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Umoja ASTEP: Finding Articles

This guide will help you find the resources you need for the Umoja ASTEP learning community at Bakersfield College.

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.

Searching Databases

Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

Combining Search Terms with Boolean Operators

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