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WHERE DO I FIND ARTICLES?
Databases for Magazine and Journal Articles
Start at the Library Home page. In the OMNISEARCH box in the center, at the bottom of the box is a link called
Databases with articles from Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers:
- Academic Search Complete from EBSCO. Almost all the entries in this database have the article attached, which means it is a "full-text" database. Also, it is part of the EBSCOHost interface, so you can use MY EBSCO to save the citations. If you don't know about MY EBSCO, you should register at the "Sign In" tab at the top and set up an account.
- Research Library from Proquest, like Academic Search Complete, is a database that has magazines, newspapers, and journals on all subjects. The information goes from everyday knowledge to highly complex research journals.
- Newsbank If you are working on a topic that is VERY current, you might wish to get some background information from U.S. newspapers. This database indexes all major city and smaller city newspapers in the U.S.A.
Database of reports:
- CQ Researcher publishes 44 reports each year on contemporary, social, and political topics. Each report is the equivalent of approximatly 20 pages. Includes extensive bibliographies, websites and other resources.
Database with only scholarly journals:
- JSTOR This database has scholarly articles on all subjets. Most of the citations have articles attached.
Omnisearch is the box at the end of the search box
It searches all the major library databases and the library catalog all at once.
This is a good place to start your search -- to see how much information is out there and what databases would be good for your topic.
This is a database powered by EBSCO software, so you will notice many of the navigation skills are the same.
Can't find it? Use Interlibrary Loan