The Library subscribes to many databases that have or link to scholarly articles
♦ Some article databases, such as Academic Search Ultimate, index articles in magazines
and newspapers as well as articles in scholarly journals,
but offer ways to limit your search results to scholarly journals.
♦ Some databases, such as Web of Science, only index scholarly journals.
♦ Discipline-specific databases, such as BIOSIS, SciFinder, PubMed, and PsychInfo,
take broader views of scholarly/professional literature and also index publications types such
as dissertations, books and book chapters, conference proceedings, and technical reports.
Most of these databases will allow you to limit your search results to only scholarly journals.
♦ Indexes a variety of publication types including scholarly journal articles.
♦ Does not have a way to limit results to only scholarly journals.
♦ Look backwards in the literature by looking up references from the works cited section.
♦ Look forward in the literature by seeing who cited an item. Web of Science databases, Google Scholar, and some other databases and publisher websites give you Cited By references.
Index to news magazines and scholarly journals in a wide variety of subjects.
• Limit your search to scholarly journals by checking the box: Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals
Multidisciplinary & very current.
Citations from ~8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world.
Also provides cited reference searching: navigate forward and backward through the literature from a specific article.
May be searched individually or select All Databases from the search form.
Web of Science databases provide cited/citing reference searching: navigate forward and backward through the literature from a specific article.
BIOSIS Citation Index /Web of Knowledge (1926- )
Citations with abstracts to worldwide biological and medical literature. Content from journals,
meetings, patents, and books.
MEDLINE Web of Science interface to the National Library of Medicine's biomedical literature database
U.S. National Library of Medicine database with citations to biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
• Going to PubMed via Madden Library gives you access to more resources via
Comprehensive geoscience database indexing journal articles, books, government reports, and other sources.
linking does not work well from GeoRef for theses & dissertations, books, and government reports (such as USGS Professional Papers). Search the title in OneSearch for books and reports; use the Theses & Dissertations tab on this guide to search for those titles.
Supplement to GeoRef. Unedited records in the process of being indexed prior to integration GeoRef. Some are older, non-English language literature while others are more current records and not yet complete.
Indexes a variety of publication types, including academic journals, focused on aspects of human impact on the environment.
International coverage of agriculture, environmental sciences, food & nutrition, etc.
Citations to journal articles, books, conference papers, and reports.
• Limit your search results to academic journals
Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology.
and the psychological aspects of related disciplines.
• Limit your search results to Peer-Reviewed Journals
• Limit your search results by Methodology (e.g. Empirical study)
• You can also limit to specific Age groups and by Gender