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Databases by Subject: General Indexes to All Subjects

Academic Onefile

Large, multi-disciplinary academic database that includes many scholarly full-text journals, news and reference sources.

Academic Search Complete

Comprehensive multidisciplinary database including many scholarly full text journals, magazines and other publications, some as far back as 1887.

Alternative Press Index

Index to journal, magazine, and newspaper articles from 1991-present from international alternative, radical, and left publications covering racial and gender issues, gay and lesbian studies, labor, and more.

Book Review Index Online

A comprehensive online index to over 5 million book reviews from thousands of publications going back to 1965.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics from 1980 - present.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar enables specific searches of scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, pre-prints, abstracts, and technical reports. Content includes a range of publishers and aggregators with whom Google already has standing arrangements.
Note that not all material to which the UA Library subscribes will be available directly through Google Scholar. If you find references to materials in Google Scholar without full text links, please consult the UA Library catalog or our list of online journals.

GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys)

Electronic access to many Federal databases. Includes Popular regulatory materials such as:The Federal Register,and the Code of Federal Regulations. Critical Congressional products such as: The Congressional Record and Congressional Bills and Important business materials such as: Commerce Business Daily


Provides access to the archives of over 1,000 leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

LexisNexis Academic

Includes all types of news as well as country profiles, law reviews, federal and state case law, biographies, company profiles and financials (public and private).


Mendeley allows researchers to: 1. Manage references & citations: 2. Search & discover content: Researchers can discover what research articles are trending and which ones have the greatest impact among Mendeley users by subject. 3. Read & annotate articles: Allows users to mark-up text and take notes. 4. Add & organize papers: Researchers can upload the pdfs. You can also sync across multiple devices (iPad, iPad mini, desktop, etc.). 5. Share & collaborate with peers: Researchers may create work groups of up to five people which will allow users to collaborate across country and discover additional content. 6. Receive personal recommendations: SWETS suggests articles and research to people based on what they have as their research profile and what they have uploaded.

Polling the Nations

Compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations in the United States and 100 other countries from 1986 to the present time.

Readers' Guide Retrospective

Comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States.and access to literature reflecting the history of 20th century America.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

Includes full text from around 3000 periodical titles in humanities, social sciences and general science, selected from specific Wilson full text databases, covering from 1994 to present.