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Research Skills: Finding Subject Databases

A step-by-step approach to ensure that you possess the key skills required to find, retrieve and evaluate information on your research topic.

Using the Library's Subject Databases

The Unisa Library subscribes to many valuable electronic subject databases which all registered students and staff can access. They contain bibliographic references to academic, peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, books, chapters in books and conference papers. Many of the databases also contain full-text articles which can be viewed, printed and downloaded, but because they are commercially produced, some of the material may not be available in the library.


There are two ways of accessing all the databases that are available from the library homepage

Library Guides (each subject guide will provide subject specific databases)


Find e-resources