American Psychological Association, PsycINFO covers 2,500 journals, as well as book chapters, conference proceedings and dissertations. Coverage from 1894-present.
Published by the National Library of Medicine, Pubmed covers biomedical and health sciences literature including 5,400 journals. Coverage: 1809 (selective)-present.
Covers the life and biological sciences literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally. Coverage from 1989-present. Since Biological Abstracts is on the Web of Science platform, you can search both databases simultaneously.
Web of Science
A multidisciplinary scientific database that covers 8000 highly ranked scientific journals. Perform a traditional search for articles, or conduct a 'cited reference search' to find scholarly literature both "back" and "forward" in time. Coverage from 1965-present.
Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly and academic literature.
Annual Reviews is a non-profit academic publishing company that publishes more than 50 journals of review articles. You can search each title separately or search the entire suite of journals simultaneously.
Finding a review article is a great way to gain a basic understanding of a topic. Offering a "state of the art" assessment on a particular topic, review articles sum up the current state of research. They often include:
Below are some "tips and tricks" on how to find review articles in several databases.
BU Library Search
Web Of Science