Articles & Databases
This database covers many subjects and provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 academic (peer-reviewed) titles.
An online encyclopedia of science and technology.
This database contains literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
A digital library of art images and descriptive information for students and instructors. Register for a personal account to access additional features or to login directly from the ARTstor
Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Created by ASE certified technicians and updated frequently.
Biographical reference, magazine, and journal articles.
Abstracts and full-text articles from journals in the biological sciences.
Provides information and descriptions about more than 5 million books.
Reviews and information about music and DVDs. Find music and videos by name of artist or performer, or by type or genre.
An online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Company profiles, histories, investment reports, financials, rankings, suits and claims, industry overviews, and associations.
Includes links to full-text newspaper and magazine articles.
Provides full text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. Also includes thousands of company profiles. Updated daily.
Thousands of current, full text articles and reports from health and wellness publications in mainstream and alternative medicine, plus videos and animations.
Facts about foreign countries, published by the U.S. Department of State.
Up-to-date news and information on the countries of the world.
In-depth reports on current social issues and problems from Congressional Quarterly.
Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
Tens of thousands of scholarly books easy to access online and in full text. Browse by subjects – literature, social sciences, life sciences, engineering and technology – or use the search box.
Check out over 3,200 ebooks and audiobooks in a variety of subjects including many scholarly and academic titles that you will not find through the library catalog.
The largest source of education information, with almost 1.5 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
Articles from the ethnic, minority and native press.
An online database of information on careers, colleges, and financial aid. Includes personality self-assessment tools. Students must create a user account; see librarian or career counselor for first-time registration.
A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
FedStats provides access to the official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. More than 100 federal agencies provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Topics include Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Science and Mathematics and Health and Medicine.
Easy to read articles for beginning readers on a wide range of topics.
International, national and local association directories containing financial information for companies and non-profits, circulation figures for publications, and much more.
|List of titles included in this database:
|Arts and Humanities Through the Eras||Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America|
|Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library||International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family|
|Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion||U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library|
|Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior||UXL American Decades|
|Encyclopedia of Food and Culture||World of Microbiology and Immunology|
A one-stop source for popular, scholarly, and trade publications in all formats: newspaper, magazine, journal, and newsletter, etc.
Google Scholar searches specifically for scholarly literature - peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, etc. Some of the search results are available in full-text but many display only links to pay-for-document delivery services. In many cases you may have access to the complete documents through the CSM library. When using Google Scholar on your own computer, make sure that "Library Links" in Scholar Preferences
are set to "College of San Mateo - Full-Text @ CSM".
Links to federal and state government documents, including books and serials. CSM is a partial government depository library.
Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment such as global warming, green building, sustainable agriculture, and more. Includes academic, government and general-interest articles.
Current, full text articles from health magazines, newsletters, and health reference books.
Full text articles from hundreds of academic journals in nursing and allied health. Includes drug information sheets.
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts a large repository of
peer-reviewed content, much of it available for free. Free content is clearly marked in search results. Also, a listing of their free titles can be found here
JSTOR provides a full text archive of articles from scholarly journals in many disciplines (Art, Business, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences and more).
News, business, and legal coverage, including full-text newspaper articles; wires, transcripts and company financial data;
court cases and decisions; etc.
An index of articles on librarianship, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Includes biographical information on authors and critical reviews of works. Encyclopedia and journal articles.
Mango Languages Trial lasts through 11/15/2015
Contact a reference librarian for user name and password
Have fun while you learn a new language, and get results fast. Mango Languages is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication. Mango Languages focuses primarily on oral skills and offers a basic introduction to a range of more than 60 languages.
Articles and images from nearly 500 popular magazines at the high school level. Plus: reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection with photos, maps and flags. Recommended for ESL students.
A database containing full text articles of general interest to the public. Includes reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection with photos, maps, and flags.
Material Connexion Trial lasts through 10/5/2015
Material Connexion's database includes over 7500 innovative materials and processes representing eight categories: carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, ceramics, glass, metals, natural materials, polymers and processes. This database provides comprehensive product information, technical specifications, application information, manufacturer and distributor contact information, and images for each material in the collection. 40-50 new materials are added to our collection every month.
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, the health care system, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.
Information from the National Institutes of Health and other sources on over 600 diseases and conditions.
Current news related to all branches of the military and government; contains articles from over 400 publications.
Provides information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies.
NewsBank Trial through 10/31/2015 Hot topics, news & more from around the world.
Provides full text articles from 800+ newspapers, as well as thousands of television and radio news transcripts.
Generate and save a bibliography in MLA or APA format. Create an account on campus or ask a librarian for first-time CSM login.
Scholarly journal articles from medical disciplines, with an emphasis on nursing and allied health.
Covers topical social issues, with viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to Web sites and articles.
The most authoritative source on the English language, with a focus on etymology and historical usage.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides citations and abstracts to the international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health impacts of traumatic events.
Contains the full text of 70 popular magazines at the elementary level. All articles include reading level indicators to determine difficulty. Recommended for ESL students.
Provides high quality education and teaching-related journals and reports. Offers 350+ peer-reviewed titles.
ProQuest Research Library's 3500 full text periodicals - scholarly, trade and popular – cover subjects from business and political science to literature and psychology.
Access to the full text of nearly 80 APA journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.
Full text, psychology database with nearly 400 journals. Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and much more.
Statistical information on California. Includes population & demographics; health & health care; business & economics; crimes, prisons, & courts; labor force, employment & earnings; energy; environment, resources & weather; K-12 & higher education; income, expenditure, wealth, & poverty; social insurance & human services; transportation & travel; and federal, state, & local government information.
Covers 80+ regional business publications from metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Covers world religions, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and philosophy history.
Safari is the premier electronic reference library for programmers and IT and business professionals. A broad range of nearly 8,000 technical books are available online.
Access to online titles from Salem Press. Search all titles at once using the "Salem Online" link above. Search individual titles using the links below. Includes:
Science in Context provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history. Sources include Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library.
The online version of the Silicon Valley Business Journal covers the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the day, and also provides coverage of each week's top stories from the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal.
Full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
Summary of US social, political and economic statistics taken from Federal agencies and private organizations.
Summary of US social, political and economic statistics taken from Federal agencies and private organizations.
Indexing and abstracts for articles in teaching and administrator journals.
Total Boox Trial
Instantly access a wide range of fiction and nonfiction titles from top publishers. No holds. No waiting lines. No expirations.
Ebooks are downloaded and read on mobile devices (available from Apple, Android, & Kindle).
Population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census.
Provides access to historical (primary) documents, reference articles, and full-text journals on U.S. history.
The world's largest library catalog, WorldCat, is combined with database holdings at CSM for one powerful search. Search the contents of local, regional, national and international libraries.
This tool will update to WorldCat Discovery beginning January 2016. Watch for updates to links.
Facts about the countries of the world, published by the CIA.
Covers 20th century history, including reference sources, full-text articles, maps, images, and primary source documents.