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Scholarly vs Popular
Carnegie Vincent Library
Published on Mar 22, 2013
Watch the video to learn about the differences between scholarly and popular sources!
Why use online databases?
Online databases combine the power of the Internet with the published content from journals, magazines and newspapers. Search engines such as Bing, Yahoo!, Ask, and Google cannot see and discover these articles. An authentication is required to access our Online Resources, so they are NOT available to everyone.
Academic Search Complete
Our most recommended database for research on any topic! This enormous collection of full-text journals provides access to critical information. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study for the social sciences and humanities, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences, and peer-reviewed full text for STEM research.
Associates Program Source
Full-text coverage for the subject areas most relevant to two-year colege programs including biotechnology, graphic arts, criminal justice and veterinary assisting. Total titles indexed: 1,000+; Full-text titles: 950+.
Criminal Justice Abstracts w/ Full Text
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text includes articles from over 270 magazines and journals covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. Topics include: criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.
Over 250,000 books! A wealth of information available 24/7.
JSTOR: Full-Text Scholarly Journal
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the scholarly community discover, use, and build upon a wide range of intellectual content in a trusted digital archive. JSTOR includes scholarship published in over one thousand of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
Vocational Studies Premier
Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges. Scholarly content most relevant to vocational programs. Wide range of subjects covered including counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant. Total titles indexed: 1000+; Full-text titles: 900+.
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