1. General Periodical Databases

If so, start with one of the general databases. These cover a wide range of subjects and often include articles from different kinds of periodicals. This is often a good place to begin research. Examples of general databases and the kinds of articles they identify are:

ProQuest Central
Provides access to full-text journals covering a broad range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
Wilson Omnifile
Includes articles from scholarly journals and magazines on many topics, from 1994 to present. All are full text.
ProQuest Newspapers
Includes full text articles from major U.S. newspapers.