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All of the databases listed below will take you to articles published from a variety of sources--scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Some provide you with the complete text of the article, while others will give you just a short description and a link to our full-text finder, a tool that will search for the complete article in a different source.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which indexes and abstracts periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, books, and other publications and provides thousands of full-text articles.
Good source for newspaper and magazine articles. Allows you to limit your search to articles from online magazines.
A full-text collection of newspapers, journals, and magazines published by ethnic and minority presses.
Web of Knowledge
Covers high-impact science, social science, engineering, art & humanities research journals. Note: to access the entire text of articles, be sure to set your browser to allow pop-ups.
A collection of major scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Provides access to scholarly journals from a variety of disciplines over many decades, although may not include issues from past 5 years.
Full-text articles from journals published by several leading psychology publishers, including the American Psychological Association. 1894 - present.
Subject Guides - Article Databases by Subject
Not sure what the best database is for your subject? Look it up on this list--each subject link contains a list of the best places to search
How to Find Out More about a Magazine, Journal, or Newspaper
Ulrich's International Periodicals is a great way to learn more about a magazine, journal, or newspaper:
- Each entry can tell you whether the title is scholarly and/or peer-reviewed.
- Peer-reviewed (or refereed) titles have a symbol shaped like a referee's shirt next to them.
- Some entries have reviews, which can sometimes tell you a publication's political slant.
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