The following databases are excellent general purpose databases as they contain thousands of sources from various journals, magazines and newspapers which cross all disciplines.
Articles appearing in general & scholarly magazines, as well as national newspapers. Coverage from 1971 to the present. Best Bet!!
Academic Search Complete
Articles from over 4,000 Journals & magazines covering all academic subjects. Coverage from 1975 to the present
Articleas published from 1980 on from magazines, journals & books. Also inludes multimedia.
Master File Premier
Full text of articles appearing in over 1,000 journals.
Coverage from 1975 to the present