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Databases to Get You Started

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Starting Points

If you're not sure which databases are appropriate for your topic, start with general or multidisciplinary databases that search across multiple fields. These databases are good starting points for most research projects.

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Next Steps

Looking for subject databases that focus on a single academic discipline or a group of related disciplines? Select Databases by Subject to see links to recommended databases.

Choosing Where to Search

Learn how to choose which database to get you the best results when searching for academic articles related to a specific topic.