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    Article Databases

    Thomas Nelson Library subscribes to magazines, journals and newspapers through online databases. The three article databases listed below are useful for finding information on most topics. You may also look at our Databases list to find our full listing of databases by subject or type. 

    Article Databases Search Tips

    1. Select the most important 2-4 words related to your topic. 

    2. Put the word AND between each new word.

      bullying AND schools AND prevention

    3. ​​Use quotation marks ( "  " ) around two or more words; this tells the database to look for the words together, as a phrase.

    "higher education" AND tuition

    4. Look for additional keywords or subjects offered in the article record or subject listing. 

    5. Look for toolbars that provide print, email, and citation options.

    Off-Campus Access

    Thomas Nelson Library's online resources are accessible to currently enrolled students and faculty and staff of Thomas Nelson. 

    To access these resources from off-campus, you'll be required to login with your VCCS username and password.

    Learn more about accessing Thomas Nelson library databases from off-campus.