Sometimes you want to search across all of the different types of materials that the Library has. OneSearch allows you to do that, covering articles, books, and videos all in one place!
Other times, you will want to search for resources such as scholarly articles, eBooks, and news articles by using research databases purchased by the Library.
Find the Everett Library's research databases by clicking on "Specialized Databases" in the middle of the library's homepage.
All databases are listed alphabetically. You can also use the dropdown menus to find databases by subject or type.
Periodicals: Publications that come out on a regular schedule, like journals, magazines, or newspapers
Scholarly Journal: A periodical containing articles written by and for scholars; almost always peer reviewed
Peer Review: A pre-publication process in which scholars review each other's work to improve its quality (usually anonymously)
Primary Source: Original information used in analysis
Secondary Source: A source that analyzes or interprets a primary source and is typically used in support of an argument
Authoritative: A way of describing sources whose accuracy can be trusted; scholarly journal articles and books tend to be highly authoritative.
"One Perfect Source?" by Anne Burke, Jennifer Garrett, Daria Dorafshar, David Tully, Glenn Billups, Andreas Orphanides, and Kim Duckett is licensed by CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US