The first place to look for journal articles is Academic Search Premier. ASP is the largest database and contains both scholarly and popular material from many disciplines.
Research Tips - you can search ASP with other Ebsco databases at the same time.
Quick Search will look for books, journal and magazine and newspaper articles and even materials from Special Collections. Searches will return many hits, sometimes too many.
A few tips for using Quick Search
Professors often ask students to use scholarly sources, but what exactly does that mean? This handout lists criteria to help you decide if a source is popular or scholarly
Special Collections has many interesting, rare and specialized documents pertaining to Las Vegas history, gaming and UNLV.