Research

Need some information for your next paper? Check out our research resources.

eLibrary is a full-text article database that contains current news and research information. Many journals provide full-text.

 

Scholarly Journal Articles & Magazines
Directory of Open Access Journals  Full text journal articles
Old Magazine Articles  Online library of magazine articles
Google Scholar  Scholarly literature in books, abstracts and articles
Futurity Research from universities published in scholarly journals

Searching the internet for resources
Reference, Facts, News  Indexes/reviews quality, credible & current web-based resources
Internet Public Library  Subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites
Library of Congress Research  LOC collections and research tools
Virtual Chase Checklist and examples of websites that demonstrate good/bad qualities
Valparaiso University Criteria and links to other sites that evaluate web resources
Multnomah County Library  How to evaluation the information given on websites
Internet search tips  Top 10 internet search tips

Encyclopedia, Dictionary and Thesaurus
Encyclopedia.com  Over 100 encyclopedias and dictionaries
How Stuff Works  Thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP
Yahoo Reference  Encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish dictionary
Wikipedia  The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit
InfoPlease  Encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary and thesaurus facts & stats
Dictionary.com  World’s most popular free online dictionary
YourDictionary.com  Easy to understand dictionary with example sentences
Diccionarios Translation between Spanish and many other languages
Lexicool Online bilingual and multilingual dictionaries
Google Translate Translate text, webpages and documents