Some article search engines offer the complete text of articles. Others list only the citation, along with the PennText button. PennText
will lead you to the online full text, if available, or to a printed copy of the journal in the Penn Library.
Article Search Engines by Subject
Most article search engines are specific to particular
disciplines. Use the lists below to find the search engines most useful for
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to see more.
Arts & Letters
People, Places & Cultures
Social & Behavioral Sciences
General Article Search Engines
General, multidisciplinary database covering all scholarly disciplines, with
many general and popular magazines and news sources. Coverage varies, mostly
from the 1990s forward, but also includes some much older journals and magazines.
Indexes journals in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities.
In addition to keyword searching, you can search for articles that cite a known author or work.
The index extends back to 1945 and is updated weekly.