How to Access Databases

You can access all of the library's databases on or off campus several ways.

Library Website

  • Click on the Databases link in the middle of the library homepage.
  • This will direct you to the A-Z Databases page, which is a list of all of the library's databases organized in alphabetical order.
  • When you click on the name of database to search, you will be prompted to enter your MC Portal username and password.
  • After you log in, you can start searching.

MC Portal

  • From the Merced College website or the library homepage, click on the MC Portal link located at the top right of the page.
  • Enter in your username and password when prompted.
  • Once you are logged into the MC Portal,  click on the "Library" tab located at the the top of the page.
  • This will take you to the Library Portal page. Click on the "Find Databases" link located in the middle of the page.
  • This will direct you to the A-Z Databases page, which is a list of all of the library's databases organized in alphabetical order.
  • Click on the name of a database and start searching.

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