These journals are recommended by Dr. Colven. Most journal homepages will have a search box, allowing you to search the journal's contents.
These are the major databases for finding articles and other materials related to Area Studies.
Find Journal Articles and More
Besides looking directly in recommended journals, try searching databases for journal articles (and sometimes books and other materials). Because articles from journals from many different disciplines may be relevant to your topic, multidisciplinary databases and databases for various disciplines are listed here.
- Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)Multidisciplinary database covering peer reviewed journals, magazine articles, major newspaper articles, book reviews, and more.
- Discover Advanced SearchSee tab to the left! Discover searches across many OU Libraries resources and platforms to find journal articles, books, ebooks, newspaper articles and more.
- Google ScholarGoogle Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
When off campus, be sure to access Google Scholar settings > library links > type in University of Oklahoma.
- JSTORIncludes the full text and complete archives of core scholarly journals in many disciplines, some dating from the 1600s. Current issues may not be available.
- Annual Review of Environment and ResourcesJournal that synthesizes research literature and identifies the principal contributions in the field.
- Natural Science CollectionSearches across multiple ProQuest science databases. If the results are too heavy on the hard sciences, look at the left hand side facets, click the down arrow next to the "database" facet, click "more" and then check the boxes to include environmental databases.
Geography, including Human Geography
- SocINDEX (Ebsco)Sociology and other social and behavioral sciences. References to journal articles, books, and conference papers.
International Affairs and Political Science
Business and Economics
- Business Source EliteCovers business, management, economics, banking, finance, and accounting. Materials indexed include scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. Some full text available.
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