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ENGL 1A Bañales

3. Find Sources in the Library Databases

Watch the videos below and then use your keywords to find sources one of these databases:

  • Opposing Viewpoints background information on controversial topics
  • CQ Researcher  comprehensive reports on controversial topics
  • Academic Search Complete  scholarly articles on a wide variety of topics

Find Sources

  1. Watch the video below
  2. Search for sources in Opposing Viewpoints  using your keywords
  1. Watch the video below
  2. Search for sources in CQ Researcher using your keywords
  1. Academic Search Complete is a multidisciplinary database with journals, magazines, and newspapers on almost any topic. A good place to start your research!

  2. Search for sources in Academic Search Complete using your keywords. Limit your results to full-text.


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