NYU Libraries subscribes to 1,400+ databases -- accessible on the "Articles & Databases" page -- that provide articles in publications like newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals. This video explains how the databases are organized and how to choose one(s) relevant to your research topic.
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Multidisciplinary databases are good for any topic and tend to include a variety of publications types, including news sources, general interest magazines, trade magazines, scholarly journals, and more.
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Subject-specific databases are focused and specialized, providing the most scholarly information available on a topic, such as articles featuring conceptual or theoretical analysis, empirical studies, case studies, systematic reviews, and other scholarly approaches. Other sources typically covered are conference papers, chapters from edited books, and theses.
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This is a sample search statement: "emotional intelligence" AND (success OR achieve*)
The statement contains three tips for searching within databases: