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Capstone Project: Home

This is the one-stop shop for all your Capstone needs. Our two librarians have compiled resources useful for the Capstone topics we have received.

ABC-CLIO Solutions

User Guides

Quick guides for our most popular questions!

Primary Resources A quick video lesson on primary vs. secondary resources.
JSTOR Get a quick primer on our most popular database, JSTOR!
Citations Quick guide to MLA citations
Search Terms How to pick the best keywords for a search.
Boolean Operators Use these to narrow or broaden your database search. 
Trustworthy Information A short presentation on judging news sources and using lateral reading to find reliable information.
Collection Policy Get more information about the library's mission and collection policies.


Don't forget--the Library offers several newspaper and magazine subscriptions that you can use for research, especially if you are researching a contemporary issue!

Source Details
New York Times Access by claiming your Digital Pass here. Then you can log in with your Prep email--works for the NYT archive too!
Wall Street Journal

Password: Marauder1

Flipster Username:stpps
Password: school@123
Our digital magazine platform! Access issues of The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Wired, and more!
ProQuest Northeast News Stream

No username or password needed.

U.S. Northeast Newsstream enables users to search the most recent regional news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. Northeast Newsstream covers news sources from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.



Digital Resources

If you are working on a research project, you've come to the right spot. See below for a list of our databases with login information.