Articles and Databases


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New this semester: In order to use the databases from off-campus, you will need to log in with your mySiskiyous user name and password (no more library cards). If you have any problems or questions please contact the Library in person, by phone (530) 938-5331, or online. Help using the databases is also available on our Research Help page. You can get help with your mySiskiyous account by visiting the mySiskiyous support page.



Articles  Ebooks  Videos  Languages  A-Z List


Articles
Database Description
Academic Search Complete * A great general article database that covers a wide variety of topics with lots of full-text scholarly/peer-reviewed content.
Alt Health Watch * An article database covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
America: History & Life with Full Text * An article database covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
Biography In Context A database of articles, book excerpts, and video and audio clips covering world leaders, authors, artists, musicians, activists, athletes, and other notable people.
Business Source Elite * An article database covering business topics such as management, economics, accounting, and marketing. Also includes company profiles from MarketLine.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (nursing) * Our main article database for nursing and allied health topics. Also includes fact sheets and continuing education unit (CEU) lessons.
ERIC Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) covers education topics with journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and more.
Health Source: Consumer Edition * The articles in this database are written for a general audience and cover all areas of health. Also includes some reference books and health pamphlets.
Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition * An article database covering nursing and allied health topics.
MAS Ultra: School Edition * The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at a high school level. Also includes biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and images.
MasterFILE Complete * 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 * An article database covering medical topics. This is a commercial version of the National Library of Medicine's free PubMed database and provides access to different full text articles.
Military & Government Collection * An article database covering current news about all branches of the military and government.
Newspaper Source Plus * 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 A pro-con database for controversial issues like abortion and global warming. Contains essays from issue experts and articles from journals, newspapers, and other sources. (It isn't a database but the web site ProCon.org is also great!)
Primary Search The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at the elementary school level.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection * An article database focused on psychology and mental health issues.
Regional Business News * This article database provides articles from regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

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

Ebooks
Database Description
Credo Reference A database of reference ebooks such as encyclopedias and dictionaries. A good source for brief overviews and background information on a topic.
Ebook Central
Read books online using this database of over 40,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics.
EBSCO eBook Collection Read books online using this database of about 19,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) An ebook collection covering general science, health, the environment, sports, and modern world conflicts.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) A dictionary that comprehensively traces the history of English words.
Videos
Database Description
Films On Demand
A database of educational, documentary, newsreel, and how-to streaming videos.
Kanopy Individual streaming movies purchased for classes. Now playing: Tiny, a film about the "tiny house" movement, and the documentary Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World.
Symptom Media A collection of streaming videos providing mental health education and training.
Languages
Database Description
Mango Languages Interactive online language learning programs for over 70 foreign languages and English as a Second Language (ESL).
A-Z List
Database Description
Academic Search Complete A great general article database that covers a wide variety of topics with lots of full-text scholarly/peer-reviewed content.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information Database of pharmaceutical drug information written for consumers in English and Spanish.
Alt Health Watch An article database covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
America: History & Life with Full Text An article database covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
Biography In Context A database of articles, book excerpts, and video and audio clips covering world leaders, authors, artists, musicians, activists, athletes, and other notable people.
Business Source Elite An article database covering business topics such as management, economics, accounting, and marketing. Also includes company profiles from MarketLine.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (nursing) Our main article database for nursing and allied health topics. Also includes fact sheets and continuing education unit (CEU) lessons.
Credo Reference A database of reference ebooks such as encyclopedias and dictionaries. A good source for brief overviews and background information on a topic.
Ebook Central Read books online using this database of over 40,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics.
EBSCO eBook Collection Read books online using this database of about 19,000 ebooks on a wide range of topics.
ERIC Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) covers education topics with journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and more.
Films On Demand A database of educational, documentary, newsreel, and how-to streaming videos.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) An ebook collection covering general science, health, the environment, sports, and modern world conflicts.
Health Source: Consumer Edition The articles in this database are written for a general audience and cover all areas of health. Also includes some reference books and health pamphlets.
Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition An article database covering nursing and allied health topics.
Kanopy Individual streaming movies purchased for classes. Now playing: Tiny, a film about the "tiny house" movement, and the documentary Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World.
Mango Languages 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 The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at a high school level. Also includes biographies, primary source documents, reference books, and images.
MasterFILE Premier 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 An article database covering medical topics. This is a commercial version of the National Library of Medicine's free PubMed database and provides access to different full text articles.
Military & Government Collection An article database covering current news about all branches of the military and government.
Newspaper Source Plus 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 A pro-con database for controversial issues like abortion and global warming. Contains essays from issue experts and articles from journals, newspapers, and other sources. (It isn't a database but the web site ProCon.org is also great!)
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) A dictionary that comprehensively traces the history of English words.
Primary Search The articles in this database cover a wide range of topics and are written at the elementary school level.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection An article database focused on psychology and mental health issues.
Regional Business News This article database provides articles from regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.
Symptom Media A collection of streaming videos providing mental health education and training.
WorldCat / OCLC FirstSearch A worldwide online library catalog of books and media.

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