General Magazine/Journals

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Offers more than 8600 full-text journals and 12,500 abstracted and indexed journals covering many areas of academic study including: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields

America's News - Newsbank

Find information on topics related to business, education, the environment, health, international issues, jobs and careers, people, politics and government, social issues, sports, STEM and more including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Merced Sun-Star Collection, USA Today and others.

History Reference Center (EBSCO)

Designed for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. It also includes full text for nearly 150 leading history periodicals. And access to thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos/maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects. Subjects include maintenance, plumbing, electrical work, wood projects, and many more. It also includes full-text content from leading home improvement magazines and nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects.

Masterfile Complete (EBSCO)

This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Merced Sun-Star

Search more than 15 years of California history with the Merced Sun-Star Collection. Coverage from 2001 through today, including full-color image edition, full-text and web-only content. 

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as The Bakersfield Californian, The New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others.

Novelist Plus (EBSCO)

Includes information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.

Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

This comprehensive research database provides easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Is designed to meet every student researcher's needs, contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, life science, mathematics, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.