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Assignment | Persuasive Essay (Izaguirre): Information Sources

Spring 2020 | ENGL 1301 | Professor Izaguirre

Information Sources

Databases are collections that hold a library's electronic items. They are useful in finding online articles from journals, magazines and newspapers (images, audio-files and more). To access 100+ databases of Lone Star College Library, go to Research Databases page. Off-campus access requires the 14-digit library barcode from the back of your student ID.

As a freely accessible web search engine, Google Scholar is an additional resource you can dig in for journal articles and other materials. Follow the instructions below to use Google Scholar to access research articles from Lone Star College Library.

Top Article Databases

  • NOTE: Off-campus access requires authentication with your library account number on the back of your student ID card.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Tips to use Google Scholar to search articles from Lone Star College Library: Go to Library Links under Settings and search for Lone Star College. Select the resulting checkbox and save the page.Google Scholar settings menu opens from top left corner; settings is last option in the list

  •  Click on Settings
  •  Click on Library Links tab
  •  Search "Lone Star College"  
  •  Check the box for "Lone Star College Libraries - Full-text from Lone Star" and save