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Finding Specific Articles, Journals, and Databases
Finding a general database
General databases are good places to start when looking for articles on a research topic.
Academic Search Complete
Search for journal articles, books, reports and conference proceedings for many subjects
Duke Search (Summon)
Search for books, articles, and media available in Duke's collections on all topics
Search for scholarly literature from a range of disciplines; many articles available through Duke Libraries. Add Duke Libraries under 'Library Links' in your GS settings.
Search a collection of important scholarly journals representing a range of disciplines.
Finding a subject-specific database
The library subscribes to hundreds of specialized databases on subject areas ranging from engineering to art history. Here's how to begin using subject-specific databases:
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Review the slides above to learn:
What a database is
What kinds of databases you can use to research a topic
How to browse databases from the library's website