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Research Tools for Student-Athletes: Recommended Databases

Recommended Databases to Get Started on General Topics

Refer to the multidisciplinary databases listed below to begin your research.


A good resource for locating more historical scholarly articles on subjects such as the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Nexis Uni

A full-text database, providing access to hundreds of national and regional newspapers, as well as business information and legal cases.


Serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects are covered, including business and economics, health and medical, technology, social sciences and more. It is also the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text.


For databases that are more specific to your subject areas, check out the recommended resources listed within our other Research Guides (organized by subject areas).

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