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Guide for High School Researchers: The Basics

A guide to resources you can use at Macalester, off campus, and free on the web for advanced secondary school research

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Academic Databases - Available on or off campus

These resources are available to you on- or off-campus. Some are databases made available via state funding, others are reputable websites.


Need help citing your sources? Consult our citation guide!

Academic Databases - Campus Access Only

These resources are available via paid subscription only. You can access these while you are in the library at Macalester, but not from home or your school. Check your school library's website for databases you can use offsite (SPPS schools have access to some of the database Macalester also subscribes to, such as Gale Virtual Reference Library).

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