12th - Senior Research Paper - Kennell

This subject guide will provide you with a variety of literature based on your topic of choice.
REMEMBER: *Use of quotes and advanced searches utilizing Boolean searching (and, or and not) will be helpful and TOPIC FINDER in Gale databases may be good for you especially when you are just beginning or if you get stuck!
*All sources from the Databases listed on this subject guide already include the MLA8 citation for the source.

Searching, Evaluation and Citation Resources

Boolean Operator Refresher

Boolean searching is based on a method of symbolic logic developed by the English Mathematician George Boole. Boolean searching allows us to combine words and symbols to narrow or broaden searches.


Student Resources

Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Expanding and supporting thesis and literature connection

Academic OneFile

Includes full-text and abstracts of scholarly, trade, and general-interest periodicals covering current events, general sciences and technology, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Gale Databases

Gale resource portal. Allows you to complete a comprehensive search of all GALE databases available and/or to narrow your search to a select few.

Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.

Literature Connections +

Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills.

Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, and critical articles published by noted scholars.