English 1C -- X. Candelaria
Of course, the Gavilan Library has a full range of dictionaries and encyclopedias in our reference collection, including specialized ones, like Civil Rights in the United States (at Ref E184 .A1 C47 2000), orThe Encyclopedia of Adoption (at Ref HV875.55 .A28 2000). We might have an entire encyclopedia just on your topic, so be sure to ask. We also have the following subscription databases. From off-campus, you will need to have a user ID and a password, available at the Gavilan Library:
The following periodical indexes give you access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles as they were originally published.
Proquest is a magazine, journal and newspaper article database. It indexes thousands of magazines, newspapers and journals. Many articles are available in full text, exactly as they appeared originally in the publication. To access from off-campus, you'll need a library card (available at the Gavilan library).
Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text general reference database of over 200 newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press -- English and Spanish language. The titles in Ethnic NewsWatch represent the diversity of the American population in ways that are generally not seen in the mainstream media. You can find articles from La Opinión (the only daily Spanish-language newspaper in California), the Sacramento Observer (an African American newspaper), and the Arab American News. From off-campus, you'll need a user ID and a password.
|CQResearcher covers a wide range of social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic--more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters.|
Alternative News Web sites:
International News Sources:
|Librarian's Index to the Internet (LII) is a searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 14,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. LII is used by both librarians and the general public as a reliable and efficient guide to Internet resources.|