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Banned Books: Books/Database Resources

Banned Books

Madison College Libraries Catalog

 

 

Find books, DVDs, streaming media, and ebooks in the Madison College Libraries catalog

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Books

Find books by searching on the terms:  banned books, censorship, challenged books, prohibited books

Use the Interlibrary Loan request form to borrow books or articles from other campuses/libraries.

Other Catalogs

Finding articles in the Libraries Databases

Find articles from magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, etc.  Username and password access required off-campus. 

1.  Access the Madison College Libraries Homepage.

2.  On the Libraries Homepage click on the green "Articles" tab.

Home Page Tabs

3.  Click on "Browse Databases by A to Z list."

Screenshot of links from homepage: Browse Databases by A to Z list, Find Journals by Subject or Title, Database Help

4.  Choose EBSCOhost to search multiple databases at the same time.  Choose databases to search by selecting the check box next to the database name (e.g. Academic Search Complete, Humanities International, Literary Reference Center, MasterFile Premier, Newspaper Source Plus, etc.).

Screenshot of EBSCOhost menu showing checkbox to select/deselect all EBSCO databases

5.  Other databases to search include:  JSTOR, LitFinder and Opposing Viewpoints.

6.  JSTOR search example:

Screenshot of JSTOR advanced search boxes with "to kill a mockingbird" in the first box and challenged book in the second 

Hint:  Use "quotes" to search exact title.   

 

Search Credo Reference

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-An online reference collection with full-text content from hundreds of reference books.

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Topic Page:  Censorship - Credo Reference


Culture Wars book cover

Addresses the key defining issues of contemporary American society through the lens of political and social controversy.

Subject Guide

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