Look in these databases (or check PCC Library's trial databases) for magazine and journal articles, images, and videos on your topic. Most databases provide full text articles; others have citations which you can use to find a paper copy in a library. Off-campus users will be asked to login with their MyPCC login. Check the research guides for additional information sources, or ask a librarian if you have questions.
Use the drop-down menus below to see databases covering specific subjects or of a specific type.
Academic OneFile is a starting point for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Covering the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, it contains millions of articles available in full-text. Includes full-text New York Times content from 1995 to present.
Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700 are peer-reviewed.
An online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. It contains nearly 9,000 online encyclopedia articles, terms, images and videos related to sciences and technology. The Study Center provides essay topics, study guides and bibliographies.
AgeLine focuses exclusively on the population aged 50 and issues of aging. It includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy.
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library.
With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 400 titles is focused on agriculture and its related fields: from farming to scientific research in horticulture.
Full text for over 180 publications (many peer-reviewed) covering alternative and complementary medicine.
A full text collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. View Alt-Press Watch handout.
ArchiveGrid provides detailed descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.
A general subject index with citations (not full text) from nearly 12,500 journals. Coverage is from 1990 to the present. Libraries that own the cited journals are listed.
ARTstor Includes more than 1.5 million images covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools support viewing and analyzing images through features such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline. You must register to save any images for future reference and to use ARTstor's sophisticated presentation tools. You also must register to access ARTstor from off-campus.
Images, videos, news features, scholarly articles, reference resources, and more are brought together in this collection of more than 600,000 biographies.
Full text articles from 280 biology journals, many of them peer-reviewed.
Information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building, including energy efficiency, recycled-content materials, land-use planning and indoor air quality. Integrates online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News (EBN), and a database of more than 100 high-performance building case studies.
This collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics. It has more than 450 full-text journals and regular feeds of videos from Forbes.com that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEO's.
Brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Find detailed company and industry news and information.
Full text for over 3,000 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and more.
CAMIO contains works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. Showcasing a wide range of fine and decorative art, CAMIO provides high-quality art images for education, research and enjoyment. All content is rights-cleared for educational use.
News and information about issues in higher education. Includes academic job listings.
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health. The most comprehensive source for nursing and allied health journals, updated this year with full text from over 750 journals. 1981 to the present.
An online collection of college catalogs. Search by college name, geographic area, or specific criteria such as tuition, major, or enrollment. Includes selected non-U.S. schools as well.
Educational videos that explain complex concepts in 3-minutes or less using paper cut-outs and whiteboards. Topics include Technology, Social Media, Net Safety, Money and Society. There is also a cut-out Library of images that are available for download and use. You must be logged into your PCC account to be able to access these videos.
Full-text articles relating to all aspects of communication and mass media.
Over 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
Information and current trends in high technology. This database features over 300 full text periodicals covering topics such as programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
Topical, full text reports on controversial issues. Each report features a summary, chronology, and bibliography. Updated weekly.
Reference resource for physical constants, symbols, material properties, conversion factors, and much more. 92nd Edition. To learn more about using the handbook, including the interactive tables feature, visit the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics tour.
Provides online versions of 500 published reference works, including general and specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias. Try the Concept Map to search for terms and topics that are interconnected and displayed in a visual form.
Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection offers more than 700 journals.
Includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content. Coverage includes searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering a variety of subjects in many languages.
The Discovering Collection is comprised of more than 28,000 biographies, 18,000 overview essays and 13,500 critical essays in core curriculum subjects. The information is pulled from Gale reference materials and explores literature, history, biography, science and social studies with easily accessible content.
Useful for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 250 journals.
Browse and check out thousands of titles in the sciences, humanities, the arts, business, computer science, engineering, and many others. Offline viewing options are available.
Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily. View the EBSCOhost handout.
EBSCOhost eBook Collection allows searching and reading thousands of full text titles. Subjects covered include computer science, philosophy, education, mathematics, and many others. To learn more, view the eBooks on EBSCOhost user guide, or, watch the searching eBooks on EBSCOhost video tutorial Need to read a book offline? Learn how by watching the downloading eBooks on EBSCOhost video tutorial.
