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Professor Kirby Salem High School Foundations of Writing/Early College Program

How to search databases and find credible sources

Purpose of this Guide

  • This guide supports your research for projects in the Writing/Early College Program with Professor Alexandra Kirby.
  • It focuses on journals/magazines and websites that will have relevant information about 
    • racism/police brutality (representation in ads/music video)
    • Black trans lives
    • Jim Crow
    • Incarceration and color 
    • football
    • study habits

Please email ( or text (978-587-1312) if you would like follow-up assistance!

Nancy Dennis, Library Liaison for English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Criminal Justice, and Economics