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Project Starter Databases

Hot Topics & Social Issues

CQ Researcher

    • 1991 to present
    • Weekly issues providing up-to-date information on controversial subjects - reported by CQ's (Congressional Quarterly's) staff of experienced reporters
    • Browse by date or topic

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    • OVIC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites

News & Newspapers

LexisNexis Academic

    • Full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications
    • Limit searches by news category, source, and date, and search within specific title

ProQuest News & Newspapers

    • Historical and current access to local and regional newspapers, ethnic newspapers, and US major dailies such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the Chicago Tribune.

Access World News

    • Over 10,000 full-text news sources from around the world including many Florida papers (such as The Gainesville Sun and The Miami Herald) as well as over 30 major metro titles.

Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers

    • The Historical Digital Newspaper Catalog Collection is an online tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from the United States. NewspaperCat currently links to over 1000 full-text newspaper titles.

Bibliography Creation

RefWorks

    • Manage your references and citations with RefWorks (see details).
    • UF students/staff/faculty may create a free personal account and then automatically generate bibliographies and in-text citations.

OneSearch

 

Other General & Multidisciplinary Databases

Following are other databases that will help you get started in your research -- especially when looking for articles. Each database searches thousands of journals and provides links to peer-reviewed and scholarly articles. These do not search UF Library Catalog records.

Academic Search Premier

    • More than 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals
    • Full text for over 4,700 journals
    • Over 12,000 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals
    • More than 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals
    • Easily limit searches to records with full text, peer-reviewed, etc.

ProQuest

    • Search over 50 article databases together or select more specific subject groupings to limit results.
    • Easily limit your search results to records linking to full text, peer-reviewed, etc.
    • Includes former Cambridge Scientific Abstracts databases.

Gale PowerSearch

    • Search 50+ Gale Group databases
    • After displaying search results you may limit to only records having full text.

Web of Science

    • 1900 to present
    • Includes Science, Social Science, and Arts & Humanities Citation Indexes

Streaming Video

Kanopy

    • Access to over 13,000 streaming videos of award winning documentaries and movies.

Alexander Street Press

    • Access to over 7,000 streaming titles in the humanities and social sciences.

Online Reference Collections