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Writing 100 (Varnot): Databases

VIDEO: Finding Databases at UC Merced

Learn how to find databases and how to narrow down by database subject area, full-text availability, etc. (1:14)

Ulrichs Global Serials Directory

Not sure if an article is scholarly or popular?  Ulrichs has detailed information on more than 300,000 publications.  Enter journal/magazine title in the search box and find your publication.  Then, look for Academic/Scholarly in the Content Type field.

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Question

Which databases have you used the most during your time at UC Merced?

Question
Academic Search Complete: 9 votes (30%)
JSTOR: 2 votes (6.67%)
Web of Science: 0 votes (0%)
PubMed: 2 votes (6.67%)
Other: 17 votes (56.67%)
Total Votes: 30

General Databases to Start With