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Research Databases

Article Index

Research databases, also called article databases, include the citations of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.

Some article databases contain abstracts or brief summaries of the articles. Many contain the full text or entire content of whole articles as they originally appeared in the periodical.

Online article databases, purchased by the CCAC Library are accessible from the library Web site. The library also owns print indexes, good for researching older materials. For example, the New York Times print index, at the Allegheny Campus, goes back to 1851!

Use an Article Database

Examples of Databases

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