Databases compile information: Some help identify journal articles and conference papers; others might collect industry standards, encyclopedia articles, or statistical information. See “Find Articles Using Databases” or the “Databases” tab at the ScoUT Big Box at http://www.lib.utexas.edu.
Factiva: full-text service; newspaper and other news coverage; a special focus on business topics.
GeoRef: the primary index of the research literature of geology.
INSPEC: indexes the scholarly literature of physics, electrical engineering, and computer engineering.
MEDLINE: the primary index for medical literature, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. (PubMed uses the interface of the National Library of Medicine for much of the same content.)
Nexis Uni: a full-text service, specializing in newspapers and other news services. Also legal content.