Electronic Database

Online Subscription

Below is a list of electronic journals and e-Books databases currently subscribed to by the University Library System. Access to these electronic resources is restricted and intended for USC community only.

You may also download the list of subscribed electronic resources (Download).


AccessPharmacy meets the changing demands of pharmacy education and allows users to explore leading pharmacy references, search curriculum topics, and more.


Association for Computing Machinery

ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life‐long learning, career development, and professional networking.

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Bloomsbury Architecture Library

Bloomsbury Architecture Library is a leading digital resource for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design. Its dynamic digital platform offers access to wide-ranging collections of text and image content, from architectural history to cutting-edge design guidance.


Cambridge Core

Cambridge Core is the home of academic content from Cambridge University Press. Built with our users in mind our online platform has been designed to help readers and researchers to make fast and easy journeys to a vast range of valuable content. We consulted extensively with almost 10,000 users while developing Cambridge Core to make sure we are providing a platform that meets the needs of our researchers and customers.

Cambridge Core is the place to find valuable, useful and inspirational research and academic information. With over 1.6 million journal articles and 36,000+ books, Cambridge Core is the central destination for academic research.

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CD Asia Online

CD Asia Online is the latest innovation from CD Technologies Asia, Inc. It provides access to the complete databases of Philippine laws and jurisprudence comprising over 70,000 documents, through the most advanced search engine for legal databases in the country today. All materials in CD Asia Online are gathered only from official sources and include the complete text, footnotes and images.


Cengage Powerpack/GVRL e-Books

For more than 60 years, Gale, a Cengage Company has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights by all people, for all purposes.

Knowledge is power, and the act of learning is empowering. Access to knowledge offers learners an opportunity to discover the motivation and inspiration vital to making a positive contribution in not only their own lives, but the rest of the world. That’s why Gale provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries.


Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Articles (CIPPA)

Researchers in need of quick and convenient access to any article in local periodicals from 1988 – present can make good use of the CIPPA (link is external). The CIPPA is an in-house database of periodical articles from nearly 200 titles found in academic journals, national newspapers, and magazines. It provides article citations and bibliographic information on.


Digital Resources for the Consortium of Engineering Libraries – Philippines (CELPh)

Contain the current list of accessible titles to the library users of the Consortium of Engineering Libraries – Philippines (CELPh) member institutions classified into subject categories & content types. Access these digital resources by clicking on the links.


Digital Resources on Wiley Online Library - Southern Philippine Consortium (VisMin Consortium)

Contain the current list of accessible titles to Southern Philippine Consortium library users via Wiley Online Library, classified into subject categories. Access these digital resources by clicking on the links.



EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. For more than 70 years, we’ve partnered with libraries to improve research with quality content and technology.

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Elsevier - ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect is a website which provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research. It hosts over 12 million pieces of content from 3,500 academic journals and 34,000 e-books.


Emerald Insight

Teaching cases offer students the opportunity to explore real world challenges in the classroom environment, allowing them to test their assumptions and decision-making skills before taking their knowledge into the workplace.


Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN)

Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN) database is the national health research repository of the Philippines. HERDIN database provides quick and easy access to more than 50,000 citation and bibliographic information from published (Philippine health research journals , conference/convention proceedings, International databases and publications) and unpublished (research institutions research projects and reports, thesis and dissertations) health researches in the country.

Citations may include links to full-text content from publisher web sites or downloadable at HERDIN.


iG Publishing eBook

Working with more than 100 established publishers and over 20,000 eBooks, iG Publishing has established itself as a leading provider of eBook collections in the region. iGroup can serve all of your information needs — information needs in the form of research articles across a given topic or discipline, or eBooks to match curricula.


Journal of Chemical Education

A division of the American Chemical Society, ACS Publications supports researchers through journals, eBooks, scientific programs, and the news magazine Chemical & Engineering News.


Lexis Advance®

Lexis Advance® has the largest collection of case law, statutes and regulations. Plus 40K+ news sources, 83B+ Public Records, 700M+ company profiles and documents, and an extensive list of exclusives across all content types.

Within the Lexis Advance service, the tools you need for docket research, litigation analytics, practical guidance and more are surfaced exactly where you need them for maximum efficiency.


Oxford International Law (Max Planck Encyclopedia)

Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across our international law services, bringing you one step closer to the perfect research solution.


Philippine e-Journals

The Philippine E-Journals (PEJ) is an online collection of academic publications of different higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to easily locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials.


Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints

Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints is an internationally refereed journal that publishes scholarly articles and other materials on the history of the Philippines and its peoples, both in the homeland and overseas.



PressReader is a digital newspaper distribution and technology company with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada and offices in Dublin, Ireland and Manila, Philippines.


ProQuest One Academic

The library can have access to the world’s largest curated collection of journals, ebooks, dissertations, news, video and primary sources, all in one place.

With ProQuest One Academic, four core multi-disciplinary products – ProQuest Central, Academic Complete, Academic Video Online and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global – are now available and cross-searchable on the same user-friendly, responsive, mobile-enabled ProQuest platform.


Scholastic Go! (Grolier Online)

Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.


Tritech Digital Media

Tritech Digital Media is a global platform which provide over 7000+ ebooks for online reading. We make it fast and easy for Institutions and students to subscribe & read ebooks. Readers and Institutions retain full control over the content with advance filter.


Web of Science (Clarivate)

Web of Science, previously known as Web of Knowledge, is a database of bibliographic citations of multidisciplinary areas that covers the various journals of medical, scientific, and social sciences including humanities.


Wiley Online Library

One of the largest and most authoritative collections of online journals, books, and research resources, covering life, health, social, and physical sciences.


World Scientific 2016 First Phillipine Consortium

Continuing in World Scientific's tradition of quality print publications, World Scientific E-Books satisfy the demand for high quality and dynamic academic content on an electronic platform. The titles span across a wide variety of subjects. With more than 2 million pages and over 300 titles added yearly, World Scientific Ebooks are growing rapidly to meet the demands of academics and research worldwide.

The titles available to participating institutions in Philippines, on WorldSciNet. Click on the links below to start accessing the content!


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