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INRW 0399 SO TYRER: Databases and Articles

Resources for INRW 0399 about arguments for and against the death penalty.

Databases and Articles at TCC Library

Below are some of the electronic databases and articles that can assist you in discovering more information about this topic. 

See the box to the left to learn how to find other databases and articles on this topic.  

How to find databases and articles

  1. Go to  
  2. Find TCC Catalog 
  3. Select Article Databases 
  4. Search - just like other search bars 
  5. Click on the article you want 
  6. Scroll down to Full Text Availability 
  7. Click the link to access 

How to get the best search results

Boolean Searching 

  • Use AND to limit search results; require both words to be in result: 
    • death AND penalty
  • Use OR to expand search; requires either word to be in result 
    • segregation OR isolation
  • Use NOT to limit search results; removes an unwanted term 
    • executions NOT public


  • When searching for words in a phrase, put them together in quotation marks to keep them together 
    • For example “capital punishment”  


Below are a few of the databases that can help you in finding articles on the topic of the death penalty and capital punishment. 


Below are a few citations for articles that may help jumpstart your search.