STEP 3: LOCATION AND ACCESS
Ask, "Where is each source? Where is the information in each source?"
Passwords are needed off campus!
CQ Researcher database ONLY:
ALL OTHER databases:
Type topic into search box--note that these are full reports on each issue--some of the reports are outdated--if so, they might provide good background information but will need to be supplemented with current facts.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.
Full-text magazine and reference book articles covering a wide-range of subjects including history, science, careers, biographies. Primary source documents. Includes Columbia Encyclopedia and CIA World Fact Book. Image collection containing photos, maps and flags, and expanded full-text backflies (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Having trouble logging in? Go to elibrarymn.org and use the links to this specific database. No username/password required.
Type topic into the search box, click on "viewpoints," note articles under "featured viewpoints" and "viewpoints"; click on article title--not that you can cite the article by clicking on "citation" on the right hand side or by scrolling down to the end of the article.
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.
Type your topic into the search box, click on "points of view," click on "HTML Full Text" - note the point/counterpoint articles to the right, as well as the graphs, photos, etc. that are provided on the right side.