New Databases

UptoDate (Added Summer 2017)
UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It contains all of the internal medicine subspecialties (at a level that meets the needs of the subspecialist), all of primary care, internal medicine, ob/gyn, pediatrics, general surgery, and more – all in one resource.

Education - Oxford Bibliographies (Added Summer 2017)
Combining the features of an annotated bibliography and an encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the available scholarship in Education. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on the topic, and is designed to facilitate a research experience.

20th Century African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
This database contains the early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry's 'Bars Fights', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

African American Biographical Database (Added Summer 2017)
The African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.

The Vogue Archive (Added Spring 2017)
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is an essential primary source for the study of fashion, gender, and modern social history – past, present, and future.

PhilPapers (Added Spring 2017)
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

APA Style CENTRAL (Added Spring 2017)
APA Style CENTRAL provides instruction on and tools for how to think and write like scholars. It provides the resources necessary to learn, research, write, and publish in APA Style.

Investext (Added Sprimg 2017)
Investext on Mergent platform provides access to Thomson Reuters embargoed research collection. It offers analysis of companies, indusries, products and countries. Active and historical research reports are available from more than 1,700 brokerages, investments banks and independent research firms around the globe, including Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank. The Collection provides in-depth primary research and statistics, analysis and forecasts, interviews, survey results, market size/share data and market segment analysis.

Incites (Added Spring 2017)
InCites is a customized research evaluation tool that allows users to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark institution output against peers worldwide, providing comprehensive insight into the institution's performance.  It includes access to Journal Citation Reports, and the Local Journal Utilization Report (LJUR), a statistical database listing the frequency with which an institution's researchers publish in journals indexed in Web of Science, and the frequency with which they cite journals and other works (theses, government reports, etc.) in their publications.

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Added Spring 2017)
The Chronicle of Higher Education online version is published every weekday and is the destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. It features the complete contents of the latest issue, daily news and advice columns, thousands of current job listings, an archive of previously published content, vibrant discussion forums, and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. For off-campus access, mobile access, and reading on iPad, please follow the Access Guide.


Trial Databases


Film Platform

End Date December. 20, 2017

FILM PLATFORM serves as a bridge between academia and documentary film, bringing students and professors the most relevant and highly regarded films from the festival circuit. It aims to bring these
important stories to the forefront of the global academic conversation. The collection is curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase critically-acclaimed documentaries of social,
political and cultural importance.


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Credo Online Reference Service

End Date Dec. 31, 2017

Academic Core Collection:
Credo's Academic Core Collection includes nearly 700 reference titles that cover the primary disciplines of Higher Education, providing students with the reference tools they need to perform research at any level of study.

Issue Briefs:
Going beyond the headlines, Issue Briefs dig deeply into current issues to explain their relevance in the modern world and expose both sides of the story. These concise articles on controversial topics average 1,750 words in length, with high-quality videos, infographics, graphs, and images included in every article.

The link takes you to CSU system-wide trial page, where you need to:

  • Select Los Angeles when prompted
  • Login using your campus credentials
  • Select Credo Reference from the trial page once logged in
  • Enter the login ID and Password listed on the CO trial page
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HeinOnline’s Government Politics and Law

End Date April 9, 2018

HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. HeinOnline’s Government, Politics and Law  also includes special topical collections on topics like Religion and the Law,  Women and the Law, History of International Law, and Criminal Justice.


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