When should I use Academic Search Complete?


Use the Academic Search Complete when you are starting your research. Use it to find articles and other material on most academic subjects and topics.

What can we find in Academic Search Complete?

Academic Search Complete is one of our most popular databases. It is a multi-disciplinary database, which means it covers almost every subject and is a great place to start searching.  

Search for articles in more than 13,600 periodicals (full text available for over 4,700 periodicals). This database covers a wide range of popular academic subjects, such as literature, controversial issues, business, health & medicine, psychology, sociology, law, religion, philosophy, media studies, and many more.


Database Basics by Kirk Library

This video by Kirk Library features two of our most popular, general purpose databases, Academic Search Complete and Research Library. 

Creating a Basic Search - Tutorial by EBSCOhost 

This is a video by EBSCOhost, the database vendor. Additional formats for this presentation are available on the EBSCOhost Training site.

More help and information from librarians at Kirk Library

If you need more information, you can contact Kirk Library by email or phone, at 360-623-8956.


  • Last Updated Aug 21, 2023
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