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'General Databases' is one of the best places to look for information especially when you are in your freshman and sophomore years. These are multi-disciplinary and many contain full-text.

General - Internet Resources

  • Open Access Library
    Open Access Library allows you free access to a database of 125,546 openly accessible academic articles.

General Databases

  • Academic Search Premier - EBSCO
    World’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases. Search from a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
    JSTOR - a full-text interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. Most journals have a 5 year embargo. This means that articles are approximately 5 years and older.
  • ProQuest Discovery
    This database provides access to more than 3,200 periodicals. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines and children's titles.
  • Points of View
    Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
  • CQ Researcher
    CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic with extensive bibliographies.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Provides comprehensive access to news, business, legal, and reference information.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    Contains full text for 2,000+ periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, etc.

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