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WRIT 1133 - Politics and Media: Compass & Other Databases

Introduction to Databases

This section provides a range of databases you can use to find articles and books. Navigate to the different types of sources by using the links in the Table of Contents below.

Table of Contents

Compass - Start Here

Start your search with Compass. This database can be used to search for articles and online books and videos on many topics. The video linked below explains how to do this, as well as some of the features that are available in Compass. Although the example used isn't related to media and politics, the functionality is the same regardless of subject matter. When viewing this video, substitute the words used in the video (e.g., coral reefs = social media; bleaching = politics).  

General / Interdisciplinary Databases

Subject Specific Databases

Current News Sources

A-Z Database List