Article Databases

General Databases

List of General Databases

General databases cover just about every topic and are a great place to start your research.

Examples of General Databases

Academic Search Complete

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Try this database to search for peer-reviewed journal, magazine, and newspaper articles in just about every subject.


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Did you know you could search more than one database at a time? Try the ProQuest: Magazines and Journals database to search over 30 databases at once.

Academic OneFile

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This general database is also good for articles in the hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business.

Databases A-Z

List of Databases A-Z

Click on List Databases A-Z above to see a complete list of all databases in alphabetical order.

Example Databases

ABC-CLIO History Reference Online

ABC-CLIO History Reference Online provides history students with authoritative reference information resources and helps develop a deeper understanding of history's major themes and lessons.

Business Economics & Theory Collection (InfoTrac)

With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

Communication & Mass Media Collection

Over 100 journals focused on: advertising, public relations, literature, writing, and linguistics.

Databases by Subject

List of Databases by Subject

Some databases focus on a select subject area. Click on List of Database by Subject to see a complete list of library databases grouped by subject.

Examples of Subject Databases

Reference, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries

Credo Reference

Need background information, a credible definition, or an encyclopedia source? Try this database that has over 600 titles of research tools to choose from.

Health and Medicine


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This database contains a wide variety of nursing, allied health, and biomedical literature. Many journal articles are available in full text.


PsycARTICLES (ProQuest)

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In a psychology class with a research assignment? This databases contains over 70 journals published by the American Psychology Association with many dating back to the very first volume of the publication.