History Channel's This Day in History
Historynet.com's Today in History
The Library of Congress's American Memory: Today in History
New York Times's On This Day
"Instructables is a web-based documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others."
A website devoted to how-to articles and tutorial videos on a wide variety of topics.
Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context) provides full-text articles and reference material on a wide range of social issues. Click on Browse Issues to find your topic and related articles. Or use the search box at the top of the screen.
CQ Researcher report is dedicated to a single topic and is researched and written by a journalist. Each report includes background and chronology, an assessment of the current situation, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of further reading.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Note: Combined Search currently only shows content that is accessible online. The Library's physical collection is temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Links to all of the Library's newspaper databases.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
REF HA202 .A3822 Check MnPALS Catalog for Location and Availability
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. compiles statistics on the social, political, and economic aspects of life in the United States. This resource is published every February and covers the previous year.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context) provides full-text articles and reference material on a wide range of social issues.
To find Statistics go to the 'More' option above the search box and select 'Statistics'.
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.
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
APA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.