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U.S. Politics: Articles & Databases

Off-Campus Database Access

When accessing a database from off-campus, you will be prompted to enter a username and password. Enter the same username and password that you use to logon to campus computers.

Call Computing Services for more information about computing accounts at (516)876-3098.

Selected Library Databases

Database Tutorials

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals

Need to find scholarly articles? Watch this video (by the Peabody Library at Vanderbuilt University) that explains the differences between scholarly journals and popular magazines.  (3:11 min.)

Directory of Open Access Journals

Google Scholar

Google Scholar searches the Internet for scholarly sources, including peer-reviewed papers, articles, abstracts, books, and theses. It is helpful for tracking down or verifying partial citations.

Change Google Preferences on your computer to show links to Old Westbury Library resources within search results.

Google Scholar Search
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