Literary Reference Center
Provides book reviews, literary criticism and plot summaries. Information on authors and their works for a broad spectrum of literature.
Academic Search Complete
Articles from scholarly journals and other periodicals; book reviews.
Useful for book reviews and other articles from newspapers.
Gale Virtual Reference
Provides excerpts from reference books such as specialized encyclopedias. Useful for general overview of the topic.
Comprehensive reporting and analysis of issues in the news.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Articles on current, controversial issues.
Scholarly articles from academic journals and other publications in a wide range of disciplines.
1. Starting Out. Go to the library homepage and click on Agent: Find Articles, eBooks, eRes (Electronic Reserves).
2. Logging in to Agent. Whether you are on or off-campus, you will need to login to Agent in order to access article databases.
Login in with your 7 digit ID number and your 6 digit birthdate.
If you have any problems logging in, click here for troubleshooting tips.
If you are still having trouble, please contact us.
3. Choosing a Database. Once you've logged in, you will be taken to the Databases page. From there, you will be able to choose how you want to look for articles.
4. Searching the Database.
*Many databases have this search feature
5. Getting the Articles. Most databases will allow you to print, email or save articles. Many also allow you to email citations along with the article. Always make sure to check these generated citations for accuracy before including them in your assignment.