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Games Design and Development: Journals & Databases

Key databases for Game Design and Development

What is a database?

A database is a collection of online journal articles. TUS Library subscribes to a number of databases across a variety of subject areas. Through the databases, you can access articles, eBooks, proceedings and other research material on your topic.


What are the library databases and which one should I use?

What are the library databases and which one should I use? By NEIU Libraries

How should I search in a database?

How should I search in a database? By NEIU Libraries

What is a peer-reviewed journal?

Peer-reviewed journals are publications that include original research articles written by researchers and experts in a particular academic discipline, providing a forum for the production and critique of knowledge. These journals are also known as scholarly or academic journals. (ACRL)

When searching on Discover! you can limit search results to articles from peer-reviewed journals only. Read more about limiters on Discover!


Peer Review in Three Minutes

Peer Review in Three Minutes by NC State Univarsity Libraries

What is Discover!

Discover! is a service that simultaneously searches across multiple library databases using a single search. Find books, eBooks, journals, open access content and more. You can use keywords to search the single search box or use the Advanced Search option for a more focused search.

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Searching for journal articles using Discover!

Checking if the library has access to a journal



  • Off-campus access to our electronic resources is available 24/7. Log on with your student number and password
  • If the item you are searching for is unavailable at TUS Library, try our inter library loans service. We may be able to borrow the books or journal articles that you want from another library for you. Request forms are available online or at the library desk.

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