Revolutions: 9/11 Annotated Bibliography Project


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Taft Online Subscription Databases

  • Journal article databases
    • Academic Search Complete Access full-text articles in thousands of magazines and journals. Tip: Limit your search to Full Text, Articles, and language.
    • JSTOR Extensive backfiles of full-text scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
  • Global Issues in Context News, perspectives, video, reference, country information, primary source documents, journal articles, and statistics on issues of global importance.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context Viewpoint articles, reference content, full-text magazines, newspapers, journal articles, primary source documents, statistics, and links to websites.
  • Sirs Knowledge Source General reference database containing thousands of full-text articles and other resources. Includes a pro/con issues database and SIRS Government, a comprehensive resource for the study of all aspects of U.S. federal government, including government documents, Supreme Court decisions, and more.
  • U.S. History in Context Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, journal articles, maps, and multimedia.
  • World History in Context Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, journal articles, maps, and multimedia.

Mr. Padgett's Gale Search Tips video



  • Google Scholar is a search engine that specifically searches scholarly literature and academic resources.
  • Google Advanced Search
    • Here's an example for a topic on 9/11, Al Qaeda and variations on the word terror. Think about other terms you can swap in and out.                                               

* see the course guide Find and Evaluate Websites for more information

  • Limit your search to reliable domains by including the phrase site:gov OR site:edu (gov for U. S. government agencies; edu for educational institutions in the U.S)                                                                                       

Encyclopedias and Reference Books / eBooks

These resources provide essential background information - who, what, when, where, why, how.

  • Search large collections of reference ebooks simultaneously in these databases: 
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library 
    • Salem History Full content of many reference sets including Great Events from History, Great Lives from History, Decades (20th century American history), and Defining Documents in American History
  • Britannica Academic Online contains the complete and regularly updated Encyclopedia Britannica plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access.