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These are good places to start for various kinds of research. You'll need to log in to use most of these resources. View the Login Procedure for help logging in.

If you are looking for: Start by looking in:
A research topic Opposing Viewpoint In Context or CQ Researcher or Issues & Controversies
Books U/CL Catalog
Electronic books ABC-CLIO (Digital Collections) or eBook Collection (EBSCO) or Ebook Central or Gale Virtual Reference Library or Safari Tech & Business Books Online
Encyclopedia World Book Online
Magazine articles for almost any subject Florida Electronic Library - Gale PowerSearch
Scholarly/peer reviewed journals Academic Search Complete
Electronic Magazines/Journals A-Z Journal Listing
An analysis/criticism of a short story/play/poem Gale Literary Sources or Literary Reference Center or Literature Criticism Online or JSTOR
Videos Films on Demand
Music Music Online
Images ARTstor
Newspapers Access World News
Broward College history Broward College Digital Archives

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