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Any Subject - Databases with Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles on Any Subject

To access Oakton Library databases, click on the database name.  From an off-campus computer, use your Oakton username and password to login. Questions? Please call 847.635.1644.

The following databases are recommended for general subject searches: Academic Search Complete | Associates Program Source | CQ Researcher | CQ Global Researcher | LexisNexis Academic | Newsbank Illinois | Opposing Viewpoints

Academic Search Complete EBSCO

Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals - of which 6,000 peer-reviewed journals - in all disciplines.
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Associates Program Source EBSCO

Covers alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, and robotics.

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CQ Researcher

Each issue examines a single "hot" topic with comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Includes charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.
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LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications using a variety of flexible search options. Access over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources.

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Newsbank Illinois - State News (including Pioneer Press newspapers)

Provides full text of Illinois newspapers covering companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in their communities.

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Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Gale

Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills. It contains more than 400 reference book titles, more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles, and a variety of periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts, and graphs.
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