Alumni will soon have access to two major research literature databases, Academic Search Premier and Business Search Premier, from one of the UC Libraries' database vendors, Ebscohost. The UC Libraries also is attempting provide access to JSTOR, another major vendor of journal research literature.
Some major research literature databases are freely available to the public. Additionally, you can use the RefWorks online search function to directly access public research literature databases as well as hundreds of academic and public library catalogs.
Your local public library may offer access to dozens of research literature databases and to full text articles. Below is a list of selected public libraries from the tri-state area.