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English Research Guide

Objectives

Today, you will:

  • Begin to explore an identified research topic

  • Find at least two useful, credible sources aligned to your assignment requirements

  • Be able to create citations for the sources in MLA format

 

Suggested Databases

First: Explore newspaper articles from our databases
Opposing viewpoints US Major Dailies   Gale News  ebscohost Newspaper Source Plus
Then: explore these databases to gather sources to support your research
 

proquest

Access newspapers, magazines, and journals.  

Gale powersearch

Access newspapers, magazines and journals

EBSCOhost

Access newspapers, magazines and journals.

Also, explore local news websites

 NewspapersPasadena Star News | LA Weekly |  San Gabriel Valley Tribune |  Patch | Courier

TV Stations: KTLA | CBSLA | ABC7 | FOX11

Radio Stations: KPCC 89.3KNX 1070 | KFI 640 | Lancer Radio

Video resources 
 

Films on Demand

 

Academic Video Online

ACADEMIC VIDEO ONLINE

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Search our Library Catalog

You can find books, articles, and videos using our catalog.  

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Database List

Access our full list of databases to search for more resources

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MLA CITATION GUIDE

Use our own MLA Citation Guide to help you format your citations in MLA Format.