Because SuperSearch contains so much content from so many different kinds of sources, the results can sometimes be hard to focus. At the same time, SuperSearch is not comprehensive and can miss key sources. To search with more focus, precision, and depth, be sure to try searching individual databases as well.
Databases are resources that contain information that is organized to make it easier to search and access. The most common kind of library databases contain articles from academic journals and other publications, but there are many kinds of databases — databases for images, videos, data, news, and many other kinds of sources!
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Check out our full Database A-Z list and filter by Subject to find other databases for your topic.
Search Tip: Some databases search a relatively small amount of information about each source by default, rather than the full text of the source itself. Trying a variety of keywords is often essential to getting good results in many databases. Make note of relevant keywords and subject terms that come up in your initial searches, and use those terms to find more.