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English 5 & 10/11

Recommended Databases

Academic Search Complete

  • Articles on a variety of subjects; includes scholarly, peer-reviewed sources as well as magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and more. A great place to start your research!

CQ Researcher

  • Provides balanced research about current controversial issues of public interest, and includes chronologies, overviews, and pro/con arguments from various viewpoints. This is NOT a source for scholarly articles, but it may be helpful in choosing or narrowing a possible research topic, and getting background information on that topic or issue.

Newspaper Databases

  • A list of local and national newspaper databases - easily find newspaper articles with no extra subscription costs.

Databases by Subject

  • Choose your topic and see a list of databases that librarians have chosen as the most useful for finding articles and resources for that subject.

Pro/Con, Debate & Position Papers

  • Are you looking for articles and websites that argue one side of an issue? Are you collecting information for a persuasive paper? Use the "Pro/Con, Debate & Position Papers" research guide (by clicking the link above) for helpful keywords and links that will lead you to these sources.

Academic Search Complete


Click through this short slideshow for tips on finding articles in the Academic Search Complete database.