Palomar College Library
Online Research Databases
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Social Sciences Databases
PsycARTICLES (APA/EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This contains comprehensive full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from 63 journals from the American Psychological Association (APA) and related organizations, from 1894 to present.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Provides coverage of more than 576 full text journals, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
Genderwatch (ProQuest) Open Database  Display Database Description
This includes scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With archival material dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years.
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest) Open Database  Display Database Description
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press.
CINAHL (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
The authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. Provides full-text, indexing, and/or abstracting for current nursing and allied health journals and publications dating back to 1937.
Health Source: Consumer (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
With Health Source - Consumer Edition you can search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Features searchable full text for over 190 journals, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Health Source: Nursing (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
PubMed Central Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journals, available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
MEDLINE (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Journal citations and abstracts in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the pre-clinical sciences. Some full text articles are available, others may be found by checking the Library's electronic, print, or microfilm periodical holdings.
JSTOR Open Database  Display Database Description
Includes Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, and VII, and Life Sciences Collection. Full-text backfiles (up to the latest three to five years) of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Tips on using JSTOR.
Videatives Open Database  Display Database Description
Videatives is a streaming service of over 200 short video clips demonstrating scenarios in child development and education. Each video is accompanied by supporting, explanatory text. Together, the visual and textual documents map theory to practice, and generate theory from practice for students and practitioners through demonstrations of children's interactions with others and their environment.
America: History and Life Full-Text (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This includes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 300 journals and books.
European Views of the Americas
1493 to 1750 (EBSCO)
Open Database  Display Database Description
This is an index of European works that relate to the Americas. Created from the authoritative reference source “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” this database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Sources in U.S. History: American
Revolution (Gale)
Open Database  Display Database Description
This resource contains digital copies of primary source documents — personal accounts, pamphlets, monographs, congresses, speeches, maps and a wealth of material detailing the European point of view — produced during the period covering the American Revolutionary War, from 1763 to 1783.
Sources in U.S. History: The Civil War (Gale) Open Database  Display Database Description
This collection of over 500 digitized primary-source documents spans the length of the Civil War. It includes personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children's books, and covers topics such as battles, politics, religion, the experiences of its leaders and common soldiers, the home front, causes, and consequences.