Credo – easily search hundreds of ebooks; see Ms. Jackson Sanborn for login and password.
International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences – see Ms. Jackson Sanborn for the password.
Find Articles and Other Online Sources
Pro Tip: many databases have a “Full Text” box on the left to narrow it down to the online articles
Student Resources in Context – another large general article database that can be used at different stages of your research. ‘Browse topics’ to find collections of research on common topics. Connect from home.
Academic One File – a general database with thousands of academic and higher education articles, many of them full text online (click the full text box on the right to find only those). Use ‘Related Subjects’ on right or ‘Related Resources’ at top of article to find similar articles. Connect from home.
Newspapers, Maine history, and even more resources!
Other online sources in specific subject areas including literature, psychology, history, politics, education, science, and technology.
The Electric Typewriter – essays by top journalists on a variety of topics
Can’t find what you need? Having problems? Email or come see Ms. Jackson Sanborn.
Search for Books
For print books, go to the library’s online Catalog
- Choose the catalog link at the top and type in a search – then choose a button to do a keyword, title or author search.
- Results – Call number is on the left, availability is on the right. Click the title to get more info. See Ms. Jackson Sanborn for help!
Search for Images and Videos
Make sure you have permission to use images and videos you find on the web. Use Google’s Tools – Usage rights to find free-to-use media. Other places to find even more images and media.
Taking Notes, Managing Citations
Get Help From the Writing Center
Research Help for Specific Classes
Sociology with Ms. Edwards