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Research Databases

Databases are collections of online information (articles, both scholarly and popular, books, conference proceedings, statistics, etc.) organized for easy keyword, subject, author and other types of searching.

These are subscription resources paid for in part by student fees and as such are acceptable resources for college level research.

Databases @ SBU

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

A Google tool that limits your search to scholarly, academic or peer-reviewed articles.

For maximum benefit when off-campus:

  • Click on Settings in the upper right corner
  • Click on Library links on the menu on the left
  • Type "Stony Brook" in the Library Links section search box
  • Hit Find Library
  • Check the box next to Stony Brook University - SUNY - Fulltext @ Stony Brook

Note: Google Scholar does NOT search all our databases.