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Composition I & II--English 1300/1301: Databases & Journals

Library resources available for students in Comp I & II courses.

Did you know?

A database is an "electronic collection of research materials, usually journal, magazine, and newspaper article, but also ebooks, images, and video."

--from University of Notre Dame Australia Library website, accessed 11/16/11

  • Databases contain journal articles, images, video/audio clips, abstracts/summaries, eBooks, etc.
  • You can email, save, and/or print most database items.
  • Most databases will generate citations in your preferred format!

What's a journal?

    • A journal is like a magazine, only its content is
      •   authoritative,
      • usually peer-reviewed,
      • highly scholarly, and
      • acceptable for college research projects.
    • Journals are typically field-of-study specific.
    • Story Library subscribes to academic journals in electronic format = eJournals
      • To find eJournals, use StorySearch.