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The 420 Experience: Resources and Research on Cannabis

This research guide aims to both summarize resources on campus and to provide resources for further reading based on multiple frames of analysis: health/medicine, economics, (de)criminalization, among others.

Databases, Streaming Video and Documentaries

Highlighted Database: CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.

Use the Issue Tracker to find research related to marijuana.

Searching for Streaming Video and Documentaries:

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  1. Perform a search in Tripod (ex: marijuana)
  2. Using the filters in the left-hand column, limit access location to online.
  3. Select videos for your resource type.
  4. Experiencing access issues? Contact your librarian.

Using Artists Books, Special Collections, and Archives

Most artists books and special collections are in the Rare Book Room on the third floor of McCabe. The Rare Book Room aso holds some College archives materials, though most of the College archives are accessible through the Friends Historical Library (housed within McCabe).

Access to the Rare Book Room is by appointment only, though you can use the catalog to browse the collections.

Want to make an appointment? Email a librarian.