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Academic Search Premier

  • Best Bet
  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

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

Google Scholar

  • Best Bet
  • 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.

JSTOR

  • Best Bet
  • 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.

Library Search

  • Best Bet
  • Vendor: OCLC

Provides access to resources owned by the Claremont Colleges Library, and to millions of resources from libraries worldwide that we do not own. In addition to physical materials housed in the library, Library Search also provides access to online sources (e-books, articles, dissertations, and streaming video and audio).

WorldCat (FirstSearch)

  • Best Bet
  • Vendor: OCLC

Citations for books, films, journals, magazines, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, slides, computer programs, data files, sound recordings, and videos held by libraries worldwide. Also includes participating libraries' holdings.

ACLS Humanities Ebooks

  • E-books
  • Vendor: University of Michigan

Full-text humanities ebooks, the majority from scholarly publishers. Chapters downloadable as PDFs.

America's News

(NewsBank Full-Text Newspapers)
  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Newsbank

Complete full-text content of local and regional news. Includes Los Angeles Times. Paid advertisements are excluded. Coverage varies by newspaper. Updated daily.

Ancestry.com

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Census, immigration, military service and other civil records. Focus is on US and UK and on their colonies/territories. U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930. Also includes 1930 Mexico Census.

Book Review Digest Plus

  • Popular Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations for book reviews from newspapers, popular magazines, and book-review magazines,1903 - present.

Border and Migration Studies Online

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

Primary source documents, archives, films, and ephemera related to significant border areas and events from the 19th - 21st centuries.

Browzine

  • Vendor: Browzine

Library journals by subject or title designed for easy browsing.

Cambridge Companions Online

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Cambridge

A series of authoritative guides, written by experts, that provide introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.

FYI: The library has also purchased over 300 additional Cambridge Companions (1997 - 2015) which can be accessed via the database, Literature Online. To find a list of the Companions in Literature Online search “Cambridge Companion” as “Publications” and “In publication summary," or you can search by title.

Cambridge Core

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Cambridge

E-books and journal articles from Cambridge University Press.

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.

Chicago Manual of Style Online

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: University of Chicago

(17th edition) Includes 2 basic documentation systems: the humanities style (notes and bibliography) and the author-date style. This online version is searchable (by word, phrase, or paragraph #), making it easy to find answers to style and editing questions. Also includes a Citation Quick Guide.

Credo Reference

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Credo

Encyclopedia articles and dictionary entries covering a broad range of subjects. Most content is full-text.

Emerald Insight

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Emerald

Covers all major management disciplines from marketing, human resources management, library and information management, and quality to operations management. Full text complete with archives back to 1994 and abstracts back to 1989.

FirstSearch

(OCLC)
  • Vendor: OCLC

Searches for scholarly articles and books in several different databases. Choose to search a specific database, or across multiple databases.

Food Studies Online

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

Videos, books, articles, and primary sources covering the implications of food in social, historical, economic, cultural and religious contexts.

Gale NewsVault

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Includes the Economist Historical Archive (1843-2010); Times Digital Archive (1785-2008); and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive (1902-2009).

Gale Primary Sources

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Cross-searchable primary resource collections including: 17th and 18th Century Burney and Nichols collections; 19th Century UK Periodicals; ACLU Papers; Archives Unbound; Archives of Sexuality & Gender; Eighteenth Century Collections Online; Economist Historical Archive; Making of the Modern World; Times and Sunday Times archives; and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.

General Science Full Text

  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Full text articles dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for articles dating back to 1984.

Global Newsstream

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Large collection of news (newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites) from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. 1980s-present

Harper's Bazaar Archive (US and UK)

  • Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full color digital scans of the complete run of the US edition (1867 - present) and UK edition (1929-2015).

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.

Human Rights Studies Online

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

Documentation, videos, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and crimes of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Coverage includes Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, and others.

Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Covers the most important scholarly Humanities and Social Sciences journals published throughout the early to mid twentieth century in North America, including some important scientific journals through the 1950s. Broad coverage 1907-1984.

Humanities Full Text

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations and links to full text for articles in the humanities from 1985-present.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

Evaluate and compare journals using citations data drawn from scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings. JCR allows you to compare multiple journals based on a chosen indicator, evaluate the performance of journals in which you or your organization has published research, recognize trending journals in key research categories, and identify the ideal journal in which to publish your forthcoming research

Los Angeles Times (current)

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Complete full-text content of local and regional news (1985-present). Does not include ads.

New York Times, Historical

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full page scans of the newspaper, 1851-2012.

OmniFile

(Wilson)
  • Popular Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Provides access to indexing, abstracts, and available full text in a range of subject areas: business, education, science, humanities, social sciences. Covers both scholarly journals and popular magazines. Coverage begins in 1982, full-text coverage in 1994.

Open Library of Humanities

(OLH)
  • Open Access | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Open Library of Humanities

Launched in January 2013, the OLH publishing platform supports open access academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal (currently 23 individual journals).

Open Textbook Library

  • E-books | Open Access | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Center for Open Education

The Open Textbook Library is a collection curated by the Open Textbook Network. Its criteria for inclusion distinguish it from other OER collections. OER experts; librarians, faculty, and others with vested interests in higher education may nominate resources to be included in the collection if they meet the following criteria; Has an open license that permits derivative works, is a complete work published as a portable file, is currently in use at multiple higher education institutions ( a mechanism of peer review ), is an original work.

Oxford Handbooks Online

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Oxford

Scholarly introductions to a variety of disciplines, from Archaeology to Sociology. See menu at top of page for full listing of subjects.

Oxford Reference Online

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Oxford

Full-text of reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, maps, timelines) on a wide variety of subjects.

Periodicals Archive Online

(PAO)
  • Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full-text archive of the backfiles of scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Late 1800s-2000.

Project MUSE

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Johns Hopkins University

Includes journal articles from 40 scholarly publishers in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural and ethnic studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.

Readers' Guide

  • Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations and links full text of articles from over 250 major popular magazines and periodicals from 1890-present.

Revolution and Protest Online

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

Videos, images, books, articles, and digitized primary sources focused on how revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements have shaped and transformed the human experience globally from the 18th - 21st century.

Sacramento Bee (1857-current)

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Newsbank

Full page scanned images of the entire newspaper (articles, photos, ads, etc.), from 1857-1983; 1984 - present includes text of articles only (no images or ads).

San Diego Union-Tribune (1871-current)

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Newsbank

Full page scanned images of the entire newspaper (articles, photos, ads, etc.), from 1871-1983; 1984- present includes text of articles only (no images or ads).

SciELO

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: SciELO

Open access platform for electronic publishing of scientific journals from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Springer E-Books

  • E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Springer

A wide variety of scholarly e-books.

Ulrichsweb

(Ulrich's)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Information about serials of all types from around the world; records include ISSN, title, publisher, online availability, language, subject area, abstracting & indexing coverage, searchable tables of contents, and full-text reviews.

Wall Street Journal

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full text coverage of articles from the Eastern edition,1984 - present.

Web of Science

(Web of Knowledge)
  • 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).

World News Connection Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Eastview

News (newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports) from around the world collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government, 1995-2013.

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