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Interdisciplinary Databases: Home

Not sure what database to use? Try an interdisciplinary database that covers multiple subject areas.

Not Sure Where to Start?

Interdisciplinary databases can be helpful if you are not sure which subject(s) might be associated with your research topic, or if your topic could be covered in multiple disciplines. 

Note that some interdisciplinary databases focus on scholarly materials, some on popular or news sources, and others cover both types of materials.

Need just one quick suggestion?  Try Academic OneFile, which is a huge database covering both popular and scholarly material:

Looking for Full-Text?

For access to the full-text of an article (either in print or online), look for and click on the Text "Full-Text @ Hekman" in auburn letters boxed in auburn next to the Hekman logo. icon. This will open another window indicating where and how we may have access through Hekman Library.

General Databases for Articles

The following Gale databases provide articles from a broad range of sources: scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and/or multimedia.

General Databases for Books and Essays

Search these resources to find citations for books and/or essays in books or collected works.

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