Palomar College Library
Online Research Databases
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Education & Career Databases
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Contains the complete automotive repair manuals that were originally published in the Chilton Total Car Care Series. Includes manuals on all auto repair procedures for about 26,000 vehicles identified in the AAIA table, Technical Service Bulletins, enhanced wiring diagrams, factory drawings, photographs, and labor time guide and estimates. Every major manufacturer for domestic and imported vehicles is represented starting as far back as 1945.
ERIC (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.
Professional Development (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This database provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, including nearly 350 peer-reviewed titles in the area of education.
FashionSnoops Open Database  Display Database Description
FashionSnoops is an online forecasting, consulting, and reporting service and tool for the fashion and design industries. Includes up to the minute industry reports and news covering trends, concepts, shows, retail, and vintage, as well as a customize-able interactive design board.
Videatives Open Database  Display Database Description
Videatives is a streaming service of over 200 short video clips demonstrating scenarios in child development and education. Each video is accompanied by supporting, explanatory text. Together, the visual and textual documents map theory to practice, and generate theory from practice for students and practitioners through demonstrations of children's interactions with others and their environment.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This contains consumer-oriented health content, covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. It also contains the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Dentistry & Oral Sciences SourceTM contains more than 180 full-text journals, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts spanning dozens of years for more than 230 journals and dozens of monographs. It includes indexing for all dentistry and oral sciences journals commonly purchased by dental schools and other related institutions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a non-sponsored, advertising-free database of detailed, evidence-based data on individual natural ingredients (e.g., glucosamine, echinacea, etc) and commercially-available brand-named products that contain them. It includes monographs for each that provide detailed information about the products, including how they are used, effectiveness, safety (including a peer-reviewed numerical safety rating), adverse reactions, interactions with prescription/OTC drugs, etc. The database links out to external peer-reviewed research studies in the health and medical literature. Online CE courses for health-related professional are also included. Tips on searching?
Natural Standard Database Open Database  Display Database Description
This datbase is founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies. Grades reflect the level of available scientific data for or against the use of each therapy for a specific medical condition. Tips on searching?
Library, Information Science & Technology
Abstracts™ (LISTA)
Open Database  Display Database Description
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (LISTA) indexes and provides abstracts for content in more than 700 journals, books, research reports, and proceedings back to the 1960s in the areas of library and information science and technology.