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Library Research: An Introduction

An introduction to the research process and the library's resources.

Searching Library Databases

To search for newspaper, magazine and journal articles using the library's databases, start on the Library's homepage. Click on the "Find Articles" tab. 

Databases on this page are organized into four categories: starting points, databases by subject, background information, and newspapers.

If you are just getting started on your research, the databases listed below are great to places begin:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • The New York Times
  • CQ Researcher
  • Opposing Viewpoints

Remote Access

To log-in to databases from off-campus, enter your MyTriton Portal username and password.

Please note: Your username is your first name + last name (or whatever has been assigned to you) without @triton.eduFor example, Jane Smith would be janesmith.

When you click on a Library eresource off-campus, you will see the following login page: 


Having trouble accessing databases from off campus? Don't know where look? Need help finding articles for your assignment? Ask a librarian for help!

  • Live chat a librarian on our homepage!
  • Email:
  • Phone: 708-456-0300 ext. 3215