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English 110 - Brausch: Books and Articles
This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 110 with James Brausch.
Watch the video below for an introduction to searching for books, articles, and more through the Luria Library's OneSearch.
Finding Articles from Periodicals Through Library Databases
Search for articles from periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals) in the following databases. From off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Pipeline username and password.
The following databases include scholarly sources (as well as other types of sources).
Academic Search CompleteThis database provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals (magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals), including full text for nearly 7,300 peer-reviewed titles, in all subject areas. The database includes PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
The following databases include information and arguments on different sides of controversial topics.
CQ Researcher OnlineA good source of pro/con information, providing reports on controversial issues related to health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each report includes: an overview of the history of the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Opposing Viewpoints in ContextAn excellent source of pro/con information, providing opinions and other information on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Includes 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.
The following databases are good sources of recent news.
Ethnic News WatchIncluded are journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.
US NewsstreamProvides full-text access to current U.S. news content from newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites. Archives dating back to the 1980s are also included. Specific titles include: New York Times; Los Angeles Times; Wall Street Journal; Christian Science Monitor; Washington Post; and USA Today, as well as hundreds of local and regional newspapers.
The following video outlines ways to construct a strong thesis statement (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):