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New College Writing Program Library Guide: Research Databases by Discipline

Overview

You can also research databases by specific subject or discipline. There are additional disciplinary databases available through the A to Z Database List. Look for the drop-down menu to the left labeled "All Subjects" and open it to select your area of interest.

Determining Disciplinary Perspective: Academic Search Premier

Here are some tips for determining the disciplinary perspective of journals found in an Academic Search Premier search.  

 

Research Databases by Discipline

If you want or need only research articles from a specific discipline, using discipline specific databases is the most direct way to find them.  

Multidisciplinary Research Databases

Academic Search Premier, 1975 to date A multidisciplinary database which provides full-text for over 4,650 scholarly publications, more than 3,600 of them peer-reviewed. Includes topics in the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and most areas of academic study.

Google Scholar
Find scholarly literature (books and journal articles) on a wide variety of subjects using the Google search engine. Getit@ASU will link to the fulltext of articles as long as ASU Library subscribes to it.

Web of Knowledge
Large multidisciplinary index that includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Humanities Citation Index.

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