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Environmental Studies |
Kinesiology and Sports |
Medicine and Health |
Music and Performing Arts |
Political Science |
Women and Gender Studies
Starting Points (Multi-Subject Databases)
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Search Premier (EBSCO)
Great first place to go for both scholarly journal and magazine articles on most topics,
especially current events and term paper topics like gun control, terrorism, etc.
Also referred to as "Infotrac." Similar in coverage to Academic Search
Premier (above), but the default search is a subject search. Good starting point for focusing
A reference tool/magazine that gives overviews of major paper topics like abortion, gun
control, steroids in sports, etc. Includes articles and lists of other resources, as well as Pro
and Con sides for most topics.
Information on American and world popular culture, past and present - new technology (iPods,
gaming, gadgets)...Internet memes and chatspeak...movies, TV, radio...music...comics and graphic
novels...sports and pastimes...fads, fashion, fast food and much more.
Abstracts (Web of Knowledge)
Identifies journal articles on biology and the biomedical sciences, including biochemistry,
biology, plant biology, cell biology, medicine, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, and
A business, advertising, and management database of magazine and scholarly journal
Source Complete (EBSCO)
Business, management, and finance articles from scholarly journals, books, and
Includes articles on business, company financial information, industry trends and more.
Select "Business" tab in red bar, then select from "Search Within" section to begin.
Locates articles and documents on education research and practice.
Full Text (EBSCO)
Identifies articles and books on all education topics.
Note: Check the Education Full Text box at the top of the page before searching.
Identifies articles in engineering and physics literature. Includes the Compendex, NTIS,
INSPEC, and GeoBase databases.
Find copies of bills, laws, legislation, congressional reports, and other Congressional
GPO Monthly Catalog
Lists books and all kinds of Government Publications on every
The first place to check for statistics on all kinds of topics, U.S. and International.
Click "Search tables base edition" to get started.
History and Life (EBSCO)
Articles from scholarly journals on American and Canadian history from prehistory to the
Scholarly articles on the history of the world (except America and Canada) from
Searches older journals covering history, classics (ancient Rome and Greece, etc.),
literature, and many more subjects.
Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (EBSCO)
Includes articles from popular magazines going back to the late 19th Century. Especially good
for popular culture research on the early to mid-20th Century.
Kinesiology and Sports
Scholarly and popular information on all aspects of sports, exercise, training, etc.
Medicine and Health
Source (EBSCO) (Consumer)
To search for consumer health literature including scholarly journals, general health care
magazines, reference books, and pamphlets select this "Consumer Edition" of Health Source.
Source (EBSCO) (Academic)
For refereed materials choose this "Nursing/Academic Edition" of Health Source.
(EBSCO) (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
Authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health.
(National Library of Medicine)
Identifies articles in basic and clinical biomedical research as well as in psychology other
allied health fields.
Plus (National Library of Medicine)
Identifies consumer information about health-related topics.
Music and Performing Arts
Lots of scholarly journals articles, dissertations, books, and other information covering a
wide variety of sociology topics. Useful for many Controversial Issues topics as well.
Identifies articles in all areas of sociology including anthropology, criminology, ethnic
& racial studies, gender studies, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, and
Women and Gender Studies