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​Electronic Resources/Databases


Use these resources inside the Library, Computer Lab or on the campus wireless network. Currently enrolled COD students, faculty and staff may use them from off campus as well.
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Electronic Databases

EBSCOhost (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Magazines, journals and eBooks on a wide range of subjects from thousands of sources. All eBooks and many magazine/journal articles are in full text. Note: eBooks are new to EBSCOhost! On the Choose Database page inside EBSCOhost, select eBook Collection.

ProQuest - Newspapers (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Full-text newspaper articles from the Desert Sun,Los Angeles Times, New York Times (current and historical articles going back to 1851), and over 900 other newspapers from across the country and the world. TIP: you can search all newspapers, or select any combination of them, by clicking the News & Newspapers icon on the ProQuest home page. If you only want to search older New York Times articles, click the History icon.

ProQuest - N.Y. Times (1851- 2009) (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Full-text New York Times newspaper articles from 1851 to 2009. To view the Historical New York Times, click the History icon. To search for current newspaper articles from the New York Times and others, click the News & Newspapers icon.
Opposing Viewpoints (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Viewpoint (pro/con) essays, reference articles, statistics, news and other useful information on topics of current interest and debate.
netLibrary eBooks
EBooks are now accessible through EBSCOhost. Go to EBSCOhost, scroll through the Choose Database page and select eBook Collection.
Literature Resource Center (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews on over 130,000 writers from around the world and throughout time. 
ARTstor (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences. 
World News Digest  (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Important national news and world events. 
Encyclopædia Britannica (Only available on campus)
Full-text encyclopedia articles.
CountryWatch (On Campus) (Off Campus)
Up-to-date news and information about each recognized country in the world.

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