Article Databases

Article Databases & e-Resources

Search these databases from off-campus with a username (your last name) and password (student id number). Your student id number can be found underneath the barcode on your student id.  Do NOT use your Passport username and password. Only students registered for the current session will have access to the databases from off-campus. Trouble-shooting Tips: If your have multiple words in your last name, type them in as one word without a space between them.  If the page won’t load, try deleting your browser history or switching browsers. For further online help using the databases, chat with a librarian and/or check out our database tutorials.

Databases with Scholarly Articles:


Newspaper Articles:

Basic Skills:


  • Films on Demand –  ATTN FACULTY – follow these instructions to embed Films on Demand offerings into your Canvas course.  Currently, Films on Demand is only accessible using the external tool within Canvas. The link on our database page is not working from off-campus but the link in your Canvas shell will work from off-campus so long as you follow these instructions to embed it into your Canvas course.
    Choose from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. For filtered search capabilities access the database from on-campus.
  • Kanopy  over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos  touching on a wide range of topics. *Faculty Requests only– see Kanopy Collection Development Policy.

Information about Authors and Books:

Arts and Humanities:

Pro/Con Arguments:



Apparel Design and Merchandising:

  • Women’s Wear Daily Website (WWD, Annual) – On-campus access can view all content published in the last year. Off-campus access or Digital Daily subscription requires registering ,  and logging in with created account info. to view all content. A Peralta email is required for registration. 2 seat max.
  • Women’s Wear Daily Digital Newsletter –  Searchable Archive (WWD Digital Daily articles included- last year only) – On-campus access allows access to all content published in the last year. For an email subscription to WWD Digital Daily or to access all content from off-campus requires registering, and logging in with created account info. A Peralta email is required for registration. 2 seat max.

Health and Environment:

Careers and Education:

Business, Law and Government: