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Database Information

"Academic institutions worldwide depend on this database as their core resource of scholarly information. Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals. Nearly 150 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985. The database includes PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDFs are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color." -- EBSCOhost Website

Over 3,700 abstracted and indexed journals
Coverage of the sciences, medicine, literature, politics, history, art, education, and more
More than 2,100 full-text journals
Over 2,900 Peer-reviewed, abstracted and indexed journals
More than 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

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