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GALE Interface Tutorials for the following GALE databases: Gale Virtual Reference Library | Opposing Viewpoints in Context | Artemis Literary Sources |
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Accessing the Library Databases

All of the Library's subscription databases are available from any computer on campus. Simply click on Research Databases from the Library Homepage to see a complete list and description of our databases.

Remote access to the subscription databases is available to Cerritos College students, faculty, and staff. Remote access requires a login.

  • Select the database you wish to use.
  • You'll be asked to login at that time.

Students: Login using your Cerritos College ID number and password, just as you would login to the campus network. You must be currently enrolled in a class. Your password is your DOB unless you changed it.  Format is MMDDYYYY.

Faculty and Staff: Login using your Cerritos College network username and password.
Please note: Username format =  jdoe (not


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    Gale Tutorial Videos

    Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library: Encyclopedias, Almanacs, reference sources on multidisciplinary research.

    "GVRL - Search Tips (Pdf-Handout)"



    GALE Opposing View PointsGale Opposing Viewpoints in Context features continuously updated viewpoint articles covering hundreds of today's hottest social issues.

    "Opposing Viewpoints - Search Tips (Pdf-Handout)"

    Artemis Literary Sources Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of world authors and their works from every age and literary discipline. Includes sources such as Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Poetry Criticism, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.

    "Artemis Literary Sources – Tip Sheet (Pdf-Handout)"

    Artemis - Searching

    Artemis - Working with Documents

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    Circulation Desk ext. 2430
    Reference Desk ext. 2425


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    The Cerritos College Librarians can help you with your research in a variety of ways:

    Librarians are available during library hours to answer your questions by phone or chat.
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