Quick Tips & Shortcuts for Database Searching
This short video on database searching explains how to use the various features available in research databases to do research more quickly and effectively. Database features highlighted in this video include: using the "Peer Reviewed" and "Full Text" limiters, Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT), the cite feature, and more.
A database is the place to begin searching for articles in scholarly journals. You can select databases by subject, then find the appropriate database to begin finding articles about your topic.
Academic journals are subject-specific and may focus on specific topics within a broader discipline.