Books and Background Sources
- The CAT
Books and more at Penn State
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias in many subjects
- CQ Researcher
Reports on "hot issues" in society
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Essays and articles for current events
- Starting Library Research
- Citation and Writing Guides
- General help? Ask!
- Evaluating Information
This tutorial provides a framework for thinking critically about the information you encounter.
- Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals - in other words, lots of great stuff!
- Access World News (NewsBank)
Local, regional, national and world newspapers
- Not specific enough? Look for the best resources in your major or discipline.