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Finding a Topic and Getting Information Through Databases
Gale Ebooks This link opens in a new windowGreat for getting an basic understanding of topics and issues. These academic level articles are a very good source for vocabulary, terminology and search words for the topic being investigated. Contains concise, easy to understand articles from over 2100 subject specific encyclopedias. Most articles have bibliographies for other sources on the subject.
AtoZ World Travel This link opens in a new windowTravel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, and language.
Business Insights: Global This link opens in a new windowContains detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports as well as thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection.
Also provides case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.
Credo Reference This link opens in a new windowGreat for gaining terminology and definitions on many different topics. Contains a list of popular research topics that give access to a collection of 100 cross-searchable reference books covering diverse subjects.
OneSearch Advanced Search This link opens in a new windowSearches the book catalog and multiple (but not all) databases for print books, ebooks, book chapters, articles, CDs, videos, etc. that are available for LaGuardia students, staff, and faculty.
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