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TRS 201 Transfer Student Seminar: Databases & Articles

All UMBC Databases

Primary vs Secondary Sources

Scholarly vs Popular

Global Periodical Directory

How do I know if a journal is scholarly (or contains peer-reviewed articles)?

Which electronic databases include this journal?

Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory

Easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals, e-journals, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters. Covers more than 900 subject areas. Includes ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians.