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Information is a click away in digital libraries. This page contains links to a variety of information soruces available 24/7. Highly recommended journal, newspaper and magazine articles are found in Top Article Databases, however, more information can be found in LSCS Libraries in the Complete Collection - access link is in the box below.
To access the databases from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode from the back of your student ID.
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.
Newspaper Source Plus
Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcripts.
Films on Demand
High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
Academic Video Online: Premium
Limited historical news reports, documentaries, instructional materials, and full-length videos on various topics.
Top Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Communication & Mass Media Complete
Full text from over 500 journals for communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields.
Complete historical full text of all issues of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Provides topic overviews as well as collects a variety of sources, including statistics, reference materials, journal articles, news articles, images, and audio broadcasts.
Databases - Complete Collection
The Top Article Databases above will be the best choice selection for this assignment. However, to reach the 100+ information sources available at LSCS click on Research Databases to find the complete collection.
Think about your topic and subject area to locate additional databases here.