Journalism Master's Project Resources: Finding Articles

Where to Find Background Research

Background Information

Interdisciplinary Databases

  • ProQuest [electronic resource]
    This resource includes citations and full text articles in academic & professional disciplines, e.g., business, economics, gender studies, health, literature, management, political science; as well as news and general interest items. Search multiple databases simultaneously or select individually from among ABI/INFORM (business); Accounting & tax; the American Medical Association; Dissertations; Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, Research Library, or major current and historical US newspapers (including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, LA Times, etc).
  • EBSCOhost research databases [electronic resource]
    Provides access to various databases indexing journals and other scholarly publications, some with full text.
  • Scopus [electronic resource]
    Provides indexing, abstracting of and citation linking to journals in biology ,physics, chemistry, geosciences, agriculture, medicine, business, social work, and the social sciences.
    Provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.