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Find databases

This page contains information on how to find databases.

Finding databases for a discipline/subject

Databases are search engines that allow you to search across collections of journals and articles. Some databases, like and , are multidisciplinary and include articles from a variety of academic disciplines. Others, like , are more specialized and focus on a single discipline.

To find databases for a discipline or subject, visit our subject guides.

Screenshot of a subject guide
The subject guides maintained by ֱ's librarians are an excellent way to discover the top databases to use in a given area of study.

Find subject guides

Tip: Each subject guide also has the contact information for the liaison librarian specialized in that subject area, so if you have any questions you can contact the librarian directly for help.


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Finding a specific database

To find a specific database, search the.

You can also use the listing to search for a known database or browse for it by title.


Using Sofia to find a specific database

To find a specific database, first use the Sofia Discovery Tool to search for the database by title.

Sofia will display your search results, along with several options to filter or sort them.

screenshot of the catalogue

Under Format, select Website to see only databases in the results list.


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