A multi-disciplinary database that provides full-text for more than 9,000 journals, including nearly 8,000 peer-reviewed titles. Magazine and newspaper articles are also included. Coverage includes biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & philosophy, science & technology, veterinary science, and more.
Streaming educational video database with more than 26,000 films available. Kanopy offers award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. Note: users must register with Kanopy to stream content.
Full access to all NYT content, including Spanish, Chinese, and multimedia. YOU MUST REGISTER FROM AN ON-CAMPUS COMPUTER. From the NYT Access landing page, search for & select Los Angeles Valley College. Once you've created an account, you may login and access the NYT from any location!
Topic overviews and opinions on hundreds of today's most controversial social issues. Includes pro/con viewpoint essays; full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; more than 300 primary source documents; court-case overviews; biographies; statistical tables, charts, and graphs; images, videos; audio files, and links to vetted websites.
Swank provides 24/7 streaming access to course-related feature films. Many titles address topics that are relevant to current classroom discussions. Coverage includes feature films related to science, history, world affairs, psychology, the environment, music, literature, the arts and more.
Full-text access to nearly 1,000 news outlets, including exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times (1985 to current), Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Multidisciplinary streaming video database with more than 62,000 titles curated for higher education. Alexander Street includes a range of scholarly video material including: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage. Also included are thousands of award-winning films, Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners along with new releases, archival material, and titles frequently used for classroom instruction.