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Periodical Article Databases

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Art

  • Art Full Text (hundreds of journals, many of them including complete articles, covering art history, interior design, photography, and film)

Biography

  • Biography Index Past and Present (information about notable people primarily from magazine articles; generally provides only citations, but occasionally includes full-text articles)

Biology

  • GreenFILE  (magazines and journals on environmental issues)

Book Reviews

Business

  • Business Source Premier (one of the largest and best-known databases for research in all aspects of business; includes full-text articles from more than 2k academic journals and magazines in this field)

Computer Science

Consumer Information

  • Consumer Reports (an electronic version of this well-known magazine; provides full text coverage and images as well from 1991 to the present)

Dance

  • Music & Performing Arts Collection (full-text of 300-ish American and international journals in these two fields; citations and abstracts for articles in hundreds of additional journals)

Education

  • ERIC (probably the most comprehensive database in education; covers thousands of periodicals and other resources focusing on the field of education, but, compared to other education databases, does NOT provide a high percentage of full-text journal articles)

History

Humanities

Law

Literature

  • Gale Literary Sources (a database covering mostly (but not exclusively) English-language literature and comprising all sorts of resources, including reference works, academic journals, book reviewing magazines, and even full-length monographs)

Medicine

  • Consumer Health Complete (aimed at consumers rather than academic researchers, this database provides health-related information primarily from popular health magazines)

Music

  • Music & Performing Arts Collection (full-text of 300-ish American and international journals in these two fields; citations and abstracts for articles in hundreds of additional journals)

Philosophy

Psychology

Religion

Sciences

  • Applied Science and Technology Full Text (nearly 800 journals dealing with a wide variety of applied science specialties, such as engineering and information science)
  • GreenFILE (magazines and journals on environmental issues)

Social Sciences

Spanish Language and Culture

Theatre

  • Music & Performing Arts Collection (full-text of 300-ish American and international journals in these two fields; citations and abstracts for articles in hundreds of additional journals)