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COVID-19: Library Databases

A guide to locate library and web resources on COVID-19

Database Articles

The library has access to over 60 databases. The list on this page includes recommended and suggested databases to use for finding information on COVID-19 in magazines, newspapers, journals, eBooks, and videos. For additional subject databases, go the Databases by Subject page.

Some Keywords to use when searching for articles in the databases: Coronavirus, 2019-ncov, community spread, COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, pandemics, flattening the curve, Wuhan and coronavirus , Wuhan quarantine, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2

If you need help, the reference librarians can help you with your research. 

  • Text your question to 805-576-7552
  • Email your question to
  • Call all us at 805-378-1450 (because we are currently remote, it is most helpful if you leave a voicemail)
  • Chat with us by entering your question into the chat box

Health & Science Databases

Streaming Videos

General Databases - Multidisciplinary (Newspapers, Magazines and Journals) and Data

Background Information

Controversial Topics Databases - Focus on COVID-19