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Databases and Research Guides 


User IDs and Passwords

Watch the Library Sign-In video

  1. Log into Canvas
  2. Click into a class
  3. From class menu on left, click SBVC Student Resources
  4. Click Library

Quick Start Your Research

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Academic, peer-reviewed, and scholarly articles

MasterFile Complete (EBSCO) Academic, magazine, and newspaper articles

US Newsstream (Proquest) Major daily and regional newspapers and magazines

  • US Newsstream Login: Click on More Access Options; input the Proquest username and password from Canvas (see above)

Credo Reference (Credo) Reliable background information and reference articles

SIRS Issues Researcher (SIRS) Leading issues and trending topics, pro-con articles

NEW! Film and Video Streaming (all academic disciplines)

Alexander Street Academic Video Online (AVON)

Database by Source Type


All subjects

Health and Medicine

Literature, History, and Science


Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) Regional news

US Newsstream (Proquest) Includes full-text Los Angeles Times and New York Times

  • US Newsstream Login: Click on More Access Options; input the Proquest username and password from Canvas (see above)

Databases by Subject


Applied Sciences


Career and Vocational

Communications and Pro-Con


Criminal Justice



  • See links above!


Education: Elementary and Secondary


English and Literature

Environmental Science

Film and Video

  • Alexander Street Academic Video Online (AVON)
    • AVON Login: Click Log In Through Your Library (at top); click Log In Via Username and Password; input the AVON or Proquest username and password from Canvas (see above)

Health, Medicine, and Behavioral Science


Learning Express

  • LearningExpress PrepSTEP 
    • Learning Express Login: Log in with the EBSCO username and password; scroll down to Learning Express Library; register (first time) or log in

Points of View: Current Issues and Pro-Con

Political Science

Religion and Philosophy

Sociology and Social Issues


Title Index (name of periodical)

Everything EBSCO! 

  • Search all the EBSCO databases at once! Enter search terms in the box, log in, and refine your results using the left-hand menu.
Everything EBSCO