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Books or Essays Within Books
Search the Library Catalog for books, including books of essays.
Here are 2 sample searches you can try:
Essays and Railroads
Anthology and Appalachia
Articles on a Current Event or General Topic
Provides cover-to-cover full text of more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional U.S. newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are included.
Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with some dating back to 1975. Additionally, it contains nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an image collection of photos, maps and flags.
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics being discussed today.
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A multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources designed to support college research.
Discipline-specific databases (health, business, education, etc.).
JSTOR (or journal storage) is a digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books and primary sources.
Reviews & Criticisms
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JSTOR is an archive of journal scholarship, as well as books and primary resources.
Data & Statistics
D&E Research Guide designed to provide access to and information about data and statistics.
Pew Research Center
A "fact tank" that provides information and data sets on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
How do databases help you?
Library databases contain reputable published works such as journal or newspaper articles, books, government reports, etc.
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- List of all of the Library's research databases are HERE!