To learn more and enrich your research and understanding about your subject, use the recommended resources on this guide. Easily export database citations to your NoodleTools project for your Works Cited page.
Useful for a quick overview and designed to help you find certain types of information quickly.
Useful for evidence.
A primary source provides direct, first-hand evidence about an event, object, person or work of art. Primary sources are the original materials on which other research is based. They ennble researchers to get as close as possible to what actually happened during a particular event or time period.
Primary sources include: personal thoughts (letters, diaries, journals), original photographs, first-hand newspaper reports, speeches, autobiographies, memoirs, creative works like plays, paintings, songs, research data & surveys.
Find a general overview of your topic.
Search Tip: Search by topic keyword. Use general, broad terms.
Find passwords to access databases outside of school
Search Tip: Use Advanced Search > Person Search to search for people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender identities.
Search Tip: In Gale's Library's Biography section, search the individual books listed below for concise biographies. Search the entire collection for multiple sources.