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Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online makes video material available with curricular   relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and more. (This is the Alexander Street user interface. ProQuest interface is available under those listings.)

BibliU E-Books Collection 

A selection of reference books and monographs in the social sciences. Select Oxnard College from the dropdown menu, click "Next", then enter MyVCCCD credentials when prompted.

Country Watch

Economic, political and cultural information for the entire world.

CQ Researcher

Background analysis of current events and controversial issues.

EBSCO (choose files for searching)

Academic Search Complete: is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. with a total of more than 13,200 publications.

America: History and Life with Full Text: covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

APA PsychArticles: articles from American Psychological Association journals.

Business Source Elite: full text access to over 1,000 business publications.

ebook Academic Subscription:  almost 120,000 e-books are available in this collection geared specifically to academic audiences. 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.

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.

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.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750: contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

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, Consumer Edition: provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: designed for allied health students.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: indexes more than 560 core journals covering librarianship and information science.

MAS Reference eBooks Collection: offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering general reference subjects for high school students.

MAS Ultra - School Edition this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines and 360 full text reference books.

MasterFILE Complete: provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922.

MEDLINE: developed and maintained by the National Library of Medicine. Contains links to selected full-text sources available within EBSCO databases.

Military & Govt. Collection: provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals.

Newspaper Source Plus: 860 full text newspapers including the Ventura County Star.

Newswires: provides near-real time access to top worldwide news.

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.

Sociology Source Ultimate: provides materials for students studying human behavior. Coverage of topics ranges from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology.

Web News: provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe.

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.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center:

Careers, resumes, cover letters and job searching. 

Films on Demand, Archival Films & Newsreels Collection:

contains archival and historical films from multiple sources.

Films on Demand, Feature Films for Education: 

focuses on both current and hard-to-find studio titles for educational instructional purposes, including literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, environmental issues, foreign films and more. All titles come with full public performance rights and copyright protection for curriculum classroom screenings.

Films on Demand, Master Academic Collection: 

This collection provides access to more than 31,700 full-length productions and 300,000 video clips, all closed-captioned, covering topics in the humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science, health, and careers.

Gale (search all files):

Gale eBooks: An electronic book collection focused on the social sciences. Also includes the Information Plus book series.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints: pro/con points of view, articles and other sources for writers of papers and speeches on current issues.

Health Reference Center:

consumer medical information.

JSTOR Complete:

"Journal storage". Historic articles especially for students of English literature, the humanities and social sciences. 

Kanopy :

a video streaming service that provides access to more than 30,000 movies, documentaries, award-winning world and classic cinema, and educational videos.

Oxford English Dictionary:

​​​​​The OED is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and presentfrom across the English-speaking world.

ProQuest (search all files)

Academic Video Online: AVON makes video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and more (PQ search interface.)

Biological Science Database:  a full-text database covering comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.

Ebook Central: multidisciplinary ebooks from the College Complete collection.

Research Library: multidisciplinary subject coverage from scholarly, trade, and consumer publications.

U.S. Major Dailies: Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post and others.


Full-text of DSM-5-TR and journals from American Psychiatric Association. Especially for Psychology and Addictive Disorders Studies students.

Salem Press:

Medical, History, Earth Science and Literature encyclopedias. Print versions are also available in the Library.

World Book Advanced + Timelines:

General college-level encyclopedia, as well as 650+ unique Timelines spanning the arts, science and technology, society and culture, sports, world history, geography and more.