A good general starting point if you are looking for journal articles on a specific subject is to use the Library's Discover service. Discover is a fast, broad search across the majority of the library's full text resources.
Databases allow you to perform more focused searches which can help you find relevant information more quickly.
- ProQuest Central is a large combined multidisciplinary database with over 19,000 journal titles (millions of articles) in full-text. The data covers 1905 to present. As well as journal articles, the database includes international newspapers and dissertations
- Web of Science Core Collection includes the Social Sciences Citation Index which indexes over 1700 major social sciences journals from 1900 onwards
- International Bibliography of the Social Sciences is a unique resource which indexes over two million journal articles, book reviews and book chapters from 1951 to present providing international coverage of social science and related disciplines
- JSTOR is an archive collection of scholarly journal articles. Coverage is from volume one, issue one with a moving wall of four to five years behind the current edition
- The Lancet 1883-present is a peer-reviewed, stringently edited general medical journal which is international in focus and covers all aspects of human health. A great resource for all medical practitioners as well as health and social historians