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Introduction for English Majors: Multidisciplinary Databases

This guides is designed for new undergraduate students in English

Search across Disciplines

You can conduct a comprehensive search for articles via main USC Libraries page. For tips, see USC Libraries Search: A User's Guide .

For more focused results, search for articles in key databases in your field:

ProQuest Multiple Databases

Index to scholarly, popular, and newspaper articles, many in full text. Full coverage of Los Angeles Times and New York Times. A Good source for film reviews, both in popular and scholarly sources. Note: full text doctoral dissertations created at US and Canadian universities.

Project Muse

FULL text. 380 high quality humanities and social sciences journals from over 60 scholarly publishers.


Multidisciplinary collection of full text scholarly journals. RECOMMENDATION: Advanced search, and select your discipline and/or journal titles to search. NOTE: It is an archive, so please do not expect recent issues of journals in JSTOR.

EBSCOhost-OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) 

Index to articles from scholarly and popular sources, early 1980’s-present.