Ryan Library subscribes to over 90 Reference Databases. These subscription-based resources are provided to the PLNU community for online access to journal and magazine articles and/or citations.
For general research, we recommend starting with one of these two databases:
For research within a specific discipline, try starting with one of our Research Guides.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
What is the difference? This video explains it well:
Did you know that using the words "and," "or," and "not" with your search terms can help you find more relevant results? Check out this video that explains this concept called Boolean Logic: