Databases are online resources that the library subscribes to that contain articles and other information from print and video sources such as magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books.
Research databases are the best way to find information for your assignments. They contain thousands of full text articles and can be about a specific subject or can be good to start general research on a topic.
To see all of the databases that we own follow this link: CCBC Databases
During your college career your instructors will expect you to find "scholarly" articles. What does that mean? It means that now that you are in college you need to use academic resources for your papers and projects.
Try this "Anatomy of a Scholarly Article" for more information on how to identify a scholarly article.
Those resources have been reviewed by experts to see if they are worthwhile.
Plus it is important to evaluate those resources that you do find. Everything is not equally great. You need to use only the best sources for your paper--the better the sources the better the paper, and the easier to write too!
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for many of these databases.