Online Periodical Databases

The library's periodical databases are the best places to go to search for journal articles. Unlike "googling" on the Internet, using our databases guarantees you academic, scholarly research results. We offer subject-specific databases and multi-disciplinary ones suitable for any research topic.

To access the databases, go to the Periodical Databases link on the library's home page, directly below the main search box. Click the letter that begins the database name at Databases by Name (1st alphabetical list in the upper right) and then the database name link (see suggestions below.) Enter your search term, select any limits, e.g., peer-reviewed, publication dates, and click the Search/Go button. Click any PDF, HTML, Full-text links to access the material. You may print, email or download your results.

Agriculture

  • AGRICOLA (agriculture)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for a variety of agricultural topics)
  • ScienceDirect (biology, genetics, dairy, crop science)
  • Annual Reviews (genetics, plant biology)
  • Environment Complete (environmental topics)
  • Business Source Complete (agribusiness)

Anthropology/Archaeology and Forensics

  • JSTOR (cultural anthropology, archaeology, paleontology)
  • Anthropological Index Online (get citations and check for full-text articles elsewhere)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for many anthropology/archaeology topics)
  • GeoRef (geology, archaeology)
  • ScienceDirect (archaeology, physiology, forensics)
  • eHRAF (cultural anthropology)

Aviation Science

  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for many aviation topics)
  • ScienceDirect (aeronautics, physics, safety, design technology)
  • Westlaw Campus (law)
  • Business Source Complete

Biology/Biomedical

  • ScienceDirect (all aspect of biology, biomedicine, biochemistry, physiology)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good coverage for biology and biomedical topics)
  • JSTOR (ecology, conservation, habitat, botany, evolutionary biology, zoology)
  • Environment Complete (environmental concerns, toxins, pollution, erosion, land use)
  • PubMed | PubMed Central (biomedical topics; accessible via the Internet)
  • Annual Reviews
  • PLOS Biology (accessible via the Internet)
  • SciVerse (accessible via the Internet)
  • BioMed Central (accessible via the Internet)

Business Administration

  • Business Source Complete (all business topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good coverage for a variety of business topics)
  • Business and Company Resource Center (company and industry info)
  • Westlaw Campus (business law)
  • Computers and Applied Sciences Complete (MIS/CIS)
  • RMA e-Statement Studies (Finance 315 and other classes requiring industrial ratios)
  • Value Line (finance, investing)

Communicative Disorders

  • ScienceDirect (biology, chemistry, neurology, physiology, audiology, etc.)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for a variety of CDIS topics)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (standardized test reviews)
  • PsycINFO (psychology, psychiatry, neurology)
  • JSTOR (audiology, linguistics)
  • PubMed | PubMed Central biomedical, physiology, neurology topics; accessible via the Internet)

Communication

  • Communication and Mass Media Complete (all communication topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--communication and journalism coverage)
  • CQ Researcher (social issues, current events, position papers for lower division classes)
  • Westlaw Campus (law)
  • JSTOR (American Studies, gender studies)
  • Business Source Complete (corporate communication, advertising, marketing)
  • Academic OneFile (multi-disciplinary--best for lower division classes and magazine/newspaper articles)

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Education/SPED/ Bilingual Education/Ed Counseling/HPE

  • Education Research Complete (all education topics)
  • ERIC (education topics; get citations and check for full-text articles elsewhere)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for many education topics)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (standardized test reviews--good for SPED and Ed Counseling)
  • PsycINFO (psychology - good for SPED, Ed Counseling, HPE)
  • ScienceDirect (biomedical, neurological topics - good for SPED, Ed Counseling, HPE)
  • Westlaw Campus (education law)
  • Informe (Spanish and bilingual material)
  • JSTOR (suitable for some education topics)
  • PubMed | PubMed Central (good for SPED, HPE medical, physiology topics; accessible via the Internet)
  • Physical Education Index (good for all HPE topics--get citations and check for full-text articles elsewhere)
  • Sports Litigation Alert (sports law - HPE)
  • Health Reference Center (health, nutrition)
  • CINAHL (health, nutrition, sports injuries)
  • Business Source Complete (sports marketing, professional athletics business)

