While the Databases listed above provide a good starting point, if your research involves other areas, perhaps Politics, Religion, Education, Environmental Science or any number of related fields, you will find the extensive list of all Lehigh Databases at our Database Finder page. You might also consider taking a look at the other Subject- focused Libguides.
To get you started here are some suggested article databases in select disciplines:
BUSINESS / ECONOMIC
PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY
SCIENCE / MEDICINE
Different types of publications have different purposes and different audiences. When we talk about journals, we can usually divide these publications into three broad categories: scholarly, popular, and trade publications.
|Scholarly Journals||Popular Journals||Trade Journals|
|Purpose||Informs and reports on original research done by scholars and experts in the field.||Entertains and informs a general audience without providing in-depth analysis.||Reports on industry trends and new products or techniques useful to people in a trade or business.|
|Authors||Articles are written by subject specialists and experts in the field.||Articles are written by journalists, freelance writers, or an editorial staff.||Articles are written by specialists in a certain field or industry.|
|Audience||Intended for a limited audience - researchers, scholars, and experts.||Intended for a broad segment of the population, appealing to non-specialists.||Intended for practititioners in a particular profession, business, or industry.|