Academic OneFile (Gale) Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Find Information on Historical Periods
Daily Life through History Daily Life Online is a database providing information on the daily lives of people around the world. The content includes books, articles, images, maps, primary documents, and more.
Tip: To find information about families during various historical periods, select "Eras" from the top menu, and select an era of interest (ex. Qing China). Then, on the left bar, choose "Domestic Life" and read the summaries on "Family Life" and "Children."
Digital Public Library of America The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a freely available collection of resources from libraries, archives, and museums. Search by theme, location, or era.
Find Information on Countries and Cultures
A to Z the World Country reports for 175 countries include basic geography and political information as well as descriptions of business culture, human rights and religious freedom information, and travel warnings.
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Access Databases from Off Campus
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.
Cite Your Sources (APA)
APA Quick Guide A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue) APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.