Jumpstart Your Research
We recommend you start your research with these popular, multi-subject databases. You will find scholarly articles, books, documents, and images in subjects from the sciences, the humanities and the arts.
Currently Available from On-Campus Only. The state of Maine makes available over 60 popular and academic databases for its citizens via MARVEL. Search these resources and more all at once using OneSearch. Note: Once you do your search, the option to limit your search to scholarly publications is available in the left-hand column under Refine Your Search.
Why Use Library Databases?
1. They are academic databases that take you to scholarly and/or educational material.
2. Many contain articles, images and other resources that are not freely available on the web.
What's in a Word?
Abstract - summary of an article
Citation - bibliographic information; source of article
Database - an organized electronic filing of data into fields for searching
Index - a list (usually alphabetical) of data such as title, author, subject
Peer-reviewed - examined or reviewed by an expert in the field
Source - a book, journal, etc. from which a chapter or article has been obtained