- Merced County Library (Students will need their County Library Card number to access all sources)
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (For MLA and APA formatting)
- EasyBib Citation Tool (Get the Add-On for your Google Apps)
Academic Databases provide access to information that is relevant, current, and credible. Using a database is much more efficient than general web searching because you don't have to evaluate whether or not the information is from a respected source. If you are going to do general web searching, use this website evaluation checklist.
SIRS Renaissance is a database of resources covering the arts and humanities and includes information on topics from architecture to the visual and performing arts.
|SIRS GOV'T REPORTER|
SIRS Government Reporter is a collection of resources by and about Government and contains a large number of primary sources from drafts of bills to court case transcripts.
SIRS Issues Researcher is a general interest database for school research projects and includes a Pro vs. Con section for controversial topics.