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Library Catalog (including e-books)
Notice special link to Search e-books from off-campus
Use as few, carefully selected (and correctly spelled), words as possible, particularly in the library catalog.
Use the connector ‘AND” to combine search terms while searching the catalog.
Terms (search by subject/keyword): disasters, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, September 11 Terrorist Attacks
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Recommendation: start with Subjects (headings search) first within EBSCO collection. See all the database options and select a few that pertain to your topic of research.
This is a good database for a deep introduction to a topic. 25-30 pages long, each weekly issue covers a single topic in the news. Quick Search works best.
This is what you would use to gather pro/con essays on current topics. It also links to newspaper and scholarly journal articles, although not nearly as comprehensive as the EBSCO databases. You can find many magazine articles, as well as viewpoints essays, newspaper articles, and scholarly journal articles.