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ENG 2800: Writing and Research

This is an assignment guide for Professors Haven's and Nern's English 2800 classes.

Searching library databases for journal articles

Library databases are organized collections of resources that you can search using the vocabulary, people, places, events, and ideas relevant to your topic that you found while pre-searching.  Below are some databases that will help you find journal articles (and other resources) related to your topic:


Featured on the front page of the Libraries' website, this database searches across our database subscriptions--combing a wide range of resources, including all of our Ebsco databases, JSTOR, newspaper databases, and the ALICE catalog.Your search results will include journal articles, magazines, books, movies, newspapers, and other types of resources. FAQs can help you use ArticlesPlus, as well as the following videos:

Exploring ArticlesPlus from Ohio University Libraries on Vimeo.


Subject-specific databases

These link above will lead you to a list of subject areas; find the subject area most closely related to your topic, and click on that subject to find relevant databases.