Article & eBook DatabasesAcademic Search Premier + MegaFILE
Search these two multi-disciplinary databases at once to find even more articles from academic journals, trade/professional magazines, popular magazines, and newspapers.
Gale eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books covering subjects.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile includes sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Government & Statistics Websites
The United States Census Bureau's central data site for statistics on housing, employment, demographics, business/industry, etc. Includes data from American Factfinder, American Community Survey, and more.
On USA.gov, you can search millions of web pages from federal and state government sites.
Pew Research Center
Pew conducts research on many current social, technological, and political issues.
This Normandale Library Research Guide about Minnesota contains links to state and local government and other websites.
Article Databases by Subject
All of the library's online collections, organized by subject.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
The video below is courtesy of the librarians at the John M. Pfau Library at California State University, San Bernardino.
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Your question may be directed to a librarian from another college when Normandale librarians are unavailable.
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
Consider the source's –
A = Author
P = Publication
P = Point of View
S = Sources
You may find it helpful to start with the first P, Publication.
Is the publication (magazine, journal, newspaper) or publishing company well-known for publishing reliable and trustworthy content? Read the publication's wikipedia page or search the web for information about its reputation.