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Writing 101: The Art of Musical Instruments: Finding Articles

DUMIC: Duke University Musical Instrument Collections

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:

Finding Articles

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Google and other search engines allow you to search the surface web returning search results for millions of websites. Most research and scholarly content is not searchable by general search engines. Library catalogs and specialized research databases allow you to search the deep web which includes millions of pages from scholarly publications. 


Finding Specific Articles, Journals, and Databases

  1. Find the full text of a specific article by using the library's Articles search.
  2. Find specific journals by title (ex. Social Science & Medicine) using the Online Journal Titles page.
  3. Find specific research databases  (ex. Pubmed) using the Research Databases page.

Can't find the article? Request articles that Duke doesn't own using interlibrary requests.