The Cypress College Library offers a variety of electronic databases.

Journals and Magazines

  • EBSCOhost “Academic Search Complete” and “MasterFILE Complete”
    Selected full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers.
    *Click here for directions on clustering multiple databases.
  • EBSCOhost Mobile: Smartphone app
  • CINAHL Plus
    Journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
    *Click here for directions on clustering multiple health science databases.
  • Database of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)  – online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals


  • US Newsstream (ProQuest) Full-text local, regional, and national news coverage from major sources including the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. Also features wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs and more.
  • Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost) Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing you with full-text articles, television and radio news transcripts.
  • ProQuest: New York Times Historical (1851 – 2008)

Additional Databases

  • CountryWatch
    Up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world.
  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth, non-biased analysis on current political and social issues. Regular reports include topics in international affairs, education, the environment, and much more.
  • Films on Demand
    Access to thousands of video titles in a variety of disciplines.
  • Gale: Literary Sources
    Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
    *Note: to retrieve articles you’ve emailed from the Lit. Resource Ctr. database, use the password: pacifico
  • Gale eBooks
    A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
  • Gun Regulation and Legislation in America (HeinOnline)
    This new HeinOnline collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with this difficult and important topic. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.
  • Arts & Sciences VIII (a limited archived subset of JSTOR)
    Features rare 19th- and early 20th-century American art periodicals from the Frick, the Met, and the Brooklyn Museum; contains noteworthy titles such as Poetry and BOMB
  • Nexis Uni  Features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    A one-stop source for information on social issues. You can access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazines and newspaper articles.
  • Salem Press
    Salem Press references materials in the field of history, literature, and science.
  • Science Online
    Science: 1997-current issue and ScienceNOW
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law (HeinOnline)
    This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.
  • NoodleTools
    Comprehensive MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian style bibliography/works cited tool.
  • NoodleTools Express
    Just need one citation? Create an MLA, APA, or Chicago-style reference to copy and paste it into your document. No login required.

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