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ENGL 300 Research Guide (Smith): Databases

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Database Resources

A lot of your research in ENGL 300 will come from the library databases found at either Databases A-Z or Research Port. On this page below, you'll find:

  • Recommended Databases for ENGL 300
  • An EBSCO Database Demonstration (video)

Recommended Databases

Databases available via Databases A-Z or ResearchPort. Login required off the FSU campus.

An EBSCO Database Demonstration

Thirty of the 60 databases in the A-Z Databases share the same EBSCO navigation screen. Here is a video for conducting a basic search in an EBSCO database.