General Databases

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ProQuest Central

Big, broad database full of scholarly journal articles. Even gives keyword suggestions.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Lots of scholarly journal articles, but also has reports and conference proceedings.

Opposing Viewpoints

Current events database from multiple perspectives. Pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, images, podcasts, and video.

searchAcademic OneFile
Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database covering social sciences, physical sciences, arts, literature, and other subjects. Includes full-text of New York Times back to 1995.

searchAcademic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Full-text scholarly articles across a wide variety of disciplines. Also includes reports and conference proceedings. Includes resources from as far back as 1865.

searchExpanded Academic ASAP (InfoTrac Searchbank)
A great database to start exploring scholarly resources for your topic. Broad database of scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers in multiple disciplines ranging from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology. Includes full text and images. Coverage begins in 1980.

searchFacts on File
Current events and historical news database, divided into Current Issues, History, Science & Mathematics, and Films on Demand. Browse or search historical reporting on a single issue, or read current news features.

searchGoogle Scholar
Search across many disciplines and sources, from scholarly articles to books, theses, court opinions, and more. Get full-text links by accessing through the library.

searchJSTOR
Focuses on the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Includes full-text scholarly articles starting around 1900 and ending two to five years before present.

searchProject MUSE
Full-text scholarly journal articles with a strong focus on the humanities, digital humanities, and social sciences. Includes art, creative writing, literature & linguistics, philosophy, social sciences, and other topics.

searchProQuest Central
Large multidisciplinary database with full-text scholarly articles. Over 160 subject areas are covered extensively.

searchResearch Library (ProQuest)
One stop access for both scholarly and popular articles. Broad, interdisciplinary database covering most subjects. Great for getting started.

searchScience Direct
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text database of peer-reviewed science, technology and health information. Includes journal articles and book chapters.