Tips for Success
- Know what is required for your project, including:
- # of sources
- types of sources required
- format (APA vs MLA)
- Research before you write!
- How will you know what to write if you haven't researched the topic?
- Organize your ideas.
- Research more if necessary.
- Use LBCC resources, such as:
- the Writing Center
- LBCC Librarians
Find an Article
Provides citations and full-text for articles published in nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database provides citations and abstracts for articles found in more than 8,000 publications.
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Covers physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, with articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text format.
Other Useful Databases/Websites
- Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Search for social media fact sheet for a helpful report about social media usage patterns.
- CQ Researcher
Topical, full text reports on controversial issues. Each report features a summary, chronology, and bibliography. Last updated 2011.