- CQ Researcher: a great place look for controversial issues and in-depth background information on a variety of current topics
- Topic Search: looking for a topic for your assignment? this database provides information on current issues and suggests great topics.
- Academic Search Premier: search here for journal articles on almost any topic
- ArticleFirst: index of more than 13,000 journals in many topic areas
- ProQuest Research Library: both abstracts and full-text articles on multi-disciplinary topics ranging from arts to medicine.
FIND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
- Historical New York Times: actual articles back to 1851 from one of the world's most respected newspapers.
- Los Angeles Times: just like the print newspaper, this database provides articles on national, international and local topics.
- National Newspapers Core: search the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post all at the same time.
- Newspaper Source: find news articles from around the world
- Washington State Newsstand: articles from newspapers such as the Seattle Times and Tri-Cities Herald.
FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION
- Culturegrams: find out about cultures, major exports and customs of countries and states around the world
- World Almanac: basic background information on all kinds of fascinating topics.
- WorldCat: a world-wide catalog of books and materials owned by libraries. We can order materials and have them brought to our library for you.