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Research Help Desk and Reference Resources

Search Many Article Databases at Once

Search LibGuides for Best Databases for your Topic

Don't know what database to use? Paste the bolded search string immediately below into Google, and then add a keyword of your choice - such as Marketing or Primary Sources to find the best databases for your topic listed and linked in Cal Poly Research Guides:

site:https://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/?

Examples:

site:https://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/? Marketing

site:https://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/? primary sources

site:https://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/? statistics

 

All Databases & Research Guides

Very Short Introduction Ebooks from Oxford

If you know the article you want and want to find the full text

Google Scholar: Try the author's last name and a good chunk of the title in "    " and then use the Find it At Cal Poly link, often found hidden beneath the "more" under the result.  Be sure that you are logged into MyCalPoly Portal AND signed into OneSearch.

General Databases

Controversial Topics

National and Global Newspapers

State and Local Newspapers

Some Key Databases for Various Subjects