Scholarly Sources

An Introduction to Academic Search Complete

Emilie Zickel

The video below offers a quick and basic overview of Academic Search Complete, the most basic database that you can use as you conduct college research. You can find popular and scholarly articles via Academic Search Complete.

The video offers information on

  • Limiting your search results to only get peer reviewed (scholarly) articles
  • Limiting your search results to get articles that are accessible via download
  • How to refine your searches so that you get the information most relevant to your research project
  • How to refine search to specific dates
  • How to access articles that you find
  • What subject terms are, where they are, and how they can be useful to your research strategy
  • Where to find articles’ abstracts