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Databases by Subject

What if you don't know which subject to choose? General & Multidisciplinary article databases are always a safe bet. 

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  • Academic OneFile (via Gale)
    Multi-disciplinary database includes scholarly journals, millions of articles in full text in pdf and html format.

    Academic Search Premier (via EBSCO)
    Multi-disciplinary database with extensive coverage of scholarly journals.

    General OneFile (via Gale)
    Popular and academic content from a variety of newspapers, trade magazines, and scholarly journals.

    PowerSearch (via Gale)
    Cross-search multiple Gale databases including Academic OneFile, Custom Newspapers, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, and Educator's Reference Complete.

    ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 1,200 journals in the health and life sciences.Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

  • Business Insights: Essentials (via Gale)
    Combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface. Find information on companies, industries, and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.

    Business Source Premier (via EBSCO)
    Coverage in all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.

    Career Transitions (via Gale)
    An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from start to finish.

    Entrepreneurship (via Gale)
    "Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more."

    Regional Business News (via EBSCO)
    Comprehensive coverage for regional business publications.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • ACM Digital Library (via the Association of Computing Machinery)
    Full text of every article ever published by ACM with citations from major publishers in computing.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • Searching for a specific education topic?
    Start with ERIC (below).

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    News, information, advice, current job listings and career-building tools for college and university faculty members and administrators.

    Educator's Reference Complete (via Gale)
    Hundreds of full-text academic journals and reports, and many reference sources. The focus is on educational principles, child development and psychology and best practices in education.

    ERIC: (Education Resources Information Center) (via EBSCO)
    Articles, books, conference proceedings and other resources for education. (Now available via the EBSCO interface--the interface Academic Search Premier uses--for more powerful search and retrieval options.)

    Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition
    "A semiannual refereed journal providing current research and scholarship on the first college year and other student transitions [...examining] the factors that relate to student success."

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • APA PsycInfo (via EBSCO)
    An abstracting and indexing database from the American Psychological Association with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health.

    Health and Wellness (via Gale)
    Health reference books, magazines, newsletters, journals, and websites.

    JoVE
    "JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education."

    PubMed (U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health)
    Over 24 million citations of biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Includes links to full text where available.

    ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 1,200 journals in the health and life sciences.Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

  • Issues and Controversies in History (via Infobase)
    Background, outcomes, and contemporary points of view on contentious issues in American and world history. Includes articles, biographies, timelines, primary documents, and more.

    New York Times Archive
    The complete backfile of New York Times articles dating from 1851-Present. (Note: Articles from 1923-1980 are subject to a five-articles-per-day limit.) First-time users: While on campus, use this registration link. NYTimes.com will require you to create a free account and log in. Use your Landmark College email (yourname@landmark.edu) for the account, plus any password of your choosing.

    World History (via Gale)
    "Balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field."

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • Artstor (Off-campus? Use this link: Off-campus access to Artstor)
    "The Artstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research."

    Creative Commons Search
    Search image databases such as Flickr and Google Images through the Creative Commons search filter to find images with a Creative Commons license. Authors who choose a Creative Commons copyright license for their creative works give others varying amounts of permission to use that work. (Don't steal images! Find images from creators who are happy to share them with you.)

    World Images
    California State University's Image Project hosts 80,000 images organized into over 800 portfolios and available free for educational purposes.

  • APA PsycInfo (via EBSCO)
    An abstracting and indexing database from the American Psychological Association with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. Particularly useful for articles on ADHD and ASD.

    Educator's Reference Complete (via Gale)
    Hundreds of full-text academic journals and reports, and many reference sources. The focus is on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

    ERIC: (Education Resources Information Center) (via EBSCO)
    Articles, books, conference proceedings, and other resources for education. (Now available via the EBSCO interface--the interface Academic Search Premier uses--for more powerful search and retrieval options.)

    Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
    A quartely, peer-reviewed journal by Sage publishers. "Offers practical educational and treatment suggestions for teachers, trainers, and parents of persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disabilities."

    Journal of Attention Disorders
    A bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal. "The only journal devoted exclusively to research and clinical issues related to attention."

    Journal of Learning Disabilities
    A monthly, peer-reviewed journal by Sage publishers. "A multidisciplinary, international publication [that] presents work and comments related to learning disabilities."

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

    See also the Library's LD, ADHD & ASD Article Databases page for guidance on how to search these tools.

  • Nexis Uni
    Newspaper articles, plus business, legal, and reference information. Formerly LexisNexis Academic.

    New York Times (Group Pass for Landmark College)
    Full text available from 1851-present. (Note: Articles from 1923-1980 have a five-articles-per-day limit.)

    First-time users: Use this registration link on campus. NYTimes.com will require you to create a free account and log in. Use your Landmark College email (yourname@landmark.edu) for the account, plus any password of your choosing. (Need help? Ask us!)

    OneFile News (via Gale)
    "Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. Also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts."

    The General & Multidisciplinary article databases include some newspapers as well.

  • CQ Researcher (via CQ Press)
    In depth reports on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

    Media Bias Chart (via Ad Fontes Media)
    An interactive chart that lists news media sources in two dimensions: news value and reliability, on the vertical axis, and bias, on the horizontal axis.

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (via Gale)
    Differing viewpoints on controversial issues. Includes photos, charts, graphs, and audio.

    Nexis Uni
    Newspaper articles, plus business, legal, and reference information. Formerly LexisNexis Academic.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • APA PsycInfo (via EBSCO)
    An abstracting and indexing database from the American Psychological Association with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health.

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • GreenFILE (via EBSCO)
    Research articles on the relationship between human beings and the environment.  Subjects include global warming, recycling, and alternate fuel sources.

    Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module (via Gale)
    Health reference books, magazines, newsletters, journals, and websites.

    JoVE
    "JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education."

    ScienceDirect Social & Behavioural Sciences (via Elsevier)
    Full text of over 500 journals in subjects including psychology and education. Searches the entire ScienceDirect database of over 4,400 journals in the life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences & engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. Some titles are full-text, and the rest can be requested via interlibary loan.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

  • CQ Researcher (via CQ Press)
    In depth reports on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

    Issues and Controversies (via Infobase)
    Objective analyses of hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Shorter reports than CQ Researcher.

    Media Bias Chart (via Ad Fontes Media)
    An interactive chart that lists news media sources in two dimensions: news value and reliability, on the vertical axis, and bias, on the horizontal axis.

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (via Gale)
    Differing viewpoints on controversial issues. Includes photos, charts, graphs, and audio.

    Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database

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