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Newspaper Project


 Books and eBooks in the collection


  • Search the catalog for books on the shelves and links to eBooks and some of the databases - use the password list to open the databases.


  • Click on Resource Lists in the left column and the public list tab for a preselected list for this assignment




General Interest - Reference


Gale Reference eBooks (metu_log)

        Citations are at the end of the articles, in MLA format. 


Explora for Secondary Schools (meshinf/mhslib1!)

        Search newspapers, magazines, reference books, primary source  documents, biographies, maps, photos, and/or radio and television transcripts in one search.     


Oxford Reference (metboe/metboe)      

         Use Advanced Search – Check only the types of sources & subjects you would like to search. 



Government  - History


History Database Center (29305000443887)

          Search Ancient and Medieval History Online section for this project


Infotrac (metu_log)

          Use the World History Collection




Literature – Music


Bloom’s Literary Reference (29305000443887)                                       

          Use Advanced Search, check “By Entry Type” boxes for Overviews and Synopses, Analyses and Criticism, Topics and Themes, and Characters. 


Literary Reference Center (meshinf/mhslib1!)

          Use the tabs above the results and the Narrow Results by Subject on the left to better classify your results


Magazines – Newspapers


EBSCOhost Web (meshinf/mhslib1!)      

          Check the boxes for MasterFILE Premier, MAS Ultra, Academic Search Premier and any others from the list of available databases that you think may be helpful before you start your search.


 ProQuest (HTJ2PF24GS/WELCOME)   

           Search the New York Times from 1851 to today’s edition.





  • BBC - History

                An overview of the Anglo-Saxons, their culture and legends produced by the British Broadcasting Company.


  • The British Museum

               Google has archived the London museum's Anglo-Saxon collection.