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Research 101: A Self-Guided Tutorial

Research Smarter

5 - Access

How Do I Choose a Database? image of two girls at a computer

Choosing from all the databases available at Kennedy Library can be daunting. Here are a few quick tips:

  • Not sure where to start? Try
  • The Databases page lists databases A-Z. Browse by Subject instead for a list of relevant databases.
  • Use Research Guides created by your College Librarians to explore and find databases with articles relevant to your research
    • Hint: Look for phrases like “Most Popular”, “Frequently Used Databases”, or “Useful Resources.”
  • Ask a Librarian for advice on the best databases to use for your topic.