Top Databases

Not sure which database to use to find journal articles on your topic? Here are some good ones to start with for our most requested subjects.

Multidisciplinary Databases:

Academic Search Ultimate
Full-text journal articles in social sciences, humanities, multicultural studies, education, and more

Gale Academic OneFile
Multidisciplinary journals, articles, reference books, podcasts and transcripts, videos, and other sources, many of which are peer-reviewed and full-text Video Tutorial

Full-text electronic access to back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences Video Tutorial

News, business, and legal information from local, regional, national, and international newspapers, journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs as well as legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790 Video Tutorial

Full-text reference resource with articles, images, audio files, and videos covering every major subject Video Tutorial

ProQuest Central
Full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional publications, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports covering all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion Video Tutorial

Peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters, and open access content covering scientific, technical, and medical research Video Tutorial


Business Source Complete
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more (Updated daily) Video Tutorial

Emerald Insight
Full-text journals in the broad discipline of management, including accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, health care management, and library/information science Video Tutorial

Business Research Guide

Counseling & Psychology:

PsycINFO (APA PsycNet)
Peer-reviewed, scholarly abstracts and citations of behavioral and social science research (Updated semi-weekly) Video Tutorial

Counseling and Psychology Research Guide


Education Research Complete
Journals, including some full-text, books, and conference papers covering education research from early childhood to higher education for all educational specialties Video Tutorial

Journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs of education-related literature Video Tutorial

Education Research Guide


Full-text electronic access to back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences Video Tutorial

MLA International Bibliography with Full Text
Scholarly books and articles, some with full text, on a broad range of humanities disciplines related to global literatures and languages, including the MLA Thesaurus and the Directory of Periodicals, with coverage back to the 1920s

English Research Guide


CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Journal articles, health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, and book chapters as well as full-text evidence-based care sheets, lessons, and continuing education modules with coverage dating back to 1937 Video Tutorial

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Scholarly full-text journals on a variety of medical disciplines as well as the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide

Nursing Research Guide

Religion & Philosophy:

New Testament Abstracts
Index of abstracts (some linking to full-text) of articles, books, book reviews, and software relating to New Testament studies with coverage dating back to 1985

Old Testament Abstracts
Indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies, including antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology, and more

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Articles covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions, including the impact religion has had on culture, literature, arts, and language throughout history (Updated daily)

Religion & Philosophy Research Guide

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