Consider Using Two Different Types of Search Tools

  • Traditional Academic Databases
    •      Single Discipline Examples:
      Psychology: PsycINFO
      Sociology: Sociological Abstracts
      Criminology: Criminal Justice Periodicals
      Education: ERIC
      Health Sciences & Medicine: PubMed
    • Cross-Search 21 Academic/Disciplinary Databases:
      ProQuest PowerSearch
    • Search using structured vocabulary (thesaurus)          
  • Discovery Databases
    • Examples:
      EMU's Esearch 
      Google Scholar
    • Search by whatever language/terminology is used by item authors

Get Research Help

Use 24/7 live chat below or:

In-person Help Summer 2024 Mon-Thur, 11am - 3pm

Email or phone replies

Appointments with librarians

 Access Library and Research Help tutorials