Citations from over 2000 scholarly journals. Coverage is from 1995 to the present.
A collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports for any educator -- from the school teacher and administrator to those studying at the collegiate and graduate level.
Answers environmentally-related inquiries with coverage of more than 3.3 million articles from more than 700 journals and reference content from Delmar, Cengage Learning. Robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center from the U.S. Dept. of Education, lists journal articles and educational documents (lesson plans, studies, etc.). 1966 - present.
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present. View the Ethnic NewsWatch handout.
Thousands of high-resolution streaming videos organized by subject. For academic research as well as general interest, this collection includes archival and newsreel films as well as career and technical videos.
Provides more than 150 full-text magazines and journals that are covered in indices such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American, South American and Spanish publishers. Full text coverage for more than 150 scholarly Spanish language journals.
More than 25,000 encyclopedic entries, searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.
Find magazine and journal articles here. You can search all of the Gale databases at once or select just the ones you want.
GVRL has over 200 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, chemistry, nursing and medicine, sociology, history, education, law, and more.
A collection of more than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.
A research portal for information technology topics in business and industry. Includes research findings on a wide range of IT-related topics, including forecasts, analyses, and case studies. To get access, currently enrolled students login to MyPCC, click on the My Courses tab, then click on the gartner.com link in the PCC Library channel.
This collection of more than 30 journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
Focusing on how gender impacts diverse subject areas, resources include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, as well as NGO and government publications. Archival material from as early as 1970 provides a historical perspective on the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and changes in gender roles. View the GenderWatch handout.
Analyze company performance, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Includes broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.
General OneFile is a periodical resource with over 6500 full text titles, many dating back as far as 1980. It contains popular, business and professional journals, NPR audio files complete with transcripts, and Fodor's travel guides.
A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments -- including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.
The Government Printing Office Monthly Catalog contains citations for all types of U.S. government documents. Coverage begins in 1996; updated monthly.
Scholarly, government and general-interest content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Videos, interactive maps, news sources, refereed case studies, and primary source articles are included. Browseable by issue or topic as well as by location.
[Limit: 5 simultaneous users] Contains more than 45,000 full text articles on every aspect of the visual arts—painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography—from prehistory to the present day, including a wide variety of image files. Includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Search EBSCOhost's Alt HealthWatch, CINAHL Plus, MedicLatina, MEDLINE, and others (including Academic Search Premier and MasterFILE Premier) at the same time. Topics include consumer health information, nursing and allied health, pre-clinical sciences, aging, and more.
Provides access to medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles.
HRCA contains full text from nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
This edition has many new topics plus options for customizing, charting and downloading the data. Some statistics go as far back as Colonial times. Each topic includes essays plus data tables.
This collection of more than 200 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.
This collection of more than 800 journals, 29 subject-specific Cengage Learning reference titles, and travel handbooks from Fodor's provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers.
This collection provides current and accurate information for the information professional from nearly 100 leading industry journals. Coverage includes such topics as data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.
A collection of Hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.
Provides access to selected articles from nearly 2,500 major newspapers, including U.S. regional, national, and local papers as well as leading titles from around the world. Does not include The Oregonian.
This collection targeted towards individual property owners to multinational corporations, comprises nearly 40 journals that take a broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues.
This captioned video clip collection covers a range of key concepts and topics in various academic disciplines. Includes adult basic education (ABE) resources as well as those for English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). Now with more than 350 clips from National Geographic.
Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.
Interactive practice tests and tutorials to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. You must sign in before taking a test. See Learning Express Library Version 2.0 for access to the previous version of this database. Note: Version 2.0 will only be active through June 2014.
Full text for more than 260 scholarly law journals.
Provides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.
Comprehensive full-text coverage of articles from 1980 forward. Full text of newspapers, wire services, and magazines from around the world, including the New York Times. Also provides company profiles and financial reports, government transcripts, trade journals and academic and legal databases.
Books, research reports, proceedings, and more than 600 periodicals covering library science, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Searches Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (authors who lived during the 19th century) and Poetry Criticism (includes poets and their poems). Includes scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Full text for over 500 general interest and current events magazines.
Full text of general interest magazine articles, reference and travel books, biographies, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.
