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Information Databases

What's an Information Database?

Articles from..

  • newspapers and magazines
  • academic journals
  • encyclopedias
  • directories

There are also specialized databases to help you,

  • learn a language
  • research your family history
  • learn a new skill

They are all online, searchable, free with your library card and filled with fabulous information!

The articles in the information databases are:

Homework Help

Research Tips and Strategies

Step One

Think about your topic.  Ask yourself exactly what you need to find out.  Is your topic too broad or too narrow?  Clearly define your topic by identifying the main concepts or keywords.

Step Two

Check an encyclopedia to get an idea of what your topic is about.