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Reminder: To access HC library databases off-campus (at home, Starbucks, etc.) you will need the database passwords. You can find them on the library page on myHC.

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Print Books in the Learning Commons

The books below are just a few examples. If you need help finding a print book for your current event, please see Ms. Bailey.

Research Starters

An encyclopedia is a great place to start your research. You'll find basic information about your topic that you can use as you continue your search on the more extensive databases.

      Search the Research Starters

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Opposing Viewpoints is a database that specializes in controversial issues. It includes a variety of resources types, such as articles, statistics, images, and more. You can search the widget below, or once on the database, click "Browse Topics" on the top left corner of your screen, scroll down, and click on your topic.


Newsbank is a database of newspaper articles from around the world. It is a excellent resource for current events.

eBooks on GVRL

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