HW for Thu 11/7 // Library Database Links

HW:
  1. Post the title, author, and publication of an article you found using a library database.  Also tell us which database you used (see below for links).
  2. Re-read Lauren Duca’s “The Viral Virus” (Packet I). ¬†Look up any words you need to know in order to understand this article and to write well about it.
Below are some Databases to Play With (for most of these, you need an activated City Tech ID/library card)
REFERENCE SOURCES (a good place to begin: big-picture info on a word/topic):
Gale Virtual Reference Library (encyclopedia/tertiary sources)
Google Trends (search usage of key terms in Google searches, from 2004‚Äďpresent)
Google Books Ngram Viewer (search usage of key terms in books, from 1500-2008)
RESOURCES FOR GENERAL/NON-SCHOLARLY ARTICLES (step 2: use non-scholarly sources for deepening your understanding of a topic)
CUNY OneSearch (search everything in CUNY’s library system)
Opposing Viewpoints (tertiary source on debates; especially good for topics in politics and news)
RESOURCES FOR SCHOLARLY ARTICLES (step 3: here is where you will find the most detailed, rigorous (challenging-to-read) academic work on a topic)
Google Scholar (general array of scholarly texts; not discipline specific)
Project Muse (humanities and social science articles; theory)
Academic OneFile (general academic articles; not discipline specific)
Applied Science & Tech Database (science & tech sources)
NexisUni (LexusNexus) (general)
Academic Search Complete (general database of scholarly and non-scholarly articles)
OTHER POSSIBLY HELPFUL & INTERESTING RESOURCES
Kanopy (full-length films and documentaries)
Underground & Independent Comics (comics and graphic novels)
JSTOR (literary criticism & theory)
MLA Bibliography (literary sources)

12 thoughts on “HW for Thu 11/7 // Library Database Links”

  1. The Hunt; ‘Moving Forward With the American Dream’ in New Jersey By JOYCE COHEN JULY 11, 2019 and American Dream by Arnout van de Rijt both were found using (Academic Search Complete (EBSCO))

  2. “Stop teaching our kids to kill: a call to action against TV,movie,and video game violence” By¬†Grossman, Dave¬†;¬†DeGaetano, Gloria 2014 found using CunyOne Search¬†

    Book is available at Bronx CC

    John Jay College

    QueensBorough CC

  3. The Black Lives Matter Movement, crime and police brutality: Comparative study of New York Post and New York Daily News. By Chama, Brian European Journal of American Culture. Sep2019, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p201-216. 16p.

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