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How Do I Find Journal Articles
Electronic Journals List
Provides access to journals that UAB Libraries subscribes to or makes available through various database subscriptions.
Databases for Article Searching
Academic Search Premier
Publications covering a wide variety of academic disciplines. Includes peer-reviewed journals.
1940 - present.
America: History and Life
History of Canada and the United States.
1870 - present.
ATLA Religion with ATLASerials
Covers Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. Includes full text of selected journals. Compiled by the American Theological Library Association.
1949 - present.
Black Studies Center
Includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books; includes The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975.
World history from 1450 - present, excluding the U.S. and Canada.
1870 - present.
Humanities Full Text
Publications covering the humanities. Includes scholarly journals and specialized magazines.
1980 - present.
JSTOR (access to ebooks expires 6/30/2021)
Back issues of periodicals in economics, math and science, the humanities, and social sciences.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis)
Contains more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
Full-text of current and archival articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major
university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more.
Updated continually. 1990 - present.
Readers' Guide Full Text Mega
Covers the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the U.S and Canada. 1983 - present
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890 - 1982
Comprehensive index of the most popular general-interest U.S. periodicals; reflects 20th-century U.S. history.
1890 - 1982.
Social Sciences Full Text
Covers a wide range of interdisciplinary fields; includes a broad array of social sciences journals.
1983 - present.
Web of Science
Access to the core collection - which consists of Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, all from 1990 – present, plus access to Journal Citation Reports.
Social Sciences Librarian
Subjects:African American Studies
, Communication Studies
, Honors College
, Justice Sciences
, Political Studies
, Public Administration
, Social Work
, Women's Studies