Accessing databases from
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This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Full-text for five of the nation's leading newspapers: The New York
Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Christian Science
Monitor and The Los Angeles Times.
This database has in-depth, non-partisan coverage of the political and social issues of the day. Each article on an issue provides historical background, milestones, the current situation, all the pros and cons and two annotated bibliographies.
This database provides unbiased reports on important world issues.
Primary sources, including speeches, government reports, Supreme Court decisions and scientific findings, covering significant events since 1972.
Includes Issues & Controversies and Today's Science databases.
Countrywatch has political and economic overviews of countries.
Online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Also includes a world atlas and the "Year in Review." To use Britannica Online from off-campus, you need your 9-digit student ID number.
JSTOR is an archive of core scholarly journals, some dating back to the 1800s.
ARTstor is a digital library of art images. It contains approximately 500,000 images from a wide range of cultures and time periods.
Literature Resource Center combines three popular Gale literary biography and criticism sources: Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select.
Religion & Philosophy Collection™ 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. With more more than 300 full text journals, the Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing 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.
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
ScienceDirect is a database of scientific journals with full-text going back to 1995. Sierra College subscribes to the Health and Life Sciences Collection (900 titles) and the Physical Sciences Collection (650 titles).
America: History & Life with Full Text is the definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
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 more than 400 titles.
PsycArticles contains the full text of 50 top psychology journals, including many published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.
This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included.
ERIC has citations and abstracts for more than a million journal articles and documents in education. Also included are 260 full text journals.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 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.
Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians
Book Index with Reviews™ (BIR) is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews.
An online collection of encyclopedias and other reference works.
WebVoyage, Sierra College's online catalog, provides access to holdings information for books and videos at the Rocklin and Nevada County Campus libraries.
EBSCO eBook Collection is a collection of over 140,000 electronic books (e-books).
Films on Demand has streaming video for more than 3,000 educational titles. All videos are closed-captioned.