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Getting Started

Background Information

  • CQ Researcher - Current events and issues organized by topic. Try using the "browse reports" feature to get your research started right.
  • Opposing Viewpoints -Get two sides to current issues.
  • Credo Reference - A great place to begin your research.  Get background information on your topic.


Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Premier - Full-text access to thousands of popular and scholarly sources. A "go to" database for any subject.
  • JSTOR - A full-text search engine for scholarly journals. Articles in JSTOR are always peer-reviewed, but may not include those published within the last 2 to 5 years.
  • National Newspapers Core - Full-text of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and Los Angeles Times from the mid 1980's - present.


Frequently Asked Questions