Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Stony Brook University

First Year Students: Find Articles

A guide to help new students succeed at Stony Brook University.

Research Starter

SEARCH Everything

Searches research databases, journals, our catalogs, and more | HELP

Finding Articles

To find articles published in scholarly journals, general magazines, or newspapers just use the Search Box at the top of theUniversity Libraries homepage (

University Libraries also provides you with access to hundreds of research databases that contain articles.  Some databases are multidisciplinary and cover a wide range of topics (ex., Academic Search Complete), other databases are specific to a subject area (ex., Engineering Village).

To find the right database, click the 'databases' link in the search box area and then use the ALL SUBJECTS drop-down menu on the next page.  Or try one of our Subject Guides for your area of study.