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English Research Guide


Suggested Databases

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Check out PCC Library's full list of databases on the A-Z Database List page!

Database Search Tips

Opposing Viewpoints database

Look for the "Browse Topics" button on the database homepage. This area includes sections covering broad topics such as:

All databases

Brainstorm and enter your search terms into the keyword search box to start a search. For example:

  • anti-Chinese racism in United States
  • Roe v Wade

Use quotation marks to search on specific phrases:

  • "hostile architecture"

Use AND to focus your search on a smaller result set. For example:

  • Black women AND health care
  • homelessness AND mental health
  • immigration AND mental health

Use filters to further refine your results. For example:

  • use the "journals" or "articles" filter to display only the scholarly article content
  • use the date filter to enter a date range