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ASSIGNMENT: LOOK UP A WORD IN THE OED

1.  Identify at least one unfamiliar word from your readings

2.  Use the Oxford English Dictionary  to look up the word

3.  Write down the definition

ARTICLES: DATABASES

Databases include articles from:

  • journals
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • reports
  • books

 

 

Cabrillo has more than thirty databasesSome, such as Academic Search Complete, are general and cover all subjects.  Others, such as Literature Resource Center, cover specific subjects.

 

To research a specific subject, use a subject-specific database, such as American History & Life

To research a topic across many different subjects, try using SuperSearch.  SuperSearch can also be useful for finding sources on obscure topics