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Finding Articles: Periodical Article Databases and Electronic Reference Sources   Tags: databases  

This guide lists article databases and electronic reference works, including encyclopedias, to which Olympic College Libraries subscribe.
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Google Scholar

When you search Google Scholar from the OC campus, your results will include "Full-text at OC" links, which will take you to articles that are available through library subscriptions.

Off Campus? Configure your settings to make OC Library's holdings show up in your search results. 

  1. Go to,48
  2. Select "Library Links"
  3. Type in "Olympic College", search, then check the box next to "Olympic College", and Save.

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Periodical Article Databases

  **Off-campus users: Click on the database name below and at the prompts, enter your OC ID number and your last name.

Below is a partial list.  Please look for more article databases in the alphabetical and subject tabs above.

  • Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost)
    Full text of 4,700 publications in all academic disciplines, such as science, political science, social sciences, and humanities.
  • AnthroSource
    American Anthropological Association's 15 esteemed publications including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
  • CQ Researcher Plus Archive
    In-depth, unbiased reports covering "...political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy."
  • CINAHL Complete (EBSCOhost)
    (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
    Journal literature for nursing and allied health students.
  • Cochrane Library
    "Cochrane Reviews are systematic assessments of evidence of the effects of healthcare interventions, intended to help people to make informed decisions about health care, their own or someone else's. Cochrane Reviews are needed to help ensure that healthcare decisions...can be informed by high quality, timely research evidence."--Publisher
  • EbscoHost (all databases)
    EbscoHost, a content aggregator similar to ProQuest, brings together thousands of magazines, academic journals, and trade publications. We subscribe to 4 EbscoHost databases which may be searched separately or simultaneously.
  • ERIC
    Education literature from early childhood through adulthood. Covers many aspects of education, including parent education, and educational psychology, home schooling, social problems, counseling, communications, curriculum, politics, and more.
    JSTOR includes articles from over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The majority of content is journal literature, though inclusion of other materials such as conference proceedings, transactions, pamphlets, monographs, manuscripts, and other materials is growing.
  • ProQuest
    ProQuest databases are useful for researching topics in almost all areas of study, e.g. Business, Science, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Articles from ProQuest overlap some with EbscoHost, but ProQuest also provides unique content.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (EbscoHost)
    For students researching topics in psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, family service, criminal justice, and nursing.
  • PubMed  
    Use PubMed to search MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of Medicine's database covering the fields of medicine and nursing. MEDLINE indexes over 4,000 journals from more than 70 countries. Some access to full text is available, but many items appear in summary form only.
  • ScienceDirect
    Science Direct provides upper-division undergraduates with a collection of scholarly journals in health/life sciences, physical sciences, and social/behavioral sciences.
  • More databases
    Look for more article databases and electronic encyclopedias in the subject and alphabetical tabs above.

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