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English 263/463 - Current Issues (Kim): Background/Databases


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Tips for Success

Use the databases to the left to get familiar with your topic. These sources should be mined for key words and specific information that will help narrow your topic. Look at each article's bibliography/reference list and/or links to related resources for more information.

Remember viewpoint articles are opinion pieces designed to persuade. They should not be entirely avoided, but they should be evaluated for bias and are most helpful to evaluate solutions. 

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username (ID number only) and password to log in. Use the same username & password you use to log into all other GBS resources (Power School, library lab computers, etc):

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.

**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.


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