Although these search tools are multidisciplinary, check the other tabs on this page for additional, specialized search tools in the areas of business, development, education, and the environment.
Please note that a number of Law Library databases, including Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis are available only to Law School affiliates.
Below you'll find links to both current and historical news sources. PressReader is a
Check out our Types of Periodicals page to learn about the different kinds of journals/periodicals, including scholarly peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications, popular magazines and news, and opinion and commentary publications.
Use Ulrich's Web to find information about a journal, including its type (i.e., trade, consumer, scholarly, peer-reviewed). In Ulrich's, the referee's shirt indicates peer-reviewed content.
Many library search engines provide a peer-reviewed selection box. Once clicked, this feature limits search results to scholarly, peer-reviewed materials. Many of the search engines available at NU provide this feature, including Criminal Justice Abstracts, Academic Search Complete, Sociological Abstracts, Education Research Complete and the Social Sciences Premium Collection.
Several core discovery tools for interdisciplinary peer-reviewed articles are described below:
Try these few basic tips and tricks to improve search results. For additional help, check out our Top Ten Search Tips!