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:

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

EBSCO Quick Search
Full-text journal articles in social sciences, humanities, multicultural studies, education, and more Video Tutorial

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


ABI/INFORM Collection
Full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data, encompassing the contents of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline databases Video Tutorial

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

Capital IQ NetAdvantage (S&P)
Global financial intelligence for public and private companies, including performance, financial and qualitative data points, and industry-specific data with an array of tools for analysis, ideation, and efficiency 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

Counseling & Psychology:

Full-text of APA journals, book chapters, and reference works; abstracts of peer-reviewed literature; psychotherapy videos; psychological tests, scales, and other measurement tools; conference papers, patient materials, brochures, and other gray literature related to behavioral and social science through a single search of multiple American Psychological Association databases Video Tutorial

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
Full-text reference book for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders for health professionals, social workers, forensic and legal specialists, and researchers

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Full-text journals covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods

Psychology Database (ProQuest)
Abstracts and indexing of articles, including some full-text, covering behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology, and psychometrics


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

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

Education Database (ProQuest)
Full-text articles, dissertations, and other relevant sources in the field of education


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

Project MUSE
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from the world's most distinguished university presses and scholarly societies Video Tutorial


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 & Allied Health Database (ProQuest)
Journals, video, dissertations, reference books, and other resources related to the fields of nursing and allied health

Religion & Philosophy:

Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials Plus
Full-text journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays across all fields of religion and theology including Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues from 1949 to the present Video Tutorial

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 Database (ProQuest)
Scholarly journals and other publications primarily in full-text, covering diverse religious and spiritual studies including formal theology as well as commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions

Theological Journal Library
Full-text collection of major, primarily conservative, evangelical theological journals covering all aspects of theology (Note: All access to this resource must be directed through this link, or it will only display the first page of the article.) Video Tutorial

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