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Academic Search Premier: Getting Started

What is Academic Search Premier?


Academic Search Premier is an online database that allows you to search for articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers from virtually every area of academic study. It has citations from more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles.

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How do I access Academic Search Premier?

Go to the library's homepage,, click on Databases by Subject in the right column, and then click on Academic Search Premier under the heading General.

Databases by Subject

Off-Campus Access

For off-campus access to the online databases and eBooks, you'll need your student ID. See our Off-Campus Library Services LibGuide for more information.

You can also renew your books online from home.