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English 101: Finding Articles

Connecting From Off-Campus

The library gives you free access to hundreds of databases, making it easy for you to find scholarly articles, credible news reports, online books, & more. Most can be accessed from off-campus by following the links on our site & then entering your name & 7-digit College ID.

Not sure what your ID number is? Go to MYCSTATE & use the link for "Look Up Username/Reset Your Cincinnati State Password" to retrieve it. Watch our "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.

Popular Databases for Research

These are just a few of the places you can go to start your research. For more databases, visit our Databases A-Z  guide.

Research Database Video Tutorials

Watch & Learn

Our YouTube Playlist has quick tutorials on our most popular databases. Click the menu icon in the playlist to go straight to the video you need.

Scholarly v Popular

How to Tell if an Article is Scholarly

Problems viewing? Watch it on YouTube.


How to Read a Scholarly Article

Problems viewing? Watch it on YouTube.

E-Journals

If you are looking for a specific journal, please visit our Journals A-Z site.



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