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Databases

Use LIBRARY DATABASES to find magazine, newspaper and journal articles, images, transcripts, and more.

If you are OFF CAMPUS, please use the DATABASE OFF CAMPUS ACCESS sheet with links and passwords 

Useful Websites

Check Your Sources

Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library gives you access to numerous databases including JSTOR.  Sign up for an eCard for full access to JSTOR.

Find the databases here. Use your BPL card number and PIN.

NoodleTools

NoodleTools is a citation management website subscribed to by Pescosolido Library. It will manage your sources, provide proper footnote format, export your Bibliography direct to Google Docs, and manage online notecards. Many databases including JSTOR and GALE export sources directly into NoodleTools. 

Important: Create your NoodleTools  account using the format firstname.lastname as your user name.

Creating a NoodleTools account through the school will give you free access to the full version of NoodleTools with more options than the free version.

After creating an account through our school, you can log in anywhere and keep access to the full version.

To begin, create a new project and select the appropriate Style.

Citations

Remember you must cite anytime that you:

  • Directly quote from a source (book, website, article, song, interview, etc.)
  • Restate an author's idea, theory or opinion in any way; rewording, changing the order, or summarizing someone else's work without proper citations is plagiarism
  • Use statistics, results or findings derived by another author or source
  • Cite case studies, experiments, experimental methods, or results
  • Insert visuals (charts, photos, drawings, videos or any image) not clearly labeled as free from copyright restriction

HELP

Purdue OWL

Sample Chicago Style Paper

Citation Help LibGuide

Google Docs Help Sheet with Footnotes

Questions?

Front desk: (978) 499-3136

Email a Librarian:

pkass@govsacademy.org

tbennett@govsacademy.org