Two Types of Article Databases

2. Subject Databases

  • Is your topic in a particular subject area?

If so, use a subject database. Subject databases specialize in a particular subject, and the articles indexed are generally from scholarly sources. Examples of subject databases and the kinds of articles they identify are:

ABI-INFORM
Indexes articles in business-related subjects such as management, finance, and economics
Education Full Text
Indexes articles in education
CINAHL
Indexes nursing and allied health
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