Library databases include journals, magazines and newspapers, as well as streaming videos and more.
Once you have found the description for a useful article in a database, you will need to get the article itself. The full article is called the "full text" in a library database.
Citing sources is important because it gives credit to the person who published the idea originally and allows readers to check your evidence. Your instructor should tell you which style of citation to use (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.).
Resources on how to cite print and electronic resources for in MLA, APA, Chicago, and other styles.
The Center for Writing Excellence has online reference guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago Styles. You can submit a draft of your paper to the Writing Lab online to receive feedback.