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Recommended Databases

The most popular question students ask is: what is the main database I should use to find articles? Short answer, there is no one main database. In fact, you should use multiple databases to get the best results. Why? Just like streaming services compete with each other to get access to TV shows and movies, academic database companies do the same with journals and articles. If you only subscribed to Netflix, you'd be missing out on a lot of great content! Take the same approach with your research: run searches on multiple databases, not just one.

Librarian Tip: Search multiple databases. Check out our specially curated list below.