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Fake News: The Facts: Library Resources

How to guard against fake news


For access to national newspapers, magazines and more, start your search through ProQuest. 

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  • Go to the Cuesta Library's OneSearch box on the Library Home Page or myCuesta (under Resources tab)
  • Type in any keyword or phrase and choose the Search icon or Enter key on your keyboard
  • For the broadest results, do not change the default search (Everything)

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At Cuesta, you have access to our databases, many of which can help you find background information or in-depth coverage on a wide variety of subjects. Below are a few that may be of use when looking for reliable and credible information. 

NewsBank Database

NewsBank provides access to local, regional, and national newspaper articles. This is a great resource if you are looking for articles about local news in The Tribune.

Credo Reference 
  • Database
Credo Reference is an excellent resource for finding background information on a topic. It searches updated encyclopedias on a wide range of subjects.

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