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Research Starting Places

  • EBSCOHost –
  • Our World –
  • UM Digital Collections –
  • Google Scholar – Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, all from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.
  • Public Library of Science – Journals – PLOS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine. Rigorously reported, peer reviewed, and immediately available without restrictions, promoting the widest readership and impact possible.
  • PubMed Central – A free, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM) with contributions from professionals world-wide.