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ENG1C - Biographies: Articles

This is a research guide for English 1C students that focuses on how to find credible biographical information in a variety of formats.

Accessing Databases

 Accessing Databases

Many of the Library's databases contain electronic copies of articles from newspapers, magazine and journals. You may access and conduct research in these databases from off campus.To do so, you will need to select the database and log in with your name and student ID number.

Click on any of the recommended databases below to begin your research: 

African American Experience

Latino American Experience

Accessing Databases


To access databases from the library's website:

1. Go to the library's website: http:www.evc.edu/library

2. In the menu on the left, click on Find Articles & Media

3. Select a database from the alphabetical list OR click on a subject in the right menu for a list of recommendations from which to select from.

4. If off campus, log in with your first and last name and student ID number.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Database

Opposing Viewpoints