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Reference and Tertiary Sources
Use these to begin your research, find a topic or find background and details on your topic.
Secondary Sources -- Academic Journals, Newspapers, Magazines.
These databases will give you newspapers, magazines, and journals, ONLY. You should have a pretty solid handle on your topic before searching them. Also -- remember that databases are NOT searchable as you search Google. Need help? Ask.
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Databases -- Journals, Newspapers, Magazines, Encyclopedias
As your research progresses, you will need these sources for additional detail. Many of these databases also have reference (tertiary) sources, limit your search to find more scholarly sources.