Topics and Keywords
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Journal Articles, Newspapers, and Magazines
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
ProQuest News & Newspapers
Provides full text coverage of thousands of U.S. newspapers.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context) provides full-text articles and reference material on a wide range of social issues.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Encyclopedias and Reference Sources
Gale eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books in biography, history, literature, medicine, and more.
Credo Reference contains dictionaries, general and subject encyclopedias, biographies, handbooks, atlases, and more.
CQ Researcher report is dedicated to a single topic and is researched and written by a journalist. Each report includes background and chronology, an assessment of the current situation, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of further reading.
Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.
Ask a Librarian
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Evaluate Your Sources
Criteria to use when evaluating the quality of an Internet site.
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
(from UC Berkeley)
Evaluating Sources Chart
from Oakland University Libraries
Access Databases from Off Campus
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.