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ENGL-1110: Critical Reading & Writing: Top Resources

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Article databases allow you to search for articles from many different magazines, newspapers and journals at the same time.

You will find many of these articles through the SEARCH ME! box; however, if you wish to search article databases separately, here are the ones to get you started!

All databases listed below are available to JIBC students and faculty.  If you are off-campus please contact the Library for a username and password for restricted databases. Icon

Database Search Tips

1. Use the at the end of a word to find all endings: MEDIAT* will find MEDIATOR, MEDIATION OR MEDIATING

2. Use OR when you're not sure what terms to use: DIVORCE OR SEPARATION

3. Use AND for fewer, but more precise, hits.  For best results, use the separate search boxes and the drop-down AND in ADVANCED SEARCH
First Search Box:  MEDIAT* AND 
Second Search Box

  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    "Provides abstracts and indexing for over 4,300 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, and more. Over 3,400 of these journals are full text (the entire article online)."
  • CBCA Business & Current Affairs (CBCA Complete)  Icon
    This database is a longstanding, comprehensive Canadian periodical collection covering multiple subjects and topics, with millions of full-text records. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, the Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database features a diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, reports, radio and television transcripts, news, dissertations, and more.
  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
    "Provides access to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects. There are over 2600 journals in this directory of which over 750 journals are searchable at the article level."
  • eBook Academic Collection  Icon
    "This EBSCO collection contains more than 119,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles. Includes Short Stories and covers subject areas such as: Criminology, Education, FIre Science, Leadership, Medical, Political Science, Social Science, and many others."
  • ERIC  Icon
    "ERIC®, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources."
    "The database contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC."

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English language -- Grammar

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