Along with Popular Magazines (by Journalists for Everyday Readers) both GALE and EBSCO provide access to Scholarly Journals (by Scholars for Scholars within a field).
You may read about a particular study in Psychology Today or Scientific American Mind and want to find the original study, which might be available through our databases. Explore!
Using this Publication in the Databases
On the Left side you will see a dropdown menu Dates, and in the center column you will see a menu of issues from that year. Click on any of the issue dates to browse articles from that issue.
The search box at the top should say “Search Within Publication”. This will trigger an “Advanced Search” with the “Publication” field pre-set to Psychology Today
Using this Publication in the Database
On the RIGHT side you will see a series of Dates with a “+” sign in front of it.
Click on any “+” to expand that year to see the Issues of the magazine. Click on any date to Browse articles from that issue.
On the upper LEFT side click on “Search This Publication”. This will bring you to the “Search” Page with “JN ‘Scientific American Mind’”" pre-set in the search box. Add any additional ideas you would like to search for. You can also click on “Advanced Search” and enter “Scientific American Mind” into the “publication” field.
NOTE: Some Passwords change yearly.
Library Databases are subscription collections (i.e. things that we pay to access) of research sources including: Periodical (Magazine, Newspaper, Trade Journal, Scholarly Journal) articles, electronic Reference Books, Images, Videos, Primary Documents and more.
So why do we pay for them when Google and the Web exist?
PASSWORDS for using Databases from Home are on a secure Google Document Here
If you have problems with a database log-in from home, here are some tips to help you trouble-shoot on your own (which is an excellent skill for college and life).
After you've tried some of these options, if you are still having trouble...
Contact your Librarian. On any "Digital Learning Days" the Central Catholic High School Librarian will be reachable via email. When you contact the librarian, please include the following information...
CLICK HERE, or use the Link below to find the passwords. They are not posted directly on this page. You must be Log-in to your CCHS email/gmail to access the Google Doc with the Passwords.