OCLS Resource Guides

The librarians of Orange County are here to help. These guides cover a variety of topics for your information and cultural interests. Each guide comes equipped with pathways to excellent resources from OCLS and others. Just click to get started!


Featured Resource Guides

Finding and Evaluating Information

With a world of information at our fingertips, the ability to locate and discern reliable information sources is essential. Learn how to search for and evaluate information using the library and other resources.

Featured Databases

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints is a full-text resource covering today's hottest social issues. This database brings together all the information you need to research a topic: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference and full-text articles from magazines, academic journals, and newspapers. View primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, website links, and more!

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints helps students to research, analyze, and organize various types of data for research assignments, persuasive essays, and debates.

Gale: Health and Wellness

Gale: Health & Wellness is a comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Use this resource to find information about diabetes, cancer, obesity and depression, among other conditions. Also search within current topics in the news, drug and herbal remedies, health directories, and health highlights.

Material from this database is intended for informational purposes only, and you are encouraged to consult with your own physician to discuss any course of treatment presented or suggested here.

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