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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

Library Research Basics

Professor Gubbins Fall 2023

Some of the Most Popular Berry Library Databases

Google Scholar

Which Database to Use?

  • Academic Search Premier will cover most topics and provide reasonable coverage. It is a good starting place.
  • From here, you might want to explore EBSCO. Scroll through its list of databases and select one or two that relate to your topic. 
  • Generally speaking, both Gale/Cengage and Proquest would be the next database umbrellas to consult.
  • If you have a humanities or history project, you will want to go to JSTOR and/or ProjectMUSE.