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Library Instruction Resources & Tools: Academic Search Premier

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Academic Search (ISSN 1097-0886, LCCN sn97001287) is a monthly, indexing service. It was first published in 1997 by EBSCO Publishing in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Its academic focus was international universities, covering social science, education, psychology, and other subjects. Publishing formats covered were academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and cd-rom. Global in scope, 870 periodicals were indexed and abstracted. With back-files to 1990, it covered more than 3 million articles.[1][2]

Academic Search Premier is an excellent source of scholarly journals in all academic disciplines. More than 8,000 journals are indexed and full text is provided for more than 4500. Most are peer reviewed. Searchable cited references are provided for selected titles

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