UMGC Library

Research Tutorial

Databases

The UMGC library also has access to many different individual databases that are focused on specific subject areas. These databases are often the best place to locate scholarly/peer-reviewed articles. These databases have information from a variety of sources, including:

Information sources in library databases

The UMGC Library's research databases contain a wealth of resources, including scholarly publications, professional literature, analytical articles, directory and statistical information, book chapters, essays, etc., typical of the wide variety of information available in an academic library. Most of the databases contain the full text of articles.

The best way to locate a database on your topic is through one of the Research Guides discussed on the previous page. Also, if you have a favorite database, you can always find it from the A-Z List of databases.