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Information is a click away in digital libraries. This page contains links to a variety of information sources available 24/7. Highly recommended journal, newspaper and magazine articles are found through the Top Article Databases; however, more collections can be found through the LSC Research Databases page.
To access the databases from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode from the back of your student ID.
Conserve Energy Future
Background resource provided by Professor Crosby. Choose an environmental concern and begin constructing a focus and an outline, Utilize additional resources to become an expert on your topic.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Useful when you're starting out on a research project. Do simple searches to find topic introductions in a variety of subjects. The mind map tool will help you discover related ideas and terms.
Dozens of complete reference books on arts, business, education, history, law, literature, sciences, and technology, including the popular sets of Short Stories for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Drama for Students.
New York Times: Create Your Account
Use your Lone Star email address to create an account via this link. Once you've made an account, you can go straight to the regular NYT site (nytimes.com) and log in as if you were a paying subscriber.
Remember: Scholarly Sources Need Four Things
Top Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections. Limit search results to Full Text and Scholarly as needed
Over 2,200 educational digests, plus citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
Complete historical full text of all issues of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Full text on current social issues from sources including books, statistical reports, and news publications. Contains some academic journals with scholarly articles. Content types are sorted with result listings.
Professional Development Collection
For professional educators: nearly 550 full-text education journals, including 350 peer-reviewed titles, plus over 200 reports.