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Comp & Reading II


Primary Databases

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  • Academic OneFIle - This is a good source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.

  • Opposing Viewpoints - Presents pros and cons of current and hot topics.

  • CQ Researcher - Provides an in-depth analysis of a hot topic issue each week. 

Boolean Operators

  • ​"AND"  helps narrow the search: Requires both terms to be in each item returned. If one term is contained in the document and the other is not, the item is not included in the resulting list.​​

  • "OR" broadens the search: Either term (or both) will be in the returned document.​

  • "NOT" focuses the search: The first term is searched, then any records containing the term after the operators are subtracted from the results.​

  • ( ) or " " enclose search strategies that will customize your results. 

Other Databases

MCPL Library Card

  • If you have not signed up for a MCPL Library Card and would like to do so please complete this form and return it to Ms. Schwindler.

Presentation Slides

  • EBSCOhost - Periodicals, journals, newspapers, articles, and more. Login using isdschools.

  • View all of MCPL's Databases here.

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