Academic Search Complete: All discipline database; includes both popular and peer reviewed sources.
Onesearch: Default search from the library homepage; comprehensive; searches both articles and books.
Opposing Viewpoints: Offers magazine and peer reviewed journal articles from different points of view
Other useful databases:
Academic Onefile: Like Academic Search Complete, this databases covers all disciplines and fields with both popular and peer reviewed sources.
U.S. Major Dailies: Provides at least two decades worth of access to the full text of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.
and: narrows your results. Example: global warming and obama; articles have to contain both expressions
or: broadens your results. Example: global warming or climate change; articles have to contain at least one of the expressions; use with synonyms or related terms.
*: warm* will retrieve warm, warms, etc.
For useful advice on finding sources see How do I find sources?
Off campus access to these databases: You can get the list of Hunter databases from http://library.hunter.cuny.edu and then choose the database tab. Off campus you’ll be prompted for your Hunter Net ID. Click here for more information about your Net ID.