Articles and Database

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Electronic Databases

Try SimpleSearch for a catch-all research option.

Databases are huge respositories of journal articles and other research. Pick a subject to view more.

Journal Title Search

Journal Title Search will help you locate all the journals, periodicals, and magazines that we have access in both our print and online collections.

Remote Access to Databases and eBooks

Remote access to databases and ebooks is available to all faculty and currently enrolled students. When you access one, you will be asked to log in to Blackboard. Once you do, you will be able to use the database as normal.

Request Form

The materials request form serves two purposes. For Plainview students, this is the form used in order to Interlibrary Loan items. For distance students, this is the primary form for requesting books or videos to be sent directly to you free of charge.

Directory of Open Access Journals

The directory of open access journals is an online collection of full text journals available to the public for free.

Source Evaluation

When it comes to research, there's quality information out there, there's junk, and there's everything in between. How do you tell what's reliable and what's not? There is a lot more to picking a good source for your paper/presentation/project than just finding something that fits your topic. You need someone who knows what they're talking about. This brief checklist can help you identify if the source is reliable. None of these alone can determine the quality, but the more boxes you can check 'yes', the more likely it is that you are looking at a quality source.

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