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College 1 Research Guide

Find resources to help you conduct research for your final project.

Recommended Databases for Your Research Project

Finding Background Information:

Link to Gale Ebooks

Search for encyclopedia articles which can provide a "big picture" perspective on your topic. A great place to start!

Finding Newspaper, Magazine, and Academic Journal Articles: 
link to EBSCOhost (Combined) link to ProQuest (Combined) link to U.S. Major Dailies
Search thousands of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on a wide range of topics. Access articles from popular and scholarly sources on a broad range of subject areas. Newspaper articles from the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, etc.

Search for scholarly sources. Customize your results by following the tips in this video.    
Finding Information About People: 

Link to Gale in Context Biography

Researching a significant individual? Search for biographical information based on name, occupation, nationality, and more.