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English 105 - College Writing: Articles

Databases for General Information

Additional subject specific databases are listed on the individual Research Guides for each subject.  You will also find a complete A-Z  list of our databases by clicking the Databases tab from the library homepage.   For current New York Times articles, use the Factiva Database.

ENG 105 - Evaluating Resources: ACTIVITY

Keyword Worksheet

What are Databases and Why You Need Them

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3 Key Search Tips for Database Research

Start with the databases listed in the "Databases for General Information" box to locate information for your English 105 research.
Use these 3 key search tips:                

Search your topic multiple times using different keywords and search strategies.

Read the citations and abstracts of the articles you find.

Pay attention to subject terms listed to help you find similar or related topics