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Academic Research: Guide for International Students

An overview of library services and resources for international students

Search FSU Databases for Articles, Conference Papers, Books etc.

Databases are electronic indexes or catalogs of published books, journals, journal articles, conference papers, data, etc.

On the Database search tab on the FSU Libraries Homepage, you will find several options for locating the best database for your research. 


Option 1: Search by title, keyword, subject, or description.
Search by specific disciplines (ex: biology, anthropology), description (ex: newspapers, abstracts), or specific subject. 
Option 2: Browse all databases
Search or alphabetically browse our complete list of databases. 
Option 3: Select database by name
Select the first letter in the database name (ex: "B" for Business Source Complete).
Option 4: Browse databases by subject.
Click on one of the broad subject categories and a more narrow subject for a list of relevant databases (ex: Humanities -> Literature)
Option 5: Browse the most used databases.
Select one the databases if appropriate.
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