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EVR 1001C - Environmental Issues, Prof. Whitcomb: Accessing Databases

This research guide is made to accompany Professor Whitcomb's Environmental Issues course's video research project.

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Topics covered on this page:

  • Why should I use Library Databases?
  • How to Access Library Databases

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Why should I use Library Databases?

Why Library Databases?

Library Databases are powerful research tools that offer users access credible peer reviewed scholarly articles & much more, with features for narrowing & optimizing the research experience.


The databases contain information on: Arts, Biographies, Careers, Videos, Newspapers, Magazines, Health & Medicine, Testing Resources, literature, etc.

For this research assignment, you will be working with Films on Demand, GreenFILE, & Environmental Studies (Gale in Context)

Accessing Databases

Polk State Libraries provide you access to over 100 databases.  They can be viewed alphabetically, in an A-Z list, or they can be filtered by subject. Click here to access the library databases! You login with your Passport account information.


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