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Subject Guides are also available to help you locate high quality resources (including which databases to use).
Mobile apps are available for accessing databases on your smartphone or tablet.
The Library also offers assistance in Advanced Research Tools.
Electronic Resources (pdf). Concise contents and syntax summary.

 ***Off-campus Access: Click the name of a Database. At the login screen, enter your WCC username and password. Or, try Remote Access with VMware.***

By SubjectAlphabeticalBy TypeBy VendorBy FormatOpen Access

Check our Subject Guides if a subject is not listed here. Most include database recommendations.


Listed by categories: Periodicals; Reference Sources; Citation Only.
The ‘By Format’ tab has additional resources


Reference Sources

Citation Only

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Padlock icon = Database requires authentication (by entering your WCC network account).

 = Database is free for anyone to access.

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