Finding articles: which databases to use?

Finding academic literature

  • Library Search Omni is a good place to start - During COVID-19 select 'Available online' so that you only see available results
  • Databases
    • Use the Public Policy and Administration quick and detailed guides for finding databases and other resources
    • Do not limit yourself to these: See Databases by Subject list
    • Look at the Subject Guides that best relate to your topic. Some examples: Business, Global and International Studies, Political Science, Sociology.

Search Alerts

Search Alerts help researchers stay current with their searches, and with what is being published in their area of interest through automatic e-mail alerts from databases and electronic journal services

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Content last reviewed: July 10, 2020