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Library Databases and Periodicals Alternatives for 21-22

This guide provides alternatives for the databases cut during the 21-2 school year.

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Several databases and periodical subscriptions are scheduled for cancellation during the 2021-22 school year.

Alternatives to these are listed on the relevant page tabs on this site!

For more in-depth alternatives, please contact the librarians directly!

Multi-purpose databases

Multi-purpose Databases

Database: CQ Researcher

Content: Lengthy articles summarizing topics of current controversy

Alternatives: ProCon.org, ProQuest Central for news on those topics; Credo Reference, government informational websites, and credible organization websites for background on those topics

Database: Opposing Viewpoints

Content: Many kinds of source types, including multimedia, on topics of current controversy

Alternatives: ProCon.org, ProQuest Central for news/scholarly articles on those topics; Credo Reference, government informational websites, and credible organization websites for background on those topics

Database: Project Muse

Content: Scholarly articles, books, and book chapters
Alternatives: JSTOR and Google Scholar for articles; WorldCat for books

Database: Several Gale products

Content: Academic OneFile, General OneFile, and more

Alternatives: ProQuest Central for news/scholarly articles on those topics, JSTOR for scholarly articles, and Credo Reference for encyclopedia content

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