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MEDPL 290 Fall 2020

Recommended Databases

Academic Onefile: Broad databases; has hundreds of leading magazines and high profile peer-reviewed sources.
Academic Search Complete*: Multidisciplinary source offering both magazines and peer reviewed journals; strongly recommended.
Gale Virtual Reference Library/Gale Ebooks: Comprehensive, multidisciplinary reference source; great place to go for background information on your documentary idea.

New York Times, Historical: Has the full text and page image of The Times from 1851 until 2015.

Nexis-Uni: Comprehensive source for newspapers and broadcast transcripts in several major language

Onesearch: For books and articles; comprehensive

US Major Dailies*: Has full text, back to the 1980s, of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times 

*More highly recommended


Search Tips

and narrows: stimulus and response: retrieves only those records in which both terms occur.

or broadens: language or speech: retrieves articles containing either term

not: bears not football: excludes sources containing the second term; use with extreme caution

* truncates: evol* retrieves evolutionevolutionary. etc.; ! in Nexis Uni

Further search tips in Nexis Uni:

Proximity: money w/7 launder! Searches money within seven words of launder(or laundered or laundering).

Segment searching: Byline(haberman) and kavanaugh

Other segments: company, headline, hlead, length, publication, publication-type, section, term, ticker, title