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Just Getting Started? Try Our Most Popular Sources   Tags: databases, ebooks, online reference  

This is a list of our most popular article, ebook, and reference databases. Start here if you are new to our collection. For the more complete list of all of our 65+ databases, click the link provided below.
Last Updated: May 31, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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EvergreenOur Library Catalog.   Search here to find print books.

Ebrary -  Ebrary is a collection of over 140 thousand  online full text books covering a variety of subject areas.  


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      Our Most Popular Online Reference Titles

      Britannica Online Academic Edition - Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, plus Merriam Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus; Gateway to Classics featuring 225 full-text works and news sources including the CBS and the BBC World News.

      Credo Reference - Credo Reference (formerly Xrefer) is the world's largest online reference database service featuring over 250 full-text reference titles covering all subject areas with over 3 million entries from 57 highly-respected publishers all integrated in a robust search engine.



        Our Most Popular Article Databases - Find Articles Here

        Click HERE to view our 65+ article databases  
        CLICK HERE to search single databases organized by subject

        • Academic Search Premier
          EBSCOhost - This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.
        • AcademicOne File
          Thomson Gale -Provides access to 8,000 academic journals, the majority in full-text, available in HTML and PDF formats. Also available are hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as the full-text of the New York Times content since 1995.
        • Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
          Thomson Gale - Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, this database 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.
        • Massachusetts Newspapers-Newsbank
          Access to the Advocate, The North Adams Transcript, Amherst Bulletin, The Berkshire Eagle, Daily Hampshire Gazette from Northampton, North Adams Transcript, The Springfield Republican, the Springfield Advocate and The Recorder (Greenfield). Library card will be needed for off campus access.

        Film Database - Watch Documentaries and Films!

        Films on Demand access to streaming video.  - Documentaries, News Features, TedTalks and more.  Printable transcripts, citations, and a very easy search facility. 


          Criteria for Evaluating Fake News Stories

          Incorporating accurate information from reliable sources is very important when researching for your assignment.  Beware of fake news sites, "alternative facts", information on the web lacking sufficient documentation, and rumor.  

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          Helpful Links For Writing Your Paper

          Evaluating Sources Before You Use Them In Your Paper - Knowing what the best book or articles is to use in your paper is really important.  Here is a page to help you.

          Citing Your Sources - Most term and research assignments require that you cite your sources?  Here is a page filled with guides about the type of citations (MLA, APA, etc), tips and even citation generators that help create citations for you.

          MLA 8 Tutorial Video - The latest MLA format!


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