Before you open one of the below databases, please checkout how to search in databases within the "Research Basics" tab. If you take the time to decide on a topic, create keywords, and use the database searching tools that will make the most sense for your assignment, you will find sources for your paper much more efficiently.
Looking for something in particular?:
At the very least, before entering a database, you should have brainstormed the keywords that you would like to search in the database. Searching a thesis statement exactly as it appears will not yield results in the same way as it would if you were searching within Google.
How do you know if a title is an academic source or a popular source? What is peer review?
An academic/scholarly resource:
A popular resource: