Computer and Database Access

  • Student Computer Access : To access any campus computer (including Wi-Fi), registered students must obtain a personal username and password (student log-in). Click here for instructions as to how to find out your log-in information.
  • Citrus Wireless (Wi-Fi) Network Connection: Use cc-ap (Student Log-in Req.) 
  • On Campus Access to Databases (including Wi-Fi) : Databases accessed from library computers will not require passwords.   
  • Off Campus Access to Databases: Click here for passwords (Student Log-in Req.)


Trial Databases

  • Access World News - Research unique current and archived news content for information on topics, events, issues, people, businesses, and more through this in-depth resource. Easy online access to local, in-state, national and international news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, news web-only content and video. Alerts and "my personal" functionality helps students and faculty track and manage their research projects.


Aleks - Students: contact instructors for logins. Interactive program in mathematics. Students buy text and access codes at Owl Bookstore and attend class orientation.

Auto Repair Reference Center - ARRC contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Alldata Online - Must be on campus. Automotive diagnostic and repair information.

Blackboard Log-in - Citrus College's online education. Problems? Call Citrus College Distance Education (626) 914-8614 or

Career Cruising - Find the right career, explore education and training options, and build your own portfolio. Expires: Sept 1, 2013

Chi Tester - Citrus College's online testing site.
Students: contact instructors for logins. Faculty: contact Testing Center at (626) 857-4035 or

Citrus Library Catalog - Off campus: Free to all. Lists the library's titles for books, AV, e-books, and periodicals. Keyword searchable. Indicates availability.

CountryWatch - Current information on 192 countries.

EBSCO includes:


Eureka Online - Career and college search.
1. Click 'Sign up' 2. Under Students/Clients enter Site ID and click NEXT. 3 Complete the personal information form and click NEXT. 4. Create your own log-in Name and Password.

Gale Literature Resource Center - Literary criticism on all eras, all nations, all formats. Electronic version of selected parts of Gale print titles: e.g. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Keyword search of 220 reference encyclopedias.

Issues and Controversies - 70 new analyses of 800 hot topics prepared each year by staff writers

Issues and Controversies - American History - In-depth analyses of major issues by staff writers with primary documents, images, timelines, biographies.

LibGuides - Course and Subject guides created by Citrus librarians and library staff. No login required.

Salem Health and Salem Cancer - User Name: [Your Citrus ID no.] - MagillÆs Medical Guide online. Authoritative medical info for general reader. Free registration for saving articles. No e-mail.

Salem History : The Decades| Modern Scandals | Great Events from History: the 20th Century - The Decades: 1950s-1980s. Searchable full text articles about the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s

Serials Solutions 360 Core Online No codes needed. Provides an A to Z title list of all the electronic journals available at Citrus. Find which database has which full text journal.

SIRS Researcher - Full text articles (1989-) on social issues from over 1500 newspapers, magazines, journals, and government documents. Maps of the World, Pro/Con, Research Topics. Sorts by reading level.

Syndetics - No codes needed. Book cover images, reviews, content lists. and inside Blackboard - Plagiarism prevention website.
Faculty: Ask Distance Education Office for passwords. Students: Ask instructors for passwords. 
Students or instructors submit papers electronically. Faculty: Contact Distance Education at (626) 914-8831 or

WingSpan - User name: [Citrus Student ID #] Case sensitive! and PIN: [1st PIN is birth date, e.g. MMDDYY]
Apply to Citrus, register for classes, add classes, pay parking, see grades, update contact information, see which classes are full, etc.