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ENG 101 Information Literacy Prof. Bernard

General Databases - Two Highlighted

General Library Databases

General library databases have information on almost any topic. 

They are good places to go when starting to conduct research. For example, Academic Search Complete is an easy to use database with full text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles as well as audio and video files on almost any topic.

Descriptions of two popular general databases are below. A list of all is available.

Gale in Context Opposing Viewpoints

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Why search here?
Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.

What is included?
Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.