less scholarly content than Academic Search.
*MEDLINE On-campus
Off-campus
This is a commercial version of the National Library of Medicine’s free PubMed database. The two complement each other by providing access to different full text articles.
*Military & Government Collection On-campus
Off-campus
An article database covering current news about all branches of the military and government.
*Newspaper Source Plus On-campus
Off-campus
A database of articles from over 850 newspapers from around the U.S. including Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, and USA Today.
Opposing Viewpoints
In Context

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On-campus
Off-campus
A pro-con database for thousands of controversial social issues like abortion, same-sex marriage and genetically modified organisms. Contains essays from issue experts and articles from journals, newspapers, and other sources.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) On-campus
Off-campus
An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
*Primary Search On-campus
Off-campus
The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at the elementary school level.
Pros and Cons On-campus
Off-campus
Pros and Cons is a web site (not a database) with pro-con essays on about 40 controversial social issues. Don’t forget to try our Opposing Viewpoints database!
*Professional Development
Collection
On-campus
Off-campus
An article database for educators and librarians.
*Psychology and Behavioral
Sciences Collection
On-campus
Off-campus
An article database focused on psychology and mental health issues.
*Regional Business News On-campus
Off-campus
This article database provides articles from regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
*Religion and Philosophy
Collection
On-campus
Off-campus
This article databases covers topics such as world religions, religious history, biblical studies, and moral and political philosophy.
Student Research Center

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On-campus
Off-campus
Designed for students grades 6 – 12, Student Research Center gives you one-stop searching for several other databases: Academic Search, Newspaper Source, Health Source: Consumer Edition, MAS Ultra, ERIC, and Professional Development Collection. You have more powerful search capabilities if you use a database directly rather than through Student Research Center.
WorldCat / OCLC FirstSearch On-campus
Off-campus
A worldwide online library catalog of books and media.

Contact the Library

College of the Siskiyous Library
800 College Avenue
Weed, CA 96094
Phone: (530) 938-5331(530) 938-5331
Fax: (530) 938-5226
library@siskiyous.edu
http://www.siskiyous.edu/library

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