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How to Access These Databases from Off Campus


Please contact the Library Staff at for information on accessing our databases off-campus.


Scholarly Journals? Popular Magazines? What's the Difference?

To tell the difference between a scholarly journal and a popular magazine follow this helpful link. There you will find a great explanation of the differences between magazines and scholarly journals! Also see the link to Ulrich's which give you all the background about specific publications. The term "periodical" is a catch term used to refer to any publication with a distinctive title that is issued at regular intervals, like magazines and journals, rather than books which are complete in one part or set, and usually about a narrowly defined single topic.

Evaluating Information: Popular vs. Scholarly Journals



Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Opposing Viewponts

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

CINAHL Full Text

CINAHL® with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL.



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