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Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier
Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Premier provide full text for over 6200 periodicals including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.

America: History and Life
Covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present with full-text coverage of more than 230 journals and nearly 100 books.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present.

Business Source Elite
Full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. Also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, etc. Business Source Elite offers full text for nearly 1,000 business publications and more than 10,000 company profiles.

Book Index with Reviews
Publication information on over five million books, 200,000 DVDs and 450,000 music titles, many with reviews and tables of contents.

California Digitial Newspaper Collection
A freely accessible repository of digitized California newspapers from 1846 to the present. Includes back issues of the SMC Corsair.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Provides complete coverage of the professional literature in nursing, 14 allied health disciplines and health sciences librarianship. In addition, there are over 560 journals in full text.

CollegeSource Online
Features over 11,300 college catalogs in complete cover-to-cover original page format including 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and professional schools.

Communication and Mass Media Complete
A resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media.

Consumer Health Complete
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Biographical and bibliographical details on more than 90,000 authors in the U.S. and around the world along with an extensive collection of critical essays.

Corsair Archive, 1929-2011
Santa Monica College Corsair newspaper archive in fulltext, 1929-2011. Current Corsair content is available here. Part of the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

CountryWatch
Country Reviews provide geographical, political, economic, corporate and environmental information for every country in the world. Country Wire is compiled from the wire services on the latest political, economic, corporate, and environmental events on a country by country basis.

Current Biography
More than 15,000 full text biographies and more than 9,400 obituaries from all of the volumes of Current Biography Yearbook, from 1940 to the present. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, and keywords.

Encyclopedia Americana
Includes 45,000 articles, plus thousands of hypertext links to web sites featuring additional data. It is updated quarterly.

Encyclopedia, Funk and Wagnalls New World
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

ERIC
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.

Health Source
Health Source: Consumer Edition offers information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Has full text for nearly 300 journals.

Journal and Newspaper Titles
Search or browse for journal or newspaper titles available from the Library, either in print or electronic format. An index to the full-text electronic journals available in Library databases.

JSTOR
Back issues of over 300 scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines: African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archeology, Art and Architecture, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology and Statistics.

Los Angeles Times, Historical (1881 - 1988)
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1988) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. See National Newspapers (U.S.) for current issues of the Los Angeles Times.

Magill On Literature and Authors
Critical analyses and plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature. Includes information on over 1,500 notable authors. Magill On Authors covers long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists and philosophers.

Medline
Search abstracts from over 4,600 biomedical journals for information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 350 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 450 titles.

National Newspapers (U.S.)
Searchable index for recent issues of the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor. Full-text for newer issues and citations for older materials.

Newspaper Source Plus
Provides selected full text for many U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 800 U.S. regional newspapers.

Nursing Journals (Ovid)
A collection of twenty nursing journals from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins made available through Ovid.

Nursing Resources
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides more than 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. Clinical Pharmacology provides access to information for prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new and investigational drugs. CINAHL provides indexing for over 500 journals in nursing and other allied health disciplines.

Oxford Art Online
Includes Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, covering every aspect of the visual arts, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography from prehistory to the present day.

Oxford Reference Online
Over 130 dictionaries and reference titles from a wide range of subjects. (Five maximum simultaneous users)

Philosophy and Religion Collection
Covers such topics as epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy, world religions, biblical studies, religious history. Includes more than 300 full text journals.

Professional Development Collection
Over 550 full-text journals of interest to professional educators, librarians and education researchers. Offers information on a wide variety of educational topics ranging from children's health and development to pedagogical theory and practice. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Provides coverage of nearly 550 full text journals, covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
Comprehensive indexing of general-interest periodicals. Coverage includes the years 1890 through 1982.

Regional Business News
Regional Business News provides full text coverage for regional business publications. Includes coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Science Full Text Select
Coverage includes popular science magazines as well as professional journals. Also covers The New York Times Science Section. Full text coverage begins in January 1995.

Science Magazine
Online version of the weekly scientific news magazine, Science. Access to content published from 1997 up to the current issue.

Scribner Writers Series
Includes 1,600 articles on writers and literary genres. Searchable by name, gender, genre, language, time period and nationality.

Title Source
Publication information on over 3.5 million books, 85,000 video and 240,000 music titles. Title information represents input from 65,000 publishers.

Youth Resources
Resources of interest to primary and secondary school students. MAS Ultra School Edition, Primary Search, Ebsco Animals and the Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia include full text for more almost 600 popular general interest and current events publications, more than 500 full text pamphlets, 252 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.