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Assignment | Political Platform Paper (Bishop): Find Research

Prof. Kimberli Bishop | ENGL 1302 (Spring 2022)

Suggested Library Databases

Hint: you can search the following EBSCO databases [and others!] at the same time!
Click into one to start with, then click on "Choose Databases" (appears right above the search bar) to add in the others.

More content to look for...

Links will jump you down the page to the appropriate section.

Platform Documents

Congressional Materials (Transcripts, Legislation)

White Papers

White papers tend to be hosted on agency/department websites.

Impact Data

Impact data is different from performance data, which measures factors like the number of computers, classes, or services available at public libraries. Instead, impact data focuses on the difference that these factors have made for individuals or communities. 

News Sources

Google Smarter

You can streamline Google searches by specifying the site domain you want, whether it's broad (.gov) or specific (

Google Web Search

Accessing the Databases

Access online library materials through the library databases!

Student ID BadgeBrowse by subject area

To access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your 14-digit library barcode.

Don't have one yet? Request a barcode number online.