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Online Research Databases

Why Use An Online Database for Research?

Why should you use an online database instead of just Google? What this video by a student from Yavapai Community College for a  great answer. 

Ebsco Databases

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EBSCO Databases: This bibliographic index gives students and teachers access to 4000 journals, magazines, and newspapers in all subject areas including many peer-reviewed and full-text articles.  This database can be accessed on any internet enabled device. Just click on the link below and type in the user id and password.

Access: Ebsco Databases

Username: oceansidehigh

Password:  pirates-21


California state library databases

Britannica School and Britannica Escolar

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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

Access: Britannica School  

Access: Britannica Escolar  

Username: oceanside

Password:  ousd


Proquest / Sirs Databases

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Database Access Information

From campus, all of the databases can be accessed in one location:

From home, all of the databases can be accessed in one location at: 

Username: WelcomeUSD1!

Password: oceansideUSD1! 


Culture GramsCultureGrams – Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figure

to deliver one-of-a kind perspective on daily life and culture. 200+ Countries including the United States & Canada.

Username: WelcomeUSD1!

Password: oceansideUSD1!

Oceanside Public Library Databases