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Databases & Websites
LexisNexis (Nexis Uni)
Access to U.S. and international legal citations, briefs, and law reviews, plus world and business news and company information.
Journal Article Databases
Library databases provide citations for articles, book chapters, and more. Most articles/chapters focus on a narrow and specific topic, so they are great for deeper research. To get started:
- Choose a database.
- Search for keywords such as genres, topics, names of people, etc.
- Limit your results by date, language, and more with the the left-hand menu on the results page.
Need more help?
See our Article help page for step-by-step instructions and videos to help you search databases and find full-text articles. And you can always ask a librarian for individual help.
Other Research Databases
Searches thousands of leading business and management journals. Also contains Hoover's Company Records.
Academic Search Premier
Article citations from all disciplines, including performing arts, management, and more.
Database of articles covering business, management, and administration issues.
Full-text articles from scholarly journals in fields including music, performing arts, and business. Excludes recent years.
Music ID (was Music Industry Data)
Chart rankings for music artists, albums, and singles. Data is provided for 5,452 worldwide charts, including Billboard, iTunes, Spotify, and more. Data for many charts available from 1953 to the present. Includes tools for creating and exporting graphs and tables.
Need help? Watch this tutorial to get started with Music ID.
News and charts. Covers all music, but focuses mainly on popular genres.
IFPI Global Statistics
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) represents the interests of the recording industry, and also publishes key statistics about the music market and industry.
View their Top 200 or Viral 50 charts, and filter by geographical region or time period.
Looking for articles from a specific newspaper, magazine, or journal?
Search the eJournal Locator for the publication title (not the article title!) to find a library database with full-text access.
LexisNexis (Nexis Uni)
Current world and business news, plus legal citations, briefs, law reviews, and company information.
Read performing arts news, find facilities and festivals, locate artists and managers, and more.
New York Times (nytimes.com)
Full text from 1851 to the present, with access to New York Times Online Edition. To access articles via the web or mobile app, create a free account
with a valid UHart email address.
Newspaper Source Plus
Full-text articles from U.S. and international newspapers, plus television and radio news transcripts.
Search the text of major newspapers including the Boston Globe, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and many more.
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