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ESL 25 (Leath) Immigration: Articles from Databases
1) If one search term doesn't bring you the desired results, try synonyms or related terms.
For example: Hispanic Americans; Latinos; Chicanos
2) If you get too many results, narrow your focus by adding an additional term with the connector word "and".
For example: latinos and immigration
3) Use quotation marks around multi-word terms/phrases.
For example: "Hispanic Americans", "Japanese Americans", "African Americans"
Library Databases- Articles from Magazines, Newspapers, Journals
To find articles published in magazines and newspapers or other periodicals, you will need to use the library's online databases. In the following databases, you are likely to find relevant information on the topic of ethnic and cultural groups, their history and culture, issues, and contributions:
*More databases are available on the LPC Library website. Ask a librarian for research assistance.
Nonpartisan reporting and analysis of current controversial social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each weekly issue is devoted to a single topic and features an overview, background, chronology, current situation, outlook, bibliography, and more.
Contains newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Includes categories for African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, Multi-Ethnic, and Native People.
Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles focus on the impact of gender on culture and society, includes gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, etc.
Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, full text for more than 150 history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected US national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. The content is available by 8am each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1980.
CountryWatch - Country reports on each of the countries of the world. Reports include historical, political, economic, business, environmental, geographic, and demographic information. Also features an online newswire for current updates.