UWRT 150 Writing Seminar (Razem): Databases


How to find RIT's Databases

Accessing RIT's "Database Finder"

If you would like to search within a specific database, all of RIT's databases can be accessed either from the "Database" tab in Summon, or by choosing "Databases" from  the drop down menu under "Search Collections," both from the library's homepage.  You'll be able to find databases via A-Z , grouped by subject area, or  by type. 



Database Finder, looks like this:


Finding Database Articles: Start Here

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Articles about Controversial Issues

RIT's Library subscribes to two different databases that focus on controversial issues: Opposing Viewpoints and CQ Researcher.  Browsing the topics listed in either database can be an effective way to identify "hot topics" of interest.  The information in these databases include scholarly/peer reviewed articles as well as other types like magazines, viewpoint articles, newspapers, etc., that are not considered scholarly.

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