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ENGL1302 - Japan: Databases

This guide collects resources related to the people, culture, geography, and literature of Japan.

Accessing Databases

Click on a database to access it. If you are not on an HCC campus, you will be prompted to log in with your name and your library barcode number, which is found on the back of your student ID card.

Using Databases

Databases are organized collections of information (often, but not always, essays and articles), accessible by any current HCC student or faculty member from anywhere with an internet connection. Each database is unique and may not be helpful for every assignment. For most topics, you will want to have an understanding of your topic's background before searching a database.

Having this understanding will help you think of specific terms or concepts that you might want to investigate further. A multi-subject, general database will search through many different academic journal and magazine articles. These can be helpful but can provide unfocused results -- a more subject-specific database may be more helpful.

Featured Database

Multi-Subject Databases

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