Use these databases to search across a wide variety of subjects. Useful if you're starting out or if your topic is interdisciplinary.
Use these databases to focus your search on academic journal articles in a specific field or subject area (music, literature, film studies, etc.).
A number of scholarly journals focus on popular culture studies. Here is a selection.
This usage works on most databases, but check 'Help' sections for supported search syntax.
art* (asterisk as truncation character) searches for art, arts, artistic, artful, etc.
m?n (question mark as wildcard character) searches for man and men.