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Database Basics

Databases are commercial products designed to help researchers FIND information.  This is a selection of databases suggested as a starting point for your research.  OU Libraries has access to many additional databases, so if you do not find what you need in these databases, please contact your librarian or visit the full list at Databases and E-Resources.

OU Libraries is the one responsible for ACCESS to articles.  We pay for full-text in more ways than just databases, so if you don't see the full-text in the database select OU Link to Article.  OU Link to Article will connect you to other full-text options, let you search the catalog, or Interlibrary Loan the article if we don't own it.

General Databases

Science, Environmental, and Engineering Databases