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A database is a collection of digital files that have been catalogued and professionally curated to a set of standards and peer-review. Note that Google Scholar for example, is NOT a research database; it is actually a web search engine.
Three common types of research databases, are
The most common digital items in databases are journal articles, however databases can also be dedicated to newspapers, government documents, and more. Databases are powerful research tools for accessing indexed journal articles and publications from scholars, professionals, and field experts. Choosing the correct database for your search is important, as a database can cover a wide variety of topics from psychology, education, clinical medicine, and more.
The following databases are large enough that you will be able to find academic peer reviewed journal articles in the areas of social justice generally.
The following databases will provide more specific content related to only some social justice topics
This catalogue search has a wide and deep reach. Use it to find books, scholarly articles, book reviews, and more.