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ENC 1101 (Brooks): Databases

Accessing Databases

To access the databases to the right, log into your Atlas account and click the "Search the Library" link in the upper left corner on the "My Atlas" tab. Once the library catalog opens, you will see the "Databases A-Z" Link in the top center of the page, above the search box. Then find the database you want in the alphabetical list, and connect. Click the icon below to access the Atlas login page.


General Databases

Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary database with access to articles from many disciplines such as Literature, Health, Science, Business, and more.


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Academic OneFile (Gale) provides peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Includes coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and, other subjects.

JSTOR contains scholarly full-text articles in the subject areas of the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.


Subject Specific Databases

Applied Science and Technology covers disciplines in the applied science field, such as engineering, technology, and computer science.

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Business Source Complete covers all disciplines of business, including advertising, marketing, management, and economics.


CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. It contains more than 1,300 full-text nursing & allied health journals.




Computer Science (Gale) offers access to today's most well-read and influential periodicals on the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries.


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Communication & Mass Media provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Criminal Justice (ProQuest) is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes, and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.


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Criminal Justice Collection (Gale) is a comprehensive periodical collection supporting criminal justice.


Education Source provides scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policymakers. It covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.


APA PsycArticles provides full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals ranging in date from 1894 to the present.


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