List of databases to use in researching Nickel and Dimed:


The Library subscribes to many databases that allows you to search for full-text articles from a variety of sources such as scholarly

articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles, book reviews and criticisms, biographies, etc.  Each database will have a different look with different search options.  If you have any questions about searching the databases, please stop by the Reference desk and a librarian will be happy to assist you.  Below are some databases that will be useful in your search for different topics pertaining to Nickel and Dimed:


Depending on your topic, you may want to search other databases not listed below!


Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier provides research from journals in such subjects as the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, and education.


  Business Search Premier


This database indexes more than 9,070 magazine and journal titles in all areas of business; approximately 8,197 of these are full text.  Also includes country reports.




Expanded Academic ASAP is a very large database that indexes popular magazines and scholarly journals.


History Resource Center: U.S. is a collection of documents, reference sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history from pre-colonial times to present day.


Literature Resource Center includes full text biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods writing in a variety of genres.


A complete one-stop source for information on social issues to viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.


National Newspapers

This database provides indexing for and full-text articles from The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun and The Christian Science Monitor.



Sirs Researcher is a general reference database with full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues.


Click here to go to database list on the MC Library Web page!