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Start Your Research with Library Databases!

Library databases provide access to thousands of articles and ebooks you'll need for your research. Library databases can be accessed off campus by entering your SURF ID and password. For a complete list view our Databases by Subject listing.
   

Business Source Premier  (EBSCOhost Database) Business Source Premier provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. The collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, etc. Business Insights: Global (Gale Database) Gale Business Insights: Global combines an international perspective and research tools, such as case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry to keep users informed about the global business environment. IBISWorld Excellent source for industry research reports, risk ratings, business environment profiles. Profiles look at industry from a domestic (U.S.) perspective.  

Articles & Journals

Periodicals are important sources of information in your research. Library databases include articles from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. Need more information on popular and scholarly periodicals? Check out the link Is it a Magazine or a Journal? Click here for a list of all periodical databases.
     

Academic Search Premier

EBSCOhost provides access to several periodical databases. Business Source Premier provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. The collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting.  Academic Search Premier contains  full text articles from mostly academic/scholarly journals.

LexisNexis Academic is a leading database for researching news, business, and legal topics. It contains more than 6,000 sources from all over the world, drawn from print, broadcast, and online media.

Full-text articles from the Core National Newspapers (New York Times,Los Angeles TimesWall Street JournalWashington PostChristian Science Monitor) and the archive of New York Times-Historical (1851-2010).

Books & eBooks

The MiraCosta College Library owns copies of over 200,000 books and ebooks! To locate books in print and ebooks, use the Library Catalog . If you wish to access the ebooks from off-campus, you will need to enter your SURF ID and password. Try the Databases by Subject list for additional reference, periodical, and ebook databases.
         

Try Library Reference & eBooks Databases

Reference & eBook databases provide background information and in-depth research on many research topics.  Popular databases include: Gale Virtual Reference Library; Oxford Reference Online; EBSCO eBooks; Britannica Online, and Springer eBooks.

       
 

Multimedia Sources

The MiraCosta College subscribes to several streaming video databases containing documentaries and educational videos. If accessing streaming databases from off-campus, you will be prompted for your SURF ID and password.
Films On Demand provides streaming educational videos on subject areas including Archival Films & Newsreels, Social Sciences, Business, Science, Health & Medicine and more. Academic Video Online (VAST) is a multidisciplinary collection of streaming video with approximately 17,000 full-length videos in 22 disciplines.  Kanopy Films and educational documentaries, including the full collection of the Media Education Foundation.  Click to view the collection on the subject of Business

 


Web Resources

American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org

20 Blogs Accounting Students Will Love: www.rasmussen.edu