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ENGL 1A Field

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Opposing Viewpoints is great for basic information about your topic, Pro/Con perspectives, and finding a variety of sources.  You can also review their Browse Issues list if you're having trouble picking a research topic.

Watch this 2-minute video for an overview of how to search Opposing Viewpoints.

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CQ Researcher  includes reports on current public policy issues.

Watch the brief (2:29) video below for an overview of searching in CQ Researcher.

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 Academic Search Complete  is a multidisciplinary database with journals, magazines, and newspapers on almost any topic. A good place to start your research!

Watch the videos below for an overview of how to search and cite articles in Academic Search Complete.

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OneSearch is a tool that allows you to search many Library collections at the same time.

OneSearch works well when you want to access a wide variety of sources at once, and is a good tool when starting your research. OneSearch is convenient, but like Google, yields an overwhelming number of results. Be prepared to use the limiters on the left to refine and focus your results.

Watch this 3-minute video for an overview of how to search and refine your results in OneSearch.

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