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.
OneSearch at Golden West College is a resource that combines many of our other databases into one: GWC library catalog, eBook Collection, other EBSCO databases, as well as Opposing Viewpoints and The Literature Resource Center. Give OneSearch a try for all your research needs!
Current and controversial (pro/con) social issues published in academic journals, magazines, newspapers, reference and statistical sources, and primary documents, including the Opposing Viewpoints Series of books.
SIRS Knowledge Source is a searchable collection of resources that includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance. SIRS products provide relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, and the arts and humanities.
Good for research to support argumentative/pro vs. con essays where instructors do not require academic journal sources.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Films on Demand provides access to thousands of video titles in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Health & Medicine, Science & Mathematics, and archival films & newsreels. This database contains contains a wide variety of films and documentaries in streaming format: from ABC News, American Experience, TED, BBC Films, Frontline, NOVA, PBS, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Ken Burns, The Open University, and California Newsreel, among others. Films may be viewed individually or used by faculty as instructional material for courses.
Lexis-Nexis Academic is an online service providing a wealth of information from over 5,800 publications. Comprehensive coverage of news and current events, government, business, medical, and legal topics, as well as general reference information is included. Formats found in Lexis-Nexis Academic are: international and domestic newspapers (over 350), magazines and trade journals, broadcast transcripts (NPR, ABC News, CBS News, and CNN), company financial information, industry and market news, federal and state case law, law reviews, medical news and abstracts, and state and country profiles.