Google Scholar is an enhanced version of Google that targets scholarly literature. Google Scholar interfaces with Purdue Libraries databases to reflect which articles we have full-text access to. Google Scholar can help fine tune your internet searches.
Be advised that Google Scholar has been known to contain incorrect or incomplete information. If you are trying to conduct a comprehensive literature search, Google Scholar is a great place to start, but it should not be the only resource you use.
Looking for journal articles? Here is a brief list of databases subscribed to by the Purdue Libraries. Most of them contain at least partial full-text.
Look for the icon to link to full-text in another database.