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CRHS_English 11 Editorial_Team: 3. Databases

Find Information

STEP 3:  LOCATION AND ACCESS

Ask, "Where is each source?  Where is the information in each source?"

  • Access appropriate information systems
  • Search for sources for information about your topic
  • Determine if each source is usable

 

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context

START HERE! 

Social issues, articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, full-text magazines, newspaper articles.  Off-campus log-in needed!  (User:  anoka  ;  Password:  anokaremote  )

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SIRS Issues Researcher

Type your topic into the search box, click on "viewpoints," then click on the article title.  Not that you can cite the article by clicking on "citation" at the right hand side or by scrolling down to the end of the article.  Off-campus log-in needed!  (User:  anoka   ;  Password:  anokaremote  )

CQ Researcher

Type topic into search box--note that these are full reports on each issue--some of the reports are outdated--if so, they might provide good background information but will need to be supplemented with current facts.  Click on article title--note that the article citation is at the bottom of the article--click on "see alternative citation style" and then "MLA" to get the MLA style source citation.  Off-campus log-in needed!  (User:  anokaschools   ;  Password:  remote  )

Anoka-Hennepin eResources

The Anoka-Hennepin School District provides many additional DATABASE resources for our students and staff. For a listing of, a description of, and links to these resources, click here:

eResources

Remember that CITATIONS for database materials are generally found at the end of the article, or there will be a "citation" button that you can click to get this information.