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Finding Scholarly Sources

Getting to the Databases

Use the links on the GCM Library website to access the databases.  If you are not at school, you will need the passwords available in the GCM Library Blackboard course in the Databases button.

Search Tips

Use the browse feature available in many databases to help you focus on a topic.

Use Advanced Search options to limit your results to certain types of information or particular date ranges.

Search with a variety of terms including synonyms to get a variety of results.


STEP 1: General Background Research

For quality sources

For primary sources

Step 2: Identify a Scholarly Debate & Formulate a Research Question

Step 3: Read, Write, Repeat

For scholarly research

For a complete list of GCM databases

For help with your research

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