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Finding Journal Articles
Books and encyclopedias should be supplemented with magazine and journal articles, which allow you to focus and update your research. Academic Search Complete is one of many databases that USM subscribes to and can help you find articles on a wide variety of topics. For more in-depth research with a narrower focus, consult our subject list of databases.
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Academic Search Complete is a large scholarly, multidisciplinary, full-text database, with more than 7,400 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,500 scholarly, popular, trade, and special interest serials, and a total of more than 12,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Updated daily.
Comparing Scholarly, Trade, & Popular Articles
Finding Books and Articles
Finding Newspaper Articles
ProQuest Global Newsstream This link opens in a new window
ProQuest Global Newsstream (formerly ProQuest Newsstand) provides full text of more than 500 U.S. and international news sources. Iit inncludes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title. Maine papers included: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+), and selected business coverage from Maine Times(1994-2002) and Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997).