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Cold War Project (Levitt): Databases

Keyword Tips

BEFORE you start your search, make a list of possible keywords. Include your topic, synonyms, related topics, related people and organizations, related locations and events. Once you start finding information, you can add to this list. It seems like more work, but it will save you a lot of trouble in the long run! 

Off-Campus Access to Databases

If you're off campus, you'll need to log in using your McCallie username and password. Email Mrs. Wadley if you have any questions.


Gale Power Search

Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources – magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content – all brought to you by your library. 

Global Issues in Context

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS DiscovererArticles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers, U.S. government documents, and websites are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability. 

CQ Researcher

Offers researchers access to an expanded database of reports extending as far back as 1923. It provides users with original, comprehensive reporting on issues in a balanced, unbiased manner, along with tools to study how these topics have changed over time.

American National Biography


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Thousands of full-text professional journals with articles written by scholars.