Articles & Databases

Find articles from newspapers, journals, and magazines by searching these databases. Some databases include encyclopedia entries, complete ebooks, multimedia and other types of sources.

A few of the databases below are free on the Web. Most are subscription databases that require the barcode number from your CCSF ID card for access from off campus.  


Multi-Subject and Reference Databases


Streaming Video

Individual Databases Good for Selected Topics

In addition to the multi-database searches above, this selection of individual databases are recommended for specific topics; or browse the complete A-Z List of all our subscription databases. Research guides also list databases selected for a topic.

Database Trials

Alexander Street Acdemic Video Online: Premium

Alexander Street Music Online: Listening

Alexander Street Social Work Online Trials available through May 25.

Britannica Academic

Britannica Original Sources

Credo Reference Trial available through May 19.

EBSCO  - Extensive list of databases, including some that CCSF Library already has a subscription. Try Legal Information Reference Center, Referencia Latina, Science Reference Center, Magazine Archives, etc.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Newsela - Instructors should contact for access.

Proquest - Access to several datbases including Biological Science, GenderWatch, CultureGrams and Statistical Abstract of the United States, through May 12.