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Academic Search Complete
Our most popular article database. You can find newspaper articles, magazine articles, and journal articles on almost any topic. Once you do a search look for the "Source Type" limits on the left if you want to find easier to read magazine and newspaper articles.
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega
Indexing and abstracting of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada, plus the full text of selected magazines.
We have lots of options for searching newspapers! Some are US, some international, some current and some really old.
Online Reference Books, Topic Overviews
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)
This has a mix of overviews and articles. Good place to look for popular topics if you need an idea for a paper.
Use to find quick facts, images or background information on various topics in dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Great place to look for overviews of your topic. Entries from published encyclopedias, but available online.
Usually shorter entries than what you'll find in Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Thomas Cooper Library Educational Films Database
You can search the library catalog, but depending on how you are looking for a video or DVD, these links could be easier to use. You can check out the DVDs and videos from Educational Films on the Main Level. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00 pm.