Library Databases

Access to these databases is limited to WCC students, faculty, and staff. (Off-campus access instructions)


Commonly Used Databases

Academic Search Complete – Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database

EBSCOhost Research Databases – CINAHL, Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source, MEDLINE, PsycARTICLES, and other academic and general interest databases

Gale's Literature Resource Center – Comprehensive literature resources

FirstSearch – Citations and abstracts to journal articles

OVID – Your Journals@OVID, FULL-TEXT articles in nursing and health sciences

CQ Researcher – Comprehensive reports and analyses on issues in the news

Factiva – from Dow Jones & Reuters -- FULL-TEXT articles from many magazines, journals, newspapers, and newswires

Facts on File – Articles, photographs, historic documents in Facts on File World News Digest plus a live news feed from Reuters. Other databases include Issues and Controversies, Today’s Science, The World Almanac, and The World Almanac Encyclopedia

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center – Access social issues viewpoint articles, primary documents, statistics, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles


Other Resources

Alphabetical list of databases - List of all VIVA/VCCS databases

Subject list of databases - List of all VIVA/VCCS databases

VCCS Electronic Library Resources - locate other VCCS libraries

VIVA  - Virtual Library of Virginia


Open Access

Restricted Access (WCC students, faculty, and staff only)