FS 110 Off the Grid

Professor:  Will Marquess  


Credo Reference
Search online literature encyclopedias and dictionaries.   

Reference Universe
A searchable database of the Saint Michael's College Library reference collection. 


Article Databases 

Academic Search Premier 
Magazine and journal articles on all topics

Academic OneFile
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles

ProQuest Central 
Magazine, newspaper, and journal articles; great for global and business/econ topics

CQ Researcher 
Indepth, research based articles on current/timely issues 



Biography in Context 
Biography databases from WilsonWeb


Literary Criticism 

Literature Resource Center


Books and DVDs located through the SMC catalog

The SMC catalog provides access to print books and ebooks as well as DVDs


Develop a Research Strategy!


Criteria for Selecting Credible and Reliable Resources

Timeliness: is the information current, updated, or historical perspective? 

Authority: who is the author or editor: who is responsible for the information presented in the article, website, or book?

Accuracy:  compare the facts with other sources; does a bibliography provide evidence of research and documentation?

Purpose: why was the book, website, or article written or created?  What is the point of view or bias? 

Intended audience: high school, college, graduate level?