A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Full text for more than 130 peer-reviewed medical journals.
Covers the international literature on biomedicine, including allied health. Citations available from 1965 - present; some full text.
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and abstracts for about 400 titles.
[Limit: 10 simultaneous users] From the National Fire Protection Association, this online edition provides access to the current National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).
[Limit: 10 simultaneous users] The National Fire Protection Association's codes and standards. This online edition provides access to the complete set of nearly 300 codes. The NEC (National Electric Code) is also available in the National Fire Codes as NFPA 70.
Full text searchable content from nytimes.com and New York Times blogs from 1980 to the present.
Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, news wires, newspaper columns as well as 24 TV and radio news transcripts. Also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
Offers researchers looking for answers to nursing or allied health questions millions of articles found in over 1,100 journals. Provides full-text coverage of many of the titles cited in CINAHL.
Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.
A union catalog of over 19 million digital resources. Includes items such as scanned books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies and datasets.
A one-stop source for information on current social issues. Includes viewpoint articles on both sides of an issue, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full text magazine and newspaper articles. View the Opposing Viewpoints handout.
Provides a system of occupational and educational information to help Oregonians learn about the world of work and education.
Search the last six months of stories, columns, and opinions written by The Oregonian staff. Please note: The Oregonian is no longer available through LexisNexis. For more information, please read about the changes to accessing The Oregonian.
[Limit: 5 simultaneous users] The gateway to Grove Art Online, a scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. Includes image searching, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
More than 600,000 words defined, including historical meanings, word origins, and pronunciations. Examples of past usage are shown through quotations from a rich variety of English language sources.
A collection of dictionaries and other reference books from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the arts, languages, literature, sciences and social sciences.
An index of papers presented at conferences, symposia and workshops worldwide since October 1993.
Over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the field. Includes proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
Focused on issues in popular culture. Provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. A collection of more than 100 subject-appropriate full text periodicals.
Features full text coverage of the top 1,000 most searched magazines across Gale's InfoTrac. Current events, sports, science, health and more.
A companion database to PapersFirst. Provides tables of contents for papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at the conference.
A highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, designed for professional educators.
Search a subset of Gale with a focus on basic understandings of the study of the mind, emotions, and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to nearly 500 subject-appropriate full text periodicals.
Search EBSCOhost's Psychology Collection, Academic Search Premier, and MasterFile Premier at the same time. Topics in the Psychology Collection include emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Start here if you are looking for scholarly (peer-reviewed) psychology articles. PsycINFO is the single most comprehensive psychology article collection. Full-text articles from PsycARTICLES are included here. View PsycINFO handout
A full text news wire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world.
Full text coverage of topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Full text for more than 1,000 peer-reviewed life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and engineering journals with citation information for thousands more. Look for the "Full-text available" indicators to view articles online. View the ScienceDirect handout.
Full text information on social issues, science, health, history, government, business, and the arts and humanities. Citations include Lexile reading levels. View the SIRS Knowledge Source handout.
For business students and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find 250 subject-appropriate full text periodicals.
Content covers starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. Includes nearly 200 business journals and reference books.
Full text of many S&P products, including the Stock Reports, Corporation Records, Industry Surveys, and more.
A comprehensive statistical reference on the economic, social and political organization of the United States.
Search 37 Pacific Northwest academic libraries at once to find material available for loan.
Explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Citations include Lexile reading levels.
This collection of over 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought and events in U.S. History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
A collection of full text periodicals, reference works, and primary sources as well as scholarly analyses. Images, videos, and audio recordings bring additional perspectives to United States history from pre-colonial times to the present.
Full text coverage for more than 300 trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.
Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Full text newspaper articles from The Wall Street Journal, 1984 to the present. Does not include stock quotes or classified ads.
A definitive collection of 100 subject-specific full text periodicals for students of history, social sciences, and current events that provides insight into conflicts and their multiple causes.
Search the The World Book Encyclopedia along with related newspaper and magazine articles, multimedia, and special reports. Includes a dictionary, a Spanish language encyclopedia, and links to selected web sites.
This collection of nearly 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
Search for books, magazines, videos and other materials published around the world -- and see which libraries have them.