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Search Databases

Select one or more of the databases below to access full text articles with citation options.  When prompted for a user name use your name as the user name and your college ID.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Over 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, nearly 9,100 full-text journals, full text for more than 7,900 peer-reviewed journals, PDF content dating back as far as 1887, searchable cited references provided for more than 1,460 journals,, and updated daily.
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  • Access World News - Newsbank
    This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Search job fairs, research companies and industries, executives, employment trends.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Academic
    The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site.
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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. Helps students explore issues from all perspectives include: pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, more than 300 primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, and charts and graphs.
  • Points of View
    Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics.
  • PrepStep
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    Citing Sources

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