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Getting Started: General Databases
Current events reports on topics of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
Academic Search Ultimate
Offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
Full text for 155 regional U.S. newspapers, 18 international newspapers, 6 newswires, and abstracts for four national newspapers. Publication date coverage: 1995 to present.
Subject Specific Databases
Types of Articles
Details about types of articles
This grid describes the types of periodical articles--scholarly, popular, and newspaper--that you will find in the online databases.
Each type of periodical has its own purpose, intent, and audience.
Types of Periodicals:
- Research Journals
Request an Article from Another Library
It is possible to request items (books, journal articles, videos, etc.) from other libraries—across town, across the state and even across the country—by using a service known as Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
Ulrichsweb is an easy-to-search source which provides detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals.
Look for the Refereed symbol next to the journal title in this database of information about journals
Creating a Search Strategy