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Save Yourself Some Time: Use a Database

The best way to find articles is using online databases. Databases collect articles from print periodicals and may include abstracts or full text articles. Content of the article can be printed, downloaded or emailed. Most of our databases come to us through the TexShare program of the Texas State Library, although COM Library subscribes to some databases independently. Through all of these databases we have access to:

  • Full-text articles from popular periodicals
  • Medical resources and health information eBooks
  • Academic reference materials
  • Newspapers and magazines from around the world
  • Transcripts from television news shows and National Public Radio
  • Research on public and private companies, here and abroad
  • Consumer marketing data and emerging technology reports
  • Genealogy resources
  • Latest breaking news and daily updates from newspaper wire services
  • Hundreds of popular periodicals, including Business Week, Rolling Stone, and Smithsonian
  • Streaming media

All COM Library Databases are available from the Databases by Subject LibGuide.

    Best Way to Find Articles in COM Library

    How to find articles for your classes and get answers for the Research Tutorial Quiz.

    • Databases by Subject
      Use the Databases by Subject LibGuide to get familiar with our article databases and find some of your Research Tutorial Quiz answers.

      COM Library's databases are the best way to get the college level articles you need for your research faster.
    • Hot Topics Databases
      Use the Hot Topics Databases LibGuide to get familiar with the hot and controversial topics databases and find some of your Research Tutorial Quiz answers.

      COM Library's Hot Topics Database LibGuide is the best way to get the college level articles you need for the kind of controversial topics you write about in your papers for English 1301.

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