General Databases

Academic OneFile

* Scholarly collection of peer-reviewed journals, magazines,
  and newspapers
* Full-text available
* Covers almost every subject
* Especially good for hard sciences, medicine, engineering,
  and business
YouTube: Academic OneFile-Subject Guide Search (3:38)

Academic Search Complete

* Scholarly collection of peer-reviewed journals, magazines,
  and newspapers
* Full-text available
* Covers just about every subject
YouTube: Academic Search Premier Introduction (5:15)


* 100% full-text
* Includes only scholarly, peer-reviewed journals
* Covers almost every subject
* Does not provide current articles from the past 3-5 years


* One-stop access to a wide range of academic subjects
* Meets the basic needs and high-end requirements of
  students and researchers
* Scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines,
  and newspapers
* Includes more than 5,060 titles (over 3,600 in full text)
  from 1971 to the present
YouTube: ProQuest Advanced Search (4:29)

CQ Researcher

* Noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of social and
  political sciences, health, education, the environment,
  technology and the economy
* Comprehensive reports on current news-worthy topics
* Topic entries include pro-con debates; background and
  chronology; assessment of   the current situation;
  tables and maps; and a bibliography
* From 1991 forward, with PDF files for reports from
  January 1996 to the present
YouTube: from CQ Reseacher (5:19)

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

* Online resource covering today's social issues
* More than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays
* Includes primary source documents, biographies of social
  activists and reformers, weekly presidential addresses
  and NPR programs as podcasts
* Contains periodical articles, reference content, court-case
  overviews and statistical tables, charts and graphs