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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.
The CCBC Library subscribes to many databases. This Guide includes some of the best to use for this subject.
JSTOR is now also home to free Early Journal Content--journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world.
NOW find articles published prior to 1923 in the U.S. and prior to 1870 elsewhere. This includes nearly 500,000 articles, many are primary documents.
World History in Context
Off Campus Access
To find articles in databases off campus, log-in with your CCBC user name and password. For more information see: Remote Access
Databases use keywords to search
Databases do not use questions to search
Basic things to remember when searching:
Spell everything correctly.
Think like a thesaurus
Combine main topics with AND (for example: television AND violence)
Databases are not as intuitive as Google or other search engines.