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


Open Access


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