In addition to the following links, see also the Library Databases, especially Opposing Viewpoints and EBSCOhost
Below are links to relevant research databases from Kirkwood. For a full list of the Kirkwood databases, please see http://guides.kirkwood.edu/az.php.
If you are accessing these off-campus, you may be required to log in with your k number and EagleNet password.
EbscoHost: Search this for articles on almost any subject. Both popular magazines and scholarly journals are included.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Search this for debate-type essays on current topics as well as statistics and videos.
Newsstand: Search this for articles published in newspapers all over the country. Includes New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Iowa City Press Citizen and Des Moines Register, among thousands of others.
CQ Researcher: Browse this for hot topics currently in the news. Find great background information and short debate-type essays.
Books: Search the library catalog for books in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids libraries.
E-Books (EBSCO): Search for library e-books that can be read, saved or printed online.
Learn how to cite resources of all kinds in MLA, APA, or Chicago Style.
Finding Newspaper Articles through Kirkwood Libraries
This resource will help you find newspaper articles using the tools available to Kirkwood students through the library.
What are Scholarly Journal Articles?
Learn about the various kinds of research available and when to use what kind of resource.
Evaluating Web Resources
Learn how to evaluate web-based resources for use in scholarly research.
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The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
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