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DES INV 212-01: Designing Emerging Technologies II: Finding Articles

Finding databases

You have several choices when it comes to finding articles from the library website.  You can search our UC Library Search catalog on the library homepage to find books, ebooks, articles and more.  It includes:

However, UC Library Search does not include everything in the Library's collections. To ensure you're finding the best possible articles on your research topic, you should search discipline-specific databases directly by searching for the database title while making sure "Databases" is selected from the pick-list, or go directly to our A-Z database list to see a list of all databases.

Content that is not included in "UC Library Search": 

General Article Databases

Databases are collections of thousands of articles (and often book chapters, book reviews, conference proceedings, dissertations, and other items) organized by subject. The Libraries have hundreds of databases covering every academic discipline. Some are multi-disciplinary, covering a broad range of subjects and including popular and scholarly sources, and others are subject-specific, and include scholarly and specialized articles.

The following multi-disciplinary databases are good places to start your research:

Art, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Computer Science, and Engineering databases