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ENG 151: Academic Writing: Article Databases

Using a specific database

Sometimes you have a topic that is best searched in a specific database. The hard part is that we subscribe to around 60 databases, so choosing the best one can be difficult until you get into a major and become familiar with specific databases used in that field. OneSearch will sometimes recommend databases based on your search terms, and those can be good starting points for choosing a database.

Looking for Topic Ideas?

If you're struggling to come up with a topic for your next paper, SMSU subscribes to a couple of databases that are great for browsing for topic ideas.  Check them out!