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MEDPL 296 Fall 2021

Recommended Databases

Most recommended

Academic Search CompleteMultidisciplinary source offering both magazines and peer reviewed journals; rival product to Academic Onefile.

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

Also recommended:

Academic Onefile. Multidisciplinary source offering both magazines and peer reviewed journals; good source for finding videos


EBSCO (All Databases). Combines dozens of databases from all disciplines.

New York State NewspapersHas the full text of numerous of the state's newspapers, including The Times (from 1985 to the present).

Nexis-Uni.* Highly comprehensive source for newspapers and broadcast transcripts in several major language




*More strongly 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 evolution or evolutionary; note: Nexis-Uni uses ! for truncation.

Proximity: president n5 elections retrieves president within five words of elections; note: Nexis-Uni uses w/5 rather than n5.