Background & Introductory Databases
- Gale eBooks is a great database for 3-7 page overviews/introductions to a topic, person, or thing. Here are some sample searches/results:
General Research Databases
- MiraCosta Library's EBSCOhost: All Databases is one of the library's biggest databases. It has eBooks, journal articles, magazine articles, news sources, and more! Here are some sample searches/results:
Using Google Better!!
- Use "quotation marks" around "specific phrases" and add site:org, site:edu and site:gov to get more specific results!! Here are some sample searches:
Film & Video Databases
- MiraCosta Library subscribes to many film and video databases you can use to find documentaries about - and scholars discussing - many different topics. Check out the list of our video databases here!