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Research & Composition: Home


Welcome to the library research guide for Research & Composition

This guide provides an overview of research resources and tools. 

Everything we are covering today and more can be found on the Library's Web Site.

The library web site is your gateway for finding reliable information sources to complete your work.

Please click on a tab above to get started.

Finding Articles in Magazines and Journals

Databases for Magazine and Journal Articles


Start at the Library Home page with the tile labeled A-Z Databases or you can use the links below:

Newspaper & Journal Articles:

  1. Academic Search Ultimate from EBSCO. Almost all the entries in this database have the article attached, which means it is a "full-text" database.  Also, it is part of the EBSCOHost interface, so you can use MY EBSCO to save the citations.  If you don't know about MY EBSCO, you should register at the "Sign In" tab at the top and set up an account.
  2. Proquest like Academic Search Complete, Proquest is a database that has magazines, newspapers, and journals on all subjects. The information goes from everyday knowledge to highly complex research journals.
  3. Newsbank (Newspaper Database) - Major newspapers from around the world.  Full-text - the articles are all in the database. 
  4. Keystone   KU student newspaper.
  5. Data & Statistics CSU-Global has put together a helpful list of statistics, data, and, datasets
  6. Op-Ed Resources  A few resources you can use to help you find places to submit op-eds

Other sources

  1. CQ Researcher publishes 44 reports each year on contemporary, social, and political topics. Each report is the equivalent of approximatly 20 pages. Includes extensive bibliographies, websites and other resources.
  2. Biography in Context is the library's largest database for biographical information.  It is good for background information for your icon analysis.

Sending links to database articles

If you are using Academic Search Complete, or any of the EBSCO databases, and you want to post a link to an article, you should use the Permalink.  You can find it on the screen that contains the abstract of your article.

Permalink graphic

Farewell Dr. Gomez!

This guide was authored by Stefani Gomez, PhD, who has taken a new position as Library Director at Cedar Crest College. Please contact Librarian Ruth Perkins with questions.