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About this Guide
Use this guide to successfully complete your research for this class! In this guide you can find:
- Recommended databases for every stage of your research
- Help selecting and refining your topic
- Help navigating the stages of the research process
- Tips on developing and using search terms
- Finding articles, books, government information, and more...
- Citation resources
Use the tabs to navigate to each section, and if you would like additional assistance, you can ask a librarian for assistance, using the contact information on this page
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
A scholarly, full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Covers virtually every academic subject.
The single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues.
Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)
Environmental Studies & Policy (Gale OneFile:) is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
GREENR (Global Ref on the Environment) Gale
The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems,health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics and more.
ProQuest contains full-text articles from over 5,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers. It is a collection of databases including Research Library, Consumer Health, ABI/Inform Trade & Industry, and U.S. Newsstream.
Science Direct (Elsevier)
Search for articles from 1200 Health & Life Sciences journals, 500 Physical Sciences journals, and 750 Social & Behavioral Science journals. Multidisciplinary database.
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