Some commonly used databases are JSTOR and EBSCO Host.
If you don’t know what types of services your school subscribes to, ask your teacher/librarian about them.
Depending on the size of your school, you may have a subject area librarian for the particular type of research you are doing.
Some universities, for instance, have specialist librarians for topics like music, art, and humanities.
(Dictionary, Encyclopedia) AOL Search (formerly Ask Jeeves!
Bing Britannica (Metasearch) Dog Pile (Metasearch)Google Scholar Google Suggest – Beta Hot Bot Pubmed (Medical publication search)(Online Tech Dictionary for Students, Educators and IT Professionals)Yahoo!
– These journals are a great way to find cutting edge research on your topic.
Academic journals add credibility and professionalism to a paper.
Write down the call number of the book so that you can find it within your library.
Ask your librarian for help if you’re not sure how your library is organized.