Welcome Professor Bowsher's English 150 Students!
Welcome! This guide will help you find information for your I-Search paper.
- Take a look at 2 databases
- Define what a database is
- Evaluate sources using the CRAAP test
- Try to find some good sources (sources = pieces of information) for your papers!
- Optional: If you'd like, we can also look at Super Search, which is a way to search almost all of our library's resources at once
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Academic Search Complete Database
Academic Search Complete is College of Marin's best database for many subjects. It is a powerful, multidisciplinary database and thus can be used to find information on research paper topics for any of your classes at College of Marin. It includes:
- Magazine articles
- Academic journal articles
- Newspaper articles
Gale Virtual Reference Library Database
Gale Virtual Reference Library contains college-level subject-specific encyclopedias; good starting point; get an overview of a topic and identify some keywords you can use to search for articles.
SuperSearch provides an easy, yet powerful means of accessing most of the library’s information resources through a single search. Simply click on the “SuperSearch” tab and enter your search query to retrieve results from over thirty databases.