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Ejnes: Exploration Research: Databases

Cavendish Square: Explorers and Exploration

  • Search your country name or find it alphabetically.
  • Navigate through the article by clicking on next section in the botton right of each page OR using the section titles located on the left side of the page.
  • Be sure to check out the Investigate section in the bottom left ot find additional articles related to your search (second article).
  • Remember to copy the MLA citation found at the bottom of the page or click on Cite in top left.  

Find Database Passwords on Blackbaud

To access these Databases at home/off-campus, you will need the LSA username and password.  If your forgot the username and password, they are available on Blackbaud.  
Blackbaud > Resources > Library


World History in Context (Gale)

  • Try searching your country name and explor*  (ex. Spain and explor*)
  • By using the asterisk*, this will give you all the variations: explore, explores, exploration, explorer
  • Click on REFERENCE and scross through the REFERENCE articles fo find articles on your country's exploration.  Try doing the same for Biographies.
  • Within a helpful article, find Related Subjects to the right.  Click on any that look helpful for additional articles.  
  • Remember to copy the MLA citation at the bottom of the article or click on Cite in the very top right.


Video: How to Copy/Paste a Database Citation in Noodletools

Copy Database Citation into Noodletools

1.  Copy MLA 8 formatted citation from database.  


2. In NoodleTools, click on your project title and then click on the sources tab at the top of the page:



3.  Click on the green New Source button:  


4.  Choose Database:  


5.  Then choose Original Content in Database:  


6.  Near top, click on 

7.  Paste your copied database citation in the box:  


8.  Click on the blue SAVE button at the top.