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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Credo Reference Thousands of brief articles on a broad range of subjects. Searches are extendable to our catalog and article databases.
CQ Researcher Topic guide and background information in single-themed, 12,000-word reports. (For off-campus, find password on myACC's Library tab)
Issues & Controversies A Facts on File database providing an in-depth investigation of today's top issues.
Issues & Controversies in American History A Facts on File database providing an understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation.
Today's Science A Facts on File database with science news written especially for students.
Points of View This database is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Access to articles, videos, world atlas, world data and quotations. (For off-campus, find password on myACC's Library tab)

ARTICLES

ProQuest Peer-reviewed scholarly journals and newspaper abstracts.
Academic Search Premier Multi-disciplinary, full-text scholarly database.
Academic OneFile General reference center with articles from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, updated daily.
Business Source Premier Full-text articles in business, marketing, finance, accounting, and economics.
CINAHL Complete Full-text for more than 1300 indexed nursing & allied health journals.
ProQuest Psychology Journals Full-text for more than 690 publications and more than 4,000 psychology dissertations.
Associations Unlimited  Locate national and international membership organizations.
Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select Criticisms, biographical, and bibliographic information about novelists, short story writers, poets, playwrights now living or who have died since 2000.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

 Access World News  Find diverse global perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, science, business, economics, criminal justice and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including business journals, newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, videos and web-only content.
Google News Archives contains thousands of digitized copies of newspapers, ranging from the late 1800's until recent times. You can also search the archives by putting your search terms followed by site:news.google.com/newspapers into the Google search box

 

VIDEO DATABASE 

Films on Demand History Video Collection contains thousands of primary source and documentary videos on world history topics.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS

Learning Express Library will help you practice grammar, reading, math, and science and also has test prep for ACCUPLACER, GED, and more!

 

Accuplacer Online Course and Practice Tests contains a complete study guide and practice tests for Accuplacer: Sentence Skills, Reading, and Mathematics with free telephone and email support. To register, obtain the school number and key from the Testing Center or on the Library tab in myACC under the database column.

 

CITATION RESOURCES

Avoiding Plagiarism Video Tutorial This short tutorial shows how to properly incorporate sources into your paper using summaries, paraphrasing, and direct quotes.

KnightCite An online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) OWL resources help you learn how to use APA, MLA, Chicago citation and format styles.

WorldCat Connects to collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide, provides book citations. 

Valencia College MLA and APA guides give examples of all types of citations, print and electronic, with each element of the citation identified and labeled.

APA Citations

MLA Citations

Chicago Citations

 

LIBRARY CATALOGS

Prospector Search area libraries for access to over 20 million books, journals, DVDs, CDs, videos and other materials.
Colorado Virtual Library
Search for books and other resources at Colorado libraries.
Arapahoe Library District
Bemis Public Library

Denver Public Library
Douglas County Libraries
Jefferson County Public Library

 

 

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