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Databases for finding articles
The following are two "general" databases, that cover almost any discipline, include scholarly journals, and should have things on all your topics. If you want to look at databases specifically for your subject area, go to the full A-Z list of databases, and use the pull-down "Subject" menu in the top left corner to get recommendations.
Academic Search Complete
Articles (or article summaries) from scholarly journals, newspapers and popular magazines covering most academic disciplines. Some as far back as early 1900's, but mostly since about 1970.
Journal article archive, covering humanities, social sciences and science. Begins with vol. 1, issue 1, 1800's, or even earlier (most titles exclude the most recent 3-5 years; some titles have current issue access).