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All of the Library's databases are available from any computer on campus. Remote access to the databases is available to Cerritos College students, faculty, and staff.

Remote access requires a login. 

  • 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.
  • Faculty and Staff: Login using your Cerritos College network username and password.


  • ABC-CLIO  Icon
    Single point access to the library collection of ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press databases including African American Experience, Daily Life in History Premium, Latino Experience, and more. Also includes a collection of ebooks.
  • ABC-CLIO eBooks  Icon
    eBook collection containing encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger. These ebooks complement the library collection of ABC-CLIO databases.
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database designed specifically for academic institutions, containing multi-disciplinary full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Click here for title list.
  • African American Experience  Icon
    ABC-CLIO research tool for African American history and culture.
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information
    Information about over 1,000 medications in English and Spanish. Written for the general public. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • America: History and Life with Full Text  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that includes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. It includes selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present as well as full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books. Click here for title list.
  • American Government  Icon
    ABC-CLIO resource that provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system.
  • American Indian Experience  Icon
    ABC-CLIO resource that provides historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.
  • America’s News Magazines  Icon
    Full text of popular magazines. Covers topics such as U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology
  • AP NewsMonitor Collection  
    EBSCO's AP News provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press on a continuous basis. Includes AP Top News, WorldStream, Financial News, AP Online, U.S. Politics & Government and 50 State Reports.
  • Art Full Text
    Full text of more than 320 journals covering topics such as art history, advertising, archeology, decorative arts, graphic arts, museum studies, painting, pottery, and sculpture.
  • Artemis: Literary Sources  Icon
    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.
  • Automotive Repair Center
    Chilton Repair Manuals on domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to the present, with information and diagrams on repair and maintenance. Also includes a labor time guide and estimator, recall bulletins, and maintenance schedules.
  • BIR Entertainment
    Provides information on about 450,000 music titles and 200,000 DVD/video titles, with more being added regularly. Makes it possible to find music or videos featuring a favorite artist or performer, or a specific genre.
  • Book Index with Reviews
    Book Index with Reviews is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. It also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.
  • Business Source Elite  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO business database that provides full text for over 1,000 business publications including information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. Effective 8/1/13 all articles from the Harvard Business Review will become read-only. Click here for title list.
  • California Newspapers  Icon
    Search more than 100 California newspapers including the Orange County Register and the Long Beach Press-Telegram. (Does not include the Los Angeles Times.)
  • Cerritos College OER Repository  Icon
    Contains copies of OER textbooks and related materials that have been adopted by Cerritos College faculty. Materials can be downloaded from the site.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education  Icon
    The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper specializing in news, information, and jobs listings for college and university faculty members and administrators. Students and faculty with Cerritos College email addresses can download The Chronicle app. More info.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO interface to CINAHL Plus with Full Text is a comprehensive source for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals, 275 books/monographs, and indexing for more than 5,000 journals and 3.2 million records dating back to 1937. Also included are searchable cited references for more than 1,360 journals 130 evidence-based care sheets,170 quick lessons, 360 research instrument records and 160 CEUs. Click here for title list.
  • College Source
    Features more than 52,768 college catalogs in complete cover-to-cover format, representing 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. Also provides links to other education-related resources.
  • Consumer Health Complete  
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    A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Click here for title list.
  • CountryWatch
    Brings together up-to-date information on political, historical, economic, environmental and business data for countries of the world.
  • CQ Public Affairs
    Features in-depth reporting on vital public policy issues, statistical and historical analyses, and full text primary source materials.
  • CQ Weekly
    Congressional Quarterly's magazine on government, commerce and politics. Reports on acts of Congress, tracks legislation and floor action, major news events, committees and subcommittees, and backroom maneuvering. Archives date back to 1983.
  • Daily Life Through History Premium
    ABC-CLIO cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students, providing context for contemporary life and culture.
  • Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO resource for dentistry, including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics. Click here for title list.
  • EasyBib
    An automatic bibliography and citation maker. Create a Works Cited list instantly.
  • EBSCOhost  Icon
    An Internet resource used to access EBSCO databases covering a wide variety of subject and topics.
  • Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering  Icon
    Covers the fields of engineering science that support the study and development of aerospace technology and vehicle design.Topics include mechanics, propulsion, guidance and control, electronics and instrumentation, communications, computer science, systems engineering, material science, fabrication and manufacturing, and physics. Environmental science, noise and emissions are also addressed.Make sure you use the center search box to limit to content in this book.
  • Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation  Icon
    Over 250 articles describing the contributions of technology to medicine. Emphasis on the contributions of engineering, physics, and computers to various branches of medicine. Make sure you search using the center search box to limit to content in this book.
  • ERIC  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO interface to education-related resources, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Multidisciplinary, full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses. Covers current and historical topics. Searchable in both English and Spanish.
  • European View of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
    EBSCO database that provides an index and guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
    Everything you need to plan your career. Contains articles, sample resumes and cover letters, a career interest assessment, and videos.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  Icon
    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  Icon
    Provides access to the content of more than 270 reference sources in a database format for multidisciplinary research.
  • GenderWatch  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Full-text collection of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Includes academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets, and government and non-governmental organization special reports.
  • GreenFILE  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides access to a collection of scholarly, government, and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Click here for title list.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides consumer health information covering topics in the medical sciences, food sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Features full-text for nearly 130 journals. Click here for title list.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    EBSCO database that provides access to scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, along with abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 additional journals. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, with patient education sheets for generic brand name drugs.
  • Highwire Press  Icon
    The largest repository of free, full-text, peer-reviewed content, with 956 journals and 1,375,258 free, full-text articles online.
  • InfoTrac Educators Collection  Icon  Icon
    Gale database that covers the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs. Perfect for teachers and administrators as well as future teachers and administrators.
  • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text  Icon  Icon
    Definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts. Perfect for those dance history assignments.More than 490 full-text titles, including more than 170 full-text journals, and more than 360 full-text books & monographs. Over 60,00 sources indexed.
  • Issues & Controversies  Icon
    Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.
  • JSTOR  Icon  Icon
    Scholarly journal articles, books, and primary sources supporting multiple disciplines such as art, art history, architecture, history, language, literature, film, dance, and the performing arts.
  • Kanopy Streaming Video
    On-demand streaming video for over 16,000 films including content from the BBC, PBS, and Critereon Collection. Public performance rights for educational use are included. Most videos are captioned. Videos that aren't captioned will be captioned in 5 business days. Contact the Library for more info.
  • Latino American Experience
    ABC-CLIO research tool for Latino American history and culture.
  • Learning Express Library  
    An interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
    **After connecting with the database, register as a "new users" to establish an account that maintains your personal and confidential scores.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that indexes more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings on aspects of librarianship.
  • MasterFile Premier  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides full-text for more than 1,700 periodicals and other sources covering general news, reference, business, health, education, general science, and more including image collections of photos, maps and flags. Click here for title list.
  • MEDLINE  Icon
    EBSCO interface to the NLM database providing authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
  • Military & Government Collection  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. Provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles. Click here for title list.
  • National Newspapers Expanded
    Has been replaced by US Newsstream.
    Please scroll down to the new database.
  • New York Times Archive
    Archive is of NYT articles originally published from 1851 to the present, many available at no charge. There may be charges for some content from the period 1923 to 1986. Select NYT Archive 1851-1980 or NYT Archive Since 1981 in the drop-down menu next to the Search button. NOTE: Remote access to free content does not require a login.
  • Newspaper Source Plus  Icon
    EBSCO database that includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Resource to investigate hot topics and social issues. Contains pro/con viewpoints, background information, statistics, primary sources, news articles, and podcasts.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center  Icon
    Provides access to reference sources in African American studies featuring the Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895; the African American National Biography project; the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present; Black Women in America; and Africana.
  • Oxford Art Online  Icon
    Comprehensive reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide, from prehistory to the present day.
  • Oxford English Dictionary  Icon
    Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. Traces the usage of words through quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, classic literature, and other sources.
