New Databases

Films on Demand (Added Spring 2014)
Films On Demand is a Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos online. Chosen from thousands of high-quality educational titles in multiple subject areas, the Master Academic Collection contains approximately 11,200 full-length videos / 166,000 video clips, and the Nursing Video Collection contains approximately 1,400 full-length videos / 14,000 video clips.

Kanopy Educational Videos (Added Spring 2014)
Kanopy is an online video streaming service.  Videos and/or clips can be embedded into Moodle and you can also create playlists. CSULA’s Kanopy subscription currently includes 141 videos from The Media Education Foundation(MEF)Collection.

Music Online (Added Spring 2014)
Music Online: Listening is a comprehensive streaming audio collection. It currently provides access to over 900,000 tracks, including over 45,000 unique recordings in the following genres: Classical, Jazz, World, American, and Popular.

eStatement Studies (Added Winter 2014)
eStatement Studies is the web version of Annual Statement Studies.
It is an online source for analyzing financial statements. It contains the data found in both the Financial Ratio Benchmarks publication, as well as the Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures publication.

Middle Search Plus (Added Fall 2013)
Middle Search Plus contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. It also contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books such as the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd Edition; Encyclopedia of Animals; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Ambrose Video (Added Fall 2013)
Ambrose Video includes the BBC Shakespeare Plays, American history, history of Christianity, great American and British authors, human geography and physical geography, human body, science series, and history/legal series covering history of equal rights in America, history of civil rights in America, and the First Amendment in the 21st Century and more.

First Research (Added Fall 2013)
Mergent First Research provides access to an online library of profiles on over 1,000 industry segments. The database contains critical analysis,statistics and forecasts.

Oxford Bibliographies Online (Added Spring 2013)
Our current subscription of the Oxford Bibliographies Online contains the following five subject areas: African Studies, Buddhism, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, and Medieval Studies. Within each area of studies, each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, and is designed to facilitate a research experience.

APS (American Physical Society) Journals (Added Spring 2013)
APS Journals package provides physics research journals, including Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and the Physical Review series. The Physical Review Online Archive provides access to articles in these journals all the way back to the founding of The Physical Review in 1893.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (Added Spring 2013)
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (IBTD)contains more than 530 full-text titles, including over 170 full-text journals (such as Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more); and more than 360 full-text books & monographs (such as Avant Garde Theatre, British Realist Theatre, History of European Drama and Theatre, Learning Through Theatre, Opera, Performance Theory, Shakespeare, Theory and Performance, Theatre and the World, Twentieth-Century Actor Training, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and many more). Publications date back to 1984.

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library (Added Spring 2013)
The ACM Digital Library is a comprehensive database for computer science. The database covers all ACM publications including journals, magazines, conference proceedings, newsletters, websites, and multimedia files. All ACM publications dating back to each publication's first issue or volume are available for access.

Anatomy TV (Primal Pictures) (Added Spring 2013)
The 3D Anatomy from Primal Pictures includes following four modules: Speech language pathology, Sports and therapy, Audiology, and Regional Overview of the human body from head to toe, including 3D views, clinical text, dissection slides and videos, animations, MRI correlations and quizzes. To access, from the Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus page, select Primal Pictures and then select a module by name.

Please note, when you access the 3D-Real Time Regional, you need to first click on the "3D Real Time" button , and follow steps to download the Unity3D Web Player.

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Trial Databases

EBSCO eBook Trial

Trial Ends: June 15th, 2014

EBSCO eBook Subscription Collections include:

  • Academic Collection
  • Business Collection
  • Clinical Collection
  • EngineeringCore Collection
  • History Collection
  • Religion Collection

EdITLib Digital Library

Trial Ends: April 27, 2014

The EdITLib Digital Library contains "peer-reviewed research on the latest developments and applications in Educational Technologies and E-Learning." With over 100,000 documents, it includes international journal articles, conference papers, e-books, and multimedia content.