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Nonprofit Research @ Pitt: Articles

This guide supports those doing research related to nonprofits and strategic management in the public sector.

Key Interdisciplinary Databases for Starting Research

Below are several good general interdisciplinary databases that are useful when searching for articles about global themes. 

Help With Evaluating What You Find

Political and Socioeconomic Databases

Databases are great sources for articles because databases offer the high quality, scholarly information that most professors want.  If you know the name of the database you want to search, start at the Databases A-Z by Title list.  If you’re not sure which database to search, you can search databases in a particular Subject, or just ask a librarian for guidance by calling 412-648-3331 or chatting online at Ask-A-Librarian.  The databases below are more focused and subject specific so they are excellent starting points for your research.


Reference Databases