  • Oxford Music Online  Icon
    The gateway to music research and the access point for the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. Also includes a network of web-links to musical sites around the world.
  • Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas  Icon
    ABC-CLIO collection of information on popular culture in America, past and present.
  • Professional Development Collection  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Click here for title list.
  • Project Muse
    Provides access to the full-text to more than 180 scholarly and peer-reviewed journal titles in history, literature, philosophy, religion, theater, music and film, among others.
  • ProQuest  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides access to magazine, journal and newspaper citations and articles from Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch and the US Newsstream, which includes most major American newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
  • PsycARTICLES  Icon
    EBSCO psychology database that contains full-text articles from highly-cited and landmark journals published by the APA, its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. Click here for title list.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Offers full text coverage for nearly 400 journals. Click here for title list.
  • PubMed  Icon
    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • PubMed Central  Icon
    Provides access to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. NOTE: Remote access to free content does not require a login.
  • Regional Business News  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Rehabilitation Reference Center
    An evidence-based, point-of-care resource for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and rehabilitation professionals. Content includes clinical news and reviews, research instruments, exercise images, and key reference handbooks.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Includes more than 300 full text journals. Click here for title list.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy  Icon
    Over 2,700 articles, on everything from Medieval philosophy to Postmodernism, and from Aesthetics to Philosophy of biology. Includes links to web resources that have been peer-reviewed.
  • Salem Health  Icon
    Provides online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. Includes Salem Press’ bestselling Magill’s Medical Guide; Genetics; and more. NOTE: To search the contents of an individual title, navigate to the Search page and click on the desired title.
  • Salem History
    Provides access to various reference sets related to history, including full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary from the Milestone Documents in American History; Great Events from History; Milestone Documents of American Leaders series, and more. NOTE: To search the contents of an individual title, navigate to the Search page and click on the desired title.
  • Salem Literature  Icon
    Access the complete content of the Magill’s Literary Annuals (1977-2010); Masterplots; Critical Insights series, and more. NOTE: To search the contents of an individual title, navigate to the Search page and click on the desired title.
  • Salem Science
    Access the complete content of the Encyclopedia of Global Warming and more. NOTE: To search the contents of an individual title, navigate to the Search page and click on the desired title.
  • Science Direct  Icon
    Provides access to more than 890 full-text, peer reviewed health and life sciences journals from Elsevier publishing. Be sure you limit your SOURCE to subscribed sources so you will only see full-text content.
  • Science Reference Center  Icon  Icon  Icon
    EBSCO database that provides access to full-text science-oriented content, including science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more. Click here for title list.
  • SoCal Local News Sources  Icon
    Search more than a dozen local southern California newspapers. Please note this does not include full access to Los Angeles Times.
  • SocINDEX with Full Text  Icon
    Comprehensive sociology research database. Great for research on human behavior, societies, and organizations. Full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908, more than 830 books and monographs, and over 16,800 conference papers.
  • Statistical Abstracts of the United States 1878-2012  Icon
    The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
  • Statistical Abstracts of the United States 2013-present  Icon
    The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
  • Statistical Insight  Icon
    Index and full text of federal, state, international, and business statistics. Includes full text of Statistical Abstracts of the United States from 2013 to present.
  • Talon Marks -- Current  Icon
    Digitized version of the Talon Marks, the student paper of Cerritos College. Provides access to current issues and backfile to 2009.
  • Talon Marks -- Historical  Icon
    A digitized collection of Talon Marks, the student newspaper of Cerritos College. This collection currently contains issues from 1957 - 2002.
  • US Newspapers - Major Metro Titles  Icon
    A small group of 28 U.S. newspapers such as Anchorage Daily News, Dallas Morning News, and Orange County Register.
  • US Newsstream  Icon
    Full-text collection of 1,000 news sources including the Orange County Register and major national newspapers: Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post and USA Today.
  • World Book Encyclopedia  Icon
    Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the suite includes more than 40,000 articles, 270,000 primary source documents, and 5000 e-books. It also includes a Spanish language encyclopedia, timelines, atlases, dictionaries, web and periodical links, as well as current events and Back in Time articles.

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