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Web of Science

(Web of Knowledge)
  • Best Bet
  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

Citations covering high-impact (heavily cited) journals in the sciences (1900-present), social sciences (1956-present), and arts and humanities (1997-present).

Academic Search Premier

  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

A multidisciplinary database for peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines, and some trade publications.


  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: USDA

USDA National Library of Agriculture database. Citations for articles on every major agricultural topic, 1970-present. Also includes some life sciences and applied biology topics.

Birds of the World

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Handbook of Birds of the World Alive

Merges and enhances content, data, multimedia, figures, and illustrations from Birds of North America (BNA), Neotropical Birds, Handbook of Birds of the World (HBW Alive), and Bird Families of the World, and includes taxonomy.


  • Vendor: Browzine

Library journals by subject or title designed for easy browsing.

CCDL (Claremont Colleges Digital Library)

  • Audio | Images | Music Scores | Open Access | Primary Sources (Archival) | Videos
  • Vendor: The Claremont Colleges Library

Digitized archive of material produced by and/or owned by The Claremont Colleges. Includes artworks, college photo archives, videos of lectures, rare books, etc.

Digital Sanborn Maps for California (1867-1970)

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Digitized large-scale fire insurance maps. have the ability to easily manipulate the maps.

Includes the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures, location of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. Seven or eight different editions represent some areas. Can magnify and zoom in on specific sections.

Encyclopedia of Global Change

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Oxford

Wide variety of articles covering mostly human-influenced changes to life on earth. Published 2001, published online 2005: users will need up-to-date research from other sources to compliment many of the articles.

Environmental Issues Online

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Full text primary sources, archives, films, articles, and photographs related to major environmental issues from the 20th and 21st centuries.


  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Elsevier

Scholarly citations for all the literature in geology from the American GeoSciences Institute.


  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: GeoScienceWorld

Comprehensive e-journal platform in the earth sciences. E-books currently not included.

Google Scholar

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Google

Peer-reviewed articles, theses, and scholarly books from journals, professional organizations, and university and preprint repositories. Visit Open Content to learn how to connect content from The Claremont Colleges through Google Scholar.


  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Scholarly articles, general interest titles, government documents, and reports cover Environmental Sciences. Some full-text articles available.


  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Environment & Energy Publishing

Independently owned news organization focusing on energy and the environment in the U.S. Includes Greenwire only.

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Hathitrust

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.


  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: JSTOR

A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.

Sage Research Methods

  • Data & Statistics | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources | Videos
  • Vendor: Sage

Books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, video, journal articles, cases, and datasets on research methods to help you learn and conduct projects.

USGS Publication Warehouse

  • Scholarly Sources

Full-text of USGS authored journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, reports. Includes citations to other information products published by non-USGS authors.

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