Databases are a way to organize different types of information so that you can search and find it later. You've probably used lots of databases in the past. For example, Amazon.com is a database of things you might buy while Netflix is a database of things you might watch. The databases found below search different types of information found at the F&M Library. Their descriptions should give you a good idea of what you'll find when you search.
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
Includes an expansive range of Sage eBook and eReference content for students, researchers, and faculty. This collection includes scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, encyclopedias, textbooks and more. Think of this resource as the scholarly version of Wikipedia. This is a great place to learn more about a particular topic. Be sure to look at the bibliography for the entries. This will often share additional resources that will be helpful for you to take a look at as well as you continue your research.