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Welcome to the Cañada College Library!
Although the campus is closed, librarians are available to help you six days a week. Find us on online chat through the library's homepage Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Below are databases where you can find articles on every aspect of engineering. And if that weren't enough, here is a Youtube video showing how to make your own T square.
Academic Search Complete database
Academic Search Complete
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 Access Science is an online encyclopedia that provides overview information on science topics. This database includes:
The AccessScience database provides access to hundreds of journals about computer science, programming, software design and information storage. Find publications of associations like ACM and IEEE from ACM Computing Surveys to Ziff Davis Smart Business.
Access Science Encyclopedia
Access Science is an online encyclopedia that provides overview information on science topics. This database includes:
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 Gale 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.
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.
Where to find books in the new catalog
To find books in the Cañada College, find the OneSearch field on the Cañada College Library homepage. From there, choose Books & eBooks. Then choose Books OneSearch to find books in the college libraries.
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.
Safari Tech Books Online: the latest technology books
Most libraries, academic and public, grant access to Safari eBooks for the most current books in computer science and technology. Check your nearest public library's website also for Safari eBooks.
Science in Context database
Science in Context
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.