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Academic Search Complete database
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Academic Search Complete is a multidisciplinary database and thus can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at Cañada College. This database includes newspaper articles, magazine articles, academic journal articles, images, and reports.
Access Science Encyclopedia
On this database homepage, choose Engineering & Materials to find articles for specifics types of engineering such as:
- aeronautical engineering
- biomedical engineering
- chemical engineering
- electrical engineering
- engineering geology
- marine engineering
- mechanical engineering
- mining engineering
- nuclear engineering
- petroleum engineering
- transportation engineering
Access Science Encyclopedia This link opens in a new window Access Science is an online encyclopedia that provides overview information on science topics. This database includes definitions, biographies, encyclopedia, articles, images, study guides, bibliographies.
How to Use OneSearch on the Cañada College Library homepage
Where to find databases in the new catalog
Find the OneSearch field on Cañada College Library's homepage to navigate to databases, then choose a database from the dropdown menus by alphabetical order or by name.
The Cañada College Library, on the third floor of Building 9, offers computers, textbooks, technology, research help, printing, and group study rooms.
Library computers do not require you to log in and do not have a time limit so you can come and stay all day. Chromebooks, hotspots and calculators can be checked out from the circulation desk after you complete a technology loan agreement.
Search for textbooks available at the library. If you do not see your textbook, fill out the Textbook request form for students.
Gale General OneFile
Search for "engineering" from the homepage to gain thousands of results pertaining to engineering like materials, case studies, analyses, and industry forecasts.
General OneFile This link opens in a new windowGale General OneFile provides access to an unprecedented number of general reference magazines and key serials in a single resource. This database is useful to users conducting general reference queries, business searches, and current event research. The addition of a browse-by-subject feature allows users to easily view content of interest on the most popular and most-searched topics within several distinct categories, including news, current events, health, and computers and technology.
Science in Context database
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Gale In Context: Science is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Using Google Scholar
Google Scholar is a version of Google that searches for academic articles and is often easier to use than databases. Connect Google Scholar to Cañada College and College of San Mateo databases by following these steps.
- Search Google for Google Scholar
- Click on the three horizontal bars in the upper left-hand side of the page.
- Find Settings in the menu.
- Choose Library Links from the list on the left.
- Search for Cañada College and College of San Mateo. You may save up to five library links, as shown below.
Adjunct Faculty Librarian