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Advanced research techniques for students in English 316

What is a database?

Thanks to the Library at RMIT, a Public University in Australia.

Databases at UHMC

Databases A - Z is an alphabetical listing of all library subscribed databases. You can filter the collection by subject (click on the business subject) or by type of database (articles, ebooks, reference shelf, images, etc.).

When to Use A-Z Databases

  • when you want specialized information sources within a discipline or academic field (such as Business or Psychology)
  • when you know the name of a library database you want to search (eg. Business Source Complete)

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Academic Search Complete is the largest general Information journal database to which the Library subscribes. It is often a very good starting place.

Using Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar is linked to the UHMC Library. From this freely accessible, scholarly web search engine, go to Settings > Library Links to sync your Google Scholar page to the full text articles available at your library. Articles indicated with "Get Article" are available through UHMC Library.

For more information, consult the UHMC Library Guide to Google Scholar.


Pro/Con Databases (paid)

The following databases offer in-depth, non-biased introductions to many of today's important issues. Additionally, these sources may assist you in discovering a topic:

If you are studying a local topic, be sure to consult the Researching Local Issues LibGuide