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When and Where Can I Access Databases?
Databases are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use them on or off campus. If you are using them from off campus you will be prompted to put in your SU username and password (the same one you use for Gull Net, MyClasses, or an SU computer).
Article Databases: an A-Z List
Outward differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals
In-class research topic: the rise of Hugo Chavez.
Academic Search Ultimate
Academic Search Ultimate offers access to an unprecedented collection of resources including journals, magazines, reports, books, and videos. Many are peer-reviewed and full-text. Subjects range from astronomy to zoology.
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
Mostly full-text database which publishes a wide range of scholarship including working papers from research institutes, occasional paper series from NGOS, policy briefs, case studies, conference proceedings and papers, course packs, book chapters and journal articles.
Electronic archive of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes complete runs of journals with full-text of all articles published prior to the most current five years. Coverage spans the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Please note that this publisher is offering EXPANDED CONTENT through June 30, 2022.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 520 publications with some links to full-text in other EBSCO databases.
In addition to searching in databases, you can also search pertinent journals directly.
A few journals to try might include:
- Journal of Politics in Latin America
- Latin American Politics and Society
- Latin American Perspectives
- Journal of Latin American Studies
- International Relations
- International Organization
- The Journal of Development Studies
Search the full text of these newspapers: The Baltimore Sun, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal.
Indexes, abstracts, and provides online full text for The Sun, Baltimore (Baltimore Sun) newspaper
Christian Science Monitor
Indexes, abstracts, and provides online full text for the Christian Science Monitor newspaper
New York Times
Indexes, abstracts, and provides online full text for the New York Times newspaper, the New York Times Book Review, and the New York Times Magazine.
Wall Street Journal
Indexes, abstracts, and provides online full text for the Wall Street Journal newspaper
Indexes, abstracts, and provides online full text for the Washington Post newspaper