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ENGL 101: Academic Writing: Research Tools
A guide to show you the useful resources that the library has for your research
Login to e-resources from off campus using your Blackboard username and password.
Campbell Resources we used in class
We discussed the following tabs in class:
OneSearch is used to find journal articles, books, e-books, DVDs, videos, newspapers, and more.
The Database tab is used to find journal articles, magazine articles, e-books, and newspapers.
Need a Print Book?
Books physically located at the library can be delivered to online education and extended campus students by postal mail. Books not owned by Campbell University Libraries can be borrowed from other libraries, and delivered to you by postal mail.
Resources not owned by the Campbell University Libraries can be borrowed from other libraries through ILLiad, an interlibrary loan (ILL) system available to Campbell faculty, staff, and students as an aid to research and study. Request it through ourInterlibrary Loanservice and we will borrow it from another library. This service is free of cost. Please allow up to 4-5 days for book requests, and 2-3 days for articles.
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
A collection of full text scholarly journals in the following subject areas: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.
This resource provides access to 27 of ProQuest's most highly used databases, with a variety of content types across over 160 subjects, making this the broadest single research resource in the world. These 27 databases cover the full range of academic disciplines.
This resource contains articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework. SIRS Knowledge Source includes a number of databases from ProQuest, including ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher, ProQuest SIRS Government Reporter, ProQuest SIRS Renaissance, and ProQuest SIRS WebSelect.
Some Useful Websites
Below are some useful sites to go to for background information.
Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and we present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.