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WRTG 112: Academic Writing II

A Library Subject Guide

Recommended Databases for Writing

The database you choose for researching your writing assignments will depend on the specific subject area you want to write about. OneSearch is a good place to start research for many different topics. 

These databases also cover multiple subject areas:


Additional Library Resources



  • EBSCO eBooks
    Searches approximately 90% of the Library’s ebook collection. Ebooks can be read online, and in some cases, downloaded.
  • Additional Ebook Collections
    Access to additional Library ebook collections.

Print Books

  • USMAI Book Search
    Searches the 17 University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI).

Open Educational Resources

For  OER Resources (including multidisciplinary and textbooks), see the Open Educational Resources LibGuide