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POSC 101 - Campus & Community Engagement LLC: Find articles

When and Where Can I Access Databases?

Databases are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use them on or off campus. If you are using them from off campus you will be prompted to put in your SU username and password (the same one you use for Gull Net, MyClasses, or an SU computer).

Article Databases: an A-Z List

You can search for databases by name or by subject.

Databases A-Z List

Outward differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals

Database List

Research Question: "How does media affect voting in college students?"

1. campaign

2. media

3. "college students"


Website Evaluation

Endings Can Indicate Reliability

Sometimes, you can judge how reliable website information is by noting the URL ending.

.GOV - refers to a government website. Highly reliable.

.EDU - often refers to a reliable educational website.

.ORG - implies a non-profit ORGanization. Approach with skepticism.

.COM - stands for "Commerce" and is used for business. Approach with skepticism.