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Find Articles

Find the complete text of articles in scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and more.  Listed below are links to some of the most popular article "databases." Below the "quick" links are links to all article resources.


SUMMON--A Google-like search engine that searches across databases, the online catalog, and more...


Multidisciplinary Resources 

The following databases contain articles on nearly all subjects. Use these resources to narrow your topic.

Academic Search Complete searches across all subjects. Just type one or two words in the search box (e.g., environmental change) and click Search. Don't forget to try some subject specific databases as well.  

JSTOR is a wonderful, multidisciplinary database of older materials, some dating back to the 1600's. The most  recently published issues (the past 3 to 5 years) are generally not included.

Web of Knowledge/Web of Science (ISI)
The premier database for science; also covers social sciences and humanities.

Journal portals (find online journal articles)

 eJournal Portal (provided by the Case Libraries)
The eJournal Portal provides convenient, authoriative access to online journals available to the Case community. The eJournal Portal combines titles listed in the OhioLINK EJC (see below) with titles subscribed only by the Case Libraries. The Portal provides access to approximately 70,000 titles.  Use the eJournal Portal when you already know the title of the article you want  AND the name of journal in which it appears. 

OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC) 
The EJC simultaneously searches across publishers and topics to find articles that match your criteria.

Nature --View and search a selection of Nature titles.

Search for articles by keyword, author, subject, and more


Business Source Complete--Covers economics, marketing, and related topics.

LexisNexis Academic -- Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information.

View all  Business related databases

Science and Technology  

Web of Knowledge (ISI) -- The premier database for citation tracking; covers science, social sciences, and humanities.

IEEE Xplore --Covers electrical engineering, computer science, electronics; locate articles, conference papers, and technical standards from 1988 to the present.

Knovel --Integrates technical information with analytical and search tools

Track Citations--Web of Knowledge -- Helps you track articles that cite a person's work.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online

SciFinder Scholar--Chemical Abstracts

View all  Science & Technology databases.

Social Sciences 

PsycInfo --Psychology and related disciplines.

View all Social Sciences databases.

Find dissertations and theses

Dissertations Abstracts --Dissertations/theses--back to the 1800's.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center (OhioLINK)

Additional Resources

Literary Reference Center --Literature, plot summaries, biographies, more...

African American Studies Center -- Contains articles, encyclopedias, and other reference sources.

ALTA Religion Database --Philosopy, theology, and religion.

PressDisplay -- News--local, regional, and international.

Link to all  Case/OhioLINKDatabases 

Select from an alphabetical list of all Case/OhioLINK databases or choose a subject category below:


KSL provides access to the complete text of many books published online.  

Newspaper articles 

Select from a list of national and international papers

Library Catalog | title search

We  also have a wide selection of print journals. The catalog provides central access to both print and electronic journals as well as print and online books. Just search by  title in the library catalog

Interlibrary Loan--what is this? 



Popular article databases | All article databasesJournal finder  | eBooks | NewspapersCatalog 


Services FAQ

How Do I get started if I don't have a topic?
Academic Search Premier provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study.
How do I decide between Databases & the Internet?

Check out this issue over at OhioLINK.

How do I find popular articles from Magazines or Newspapers?

Check out this issue over at OhioLINK.

How do I find scholarly articles from academic journals?

Check out this issue over at OhioLINK.

How do I choose a database?
Check out this issue over at OhioLINK.
How do I properly credit sources in my research paper?
Check out our  page.
What are Electronic Resources?
Electronic resources are generally considered to be Internet-based or online versions of print journals, newspapers, magazines, books, manuals, and other materials. It should be noted that some journals and databases are now published in electronic format only. This trend is expected to continue.
What are electronic or ejournals?

An electronic journal (ejournal, e-journal, ej, etc.) is a digitized or online version of a printed journal, such as the Physical Review A. Like most ejournals, this journal exists in both print and electronic formats. Collectively, the Case libraries provide access to thousands of electronic journals. This includes journals that are licensed independently by the Case libraries, journals in the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, and a select number of journals that are freely available over the World Wide Web.

Users should be aware that many titles licensed by Case are not accessible from the OhioLINK EJC. An example of this is Science Online, the Web version of Science Magazine.

What are research databases?

A database is a collection of information organized into a particular format. Every item in a database has its own record and each of these records is itself divided into specific fields of information (e.g., author, title, etc.) In this respect, a telephone book can be defined as a database.

An electronic research database is a computerized collection of information in digital format. The Case libraries provide access to several hundred research databases, many of which include the full text of journal and newspaper articles. View Research Databases for a complete list of databases provided by the Case Libraries.

Users should be aware that several titles subscribed by Case are not accessible from the OhioLINK Research Databases list. An example of this is IEEE Xplore. IEEE Xplore provides full text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE standards.

How do I access the Databases from Home?

If you are a student, faculty, or staff at Case, you may access the databases with software-free remote authentication to OhioLINK electronic databases and journals. When you're away from your own computer or away from campus, logon to OhioLINK and choose a database or electronic journal.

You'll be prompted to enter Case as your school, your name and Case Account Number (your SS# is no longer used), and your library

For current Case enrolled and employed individuals, it's a simple way to have 2 hours of remote access to OhioLINK-only electronic content, and you can reconnect as often as you need to use the reources! Use any computer with a current web-browsr. (Remote authentication to Case-only resources requires VPN software on your computer.) Use PIN authentication for OhioLINK-only resources across the U.S. and around the world!

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