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Finding More Specific Information in Article Databases

Academic Search Complete

Article databases help us to find more detailed and more current information on our research topics. Academic Search Complete is a great article database to start in because it includes: 

  • Articles from popular publications (like magazines and newspapers) as well as scholarly journals.
  • Articles for most topic/subject areas. 

Let's try searching Academic Search Complete using a broad search for our topic: "reality television" stereotyp*

Homepage of Academic Search Complete database


More Database Choices?

Cambridge Companions database logo JSTOR logo   Homepage of ProQuest US Newsstream database  Logo for Science Direct database  Logo of Opposing Viewpoints database   

We have access to more than 70 databases at Pierce. 

We can get to other, good database options through using the:

  • Databases A-Z list: This list shows us all 72 databases we have access to at Pierce. We can customize the list using the drop down boxes at the top.
  • Subject guide for our research topic. After selecting the guide that covers our topic area, click on the "Articles & Databases" tab to see the recommended databases.