English Literature/Languages

  • MLA Bibliography (literature, criticism, biography, genre, book reviews, etc.)
  • JSTOR (American/African/Asian/British/Irish/Jewish/Latin American/Women's Studies, etc.)
  • Academic Search Premier (good for a variety of literary topics)
  • Literary Reference Center (literature, criticism, biography, genre, book reviews, etc.)
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography (biography)
  • Informe (Spanish language, biography, literature)
  • OED Online
  • CQ Researcher (social issues, current events, position papers - ENG 102, 104)
  • Academic OneFile (multi-disciplinary - best for lower division classes and magazine/newspaper articles)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--cooking, etiquette, interior design, textiles)
  • Health Reference Center (health, nutrition)
  • AGRICOLA (agriculture, gardening)
  • Business Source Complete (personal finance, economics, consumer topics)
  • Education Research Complete (education, early child development)
  • Berg Fashion Library (fashion)
  • Academic OneFile (cooking, etiquette, fashion, nutrition, interior design)
  • PsycINFO (human development, family dynamics)
  • ScienceDirect (food science, sanitation, nutrition)

Fine Arts (Art/Music/Theatre and Dance/Digital Filmmaking)

  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good for all topics in the fine arts)
  • Oxford Art (images, biography, genres)
  • Oxford Music (biography, genres, opera)
  • Naxos Music Library (recordings, biography)
  • JSTOR (art history, classical studies, architecture, film studies, performing arts, music)
  • Berg Fashion Library (fashion, costuming, images)
  • ARTstor (images)
  • Computers and Applied Sciences (graphic design, digital filmmaking, animation, theater design)
  • History Reference Center (art history, theater, art films)
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection (art, music, filmmaking)

History and Political Science

  • JSTOR (all history and political science topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--good coverage for history and political science topics)
  • History Reference Center (all history and political science topics)
  • CQ Researcher (historical coverage of social issues, current events)
  • Westlaw Campus (law)

Nursing

  • CINAHL (all nursing topics)
  • ScienceDirect (medical and nursing topics)
  • PubMed | PubMed Central (biomedical topics; accessible via the Internet)

Physical Sciences (Chemistry/Geology/Physics/Engineering/Environmental Sciences/Math)

  • ScienceDirect (good for all physical science topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (good coverage for many physical science topics)
  • Computers and Applied Sciences (math, engineering topics)
  • GeoRef (geology)
  • Environment Complete (environmental, chemistry topics)
  • JSTOR (math, statistics)
  • ACS Journals (chemistry)
  • Annual Reviews

Psychology

  • PsycINFO (all psychology topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (multi-disciplinary--psychology, psychiatry coverage)
  • JSTOR (psychology)
  • ScienceDirect (psychology, psychiatry, neurology)
  • PubMed | PubMed Central (biomedical, neurology topics; accessible via the Internet)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (standardized test reviews)
  • Education Research Complete (early childhood development)

Religion and Philosophy

  • JSTOR (good for most religion and philosophy topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (religion and philosophy coverage)
  • InfoTrac Religion and Philosophy
  • Religion and Theological Abstracts (get citations and check for full-text articles elsewhere)
  • History Reference Center (religious and philosophical history)

Sociology/Social Work/Criminal Justice

  • JSTOR (good for all social science topics)
  • Academic Search Premier (good for all social science topics)
  • InfoTrac Criminal Justice
  • PsycINFO (psychological, sociological, behavioral topics)
  • CQ Researcher (social issues, current events)
  • Westlaw Campus (law)
  • Health Reference Center (pregnancy, abuse, health topics)
  • Annual Reviews

General Reference

  • Newspapers: WSJ, NY Times, Regional Business News, NewsBank (NM), Academic OneFile (magazine, newspaper articles)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • OmniFile (multi-disciplinary)
  • WorldCat (worldwide library catalog)
  • eBooks--click the eBooks Collections link on the Periodical Databases page (upper right) and select:
    • ebrary (multi-disciplinary)
    • Safari Technical (computers, graphics, animation)
    • Springer (STEM)

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Online Journals
Click the EBSCO A-Z Journals List on the Periodical Databases page (upper right.) Type journal title in the box and click the Search button. If we have the title, database links with holdings information will be displayed. Click an appropriate link, and then a year/volume/issue link or a "Search Within this Publication" link to locate articles in the desired journal.

To obtain articles that are not available full-text in one of our databases or online journals, place an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request.