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Titan Scholars Program Research Guide: Articles

Databases to find scholarly journal articles

Other Databases...

If the general research databases are too broad for your topic, try using some of the library's subject-specific databases. Click on the "Databases" link, on the library's homepage, or click on the link below.

Newspaper and Popular Magazine Databases

General Database Search Strategies

 academic search premier

  • Use " " for phrase specific searching
  • The character is used as a wildcard: enforc* searches for enforce, enforced, enforcement, enforcing
  • AND narrows the search results
  • OR expands search results (used for synonyms or related words)
  • NOT excludes terms from a search

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Fanatic             Follower              Supporter

Fan                   Following            Enthusiasts

Admirer            Buff                      Devotee

Aficionado       Fan Culture         Fanaticism

Google Government Search

google governmentGoogle Government searches federal, state, and local web sites with domains .gov and .mil as well as select government sites with .edu, .us., and .com domains. Google Government is an excellent source for finding statistical information.

Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar to search through thousands of journals, many of which the Pollak library owns. You can also find patents and legal documents with Scholar

If you are off-campus click on this link to use the library enhanced version of Scholar.

Google Scholar Search