For your research paper, you'll be expected to find information sources, or evidence, that supports your claims. This evidence will be published in periodicals - news, magazine, and academic or scholarly journals. These articles are found in databases. Databases can have BOTH scholarly and non-scholarly articles.
A complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally.
Coverage: 1969 - current
Academic Search Premier
This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
Coverage: 1975 - current
Click on "Get-It! @ CSUSM" to access our library journals
NOTE: If you are off-campus, you must log into Google Scholar through the library website or "Get-It" will not show up.
Other places to look: Biology Research Databases