OneSearch (To log into our databases off-campus you'll need to use your email or Canvas login.)
Search most of Skyline Library's article databases and book catalog to find a wide range of articles from academic journals, popular magazines, newspapers and reference sources, e-books & other documents, plus print books available in the library..
Click on “Advanced Search” to search by keyword, title, author, subject, or ISBN/ISSN, user tags as well as to limit results by library, format, publication date, content, audience, or language.
Focuses on the physical and social aspects of environmental issues. Has portals based on topic, organization, state and province.
Deals with issues like earth systems, global change, land and water use, populations, legislation, and more.
Overviews provide essential information, supplemented by academic journals, news, case studies, conferences, statistics, and multimedia.
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Encyclopedia articles are very useful as you begin your background research.
*Subscription through Cañada College but Skyline College students have access to a limited number of titles by logging in with their SMCCD login credentials. Please contact a librarian if you have any questions.
The CQ researcher provides lists of topics that link directly to articles that may be just right for your research project. Begin browsing the category Environment, Climate and Natural Resources.
The Global Issues database offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. It includes hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of sources for analysis of these issues. This database includes a range of multimedia sources including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.
A general science database, also great for background information.
Includes important academic journals, including many historical journals (no current issues) going back to 1838. Best for in-depth academic journal articles on all historical topics except recent history and articles published within the last 3 – 5 years.
One of the world's leading scientific journals, published weekly. Issues from 1997 to present.
Academic Journals Online: Their mission is to accelerate the dissemination of knowledge through the publication of high quality research articles using the open access model.
ACS Publications Editor’s Choice: List of peer-reviewed research articles from ACS journals selected by ACS editors and made available for free.
BioMed Central: Open Access scholarly journals in biosciences.
Digital Commons Network: Full text access to journals.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals: DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Elsevier Open Access Journals: All articles in open access journals which are publishers by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
NIMH: An extensive and growing collection of our NIMH’s statistics on the prevalence, treatment and costs of mental disorders; includes sections on mental health-related disability and on suicide.
Oxford Open: List of fully open access journals in science.
Philpaper: Open access archive in philosophy.
PLoS: Public Library of Science: Open access scientific and medical literature.
PubMed: Large biomedical database maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
Sage Open: Open access journal with original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format. Articles span the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities.
Scientific Research Publishing: Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines.
Springer Open: This link includes Springer’s portfolio of 160+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science ranging from very specialized titles to SpringerPlus, our interdisciplinary open access journal that covers all disciplines.
Wiley Open Access: Wiley Open Access is a program of fully open access journals. All research articles published in Wiley Open Access journals are immediately freely available to read, download and share.
Skyline College Library offers online The New York Times accounts for all students, staff, and faculty. This includes unlimited access via mobile apps on tablets and smart phones.
NYTimes.com accounts are good for one year for eligible Skyline College community members only (current students, staff, and faculty), after which accounts need to be renewed.
Faculty are eligible for a New York Times in Education account. New York Times in Education provides curated content for a range of disciplines on how to incorporate news content from the New York Times into your curricula.
For instructions on how to register or re-register for your complimentary New York Times account, please visit our New York Times Guide.