Online Resources

For off-campus access: Simply login to the MyVCCCD portal when prompted.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Required reading for college faculty, administrators and staff.  Published weekly in Washington, DC.
Country Watch
Economic, political and cultural information for the entire world.
CQ Researcher
Background analysis of current events and controversial issues.
Academic Search Premier (ASP): A comprehensive multi-disciplinary library database (compare to ProQuest). ASP contains access to 4,600+ periodicals, including 3,900 peer-reviewed journals.
America: History and Life with Full Text: Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
Auto Repair Reference Center: Covers 37,000 vehicle models from 1945 to present.
Book Index with Reviews: Book reviews from scholarly/peer reviewed journals.
Business Source Elite: Full text access to over 1,000 business publications.
Consumer Health Complete: Consumer-level medical information.
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source: Dentistry & Oral Science Source covers all facets of dentistry. Especially for Dental Hygiene & Dental Assisting students.
​ebook Academic Subscription:  Almost 120,000 e-books are available in this collection geared specifically to academic audiences. Topics include art, science, political science, religion, technology and engineering, and many more. Users can search by title, subject, and author, as well as full-text. You can view individual sections or chapters of books, as well as print or email them. Citation assistance is available.
ebook Community College Subscription: This is a collection of over 48,000 e-books geared specifically to community colleges. Topics include the humanities, the social sciences, business, and vocational education. Users can search by title, subject, and author, as well as full-text. You can view individual sections or chapters of books, as well as print or email them. Citation assistance is available..
EBSCOHost eBook Collection: Searchable full text of 19,000+ electronic books.
ERIC (Educational Resource Info. Ctr.): Developed and maintained by the U.S. Department of Education with access to 1.3 million records and 300,000 full-text reports.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: The online equivalent of F & W's print encyclopedia.
GreenFile: A full-text access collection of 5,000 environmental sources.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Designed for allied health students.
MEDLINE: Developed and maintained by the National Library of Medicine. Contains links to selected full-text sources available within EBSCO databases.
Newspaper Source Plus: 860 full text newspapers including the Ventura County Star.
Professional Development Collection: For educators, education students and researchers. 250+ professional journals.
PsychArticles: Articles from the American Psychological Association.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Full text coverage for nearly 400 journals in psychology, psychiatry and anthropology.
Regional Business News: Full text from 100 US and Canadian regional business sources.
Religion and Philosophy Collection: 300+ full text journals in philosophy, religion and religious history.
Ethnographic Video Online
includes over 1,0000 streaming video titles including documentaries, primary-source footage, and select feature films for the visual study of human culture and behavior. Videos in this collection range from the most-studied films for the anthropology classroom to indigenous media that give voice to lesser-known groups and cultures.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Careers, resumes, cover letters and job searching.
Health Reference Center
Consumer medical information.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: An electronic book collection focused on the social sciences. Also includes the Information Plus book series.
InfoTrac Educators Collection: Especially for education majors and future teachers.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Pro/con points of view, articles and other sources for writers of papers and speeches on current issues.
Journal storage. Historic articles especially for students in the social sciences.
Biology Journals: 250+ full-text academic journals for students in the life sciences.
National Newspapers: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post and others.
Research Library: 2600+ full-text periodicals and academic journals on all college subjects (compare to EBSCO).
Full-text of DSM-5 and journals from American Psychiatric Association. Especially for Psychology and Addictive Disorders Studies students.
Salem Press
 Medical, History and Earth Science encyclopedias. Print versions are also available in the Library.
World Book Academic
Interactive encyclopedia articles and primary source documents.