Use this list of suggested databases to help you find background information and books, as well as scholarly, news, and magazine articles for your research. This list of databases isn't specific to particular subjects, but, depending on your research, you may want to find databases related to health, history, chemistry, etc.
To find more databases, visit the library's Databases A-Z list. You can search for a specific database by name or use the filters to limit the databases by subject area. Read the database descriptions to determine if the database contains the kind of information you are interested in.