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67,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Includes: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage, award-winning films, Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners.
Finding a Full-Text Journal Article
Some of our databases provide full-text articles (indicated by a PDF or HTML link after the citation). Others only show you the titles of articles. For these, click Article Linker to find out whether we own the journal in print and/or online.
If we do not have access to the article you need, you can request it (free of charge). After logging into your InterLibrary Loan account, the system will automatically fill out the necessary information - you just need to hit Submit Request at the bottom of the page!
New Users to the InterLibrary Loan service, may set up an InterLibrary Loan account here:
Borrow from other libraries with our interlibrary loan system. *Articles & book chapters will be sent electronically and books will be available at the front desk unless you request to have them mailed to you.*
Covers timely issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, political science, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
A non-profit website, that gives pro/con variations on popular topics. Offers references for all information on the site.
Public Opinion Stats
Gallup Poll: Great reputation as a nonpartisan poll/survey examiner for news "based on US and world polls, daily tracking and public opinion research." Use the resources pull down, and go to topics A-Z, or just enter your basic terms in the search box.
Pew Institute:A nonpartisan site that uses polls/surveys to examine current issues and trends affecting America and the world. Use the search box to look for a specific item, or the topic index (tab at the top) or search by general overview. Scroll down in each issue, as there are several survey questions shown for each.
Roper Center for Public Opinion: Hot Topics, statistics archived since the 1930's to present. Entire site is useful, but the topics area narrows it down. Very useful.
The MLA Style Center is run by the MLA and has editors who will answer questions, FAQ, and blogs that go deeply into knotty documentation issues. Find MLA sample papers, formatting tips, and a Works Cited guide.
Schedule an individual consultation with a research librarian through this link. A librarian is happy to help you at any point in the research process, from helping you develop a topic for your project, to finding information, to helping with citations.