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Education Research Jump Start

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I need to know just a little bit about all aspects of my topic -- once I have a a good overview, I'll be able to focus my research and find the best sources.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Find basic information about your topic

So you can define the problem: what, when, where, why, how, and who
You can glean the best keywords for searching in other places

How Do I Login from Off-Campus?

How Do I Login From Off-Campus?

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NEW - Summer 2020! To access the online articles and e-books from the library databases, use your CUNYfirst username (first.last99) and password.

  • Until August 3, 2020 - you may still be prompted to login with your barcode, but you can click on "Log in with your CUNY Login Credentials" to get the prompt for the CUNYfirst credentials.
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