Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
Combined Search helps find articles, books, and videos from the library collection.
Note: Combined Search currently only shows content that is accessible online. The Library's physical collection is temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The library's Combined Search searches many of our databases at once. In order to get the best results be very specific with your search terms. After searching, change your search words or use the filters on the left side to refine your search further.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context) provides full-text articles and reference material on a wide range of social issues.
Need more options? Getting stuck? Try a different database!
Article Databases by Subject
All of the library's online collections, organized by subject.
- Research is a process. You probably won’t find everything you need on the first try. You may have to try several of these databases to find all the information you need.
- If you can’t find much on your topic, try different keywords. Using synonyms or broader related terms can help you find more articles. As you research, look for new keywords to try.
- The following videos contain research tricks and tips to help your search.
Picking Your Topic IS Research
Choosing and Using Keywords
How Should I Search In a Database?
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.