Here are some good starting points for finding articles in scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers. These are major databases that index millions of articles in thousands of publications. Many of these databases include links to fulltext articles online, commonly as a pdf or by linking to the text in another place via the UC-eLinks button.

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Academic Search Complete UCSD Only JSTOR UCSD Only Web of Knowledge UCSD Only Google Scholar


America History and Life UCSD Only Historical Abstracts UCSD Only Worldwide Political Science Abstracts UCSD Only MLA International Bibliography UCSD Only
PsycINFO UCSD Only Sociological Abstracts UCSD Only Business Source Complete UCSD Only PAIS International UCSD Only


Access World News UCSD Only Ethnic NewsWatch UCSD Only Historical Newspapers UCSD Only Lexis-Nexis Academic UCSD Only

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  • Search on the title of the journal (not the article or author!) in Roger
  • Use the Citation Linker tool

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