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Finding Journal Articles
Different databases have different subject strengths, and using just one or two is a good strategy if you have a fairly broad topic. If you want perspectives from a variety of disciplines or you are having difficulty finding anything in a single database, try Onesearch.
Academic Search Complete
Large scholarly, multidisciplinary, full-text database, including academic journals, books, reports, conference proceedings, and more. Updated daily.
Agricola provides indexing (and in most cases, abstracts) to journal articles, books, book chapters, and grey literature on "all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines".
EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 1.1 million records from 1886-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.
FSTA: Food Science & Technology Abstracts
FSTA provides indexing and abstracting journals as well as standards, conference proceedings, theses, patents, and books in subject areas including related pure and applied sciences, pet foods, food psychology, food economics, food safety, and nutrition.
Sociology Collection (Includes Sociological Abstracts)
ProQuest's Sociology Collection indexes the literature of sociology and related disciplines. Content types covered include journals, books, conference papers, and doctoral dissertations.
Finding Newspaper Articles
ProQuest Global Newsstream
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).