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ENGL 150 - Stern
Where to find material for your assignment at FLITE:
Internet EvaluationLet's Go Whale Watching!
Use one of these guides to help evaluate websites.
Check out urban legends, hoaxes, and misinformation.
To find journal articles on a particular topic, use one or more of the databases available on the FLITE Web site. These are some to get you started.
Very large database with a lot of full-text articles in a wide variety of subjects, General OneFile contains magazines, journals, and newspaper articles.
CQ Researcher supplies 12,000-word reports, investigated and written by seasoned journalists. 44 reports covering timely events are published every year. providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of a pressing political or social issue. (Limited to three users at once.)
Experts debate current events and hot topics, giving opinions from both sides in politics, social issues, health, money, and religion.
Suggestions to retrieve better/more results:
- Search topic as both a keyword and subject
- Combine terms with AND or OR
- Set date ranges limit to a specific time
- Use quotes for phrases
- Subject searching: Search for the subject of your topic.
Topic: German Immigration
Subject: German Americans
- Keyword searching: Search for keywords on your topic.
Topic: The invention of the car
Keyword(s): automobile history
If HTML or PDF full text options are available, click the link to go directly to the full text.
If full text is not an option:
Click the "Find It", link or button;
Select red GO button.
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Last update: September 17, 2010