Start with these to find scholarly journal, newspaper, and magazine articles. More databases are available through our Find Resources by Subject guides. HINT: Filter by Publication Date or source type, such as Scholarly Articles ...(Peer Reviewed).
No full-text link? If the article you need is not full-text, use the Request Item link in EBSCO databases to request articles through Document Delivery. We will order the article for you - it is free and you get a PDF of the article!
A full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but usually does not include the most recent 2-5 years. Note: A very small number of journals now include current content.
Search ALL of our CQ Press resources to find legislative and public policy. Useful for: social work, political science, journalism, communications, and current issues research. HINT: Although you can search each CQ resource separately, using this link to search all of them at once is usually better.
CQ Press Library includes these databases:
CQ Researcher plus Archive, CQ Magazine, and CQ Almanac.
OneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, books, ebooks, and more. (EBSCO)
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you as a Cal U person to Google Scholar. This give you access to items that are full-text through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.
Search the full-text of millions of books. Use as a "discovery" tool to find books on your topic. Books in the public domain (generally, pre-1923) are available full-text. Newer books offer limited viewing--from many pages to nothing.Note: This is just for books (and some magazines). To find scholarly articles, use Google Scholar.
"The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities." A good source for demographic, political, and economic information from the Central Intelligence Agency.
An independent, non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
"Peer-Reviewed" or "Refereed" Journals are considered scholarly. If you want to know more, watch this brief YouTube tutorial from North Carolina State University called Peer Review in 3 Minutes.
Not sure if the article you've found is from a peer-reviewed journal? Use the link below and search for the journal. Hint: Enter the journal name and select "TI Title" to search. If it is "Peer-Reviewed," that line will say "YES."