Articles (Online Databases)

Library databases (also called indexes) are like search engines (but search journal, magazine, newspapers and other sources), usually dealing with a broad subject.

Databases A-Z: Select a Library Database to Search

Electronic Journals: Enter a journal title or ISSN and check for full-text availability at NDSU

Find Newspaper Articles

Research Guides: Starting points for research by subject

If you don't know where to start, try one of these:


    The EBSCO Platform is host to approximately two dozen databases in many different disciplines.


    An acronym for "journal storage," is an archive of important scholarly journal literature. The database contains the full text of over 240 journals from nearly every discipline.

  • ProQuest Databases

    Covers business, dissertations and theses, newspapers.

  • ScienceDirect

    Full text to some 1,800 titles published by Elsevier. The library pays 25% of its materials budget for these.

  • SciFinder

    SciFinder provides access to CAplus for accessing scholarly literature (over 27 million records, from 1907 onward, and some 44,000 before 1907)

  • Web of Science
    It fully indexes about 9,000 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines. The Science Citation Index Expanded includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

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