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Research databases are the best way to find quality information for your assignments.
not websites--they are the official online versions of magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and books.
The thousands of full text articles 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.
To see all of the databases that we own follow this link:
Need help finding articles? Call the Library Reference Desk:
Catonsville 443-840-2730 Dundalk 443-840-2592 Essex 443-840-1425
Need technical help?
Call Library Tech Support 443-840-2720
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US Newsstream This link opens in a new window
News from the United States.
more... SIRS Issues Researcher This link opens in a new window
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Viewpoint essays, topic essays, and news and magazine articles on controversial issues. Browse for topics or search. Points of View Reference Center This link opens in a new window
Points of view essays, topic overviews, and news and magazine articles on controversial issues. Browse for topics or search.
Environment Complete This link opens in a new window
Articles about ecology, energy, natural resources, science, technology, law, public policy, and social impacts.
Off Campus Access
To find articles in databases off campus, log-in with your CCBC user name and password. For more information see: