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ENGL B1A: Technology & Democracy: Finding Articles

This guide contains resources related to finding sources on technology's effect on democracy and culture.

Using Library Databases

Databases are searchable collections of reliable, vetted resources, like magazines, academic journals, newspapers, and encyclopedias. We pay for access to these resources through subscriptions--like Netflix, but for articles!

  • Vetted= already evaluated or fact-checked

The databases listed below are the best databases for your class.

Databases 101 Video Series

Searching Databases

Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

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Combining Search Terms with Boolean Operators