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A collection of primary sources from the University of California — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts from California.

Cambridge Companions Online

 Brings together subject-based collections of Cambridge titles, covers literature, philosophy, religion, classics, cultural studies, and music. Trial runs through April 30th.

Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson

Presents Jonson’s complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century, in the light of current editorial thinking and recent scholarly interpretation and discovery.  Trial runs through April 30th.

Cambridge Histories Online

This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series.  Trial runs through April 30th.

Chicago Defender

Full text backfile, from 1910 to 1975, of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender.

Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Covers resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. Resources in the collection examine the child care and early education experiences of children birth through age 8.

China Data Center

Provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 90 billion data points from more than 65 source organizations

China Vitae

Online biographical database that provides more than 3,000 biographies of Chinese political, military, economic, business, and academic leaders.

Chinese Text Initiative

Maintained by the University of Virginia "...An effort to make texts of Chinese literature available on the World Wide Web."

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.


CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2,000,000 records dating back to 1981.

Civil War: a Newspaper Perspective

Contains the full text of major articles gleaned from over 2,500 issues of The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and the Richmond Enquirer, published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865.

Classical Music Library

Large multi-label database of recordings for listening and learning. Focus is on contemporary music and women composers.

Classical Music Reference Library

Offers comprehensive coverage of all classical genres, spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century, including definitions of musical terms and biographical information on the major classical composers and artists.

Classical Scores Library

Contains 400,000 pages of classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. The collection includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions.

Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection

Includes the Congressional Record (1873-to date) and its three predecessors: the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the Register of Debates (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873).

Congressional Universe

Access to the full text of congressional working papers and legislation. Plus access to a wide variety of information about Congress, including member biographical and committee assignment information, voting records,financial data, and the full text of the Congressional Record. In addition, provides access to the full text of key regulatory and statutory resources.

Contemporary Authors Online

A bio-bibliographical guide, CA covers more than 130,000 current writers in a wide range of media back to 1964. CA contains the most recent, complete author entries from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, and Contemporary Authors Permanent Series.

Contemporary Musicians

Contemporary Musicians provides biographical information on important figures in today´s musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae. Coverage is from 1989 to the present.

Contemporary World Music

Contains 50,000 tracks that deliver the sounds of all regions inclusing genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

CQ Researcher (Congressional Quarterly)

In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each single-themed report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. Coverage: 1991 - forward.

Credo Reference Collection

Credo Reference is a large online research tool that searches over 500 reference resources, as well as over 200,000 images and audio files and nearly 100 videos. Several music reference sources are also included in this database, including The Harvard Dictionary of Music.