Which databases are available for scholarly journal articles?
For articles in History, everyone should search America: History and Life (for disasters in the U.S. and Canada) or Historical Abstracts (for disasters elsewhere in the world).
Also consider multidisciplinary databases such as Academic Search Complete and JSTOR.
In addition, think about which disciplines might have scholarly interest in the disaster or its causes and effects. Choose a discipline from our list of databases and choose one of the "Best Bets" for scholarly articles or ask us for advice. Here are some suggestions:
|History (U.S. and Canada)||America: History and Life|
|History (elsewhere)||Historical Abstracts|
|Multidisciplinary||Academic Search Complete
|Agriculture||Agricultural & Environmental Science Database|
|Business||Business Premium Collection|
|Criminal Justice||NCJRS Abstracts Database|
|Environmental Studies||Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
|Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies||Gender Studies Database|
|Government||Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
|Law||Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective, 1908-1981
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (1982- )
|Science (general)||General Science Abstracts
|Social Sciences||Social Science Database
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences