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LIST OF POPULAR DATABASES

Academic Search Complete - a broad-spectrum database, including academic journals across a wide range of disciplines and popular newspapers and magazines

Credo - a database of dictionaries and encyclopedias, great for background information and fact-checking 

EconLit - this database covers journals on all aspects of business and economics

Films on Demand - streaming video on many academic topics

JSTOR - a database composed entirely of respected academic journals, some with access to the latest 5 years embargoed

LexisNexis - search a large variety of newspapers and news magazines

MLA International Bibliography - from the Modern Language Association, this database covers journals devoted to critical study of literature in many modern languages - with emphasis on European languages 

Newspaper Guide - a guide from Colby Libraries providing links to a number of major papers by individual title and to databases of international papers, Maine papers, historical papers from the 19th century, etc.

PsycINFO - for academic journals on psychology

Scopus - extensive coverage of science journals