All of these databases can be accessed from home or at the Library. You can find full text articles, most of which can then be saved to your computer or portable device, emailed, or printed for your convenience.

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Start here to find sources to cite for a paper or personal research. Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. Click Choose Databases near the search box to search multiple resources at once. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. Watch the Tutorial

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Are you looking for sources to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. Click Choose Databases near the search box to search multiple resources at once. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial  

biography reference bank

Biography Reference Bank
Find information about the lives of celebrities, politicians, historical heroes, and legends.  Watch the Tutorial

 

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia 
Are you looking for a quality overview of a topic? Search this encyclopedia to get started. Content is updated annually. Watch the Tutorial

 

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library
Read eBooks in your browser on business, the arts, DIY projects, literature, and more. 

 

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Are you looking for sources on history to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial

 

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Find literary criticism, articles from literary journals, book reviews, and plot summaries as well as poems and short stories here.  Watch the Tutorial

 

 

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Are you looking for sources to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. Click Choose Databases near the search box to search multiple resources at once. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. Watch the Tutorial

 

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Points of View Reference Center
Read about both sides of social issues, from terrorism to endangered species, stem cell research to gun control. Includes pro and con viewpoint articles, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, and primary source documents. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. 

 

Power SearchPower Search 
Are you looking for sources to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA and APA formats, or export it to a citation manager.

 

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Are you looking for sources on science to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial

 

Worldcat

WorldCat 
Are you looking for a book, movie, or CD that is not owned by any libraries in the SWAN system? Discover which libraries do own the item using WorldCat. If you find an item you want to request, use our request form or contact us at 708-395-1217.

 

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