Think of different ways to phrase your search
(example: capital punishment or death penalty).
your search to articles that are available in full text and that
are scholarly or peer-reviewed.
Read the abstract of an article to get an idea
of what it's about.
Use the subject descriptors to find more
articles or to revise your search.
Remember different databases provide
types of materials. Some
databases are general and some are subject-specific. It's important to select the right database for your
subject. Librarians are always here to help!
A cross-curricular research tool that offers differing views from each side of an issue to help students develop information literacy and critical thinking skills. Contains images, videos, audio, and interactive maps showing statistical trends.
A digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. It offers an interdisciplinary journal archive across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The archive offers an interlinked aggregation of scholarly works as well as long-term preservation.
Full text of U.S. and international news sources. Includes coverage of several major U.S. and international newspapers such as The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The New York Times, and the Times of London.