Read the database description to help you decide which database is best to use.
How Do You Find Articles on a Topic?
We have access to thousands of scholarly articles, newspapers, and popular magazines. How do you find the ones you need? By searching the library databases! With so many to choose from, it can all seem a bit confusing. Keep reading to learn more about searching.
Databases are library tools that help you locate articles on a particular topic or by a specific author.
Selecting the Right Database
Start fromt the Library homepage and choose the Database & Article Searching link
Then choose a subject (philosophy, economics, policy, biological sciences, environment, etc.)
You will see a list of suggested databases along with a description on what you might find. Click on one of the databases to get started, or if you are not sure, try searching in Academic Search Premier because it includes articles across all disciplines.