Research Databases

Research Databases

For on campus access, click on the database name. If you accessing a database off-campus, click the name and then enter your username (student ID #), or use the username and password provided.

Academic OneFile Academic OneFile is a starting point for articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources, many peer-reviewed and full-text. It covers the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Academic Search Premier [EBSCO] Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700+ are peer-reviewed. For off-campus access use: Username – 03152016 Password – 031S2016$

Associates Programs Source [EBSCO] This database is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content. For off-campus access use: Username – 03152016 Password – 031S2016$

Films on Demand Thousands of educational videos segmented into easy-to-use clips. Unlimited 24/7 access, on or off campus. Ability to share, save, and organize videos and customize playlists. For off-campus access use: Username – tbcc Password – digital

Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of over 60 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, medicine, sociology, history, and more.

Informe A collection of hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.

Opposing Viewpoints 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.

eBook Collection [EBSCO] Search and view the full text of eBooks. This collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. For off-campus access use: Username – 03152016 Password – 031S2016#

The MET Art Books Online Five decades of Met publications on art history, available to read, download, and/or search for free.

Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) 5438 Academic peer-reviewed books from 161 publishers. The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible.

Business Economics and Theory  This collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics. It has more than 450 full-text journals and regular feeds of videos from that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEO’s.

Business Insights Global Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale’s core business collection. Case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.

Business Source Premier [EBSCO] Full text for over 3,000 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and more. For off-campus access use: Username – 03152016 Password – 031S2016#

General Business File 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.

Regional Business News A full text news wire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world.

Small Business Resource Center Offers content that covers starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. Based on a combination of periodicals and reference content, Small Business Resource Center includes nearly 200 business journals and books useful for entrepreneurs and students.

Science Direct Full text for over 890 peer reviewed health and life sciences journals. For best results limit your source to SUBSCRIBED Journals.

Health and Wellness [Gale]  Perfect for researchers at all levels, this consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.

Health and Medicine [Gale] Created for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals, this resource offers up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Includes more than 2,500 full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.

Nursing and Allied Health [Gale] Designed for nursing students, the database provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management.

Psychology Collection This subset of the larger Gale databases gives individuals a basic understanding 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.

PubMed Central PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

BioMed Central  A STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher with a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals. Our journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Malaria Journal and BMC Infectious Diseases.

Pop Culture Studies Articles on popular culture analysis and more

Fine Arts Articles on art history, music, drama, filmmaking, and related fields

LitFinder  Literary works and authors throughout history and including full-text poems and poetry citations, short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection contains more than 6,500 historical periodical titles dating from 1693 to 1877. This Collection was released in five series. All five series are simultaneously searched on this site.

Communications and Mass Media Collection Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Educator’s Reference Complete 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.

Historic Oregon Newspapers Welcome to Historic Oregon Newspapers. On this site you can search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP).

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection This collection of more than 800 journals and 29 subject specific Delmar, Cengage Learning reference titles and travel handbook’s 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.

U.S. History in Context Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information. Contains; full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis.

Criminal Justice Collection – 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.

LegalTracProvides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.

Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO) and Nolo books – A great starting point for researching your legal issue. Available to all Oregonians, this resource provides access to full-text legal reference publications.  A majority of the reference books are provided through Nolo, a respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. 

Users must create a free user account with the State Law Library to access. 

FastCase – includes the United States Code, United States Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Cases; and cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, attorney general opinions, and session laws for Oregon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Washington.

Users must create a free user account with the State Law Library to access. 

Opposing Viewpoints – 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.

Computer Database 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.

Culinary Arts Collection Includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content. Coverage includes searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Home Improvement Collection 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.

InfoTrac Newsstand Provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. Does not include The Oregonian.

Learning Express Library: Career Preparation (career tests for Allied Health, Nursing, other occupations)

Learning Express Library: Job & Career Accelerator

Learning Express Library: High School Equivalency Center

The Learning Express Library is an innovative, Web-based learning solution that provides instant access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. Over 770 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials are available, along with more than 130 eBook titles-all developed by expert academic and industry professionals. Overview of using the Learning Express Library

Oregon Career Information System Oregon CIS provides a system of occupational and educational information to help Oregonians learn about the world of work and education. Login with Username: tbcc Password: topic.pass