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ENGL 100 Fast Food Nation: Articles

Accessing Databases

Accessing Databases

To access any of Cañada Library's Databases, like Opposing Viewpoints, you will need go to the library's homepage and select the Articles tab. Once selected, click on the database name you would like to access from the Browse Databases From A-Z pull down menu


If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your library card number and pin (last for digits of your phone number).

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Super Search

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Database

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center focuses on controversial issues; overviews; conflicting viewpoints; articles are mainly from popular sources. In this database you will find:

  • Viewpoint articles
  • Topic overviews
  • Statistics
  • Biographies
  • Primary documents
  • Images and podcasts
  • Court cases
  • Profiles of agencies and groups
  • Academic journal articles
  • Newspaper and magazine articles
  • Links to relevant/reviewed websites
  • A Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary

View the tutorial on how to conduct a search in this database here!

Academic Search Premier Database

Biography in Context database

Health Source: Consumer Edition Database

CQ Researcher Database

CQ Research includes current, hot topic reports providing unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Reports include:

  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Background
  • Current Situation
  • Outlook
  • Pro/Con
  • Chronology
  • Short Features
  • Maps/Graphs
  • Bibliography



Access Science Database


Films on Demand

Films on Demand

Films on Demand is an online library of streaming videos, covering a wide range of educational topics making it easily accessible to you and your students. Subscription includes various subjects including, Anthropology, Nursing, History, Languages, etc. Links to individual film titles and segments can be shared with your students via Canvas, email or your personal website.  Off-campus users will be prompted to login using a valid PLS library card.